Meals on Wheels
The following is the Meals on Wheels menu for Sunday, Jan. 19, through Saturday, Jan. 25 Items for people with diabetes are listed in parentheses.
Sunday Roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, tropical fruit, roll, ice cream, jelly (sugar-free ice cream).
Monday Ham loaf, baked potato wedges, scalloped apples, roll, white cake, jelly, (angelfood cake), milk.
Tuesday Beef stroganoff, noodles, broccoli, plums, oatbran muffin, jelly, (sugar-free jelly), milk.
Wednesday Sweet and sour chicken breast, rice, California vegetables, fruit cocktail, roll, jelly, milk.
Thursday Baked pork chop, mashed potatoes and brown gravy, carrots, pineapple, roll, oatmeal raisin cookie, jelly, (graham crackers), milk.
Friday Sloppy joe, bun, french fries, mixed vegetables, pears, milk.
Saturday Baked chicken, mashed potatoes and chicken gravy, succotash, mandarin oranges, roll, milk.
Those interested in receiving meals should call 283-3500. The meals are prepared by Newton Medical Center and are delivered by volunteers seven days a week, including holidays. Diabetic diets are served when ordered by a physician.
The American Red Cross Good Neighbor Nutrition Program meals served at the Newton Area Senior Center, 122 E. Sixth will be:
Jan. 20 Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. birthday
Jan. 21 Scalloped potatoes with ham, green beans, fresh apple, tapioca pudding, potato roll
Jan. 22 Chicken breast cacciatore, garden rice pilaf, three bean salad, peach slices, wheat bread
Jan. 23 Oven roasted chicken, butternut squash, pea lettuce saladwith dressing, fruit mix with blueberries, potato roll
Jan. 24 Hamburger on bun, calico baked beans, potato salad, fresh orange
Contributions are encouraged. The suggested contribution for a meal for those age 60 and older is $2. However, no person will be denied a meal due to an inability to pay. (The meal for each days volunteers is provided.) Reservations must be made with the site manager or the Senior Center director at 283-2222 three weekdays before the meal.