Southern Way Insurance Agency Offering Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance

Southern Way Insurance Agency Offering Pet Insurance

Have you heard about Figo Pet Insurance yet? We are so excited to be able to share with you ALL about it!

What is Pet Insurance? Pet Insurance is a way for you to cover your furry friends (cats and dogs) from unexpected illness and injuries. It also covers routine appointments. Southern Way Insurance Agency is setting up pet insurance through a cloud based insurance company,  Figo.

“Pet insurance can make a huge difference in the lives of you and your pet. We believe everyone should have it, even if it’s not from us.”Rusty Sproat Founder & CEO, Figo Pet Insurance

Figo offers three plans that you can customize both your reimbursement percentage and annual deductible. Below is some information from Figo Pet Insurance’s website:

How Does Insurance Work?

  • Purchase the plan that suits you best.
  • When an illness or injury occurs get the best veterinary treatment possible for your furry friend.
  • Submit your bills and Figo pays you electronically.

Here’s the best news – these plans average around less than $1.50 per day! Now you can have peace of mind in knowing your pet will always receive the care they deserve.

Interested in getting a FREE quote for pet insurance? Click here 

If you’d like more information, you can call Craig directly for more information and a free quote for Pet Insurance.

Connect with Craig Crawford  at Southern Way Insurance Agency:
Address: 12875 Cumming Hwy Ste 103, Canton,GA 30115
Phone: 678.965.4243
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Southern Way Insurance

More Information about Craig Crawford:

Founded in 1990, Southern Way Insurance Agency strives to provide quality protection for hundreds of individuals, families, and businesses throughout Georgia.  We make it our top priority to assist you in identifying your insurance needs and putting a plan together to provide you with a personalized coverage plan.   Southern Way Insurance Agency strives to be YOUR local insurance resource.

Pilates and Wine Tasting Event at Studio Lotus


Studio Lotus is Hosting a Pilates and Wine Tasting Event on February 10th

Last year we hosted a few Girls’ Night Out events at Studio Lotus with Talk of the Table. It was so successful that Studio Lotus decided to bring it back this year! The event is open to everyone. So, bring your girlfriends or make it a date. Either way you are in for some fun! Studio Lotus and Talk of the Table have teamed up to make a great night out!

We will start with a Pilates class and then a special wine tasting from Amy at Talk of the Table. Be sure to call Studio Lotus Forsyth to get registered TODAY!

Event Details:

Date: Friday, February 10th
Time: Instruction beginning at 6pm – please arrive approximately 15 mins in advance.
Cost: $20* (includes private party event, a Pilates class, wine tasting from Talk of the Table, and lots of FUN)
Location: Studio Lotus Forsyth – 410 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 4106, Cumming, Georgia 30041
Registration: Call Studio Lotus Forsyth to reserve your spot with payment – 770.888.0048

*This is a discounted rate for the Cumming Local readers, courtesy of Studio Lotus and Talk of the Table. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Space is limited and this event is expected to sell out! So definitely book EARLY!!*

This Night Out is Brought to you by:

Studio Lotus

Studio Lotus Forsyth

Phone: 770.888.0048
Like Studio Lotus Forsyth on Facebook
Visit Studio Lotus Forsyth Online


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Phone: 678.965.4003
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To Register:

Space is limited and should be reserved in advance.

To reserve your spot and register for the February event, please call Studio Lotus Forsyth at 770.888.0048.

Let them know you want to sign up for the Night Out Event on February 10th.

They’ll accept your payment over the phone and reserve your spot!

Hope to see you there!

Farm to Porch: New Delivery Program at Circle A Lettuce

Delivering Fresh Lettuce from the Farm to Porch!

You have heard me share about the great LOCAL hydroponic farm located right here just 5 minutes from downtown Cumming. Well, today I am so excited to be able to share some AWESOME news from Circle A Lettuce! One taste and you’ll instantly experience fresh, crisp lettuce greens which lasts a minimum of 10+ days. It’s lettuce the way nature intended it to taste.

They are now offering…

FARM to PORCH delivery!

Locally-grown, herbicide/pesticide free, delicious lettuce!

Details for the NEW delivery service:

Circle A Farms is now delivering to select areas in Forsyth County on a weekly basis. The ordering window opens online for the weekend starting on Friday morning at 8:00am through Monday at 12:00 (noon).

They will be providing delivery Tuesday – Friday, servicing a different zone each day.

Here are the current zones being delivered to:

To order, click on the drop down menu under “Direct Delivery” & select “Place Your Order.”

Click here to order

And don’t forget to place a cooler on your porch the day of your delivery for them to place your greens in.

Note: If they are not yet servicing your area, please go visit them at the Greenhouse during their open store hours to pick up your favorite lettuce greens.

Check out the LOCAL Greenhouse in person!

Address: 2895 Dishroom Rd. Cumming
Hours: Monday – Thursday 9am-5pm Saturday 9-noon

Don’t forget your $2 off coupon! Click here {Please note this coupon is only good for Greenhouse store purchases}

We also have some recipe ideas using Circle A Farms lettuce, click here to see those: Side Dish Ideas, Zuppa Tuscana, and Breakfast Casserole recipes are coming soon!

Take a tour of the lettuce growing process from inside the Greenhouse:

More Information About Circle A Farms:


Who knew that locally-grown and delicious lettuce is grown right here in Cumming, GA.  The lettuce at Circle A Farms is grown without the use of herbicide/pesticides. It’s also harvested just a day or two from when you receive it. Circle A Lettuce has rapidly become the preferred location to purchase your lettuce greens.  To sum in all up in one short phrase, “you’ll be amazed at how delicious their lettuce tastes”.  Circle A Farms describes it as the way lettuce was intended to taste.

Connect with Circle A Farms Online: Website | Facebook | Instagram

Address: 2895 Dishroom Rd, Cumming GA 30028 (Located near intersection of Hwy 20 & Bethelview Rd. Only 5 minutes from downtown Cumming)

Greenhouse Hours: Monday – Thursday 9am-5pm & Saturday 9am-12pm



An Interview With Morgan Kane {Grave Digger}

This past week, I was given the opportunity to interview Morgan Kane. Morgan is the driver of Monster Jam’s Grave Digger. Since my son loves all things Monster Trucks and his favorite one is the Grave Digger, I decided to let him come up with the questions and do the interview himself.

Monster Jam is coming to Atlanta on March 4 & 5th. Tickets are available now, for more information on tickets – click here.

Do you ever get hurt when you flip in the Grave Digger?

Morgan Kane: “No, I haven’t been hurt doing flips.  Also, most of the flips I do are controlled meaning I have practiced doing them. And safety first, Finn! I’m in a harness seatbelt.”

How did you learn to drive the Grave Digger?

Morgan Kane: “I grew up watching Dennis cover so much ground in 75 seconds and that style just kind of stuck with me. I officially started my rookie season in 2011. To date, I have driven 11 total trucks. I’ve driven the Stone Crusher, Ironman, and then Max D. Last year, I made the switch from Max D to Grave Digger.”

What’s the most thing you’ve done so far?

Morgan Kane: “Definitely traveling from city to city. I’ve been to Australia three times and Barcelona, Madrid and Spain two times. I love being able to hang out with in many different cultures and people.”

What is your greatest memory as a Monster Jam driver?

Morgan Kane: “My favorite memory is winning the Monster Jam World Finals XVII racing championship. Total team effort from the Grave Digger team. The truck was so hot going into the finals verses Todd Leduc and we had to use a jump box on 24v to get it to start. GD25 was on a rail that night.”

Who in Monster Jam do you look up to for inspiration?

Morgan Kane: “In Monster Jam, all the veterans have my respect. The guys that build this sport to what it is today inspire me. They paved the road with a couple of trucks built from junkyard parts and made it possible for us to continue their legacy for the future fans.”

If you could tell the Cumming Local readers one thing, what would it be?

Morgan Kane: “If you like to have fun with your family, get tickets and come see our show on Sunday, March 5th at 3:30pm! We will also have a Pit Party from 12-2pm. This is the ultimate fan experience! You will get to walk around and see the course up close. All the drivers will be there for you to meet, take pictures with & get autographs.”

Hope to see you at the Monster Jam Show!

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Healthy Kickstart Meal Plan

Kickstart 2017 in the right direction!

I know we’re right in the middle of the holiday week. You’re probably finishing up leftovers while planning menus for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

But this is the perfect time to get a jump start on your health in the new year! I’m so excited about the Healthy Kickstart group that Eat at Home has been working on. They’re going to focus on positive eating habits – cutting back on sugar, carbs, dairy and refined ingredients. The meal plans will be kicking up the vegetables and choosing healthy ingredients while keeping the meals simple and family friendly.

Healthy Kickstart is a judgement free zone. We all start in different places and we all have different goals. We will honor each other and ourselves in this process.

Enrollment is now open. You can find out all about Healthy Kickstart by clicking here.

I have signed up and printed out the grocery lists already. And plan to start the week after the kids go back to school. For $37, you will get:

  • 4 weeks of plans
  • Each week has 6 meals
  • Color coded grocery lists
  • Recipes for each meal
  • Support through a Facebook group
  • And much more!

Click here to learn more

Natural Ways to Keep Your Family Well this Winter – a Guest Post by Dr. Kristin Marchman

Natural Ways to Keep Your Family Well

Natural Ways to Keep Your Family Well this Winter

The following is a post from Contributing Writer, Dr. Kristin Marchman.  Dr. Marchman is a Licensed Chiropractor at Vickery Chiropractic in Cumming, GA and the Chiropractor I trust with my own children.  We are thankful to have Vickery Chiropractic as a current website sponsor for Cumming Local.

As a chiropractor and mom of two young boys, I am constantly researching ways to keep my family healthy, especially this time of year.  I have had many inquiries for the ways I choose to keep my family well, so I would like to share my favorite natural remedies.Of course staying active, eating right, drinking plenty of water, and getting plenty of rest are first and foremost.   You can put all the natural remedies into your body that you want, but if you aren’t taking care of your body to begin with, they won’t have nearly the same effects.Chiropractic care is another way to keep your immune system functioning at its optimal level.  It is common knowledge that chiropractic helps with back pain and headaches, but it goes much beyond just that.  The spine and nervous system are in direct correlation with the immune system, so keeping your spine aligned helps to keep you and your family well. As promised, here is a list of my favorite natural remedies.

1.  Whole food supplements.  If you have a perfect diet you can disregard this one, but realistically this doesn’t apply to any of us.  I recommend a base multivitamin as a start, and one that is catered to your gender and age group is best.  For example, I currently take a prenatal supplement, my husband takes a men’s supplement, and my 3-year-old son takes a powder mulitvitamin that is specifically designed for his nutritional needs (it dissolves easily in water and he loves the taste!).  During the winter, it is especially important to add extra vitamin D3 and vitamin C to your daily intake.  Be sure to choose whole food supplements, so that the body treats them like food and they are properly digested.  My favorite trusted brand is Innate Response.

2.  Bio-active silver hydrosol (colloidal silver at the purest form).  This natural antibiotic is the first thing I reach for when I wake up with a bit of a sore throat.  It works like broad-spectrum antibiotics against bacteria, viruses, and protozoa in the body.  Unlike pharmaceutical antibiotics, it does not lead to resistance and has none of the negative side effects.  It can be taken orally as well as through the ears (it’s great for ear infections in children), nose (for sinus issues), and even eyes (it does wonders for pink eye).  It is safe for children as well, so when I know my 3-year-old son has been exposed to an illness, he automatically gets a dose of silver.  It has done wonders for our family and Argentyn 23 is my trusted brand.  (I also want to note that garlic and coconut oil are also proven natural antibiotics that are used regularly in my home.)

3.  Thieves essential oil.  Essential oils are oils taken from plants that have therapeutic benefit to the body.  There are many essential oils that have become staples in my home, but the one I recommend most for it’s immune boosting benefits is thieves oil.  This blend of oils was actually used in the 15th century by thieves (hence the name) in order to avoid catching the Plague from those they were stealing from.  Thieves can be diffused into the air or rubbed onto the bottoms of the feet to increase immunity and help fight sickness.  Again, whenever I know someone in my family has been exposed to an illness, I immediately reach for thieves oil.

4.  Homemade elderberry syrup.  Black elderberries contain high levels of vitamin A, B, C, and antioxidants, which increase the effectiveness of the immune system.  When mixed with other natural immune boosting ingredients, elderberries have been shown in research studies to effectively fight the flu and other diseases. My favorite homemade elderberry syrup recipe is:

– 2/3 cup black elderberries
– 3 1/2 cup water
– 2 T fresh ginger root
– 1 tsp cinnamon
– 1/2 tsp cloves
– 1 cup raw honey
Pour water into medium saucepan and add elderberries, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves.  Bring to a boil, cover and reduce to a simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until liquid has reduced by almost half.  Remove from heat and let cool enough to be handled.  Pour through mesh strainer into glass jar or bowl.  Discard elderberries and let liquid cool to lukewarm.  Add 1 cup of honey and stir well.  Pour syrup into mason jar or 16 ounce glass bottle.  Store in refrigerator.  Take 1 tsp daily for children and 1 T daily for adults.  If sick, take normal dose every 2-3 hours until symptoms are gone.

These are my most trusted natural remedies to fight illness during the winter months.  All of these (except for elderberry syrup) are available for order at Vickery Chiropractic.  Here’s to staying warm and healthy this winter, naturally!

Written by Dr. Kristin Marchman

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5830 Clarion Street (Vickery Village)
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone:  678-947-4449

Cumming Local Sponsor Round-Up {2016}


We wanted to take a minute to wish all our 2016 Cumming Local Sponsors a very Merry Christmas – every giveaway, girl’s night out sponsorship, and sponsored post means the world to us.

And we want to thank the all Cumming Local sponsors for their support as monthly and package sponsors this past year. We’re honored you allowed us to share your business with our awesome readers!!

May your 2017 be bright!

i9 Sports

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Ivy League Montessori School

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Visit Ivy League Online: Website | Facebook

Studio Lotus Forsyth

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Visit Studio Lotus Online: Website | Facebook

Dream Dinners

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Visit Dream Dinners Online: Website | Facebook

Goin’ to the Dogs Pet Sitting

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Visit Goin’ to the Dogs Online: Website | Facebook

North Georgia Breastfeeding Services


Visit North Georgia Breastfeeding Services Online: Website | Facebook

Jenny Reed – Owner & Travel Specialist

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Visit Jenny Reed & Our Cruise Planners:  Website  |  Facebook

Atlanta National Golf Club

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Connect with Atlanta National Golf Club Online: WebsiteFacebook

Rodan + Fields – Myrna Shaw-Palmer

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Connect with her:
Cell: 678-230-9191

Poise Physical Therapy & Pilates


Connect with Poise Physical Therapy Online: Website | Facebook | Phone: 770.820.9123

Cumming Dance Academy

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Your Vacation Helper – Shannon Moss


Connect with Shannon Moss: Facebook | Website | Phone: 770.262.4588

Jana Strickland & Wildtree

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Southern Way Insurance Agency

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Vickery Chiropractic

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Ginger Howard Violin / Viola Studio


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Cumming Baptist Weekday Preschool

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Forefront Arts

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Northside Building Services

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Glazed & Fired

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Energy Revolution


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Music Authority


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MYOasis Massage & Wellness


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Copeland Homes Collection at Keller Williams


Connect with Lauren online: Website | Facebook | Phone: 404-931-9021

Kid to Kid

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Bliss Mama Wellness

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Cumming Fairgrounds

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Pinot’s Palette 

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Peach Blossom Bakery

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The Place of Forsyth 

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Circle A Farms

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Rodan & Fields – Susan Dargis

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LulaRoe – Priscilla Smith

Connect with Priscilla: Facebook VIP Group

Card My Yard

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North GA Running Company

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India Hicks London Harbour Island

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Tootsie Towels

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Arbonne – Layla Kelling

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Thrive – Ashley Hiers

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Birds On A Wire Moms

Connect Online with BOAW Moms: Website | Facebook

Just One Africa

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Loverly Bath Soaps Co.

Connect Online with Loverly: Etsy Store

Jae Bird’s Creations

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Sharon Springs Athletic Association

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Marco’s Pizza – 2332 Atlanta Hwy


Connect Online with Marco’s Pizza: Website | Phone: 670-679-7030

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


Marco’s Pizza for Catering Holiday Parties & More!

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Want to make your life easier this year? I do. That’s for sure! Marco’s located at the corner of Atlanta Hwy and Bethelview wanted you to know that they are ready to cater any event you have coming up.

They can put together a catering order for:

  • Classroom parties
  • School wide parties
  • Volunteer parties
  • Business Holiday parties
  • New Years Eve parties
  • Superbowl gatherings
  • And much more!

All of the ingredients at Marco’s Pizza are made fresh. That means the dough and sauce is made daily. Also, the toppings are chopped and prepared in house. Even the cheese is fresh and not frozen. You can really taste the difference in Marco’s Pizza.

I’m gluten free and I have to say that their gluten free pizza is my favorite!

Marco’s Pizza has plenty of options as well on their menu:

  • Pizza (original, thin, thick, or gluten free)
  • Subs
  • Salads
  • Cheesy Bread
  • Wings
  • Dessert
  • And more!

What are you waiting for? Put together your holiday or party order, call 678-679-3050 & ask for Ali. Be sure to let Ali know you heard about the catering offers from Cumming Local. He will put together a great catering order at an excellent price as well!

Happy Party Season!

More About Marco’s Pizza:

12109102_10153712347278216_3527464595143346693_n Marco’s Pizza founder Pasquale “Pat” Giammarco moved to the U.S. from Italy when he was nine years old and grew up working in his family’s pizzeria. He later embarked on a mission to make high quality pizza on a larger scale using a secret sauce recipe that he developed and refined with his father.

Giammarco established three standards in order to deliver the consistent levels of quality and freshness expected of Marco’s products: dough made fresh daily in each store; a proprietary sauce recipe that blends imported spices and three types of vine-ripened tomatoes; and an exclusive blend of three fresh cheeses (never frozen!).

Connect with Marco’s Pizza: Website | Menu | Phone: 678-679-3050
Address: 2332 Atlanta Hwy, Cumming 

Side Dish Recipes Using Local Lettuce Greens


Side Dish Recipes Using Local Lettuce Greens

If you haven’t heard about Circle A Farms, our LOCAL hydroponic lettuce farm in Forsyth County, then please click here to read all about it! I am a raving fan of their lettuce greens. Whether its Thanksgiving, Christmas, or a plan to eat healthier in the New Year – Circle A Farms has you covered.

I thought it would be great to link to some delicious recipes for every occasion. I have organized these by lettuce type. Whatever you decide to make, I hope you enjoy!

PS – Be sure you grab the $2 off coupon and your lettuce from Circle A Farms!

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Spring Mix

Spring Mix Salad Recipe

Spring Mix Salad with Artichokes

Quick and Easy Strawberry Salad

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  • Hydroponic Spring Mix
  • Toasted Walnuts
  • Crumbled Blue Cheese (or Feta)
  • Fresh Blueberries
  • Red Onion Slices
  • 1/2 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup blueberry preserves
  • Fresh Ground Pepper

Toast walnuts in oven at 350 degrees for 7 minutes. Allow to cool completely. Mix Balsamic Vinegar & Olive Oil together with blueberry preserves. Set aside. Top plate with Hydroponic Spring Mix, red onion slices, blueberries, cheese and sprinkle walnuts over top. Sparsely drizzle dmixture over top, no need to use a lot of dressing. Sprinkle with fresh ground pepper. Enjoy!


Romaine Salad with Parmesan Vinaigrette

Romaine Salad with Tomato and Bacon


Family Favorite Taco Salad

  • 1 lb. 90/ 10 lean ground beef
  • Reduced Sodium Taco Seasoning
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 2% Shredded Mexican Cheese
  • 1 8 oz. carton reduced fat sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chunky medium salsa
  • Mission Tortilla Strips
  • Chopped tomato
  • Sliced Black Olives
  • Avocado chunks
  • Hydroponic Romaine cut into strips

Mix sour cream and salsa together. Brown ground beef just until no longer pink, rinse well, return to pan. Sprinkle seasoning over meat, add 1/2 cup of water, simmer till water water is absorbed. Allow meat to cool slightly. Cut Romaine Lettuce into 1/2″ strips. Place romaine on plate. Top with ground beef, diced onions and shredded cheese. Layer with tomatoes, black olive slices, and avocado chunks. With fork, add salsa/ sour cream mixture on top. Crush tortilla strips and top salad just before serving. Family Favorite.


Bibb Lettuce with Shaken Vinaigrette

Rachael Ray’s Bibb Lettuce Salad

Bibb Lettuce Salad with Bleu Cheese, Pears, and Walnuts

Healthy Chicken Fried Rice Wraps

  • Hydroponic Bibb Lettuce
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup scallions, chopped, green and white parts
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, minced
  • 12 oz uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup carrots, diced
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice, regular or instant, kept hot (Uncle Ben’s in the orange, microwavable pouch is convenient)
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas, thawed (or shelled edamame)
  • 3 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce

Coat a large nonstick with cooking spray and set pan over medium-high heat. Add egg whites and cook, until scrambled, stirring frequently, about 3 to 5 minutes; remove from pan and set aside.

Off heat, re-coat skillet with cooking spray and place back over medium-high heat. Add scallions and garlic; saute 2 minutes. Add chicken and carrots; sauté until chicken is golden brown and cooked through, about 5 minutes.

Stir in reserved cooked egg whites, cooked brown rice, peas and soy sauce; cook until heated through, stirring once or twice, about 1 minute.

Remove individual leafs of Bibb. Spread over cutting board. In a horizontal row, spread rice mixture over lettuce and starting with one edge, roll up into a wrap, secure with toothpick.


Bobby Flay’s Sautéed Kale

Kale Caesar Salad

Kale, Broccoli & Feta 

Crispy Kale

Kale Salad with Cranberries, Almonds & Goat Cheese

Comment and let us know if you have any recipes to add!

Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble 2016 – 5k, 15k, and Half Marathon

Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble

Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble 2016 – 5k, 15k, and Half Marathon

Come out for the first North GA Running Company’s Thanksgiving “Gobble Wobble!” Before you “Gobble” down your Thanksgiving feast, runners will work up their appetite by “Wobbling” in their choice of a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon!

The Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble will start and finish at Dutch Monkey Doughnuts! Their address is: 3075 Ronald Reagan Blvd #502, Cumming, GA 30041.

Race day is Thursday, November 24, 2016 and all proceeds benefit United Way of Forsyth County.

More information on United Way:

Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble

What are you waiting on? Get your running shoes on and come on out to support United Way and earn that Thanksgiving meal! Click here for more details.

Special Cumming Local Discount:

North GA Running Company and Cumming Local have partnered together for this race. We are providing a special discount to Cumming Local readers!

Simply use the following promo codes when registering:  

  • “CUMMINGLOCAL5k” is for $5 off the 5k
  • “CUMMINGLOCAL10k” is for $10 off the 10k
  • “CUMMINGLOCALHALF” is for $20 off the Half Marathon

*Please note: The promo codes are case sensitive. Enter them carefully when you register 🙂 

To Register:

Click here to register

Registration fee: Half Marathon – $65 | 10K – $45 | 5K – $40

Online registration closes on 11/21. You can register the day of the race but the pricing will be different.

All participants registered by 11/20 will receive a goody bag and race shirt. 

Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble

This Thanksgiving Wobble before you Gobble!