Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Recipe: Get the Scoop on Strawberries

waffles w strawberries

The United States is the world’s leading producer of strawberries, which are grown in every state in the U.S. and every province in Canada. Although strawberries are now available year-round, peak production occurs from March to May. More than 20 different species of strawberry plants have been named. The strawberry…
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Recipe: Spicy Turkey Tacos

spicy tacos

We LOVE tacos. “Love” doesn’t quite do it justice when it comes to our feelings for tacos. They are the medium for just about anything (and are a great end-of-the-week way to clean out your refrigerator). You can have thai tacos, fish tacos, bbq tacos– the list goes on! The classic…
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Recipe: Guiltless Coleslaw

coleslaw

One serving of coleslaw from a fast food restaurant can contain as much as 11 grams of fat. Here is a lower-fat version that only has 3 grams of fat per serving and makes a great side dish with a sandwich. You can also use it to top a BBQ pork sandwich or a reduced-fat hot dog.
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Recipe: Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

Native to the Andes Mountains, quinoa is low in sodium, high in fiber, gluten-free and a complete protein, according to the UGA Extension publication “Mother Grain: Quinoa.” It was the food of the Incans and their descendants.
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Recipe: Strawberry Creme Pie

Strawberry Creme Pie

Pick-your-own strawberry farms dapple the state and, after being planted in the fall, are ripe for the picking for about six to 10 weeks beginning as early as March. Fat-free, low in calories and a good source of folic acid, potassium and fiber, eight medium-sized strawberries yield 160 percent of the U.S. recommended daily amount of vitamin C.
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