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20 posts tagged with "30-minutes-or-less"

Top 5 Winter Veggies

12/14/2017
Top 5 Winter Veggies
These veggies love the cold and are at their best right now! Check out your local farmers market (some of them last all year long!) or other local produce vendor to taste the freshest, most nutrient-packed vegetables of the season. Read More

Ham & Corn Chowder

12/07/2017
Ham & Corn Chowder
This warm and hearty Ham and Corn Chowder is perfect for cold winter months. With less than half the sodium, and a third of the fat as traditional recipes, this healthy and hearty chowder will warm you from the inside out! Read More

Leftover Turkey Enchiladas

11/23/2017
Leftover Turkey Enchiladas
Do you have a lot of leftover Thanksgiving turkey or are you maybe just looking for a new turkey dish? Try ONIE’s Leftover Turkey Enchiladas! This dish is a quick, easy and tasty way to turn your leftovers into a brand new meal. Read on for the recipe! Read More

Sweet Potato Turkey Bake

11/02/2017
Sweet Potato Turkey Bake
This dish is the perfect healthy but hearty fall meal, providing protein, whole grains and 200% of your daily Vitamin A needs in one delicious dish! Impress your family this Thanksgiving season with this easy, quick and tasty dish! Read More

Spooktacular Healthy Treats!

10/26/2017
Spooktacular Healthy Treats!
Worried about all of the scary added sugars in Halloween snacks? ONIE has you covered! Check out these fun, healthy and tasty snacks your whole family will enjoy! Read More

Chicken Spaghetti Squash Mac

10/05/2017
Chicken Spaghetti Squash Mac
Our Chicken Spaghetti Squash Mac combines several family favorites into one tasty dish with a twist! Spaghetti squash provides all the texture and goodness of typical spaghetti pasta, but with increased fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Read More

Autumn Pasta

10/08/2015
Autumn Pasta
Autumn Pasta is the secret weapon for the mom who wants healthier choices made easy. This recipe adds a vegetable mixture of green peppers, sweet potatoes, and tomatoes flavored with just the right blend of spices to a bed of pasta. Kids love pasta and with this flavorful topping, there will be no fuss about eating veggies. 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

Sodium is all the Buzz!

09/16/2014
Sodium is all the Buzz!
Too much sodium is all the buzz at ONIE. They are pouring on the salt for us and now most Americans consume 3436 mg of sodium/salt every day, which is much more than the 2300 mg recommended daily amount. Read More

The Salty Facts

09/10/2014
The Salty Facts
Yikes, our children are consuming too much sodium! The Center for Disease Control and Prevention just released findings that 90% of school-aged children are consuming 3,279 mg of sodium/salt every day. It is hard to believe that 9 out of 10 ten kids are consuming almost 70% more mg of sodium than calories and it is affecting their health (1,681 mg of sodium for every 1,000 calories consumed). Read More

Chicken Fingers

09/03/2014
Chicken Fingers
The featured recipe of the week is chicken fingers. A family favorite but with a special twist. As indicated on the picture, it is 1 to 1 certified, which tells me that the salt/sodium in a single serving does not exceed the amount of calories per serving. This is an easy rule of thumb to help me limit my salt/sodium intake to 2300 mg per day, the daily recommend amount. Read More

They are Pouring the Salt!

08/27/2014
They are Pouring the Salt!
This week read the facts about the salt poured on for us in much of the food that we buy! Plus, we have a healthy, low-sodium salsa recipe that easy for you to make and easy on the budget. Read More

ABCS of Kids' Food Games

08/13/2014
ABCS of Kids' Food Games
The first week of a new school year is a very exciting time for children. With all this excitement kids are bound to be hungry when they come home. It is important to have healthy and easy snack choices ready for kids. The ONIE Project has two great afterschool snacks that parents and children can make together: apple race cars and banana bugs. Read More

Watermelon, the State Vegetable

08/06/2014
Nothing says summer for me like watermelon and ONIE was offering tastings of watermelon last weekend. For us Oklahomans, watermelon is the official state vegetable. If you like factoids, here is another one. A watermelon is one of the few foods that is both a fruit and vegetable. Yes, the watermelon is a superfood. One slice has almost a fifth of the daily recommended amount of Vitamin A and C. Read More

Recipe of the Month- Turkey Tarragon Pitas

07/16/2014
Recipe of the Month- Turkey Tarragon Pitas
Turkey Tarragon Pitas are a great summer dish. They are light but you feel full after eating one serving. The recipe is easy, just mix everything together. You can make the recipe ahead and serve it a few days later even. Read More

Summer Fresh Salsa!

07/02/2014

Easy Summer Salads!

05/06/2014
Watermelon
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