The following is a list of meals served this month in the Mid-county area by Meals on Wheels. Meals are served from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Cherry Blossom Senior Services Office in the East Portland Community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave. There is a suggested donation of $3. Participants are asked to pay what they can comfortably afford.
In addition to the daily selection, Meals on Wheels provides milk and a choice of coffee or tea with each meal. Meals on Wheels offers an alternative main dish with each meal. Both choices appear in capitals. Side dishes follow and will be included with either selection.
The Cherry Blossom Center Meals on Wheels reminds seniors its regular services include Asian cuisine made from scratch on Wednesdays and Fridays. For more information, call the Cherry Blossom Center Meals on Wheels at 503-256-2381.
Monday, Dec. 5: COD, Lemon Dill Sauce and Wild Rice or SOUTHWEST QUICHE with Mixed Vegetables, Spinach Salad, Ranch Dressing, Tangerines
Tuesday, Dec. 6: ROAST PORK TENDERLOIN, Gravy and Baked Red Potatoes or VEGETARIAN PIZZA with Peas and Carrots, Apple Cabbage Salad, Russian Cream, Strawberry Topping
Wednesday, Dec. 7: MEAT LASAGNA and Garden Blend Vegetables or CHICKEN DIJON SANDWICH and Chicken Noodle Soup with Tossed Salad, French Dressing, Seasonal Fruit
Thursday, Dec. 8: CHICKEN STROGANOFF and Noodles or VEGGIE BURGER and Black Bean Soup with Capri Mix Vegetables, Four Bean Salad, Banana
Friday, Dec. 9: CHICKEN BREAST, Herb and Apricot Sauce and Brown Rice or CHICKEN GRAPE SALAD with Willamette Blend Vegetables, Chocolate Zucchini Cake
Monday, Dec. 12: CITRUS TARRAGON CHICKEN and Mashed Potatoes or TUNA-STUFFED TOMATO SALAD with Cantonese Blend Vegetables, Patio Salad, Cookie
Tuesday, Dec. 13: BEEF and MACARONI CASSEROLE or OPEN-FACE TURKEY SANDWICH and Lentil Soup with Country Trio Vegetables, Cucumber Salad, Banana
Wednesday, Dec. 14: SWAI FISH and Brown Rice or CHICKEN STIR-FRY and Yakisoba Noodles with Cozumel Blend Vegetables, Apple Slaw, Oranges
Thursday, Dec. 15: PORK TENDERLOIN, Dijon Sauce, Tri-Cut Red Potatoes, Tossed Salad and Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette or WINTER CHICKEN SALAD with Asparagus, Pumpkin Cake
Friday, Dec. 16: SWEDISH MEATBALLS and Spiral Noodles or PORK SLIDERS and Potato Wedges with Flavor Fiesta Vegetables, Italian Coleslaw, Apple
Monday, Dec. 19: COD, Black Bean Salsa, Couscous and Sunshine Carrots or BROCCOLI TOMATO QUICHE and Lentil Soup with Spinach Salad, French Dressing, Banana
Tuesday, Dec. 20: SLOPPY JOE or CHICKEN FAJITA and Tortilla Soup with Sliced Carrots, Garden Salad, Thousand Island Dressing, Lemon Gelatin, Blueberries
Wednesday, Dec. 21: SWEET and SOUR CHICKEN and Brown Rice or CREAMY GARLIC PIZZA with Capri Blend Vegetables, Vermicelli Noodle Salad, Apple
Thursday, Dec. 22: VEGETARIAN PENNE PASTA, Corn, Rainbow Spinach Salad and Rainbow Dressing or TUNA SALAD NIÇOISE with Scandinavian Vegetables, Banana
Friday, Dec. 23: ROASTED TURKEY, Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Bread Stuffing, Sunshine Carrots, Layered Salad, Cookies; No Second Entrée
Monday, Dec. 26: CENTERS CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY
Tuesday, Dec. 27: SPAGHETTI and Meat Sauce or SWISS MUSHROOM BURGER and Split Pea Soup with Mediterranean Blend Vegetables, Rainbow Spinach Salad, Seasonal Fruit
Wednesday, Dec. 28: CHEESE RAVIOLI or LEMON CHICKEN and PEPPER SANDWICH and Lentil Soup with Italian Blend Vegetables, Chickpea Salad, Seasonal Fruit
Thursday, Dec. 29: CHICKEN BREAST, Herbs and Brown Rice or TUNA SANDWICH and Butternut Squash Soup with Flavor Fiesta Vegetables, Creamy Cucumber Salad, Apple Cranberry Bread Pudding
Friday, Dec. 30: HONEY-PINEAPPLE PORK and White Rice or CHINESE CHICKEN SALAD with Garden Blend Vegetables, Tossed Salad, Ranch Dressing, Orange
Modified diets available with a doctor’s prescription: soft, low sodium, diabetic and low cholesterol.