Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Recipe: Apple and Chicken Salad

Apple and Chicken Salad

The months of July to November are apple-harvesting season in Georgia; and this is a great time to incorporate the fruit into your dishes! Apples are a good way to regulate your blood sugar. They are packed with micronutrients called polyphenols. These nutrients control the glucose-insulin balance in your body. Also, apples…
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Recipe: 1-2-3 Peach Cobbler

peach cobbler and ice cream

The state of Georgia is known for its peach production. Franciscan monks first introduced the fruit to Georgia in 1571, and the state is now one of top four peach producing states. Also, the World’s Largest Peach Cobbler is made each year at the Georgia Peach Festival in Fort Valley!…
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Recipe: 5 A Day Salad

Five-A-Day Salad

Eating salad is tasty way to get your daily servings of vegetables. This 5 a day salad gets its name from the fact that each serving of this salad gives you five total servings of veggies! That means you can make this salad at the beginning of the week, and then…
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Recipe: Black Bean Wrap with Jicama-Grilled Corn Salsa

bell peppers

Summer means bell pepper harvesting, and that’s what Walk Georgia is focusing on this week. Despite being available all year, the general consensus is that bell peppers are tastiest during the summer! These peppers are a great source of Vitamin E and antioxidants. Both of these nutrients boost the immune system…
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Recipe: Indian Succotash


Corn is the star of this delicious Indian Succotash recipe! In fact, the word succotash refers to the use of corn and lima beans as the primary ingredients of this dish — and with good reason! Corn is an important source of magnesium, while lima beans contain fiber and carbohydrates….
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Baked Parmesan Fish + Oyster Mushrooms

This week’s recipe is a classic parmesan encrusted baked fish! The health benefits of this recipe comes from it’s two main ingredients: fish and mushrooms. Fish (and other seafood) are a good source of protein and healthy fats, while mushrooms are a good source of potassium. These nutrients are all…
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Dried Plums with Peaches and Yogurt

This week’s featured recipe is a light, homemade fruit yogurt. This yogurt recipe features plums and peaches in particular. You probably recognize peaches from Georgia’s namesake as the “Peach State”, but did you know that the plum is another Georgia fruit that is locally grown and highly nutritious? The dark purple…
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