Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Recipe: Roasted Figs with Honey

figs and honey

 

Figs are harvested in Georgia from mid-June to mid-October. One medium-sized, fresh fig averages 37 calories, 10 grams of carbohydrates and about 2 grams of fiber.
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Recipe: Field Peas & Rice

fresh field peas

Field peas have been used in the South for over 300 years. They were first grown in the rice and corn fields to add nitrogen back into the soil.

 
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Recipe: Edamame Succotash

edamame n corn

Soy is found in many different forms, including whole green soybeans (also known as edamame), soymilk, soy flour, tofu and isolated soy protein or textured soy protein. Soy is a “complete protein”, meaning it has all the essential amino acids that the body needs. Soy foods are a great alternative to meat and other animal foods for individuals who are vegetarian or who may not be able to afford meat, chicken or fish.
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Recipe: Blueberry Smoothie

Blueberries

Many Georgia farmers have worked relentlessly over the past three decades to boost our state’s blueberry production and adequately meet the demands of consumers. Blueberries go great in smoothies alongside other fruits and vegetables.
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Sea Salt vs. Table Salt

salts

  What is the difference between sea salt and table salt? Sea salt has boomed in popularity in restaurants and supermarket aisles. Many gourmet chefs say they prefer it over table salt for its coarse, crunchy texture and stronger flavor. Manufacturers are using it in potato chips and other snacks…
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Recipe: Fire & Ice Watermelon Salsa

watermelon salsa

Over the past years, nutritionists, medical professionals, scientists and researchers have taken an interest to find out more about watermelon’s health benefits. As it turns out, watermelon is incredibly healthy!
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