A list of meals served this month by Meals on Wheels in east Portland followings. Meals are served at noon, 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. For more information, please call the Cherry Blossom Meals on Wheels at 503-256-2381.
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.
In addition, Cherry Blossom Center of Meals on Wheels reminds area seniors that its regular services include Asian cuisine made from scratch on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Tuesday, Dec. 2: MEAT LOAF and Mashed Potatoes or CHICKEN A LA KING with Capri Vegetables, Tossed Salad, Italian Dressing, Vanilla Pudding
Wednesday, Dec. 3: ORIENTAL PORK and Rice or CHICKEN CAESAR WRAP and Potato Soup with Normandy Blend, Claremont Salad, Blueberry Cake
Thursday, Dec. 4: CHICKEN ITALIANO, Spaghetti Noodles, Flavor Fiesta and Layered Salad or TACO SALAD with Banana
Friday, Dec. 5: BAKED FISH, Black Bean Salsa and Rice Pilaf or SPINACH LASAGNA with Sunshine Carrots, Garden Salad, Thousand Island Dressing, Lemon Bar
Monday, Dec. 8: ASIAN BARBECUE CHICKEN, Red Potatoes, Vegetarian Dinner Blend Vegetables and Four Bean Salad or CHEF SALAD with Orange
Tuesday, Dec. 9: DIJON CRUSTED FISH and Rice or LEMON CHICKEN and PEPPER SANDWICH and Tortilla Soup with Oregon Bean Medley, Tossed Salad, French Dressing, Banana
Wednesday, Dec. 10: CHEESE RAVIOLI or CHICKEN SMITANE and Noodles with Caribbean Blend Vegetables, Marinated Chick Pea Salad, Sunshine Gelatin
Thursday, Dec. 11: ROAST PORK, Gravy and Couscous or BLACK BEAN NACHO PIZZA with Peas and Carrots, Cabbage Pepper Slaw, Lime Applesauce Gelatin
Friday, Dec. 12: CHICKEN STROGANOFF and Egg Noodles or GRILLED FISH SANDWICH and Winter Vegetable Soup with Normandy Blend Vegetables, Tossed Salad Ranch Dressing, Banana Cake
Monday, Dec. 15: BEEF and MACARONI CASSEROLE or CHICKEN FAJITA and Black Bean Soup with Italian Mix Vegetables, Italian Coleslaw, Chocolate Chip Cookie
Tuesday, Dec. 16: CITRUS TARRAGON CHICKEN and Mashed Potatoes or OPEN FACE SEAFOOD SANDWICH and Corn Potato Chowder with Winter Mix Vegetables, Patio Salad, Apple
Wednesday, Dec. 17: BAKED FISH and Lemon Dill Sauce or PORK in Barbecue Sauce with Rice Pilaf, Garden Blend Vegetables, Tossed Salad French Dressing, Peanut Butter Pie
Thursday, Dec. 18: MEAT LASAGNA or MUSHROOM CHEESE OMELET and Tri-Cut Potatoes with Key West Blend Vegetables, Spinach Salad Italian Dressing, Pears
Friday, Dec. 19: ROAST TURKEY, Gravy, Scalloped Potatoes, Brussels’ Sprouts, Tossed Salad, Italian Dressing, Cheesecake
NO SECOND ENTRÉE
Monday, Dec. 22: SWEET and SOUR CHICKEN and Brown Rice or VEGGIE PIZZA with Winter Mix, Oriental Salad, Apple
Tuesday, Dec. 23: SALISBURY STEAK and Mashed Potatoes or BROCCOLI TOMATO QUICHE with Summer Squash, Tossed Salad, Italian Dressing, Tapioca Pudding
Wednesday, Dec. 24: CHICKEN ENCHILADA, Enchilada Sauce and Spanish Rice or TUNA SANDWICH and Tomato Soup with Scandinavian Vegetables, Marinated Carrot Salad, Banana
Thursday, Dec. 25: CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY-CLOSED
Friday, Dec. 26: SPAGHETTI and Meat Sauce or CHICKEN CAESAR WRAP and Butternut Squash Soup or Flavor Fiesta Vegetables, Spinach Salad, French Dressing, Bread Pudding
Monday, Dec. 29: TURKEY POT ROAST and Mashed Potatoes or SWISS MUSHROOM BURGER with Sunshine Carrots, Claremont Salad, Chocolate Pudding
Tuesday, Dec. 30: CHICKEN PROVENCE, Rice, Peas, Tossed Salad, Italian Dressing or CHICKEN GRAPE SALAD with Orange
Wednesday, Dec. 31: ST. LOUIS STYLE RIBS and Red Potatoes or SWEDISH MEATBALLS and Noodles with Vegetarian Dinner Blend Vegetables, Marinated Carrot Salad, Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Modified diets available with a doctor’s prescription: soft, low-sodium, diabetic and low-cholesterol.