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Blog | Oklahoma Nutrition Information Education - ONIE Project

New Research Findings

03/18/2015
New Research Findings
Gearing up for the Let's Get Midwest city Moving 5K walk/run event? Dr. Kerby has the latest research on post-workout recovery drinks. Read More

Let's Get Moving!

03/11/2015
Let's Get Moving!
I let my physical activity routine slide when it was cold. It is time to get moving again and ONIE is here to help us get started with its POWER THROUGH RESISTANCE videos. Easy, fun, and convenient workouts that you can do anywhere. Read More

Beef & Veggie Mac

03/05/2015
Beef & Veggie Mac
Beef & Veggie Mac, similar to the store bought hamburger mixes, is a complete dish with hamburger, veggies, cheese, and macaroni. It tastes like the comfort food you crave, yet it is surprisingly healthier. Read More

ONIE Goes Live with Cooking Videos

02/25/2015
ONIE Goes Live with Cooking Videos
We are always trying to make our project better. The ONIE Project Dietitian Stephanie and Project Coordinator Meredith demonstrate how easy it is to make the five top ranked recipes from the 2015 Nutrition Calendar in cooking videos. Big drum roll!!!!!!!!!!!!! The videos have been released! Read More

It may not be the sugar!

02/18/2015
It may not be the sugar!
ONIE's newest staff member, Dr. Dave Kerby, is a psychologist. As a psychologist, he knows that children's diet affects their behavior. Surprisingly, it may not be the sugar in sodas that causes children to be hyper and not pay attention in school. Read More

Hugs are Priceless!

02/11/2015
Hugs are Priceless!
There some things that are worth so much that they cannot be purchased – these include the love and friendship of family. Research shows that you matter a great deal in your child’s success. You can make this Valentine’s Day special by giving your child a big hug; and hugs are FREE. Read More

Go Red for Women!

02/04/2015
Go Red for Women!
One in three women will die of heart disease and stroke. This Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, is designated as the day to wear red, the color of the heart, to bring awareness of heart disease and stroke among women. In honor of the day, we also have a delicious heart-healthy recipe, Chicken Cacciatore. Read More

Get Your Game On!

01/28/2015
Get Your Game On!
Superbowl Sunday is the most-watched TV event but you can't play the game from your couch. Let's get moving and play our own game before the celebration begins! Backyard touch football is free, family fun. Read More

Cuban Black Bean Stew

01/21/2015
Cuban Black Bean Stew
You are going to love the recipe of the month for January, Cuban Black Bean Stew. Including cooking time, this tasty stew takes only 20 minutes to prepare. This quick and easy dish is a meal all by itself. The beans in this recipe are an excellent source of fiber, potassium & protein. Yummy & healthy. Read More

2015 ONIE Calendars Have Arrived!

01/14/2015
2015 ONIE Calendars Have Arrived!
The 2015 ONIE Calendars are being distributed now! The calendar features 12 tasty recipes, lots of healthy tips, a list of Farmers' Markets across the state that accept SNAP benefits, and much more! Read about where to get your FREE calendar. Read More

Apple Crisp in a SNAP!

01/07/2015
Apple Crisp in a SNAP!
Try our new apple crisp recipe designed by our own Meredith Scott. This recipe is easy, tasty, and healthy, plus it is low in sodium. Each serving has just 176 calories and it adds one serving of fruit to your daily diet. A dessert that helps you keep any New Year's resolution to be healthier. Read More

A Healthy Year & Black-eyed Peas

12/30/2014
A Healthy Year & Black-eyed Peas
ONIE has 3 tips to help you and your family be more healthy in the next year as well as a yummy barley black-eyed peas recipe to help bring in the new year! Read More

Healthy Cookies & 1% Milk for Santa

12/23/2014
Healthy Cookies & 1% Milk for Santa
ONIE has easy cookies you can make for Santa. These cookies are moist and chewy but easy enough for the kids to help. With a few changes to the recipes, you now have a special and healthy treat. Read More

Holiday Lights and Hot Cocoa!

12/11/2014
Holiday Lights and Hot Cocoa!
One of our favorite traditions is enjoying twinkly holiday lights. We love to walk through the lights with our family and friends while sipping a cup of hot cocoa. There are many beautiful holiday light displays all around our great state of Oklahoma! Read More

Baked Fish with Creole Sauce

12/03/2014
Baked Fish with Creole Sauce
After eating way too much on Thanksgiving, our featured Recipe for the Month of December, is a light and easy recipe for you to try- Baked Fish with Creole Sauce. Read More

Thanksgiving Desserts - ONIE Style

11/25/2014
Thanksgiving Desserts - ONIE Style
Thanksgiving is finally here! We hope you have enjoyed our recipes and tips on how to make your family’s Thanksgiving meal healthier while still following traditions. The grand finale to our thanksgiving blog series is of course everyone’s favorite: dessert! Read More

Thanksgiving Favorites: Mashed Potatoes and Cheesy Broccoli

11/20/2014
Thanksgiving Favorites: Mashed Potatoes and Cheesy Broccoli
We here at the ONIE Project put a healthy twist on two of our favorite Thanksgiving side dishes: mashed potatoes and broccoli casserole. We took traditional mashed potatoes and added some cauliflower to sneak in an extra vegetable that is mild enough to not even notice. Read More

TURKEY EXPOSE’: Don’t Pay for Salt Water!

11/12/2014
TURKEY EXPOSE’: Don’t Pay for Salt Water!
ONIE went on an undercover shopping trip to get the facts about Thanksgiving turkeys. Our advice is buyer beware, many turkeys are “moisture enhanced” which means they are injected with a salt-water solution. Read More

Recipe of the Month - Southwest Meatballs

11/05/2014
Recipe of the Month - Southwest Meatballs
Southwest Meatballs - This meatball recipe adds a fun southwestern twist, packing in flavors you will love. It is hearty dish that takes just 20 minutes to prepare. The bonus is that it sneaks in veggies and is low in sodium!!! Read More

Halloween Ghosts and Goblins!

10/29/2014
Halloween Ghosts and Goblins!
I like to stock my house with lots of festive treats that don’t overload my diet on sugar and fat but still let me celebrate the holiday. One way to do this is to start dressing up your daily fruit. Of course I cannot take credit for all of these ideas but from a ‘hope to be dietitian’ standpoint I think these hit the “A” list for Halloween treats. Read More
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