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September is your last chance to get the best zucchini, which is a welcome addition to any senior meal because of its high levels of vitamin C and magnesium. Enjoy the late-season offerings with these three tasty recipes.
Peanut butter and jelly. Salt and pepper. Mac and cheese. There are too many classic food pairings to count. But there's one combination that's a step above the rest - wine and cheese. Nothing says luxury quite like a great bottle of vino and some perfectly aged cheese. Here's what you need to know about pairing these two ingredients at your next party.
Italian-food lovers are surely fans of the antipasto dish bruschetta. The dish is traditionally made by rubbing garlic on toasted bread, then topping each slice with olive oil, basil and tomatoes. However, many creative chefs have taken these classic flavors and created great new bruschetta-inspired creations. Try one of these unique variations this week as part of your senior nutrition plan.
Resident Mr. John Jacob of Sunrise at River Road, AZ, has served up delicious dishes in the Tuscan area since 1946, beginning with his restaurant, Club 21 on Miracle Mile, which he opened with his two brothers. He followed in his father’s footsteps who came to the United States through Veracruz in the early 1900s and opened up the Tuscan Public Market.
Cherry farmers in Northern Michigan produce more than 75% of the tart cherries found in the U.S. Tart cherries are generally flash frozen because they are too delicate to ship in their natural state, so look for them year round. Therefore, this recipe from Sunrise of Shelby Township, MI is also good for all four seasons! The chef was inspired when visiting a cherry farm.
The dining services coordinator at Sunrise of Aurora, ON, quite literally dreamed this recipe up! Upon waking up, she knew it was something her residents would love. It was also a finalist dish in the 2014 Sunrise Senior Eats™ Nutritional Challenge.
Many holiday appetizers are loaded with fat, sodium or sugar. It can be hard to get in the seasonal spirit when you're eating such unhealthy foods, so why not try a more nutritious dish? Use these three recipes at your next big holiday gathering to feed the crowd while still staying healthy.
Sept. 16 is National Guacamole Day, so it's the perfect time to make a batch of this delicious dip. However, too much of a good thing is never ideal, even when it's something as good as guacamole, so it's good to change up the recipe from time to time. Celebrate the day in style by making this new twist on the old favorite to share with your friends at the retirement community: