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20 posts tagged with "choose-less-salt"

Sweet & Spicy Tilapia

04/07/2016
Sweet & Spicy Tilapia
Sweet & Spicy Tilapia is a quick and easy recipe. Not only is it healthy, it is tasty. Instead of added salt, we used garlic, cilantro, and pepper to spice it up. The baked tilapia is then topped with a zesty pineapple salsa, giving you a great combination of sweet and spicy. Read More

A Few Easy Habits

03/09/2016
A Few Easy Habits
March is National Nutrition Month. What we eat does matter. ONIE has a few tips on making informed choices. Read More

Love-filled Treats

02/10/2016
Love-filled Treats
Say Happy Valentine's Day with these silly treats developed for you in the ONIE test kitchen. Because we know how much you love your kids, each treat is healthy and low in added sugar. Read More

Orange Chipolte Chicken

02/04/2016
Orange Chipolte Chicken
Whether you have a special evening planned or are just hanging out, make your Valentine’s Day special with this delish Orange Chipotle Chicken recipe. It is easy and quick to prepare, but still says “I love you.” 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

The Salty Six

09/15/2015
The Salty Six
Wondering why most of us eat too much salt? Three-fourths of the salt in our diets is from six foods we eat often. These foods do not taste salty. Read More

Check the Salt!

09/15/2015
Check the Salt!
Confused about choosing lower-salt options? You are not alone. ONIE has a tool to make choosing less salt as easy as 1,2,3. Read More

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

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

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

Spicy Chicken with Avocado Salsa

06/03/2015
Spicy Chicken with Avocado Salsa
The recipe of the month is Spicy Chicken with Avocado Salsa. This is a light and flavor-filled meal, perfect for summer. Watch the video demonstrating how easy this recipe is to prepare! Read More

My Child Eats Vegetables!

05/27/2015
My Child Eats Vegetables!
We all know that children should eat more vegetables but alas children often refuse, which can lead to not serving vegetables! How can we get children to eat vegetables? Read More

Southwest Salad with Dressing

05/13/2015
Southwest Salad with Dressing
My healthy diet slipped with the busyness of completing the school year. I am exploring new salad dressings as I get back to eating more fresh salads. My new find is a cilantro-avocado creamy dressing modified by the lovely cooks in the ONIE kitchen. Read More

Go Natural!

05/06/2015
Go Natural!
Snacking on natural foods is really easy. Avoid processed foods labelled "natural" and choose these quick and convenient snacks that are natural and wholesome. Read More

Buyer Beware of “Natural”

04/30/2015
Buyer Beware of “Natural”
Food is often packaged as "natural". Natural may not mean the food is healthier or safer. Get the facts! 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

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
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