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20 posts tagged with "health"

Have Picky Eaters? We Can Help!

09/21/2017
Have Picky Eaters? We Can Help!
Find 10 tips and tricks for tackling the picky eater dilemma at home. Combine these tips with ONIE’s quick, healthy and tasty recipes, and you have yourself a homemade meal no member of the family can resist! Read More

Time Saving Tips in the Kitchen

09/14/2017
Time Saving Tips in the Kitchen
Are you looking for ways to make the most of the time you spend in the kitchen? ONIE is here to help! Everyone’s weekly dinnertime routine is unique, but these guidelines can be used by everyone! Next time the pressure of providing healthy meals for your family all week long is weighing you down, try using a few of these tips to make mealtime go as smoothly as possible! 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

Harvest Hustle 5K: Ready, set, go!

10/15/2014
Harvest Hustle 5K: Ready, set, go!
It’s race week; just 4 days until the Harvest Hustle. On October 19, 2014, it is time to get moving at MWC Regional Park! Read More

1% Milk-No Added Sugar

09/24/2014
1% Milk-No Added Sugar
At ONIE we agree that watching the sugar you eat is a very legitimate concern. Blood glucose levels are directly affected by the amount of sugar we eat. Similarly, carbohydrates are broken down into sugar. Too much sugar in the diet can cause you to gain weight and damage your overall health. The US Dietary Guidelines recommend that we reduce consuming foods with added sugars or foods that have caloric sweeteners added to them during processing, preparation, or after preparation. 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

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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