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20 posts tagged with "vegetables"

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

Easy Ways to Eat More Fruits & Veggies

07/20/2017
Easy Ways to Eat More Fruits & Veggies
Getting your family to eat more fruits and vegetables should be easy! ONIE has some helpful (and easy) tips on ways to easily increase your family’s fruits and vegetable intake! Read More

Top 10 Farmers Market Favorites!

06/15/2017
Top 10 Farmers Market Favorites!
Farmers Markets are more than just a place to buy the freshest fruits, vegetables, meats, and bread. They are a place to have fun and enjoy your community. We decided to share our top 10 favorite reasons we shop at our local farmers market! Read More

It's Kale Season!

04/20/2017
It's Kale Season!
It's officially farmers market season in Oklahoma! There are many great produce items currently in season, but one of ONIE's favorites is kale! Kale is a tasty way to put a new spin on your leafy greens! Read More

Valentine's Day Dinner and Dessert for Two

02/09/2017
Valentine's Day Dinner and Dessert for Two
This February 14th we are bringing you a healthy, romantic dinner that only takes 40 minutes to prepare. Even better, this Balsamic Chicken and Veggies is a one sheet pan recipe. That means less dishes to clean, and more quality time with your valentine! Read More

MyPlate Matters!

01/26/2017
MyPlate Matters!
Looking for a way to eat healthy this year? Try MyPlate! We have tips on how to make healthy meals that meet the MyPlate standard. 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

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

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

Battling Obesity with Breakfast

04/15/2015
Battling Obesity with Breakfast
Overweight and obesity is on the rise among youth. Studies suggest that eating breakfast on a daily basis helps in decreasing overweight and obesity cases. 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

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

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

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
Watermelon
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