Category: Recipe

Seasonal Eats: Summer Squash

July 14, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

Here at Augusta, we love to showcase a variety of foods that nourish your body and keep it working at its highest caliber. This week, we are excited to share with you the curious history and major benefits of the summer squash. Originally domesticated in Mexico and Central America, the summer squash has quite the […]

Stay Healthy During the Fourth

July 3, 2015 Health, Motivation, Recipe 0 Comments

Don’t let your hard work go to waste during the Fourth of July weekend. You may be tempted to skip workouts and healthy meals, but you don’t have to miss out on the BBQ fun. You can turn your BBQ or kitchen area into a healthy and savory workstation all the while enjoying company.   […]

Seasonal Spotlight: Lesser Known Berries to Try This Summer

June 26, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

It’s summer – and that means it’s time to bust out the berries! We all have our established favorites, like raspberries, strawberries and blueberries. It’s true that they’re each delicious and healthy, but at Augusta Active, we like to switch it up sometimes and invite variety into our healthy living. This time we’re focusing on […]

Seasonal Spotlight: Get Figgy With It

June 12, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

Can you imagine current Olympic athletes getting a fig instead of a medal? That’s exactly what early Olympians received for their efforts, despite the fact that they also used them as training food. Figs have been a documented food source for over 11,000 years, slowly making their way across the world as the Spanish conquered […]

Healthy Donut Roundup

June 5, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

Is it doughnuts or donuts? Either way, these delicious treats are a go-to breakfast treat for many. But traditional sugary offering are high in calories and low in nutritional value. But we don’t have to say goodbye to our favorite O-shaped sweets! We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite healthy donut recipes below:   […]

Seasonal Eats: Artichokes

May 29, 2015 Motivation, Recipe 0 Comments

Don’t let their tough-looking exterior – and history – scare you away! Artichokes are full of nutrients and antioxidants that provide many health benefits when added to your diet. Augusta Active has the story on the ancient artichoke, from famous celebrities to New York gangsters to powerful antioxidants. The History As one of the oldest […]

Best Bagged Lunches

May 22, 2015 Health, Motivation, Recipe 0 Comments

With costs of living rising and work hours extending, it’s smart to pack your own lunch for work these days. While images of brown bag lunches aren’t quite as appealing as restaurant offerings, homemade lunches are often much healthier than what is served at restaurants. If you want to upgrade your bland bagged lunch, here’s […]

Protein Bite Roundup

May 8, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

Need a pop of protein without settling in for a full meal? Protein balls to the rescue! These powerful, bite-sized protein blasts are perfect as pre-gym fuel, a post-run snack, or just something to help you power through afternoon fatigue. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite protein ball recipes for you to try! […]

Seasonal Eats: Spotlight on Rhubarb

April 17, 2015 Health, Recipe 1 Comment

Is it a fruit or is it vegetable? Yes. Has it been around for centuries, or is it a relatively new food? Sure. We’re not being intentionally vague, we promise! Rhubarb has a long and confusing history that dates back centuries. While it’s always been classified as a vegetable, it’s thought of as a fruit in […]

Seasonal Eats: Spotlight on Asparagus

April 10, 2015 Health, Recipe 0 Comments

Eating your greens as kid may have been an ongoing battle for you and your parents, but now that you’re older – and hopefully wiser – you know that vegetables are chock-full of beneficial nutrients. Asparagus, in particular, has an array of health benefits that date back for centuries. Augusta Sportswear is ready to give […]