Good Day Atlanta viewer information January 26, 2018


Atlanta Rollergirls home team opens 2018 season with new name:  They’re back for a new season with a brand-new name – but don’t worry, the Atlanta Rollergirls have the same competitive attitude and the same entertaining moves on the flat track!


Starting with its home opening bout on Saturday, January 27th at 5:00 p.m., the home team formerly known as the Sake Tuyas will now be known as the Glamma Rays.  Members say they wanted to choose a new name that reflected their dedication to diversity and inclusion, and say a play on scientific “Gamma Rays” (which have the most energy of any wave in the electromagnetic spectrum) is a perfect fit.  The Atlanta Rollergirls have been Atlanta’s only internationally competitive flat track roller derby league since 2008, and is made up of volunteer athletes who practice several hours a week and compete at the Yaarab Shrine Center at 400 Ponce De Leon Avenue in Atlanta.  The Atlanta Rollergirls all-star team, called the Dirty South Derby Girls, is currently ranked 15th internationally and represents Atlanta in national and international bouts. 


Good Day Atlanta’s Paul Milliken spent the morning at the Atlanta Rollergirls practice track, lacing up his skates and getting a lesson in what it takes to be a Glamma Ray!





Chef Reese stops by Good Day Atlanta with an apple-roll up recipe just in time for Valentine's Day.   Cherise Johnson says she like to take ordinary food and make it extraordinary and does it by being a personal chef .  She started cooking at a young age and is now cooking for celebrities and teaching her own daughter Ty'Aisa Johnson the business.  See the apple roll-up recipe below.  For more on Chef Reese click here.


Chef Reese-Apple Roll-up recipe




Flour tortilla large

8oz of cream cheese

Vanilla Extract 1/2 tablespoon

Granulated sugar 1/2 cup

1 can of apples

Sweet ambassadors to taste

Strawberries to garnish

Black berries to garnish

Cooking grease




Into a bowl add the cream cheese, extract, and sugar Make sure the cream cheese is at room temperature and stir until it well combined.

Place the flour tortilla onto a flat surface and spread the filling all over.


Into a separate bowl add Sweet ambassador or your own cinnamon spice to the Apple mixture and toss until it’s well combined.

You will need to add the Apple filling only one one side of the tortilla.

Roll the tortilla and fry it until golden brown.

Place the Apple roll-up onto a paper towel to drain off any access grease.

Next place the Apple roll-up onto the dish of your desire. Drizzle Caramel over top (optional) and vanilla ice cream (optional) sprinkle Sweet Ambassador on-top and garnish with Berries and Enjoy



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