Following is a list of meals to be 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. Anyone over the age of 60, regardless of income, is invited to dine. The organization’s cost for each meal is $7.39, and diners are asked to contribute what they can comfortably afford.

The lunch meal supplies one-third to one-half of an older adult’s daily nutrition requirements. Each menu includes a salad, an entrée, a starch, a vegetable, bread, dessert, and a beverage. The DASH diet is also available for those who need diabetic, low-sodium or low-cholesterol meals. 

Transportation assistance to the senior meal center sites is available through Ride Connection ( or TriMet LIFT Service (

For more information, please call the Cherry Blossom Center Meals on Wheels at 503-256-2381.

Monday, May 1: SWAI FISH, Lemon Dill Sauce and Wild Rice or VEGETABLE QUICHE with Mixed Vegetables, Spinach Salad, Ranch Dressing, Apple

Tuesday, May 2: ROAST PORK TENDERLOIN, Gravy, Baked Red Potato and Peas and Carrots or CHICKEN DIJON SANDWICH and Chicken Noodle Soup with Apple Cabbage Salad, Russian Cream, Strawberry Topping

Wednesday, May 3: MEAT LASAGNA or LEMONGRASS FISH and Brown Rice with Garden Blend Vegetables, Tossed Salad, French Dressing, Seasonal Fruit

Thursday, May 4: CHICKEN STROGANOFF, Noodles and Capri Mix Vegetables or VEGGIE BURGER and Black Bean Soup with Four Bean Salad, Banana

Friday, May 5: APRICOT HERB-ROASTED TURKEY, Brown Rice, Key West Blend Vegetables and Claremont Salad or CHICKEN GRAPE SALAD with Banana Bread

Monday, May 8: CITRUS TARRAGON CHICKEN, Mashed Potatoes, Normandy Blend Vegetables and Patio Salad or TUNA SALAD-STUFFED TOMATO with Cookie

Tuesday, May 9: IRISH STEW, Mashed Potatoes and Capri Mix Vegetables or OPEN-FACE TURKEY SANDWICH and Lentil Soup with Garden Salad, Italian Dressing, Orange

Wednesday, May 10: CHICKEN ENCHILADA and Green Sauce or OMELET and Mushroom Sauce with Flavor Fiesta Vegetables, Garden Salad, French Dressing, Apple

Thursday, May 11: PORK TENDERLOIN, Dijon Sauce, Tri-Cut Red Potatoes, Asparagus, Tossed Salad and Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette or SUMMER CHICKEN SALAD with Strawberry Luscious

Friday, May 12: SWEDISH MEATBALLS and Spiral Noodles or TOFU CURRY STIR-FRY and Brown Rice with Venetian Blend Vegetables, Italian Coleslaw, Banana

Monday, May 15: SWAI FISH, Lemon Pepper Sauce and Brown Rice or CHICKEN STIR-FRY and Yakisoba Noodles with French-Cut Green Beans, Apple Slaw, Seasonal Fruit

Tuesday, May 16: MEATLOAF, Mashed Potatoes and Sunshine Carrots or TURKEY SANDWICH and Potato Salad with Spinach Salad, Ranch Dressing, Vanilla Pudding

Wednesday, May 17: ROASTED PARMESAN CHICKEN, Spiral Noodles, Mixed Vegetables and Carrot Raisin Salad or COBB SALAD with Carrot Cake

Thursday, May 18: PORK STIR-FRY, White Rice, Scandinavian Blend Vegetables and Claremont Salad or CHICKEN SALAD and White Beans with Orange

Friday, May 19: TURKEY TETRAZZINI and Spaghetti Noodles or DIJON-CRUSTED FISH and White Rice with Oregon Bean Medley, Tossed Salad, Italian Dressing, Chocolate Mousse

Monday, May 22: CHEESE RAVIOLI or PORK SLIDERS and Potato Wedges with Italian Blend Vegetables, Chickpea Salad, Seasonal Fruit

Tuesday, May 23: SLOPPY JOE, Hamburger Bun and Sliced Carrots or CHICKEN FAJITA and Tortilla Soup with Spinach Salad, French Dressing, Lemon Gelatin with Blueberries

Wednesday, May 24: SWEET and SOUR CHICKEN and Brown Rice or CREAMY GARLIC VEGGIE PIZZA with Capri Blend Vegetables, Vermicelli Noodle Salad, Apple

Thursday, May 25: VEGETARIAN PENNE PASTA or CHICKEN and RICE with Scandinavian Vegetables, Rainbow Spinach Salad, Rainbow Dressing, Banana

Friday, May 26: SWAI FISH, Cucumber Sauce, Polenta and Oregon Bean Medley or CHICKEN CAESAR WRAP and Butternut Squash Soup with Tossed Salad, Bleu Cheese Dressing, Bread Pudding


Tuesday, May 30: SPAGHETTI, Meat Sauce and Mediterranean Blend Vegetables or SWISS MUSHROOM BURGER and Split Pea Soup with Rainbow Spinach Salad, Seasonal Fruit

Wednesday, May 31: BAKED FISH, Black Bean Salsa and Couscous or CHICKEN CHILE VERDE and Whole-Wheat Tortilla with Sunshine Carrots, Garden Salad, Thousand Island Dressing, Banana

Modified diets available with a doctor’s prescription: soft, low sodium, diabetic and low cholesterol.