onions

  • Allergy Army

    If you’ve got a case of the sniffles, consider adding onions and pineapple to your next meal. Quercetin, often sourced from yellow onions, is a commonly used natural antihistamine; its absorption into the body is increased when taken with bromelain, an enzyme found in pineapples that breaks up existing mucus and prevents more from developing.

  • Grilled Onion Salsa

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    NonWeekly

    2 large onions, sliced

    2 large tomatoes, chopped

    1/4 cup seeded jalapeno peppers, chopped

    1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

    1 teaspoon cumin seeds

    fresh-squeezed lime juice

    salt

    Grill onion slices. Coarsely chop grilled rings and mix with chopped tomatoes, jalapeno peppers, cilantro, and cumin seeds. Season with salt and fresh lime juice. Makes 3 ½ cups.

    Recipe and image provided by the National Onion Association.

  • Grilled Onion Salsa

    Weekly Recipe: 
    NonWeekly
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    2 large onions, sliced

    2 large tomatoes, chopped

    1/4 cup seeded jalapeno peppers, chopped

    1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

    1 teaspoon cumin seeds

    fresh-squeezed lime juice

    salt

    Grill onion slices. Coarsely chop grilled rings and mix with chopped tomatoes, jalapeno peppers, cilantro, and cumin seeds. Season with salt and fresh lime juice. Makes 3 ½ cups.

    Recipe and image provided by the National Onion Association.

  • Health Tips: The Many Benefits of Onions

    Did you know researchers are discovering how onions may help to mitigate bone loss, reduce the risk of heart disease, and possess anti-inflammatory properties to help protect the body against some cancers, brain disorders, and diabetes?