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How to grow your own food indoors, part 3: Microgreens

How to grow your own food indoors, part 3: Microgreens

The third and final blog in our series about how to grow your own food indoors will cover growing microgreens. Note: growing microgreens is more technical than the previous blogs in the series due to necessary steps that reduce potential health risks.

How to grow your own food indoors, part 2: Green onions

How to grow your own food indoors, part 2: Green onions

In the second blog in our series about how to grow your own food indoors, we’ll be discussing green onions. Green onions, also called scallions, are great for adding flavor to soups, omelets, marinades, and more. We’ll show you how to grow your own green onions in less than 2 weeks!

Beat the heat with flavored water

Beat the heat with flavored water

Admit it. Sometimes water can get boring. Yet we all know the importance of drinking water. We know staying hydrated boosts energy, curbs hunger, and helps our body work efficiently to stay cool all summer long.

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7 ways to move on Memorial Day

7 ways to move on Memorial Day

Staying physically active can help protect your health and lower your risk for certain diseases. It’s recommended that adults spend 2.5 hours each week doing moderately intense activity (like fast walking) or 1 hour and 15 minutes of intense activity (like jogging or running).

Top Five Salads for Summer

Top Five Salads for Summer

Farmer’s market season is starting up and summer fruits and veggies are coming into season! We’re counting down five of our favorite salads perfect for those Southern summer days out on the porch. They are fresh, crunchy, and oh-so-tasty. Each recipe comes with its own salad dressing so that you are in control of the […]

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A closer look at the Easter egg: do eggs cause heart disease?

A closer look at the Easter egg: do eggs cause heart disease?

  With Easter right around the corner, eggs are getting a little more attention than usual. We’ll buy them, dye them, and hide them— but what about eating them the rest of the year? Let’s take a closer look at how eggs are a healthful choice year-round.

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Don’t be a fool for the Ketogenic diet

Don’t be a fool for the Ketogenic diet

The ketogenic diet is taking Georgia and other states by storm. This April Fool’s Day, don’t be fooled by ketogenic diet advice you read on social media or hear from your coworker who just went “keto.” Let’s look at the facts around the ketogenic diet.

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SOUP-er bowl: easy soup recipes we’re fans of  

SOUP-er bowl: easy soup recipes we’re fans of  

If football is on your mind, soup should be on your game day menu. We gathered three SOUPer easy recipes that we’re fans of. These soups are sweet, spicy, savory–and everything in between. There are so many great flavors in these recipes that we think you will become a fan of them, too!

12 goals for a better 2019

12 goals for a better 2019

There’s a lot of pressure to accomplish big New Year’s Resolutions. Instead of focusing on one large goal, what if you broke down each month into a smaller goal?

Our top 7 recipes from 2018

Our top 7 recipes from 2018

What a year! 2018 gave us so many great recipes. It was hard to choose our favorites, but here they are! Our top FoodTalk recipes from 2018.

Healthier twists on holiday foods from around the world

Healthier twists on holiday foods from around the world

What if you could swap a few simple ingredients for a healthier version of some of your holiday favorites? Let’s take a trip around the globe for some healthier alternatives of holiday foods enjoyed by various cultures.

Is it safe to eat lettuce?

Is it safe to eat lettuce?

You might have heard about the E. Coli outbreak in the U.S. and Canada linked to romaine lettuce.

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Eating for your best immune system

Eating for your best immune system

Cold and flu season is upon us. The good news? There are many ways to prevent getting sick.

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Halloween treats for kids

Halloween treats for kids

  Here are three spooky, kid-friendly treats that won’t break the bank. Grab your kids for one of these easy and fun recipes just in time for Halloween!

It’s here: a healthier pumpkin spice latte you can make at home

It’s here: a healthier pumpkin spice latte you can make at home

Its fall, y’all!

4 easy recipes just in time for Fall

4 easy recipes just in time for Fall

Imagine a basket full of beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, collards, radishes, apples, and more [1]. Fall harvests are coming up in Georgia.