Beef & Veggie Mac - ONIE Project

Beef & Veggie Mac

Posted by ONIE Project on 03/05/2015

Beef and Veggie Mac recipe from ONIE

ONIE's first blog for March features the month's recipe from the 2015 Hearty, Healthy, & Homemade Nutrition Calendar. I have already made this recipe at home twice since the calendar was released and love it!  With a recipe similar to the store bought hamburger mixes, the ONIE Project has created a complete dish with hamburger, veggies, cheese, and macaroni. For me, Beef & Veggie Mac tastes like the comfort food I crave, yet it is surprisingly healthier. 

Below are a few facts about what makes Beef & Veggie Mac a healthier choice for you and your family: 

  • One for One CertifiedSimple beef recipes from ONIE
    • Beef & Veggie Mac is low-sodium; each serving contains 382 calories and 247mg of sodium. An easy way to watch your sodium is to choose foods that have a sodium level(mg) that is not greater than the number of calories in each serving and meets the one-for- one standard. 
  • Spinach is a main ingredient  
    • Spinach is rich in vitamins and minerals, as well as low in calories. It's a nutrient rich food. Adding frozen spinach to recipes is a quick and easy way to increase the servings of vegetables for your family.
  • Whole-wheat macaroni   
    • The ONIE team prefers cooking with whole-wheat products. Grains are important source of fiber, several B vitamins, and minerals. Whole-wheat products have more fiber than refined grain products and may reduce the risk of heart disease. Eating whole gains can also help with weight management.

TO THE RECIPE


Karla 

 The ONIE Project 

ONIE Project

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