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Children, Salt, and High Blood Pressure

09/11/2015
Children, Salt, and High Blood Pressure
Many ask whether eating too much salt really matters to our children’s health. Can young children really have high blood pressure? Read More

Salty Water?

09/10/2015
Salty Water?
Are you paying for salty water when you buy canned foods? Consumer Reports has conducted an investigation to learn the true facts. Read More

Cut the Salt, Choose Frozen Veggies

09/02/2015
Cut the Salt, Choose Frozen Veggies
Choosing frozen veggies, with no added seasoning or sauce, is a good choice to cut salt. They have many other benefits. In addition to being quick and easy, these frozen veggies are fresher than fresh. Read More

Sneaky! Hidden Salt

09/01/2015
Sneaky! Hidden Salt
Most of us know we eat too much salt even though many of us have taken some steps to reduce the salt in our diet. So why do we still consume too much salt? Read More

National Trail Mix Day

08/31/2015
National Trail Mix Day
We love to snack, but sometimes we don’t make the healthiest choices. However, trail mix can be a tasty treat that is full of good nutrients. August 31st is National Trail Mix Day, so ONIE has a few tips for making a healthy goody we don’t have to feel bad about eating. Snack on! Read More

Family Meals, All the Fun

08/28/2015
Family Meals, All the Fun
We all love the idea of family meals-a time to be together, close. These meals can also be stressful with busy schedules, conflicts, and preparation of the meal. ONIE has a few tips to reap all the benefits with less stress. Read More

Southern Rice

08/20/2015
Southern Rice
We Okies love our southern food and this one-pot Southern Rice dish delivers all the flavor you would expect. It is quick and easy because it uses frozen veggies. Also, frozen veggies have a hidden benefit that might surprise you. Read More

Slow and Steady for Health

08/13/2015
Slow and Steady for Health
The Copenhagen City Heart Study reports on running speed and living longer. The results may surprise you. Read More

Save $$ at Farmers Markets

08/13/2015
Save $$ at Farmers Markets
It is National Farmers Market Week! Read our top #5 reasons to spend your SNAP $$ at a farmers market. Read More

Tulsa School Supplies

08/05/2015
Tulsa School Supplies
The Tulsa area is headed back to school. We have a list of where and when to find free back-to-school supplies. Read More

Oklahoma Summer Salad Series

07/30/2015
Oklahoma Summer Salad Series
ONIE has created 4 new recipes using peaches, zucchini, summer squash, and tomatoes—Oklahoma favorites. The results are as tasty as they are beautiful. Read More

More Free School Supplies

07/29/2015
More Free School Supplies
Find free back-to-school supplies. ONIE has updated its 3rd Annual Back to School Guide to add free back-to-school giveaways being held in rural Oklahoma. We also have a list of American Indian tribes who are providing resources to their members. Read More

Watermelon Factoids and More

07/23/2015
Watermelon Factoids and More
It is National Watermelon Day and Norman Farm Market is hosting its 3rd Annual Watermelon Fest. In addition, ONIE has interesting watermelon facts, watermelon recipes, and tips on how to pick the best watermelon. Read More

Free School Supplies in Oklahoma City

07/22/2015
Free School Supplies in Oklahoma City
It is time for the kids to go back to school and we know it is a busy time. ONIE has made it a bit easier. See our handy guide of where to find free back to school supplies for the Oklahoma City area. Read More

National Blueberry Month

07/16/2015
National Blueberry Month
Blueberries are a beautiful plump and juicy fruit. They are also a treasure of health benefits. Researchers have now learned of a unexpected health benefit from consuming a handful of blueberries. Read More

Homemade Yogurt Ranch Dip

07/09/2015
Homemade Yogurt Ranch Dip
The recipe of the month is Homemade Yogurt Ranch Dip. Everything you love about ranch dip but with a twist. Read more. Read More

Star Spangled Banner Parfait

07/02/2015
Star Spangled Banner Parfait
We have a quick and delicious desert to make your 4th of July holiday special. Read More

Uptown Farmers Market

06/25/2015
Uptown Farmers Market
Join us at the Uptown Farmers Market on Sunday, June 28th Free, Family, Fun! Read More

Cut the Salt, Not the Taste

06/18/2015
Cut the Salt, Not the Taste
Interested in cutting back on salt intake but don't want to loose the flavor? ONIE has tips from research findings. Read More

Tips for Visiting Farmers Markets

06/10/2015
Tips for Visiting Farmers Markets
Farmers market season is in full swing in Oklahoma and now is a perfect time to visit a local market. The ONIE project has some tips on what to expect from a farmers market whether it is your first time visiting the market or hundredth time. Read More
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