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Beneficial Bites: Brussel Sprouts – Love or Hate?


Presented by the Aging and Disability Resource Center Usually people either really like Brussel Sprouts or despise even the thought of them.  Maybe it's due to the smell when they are cooking or their leafy texture? Those who love them are in luck because they provide so much benefit to the human body when consumed. Brussel Sprouts are related to other cruciferous vegetables including broccoli and cabbage and is recommended that you include all of these family members in your weekly nutrition pan regularly in order to acquire their fantastic health benefits. Some of the health benefit highlights include [...]

Beneficial Bites: Brussel Sprouts – Love or Hate?2019-09-29T11:51:41-05:00

Recipe: Polish Noodles


Polish Noodles "This recipe combines sage sausage, cabbage, and noodles. Simple and DELISH! This is my husband's grandma's recipe, and my husband's favorite. I couldn't ask for an easier favorite. It's better when served the next day, or cooled for at least an hour, then reheated. " 1 (8 ouncpackage kluski noodles2 (12 ouncpackages sage pork sausage1 green pepper (diced)1 onion (diced)4 cups water (or as needed)1 large head cabbage (chopped)salt and pepper to taste1/2 cup sour cream (optional) Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a rolling boil over high heat. Stir in the egg noodles, and return to [...]

Recipe: Polish Noodles2019-09-28T09:04:40-05:00

Recipe: Pierogi (Polish Dumplings)


  Pierogi (Polish Dumplings) "This recipe has been a family favorite passed on from generation to generation. We traditionally make these for Christmas, but they can be made for any special event. There's some work involved, but the outcome is rewarding! After the perogies have boiled, they can be fried in some butter and onions or served with sour cream." 1/3 cup chopped onion1 1/2 cups sauerkraut (drained and minced)salt and pepper to tastePotato Filling:3 tablespoons butter1/2 cup chopped onion2 cups cold mashed potatoes1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon white pepperDough:3 egg1 (8 ounccontainer sour cream3 cups all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon baking [...]

Recipe: Pierogi (Polish Dumplings)2019-09-28T09:05:01-05:00

Recipe: Zucchini Patties


ZUCCHINI PATTIES 3 c. zucchini (grated)1/2 c. Cheddar or Longhorn cheese (grated)1 egg1 green onion (finely chopped or a few shakes of garlic)1 c. Bisquicksalt and pepper (to taste)vegetable oil or shortening Mix all ingredients together and drop from a large tablespoon into shortening. Fry approximately 1 - 2 minutes on each side until golden brown.

Recipe: Zucchini Patties2019-08-18T11:11:12-05:00

Recipe: Batter-Fried Zucchini Sticks


Batter-Fried Zucchini Sticks 1 c. sifted flour1 tsp. baking powder1/2 tsp. salt1 egg (lightly beaten)1 c. milk2 tbsp. oil1 lb. zucchini (cut into 3 or 4 inch sticks)Additional flour (optional)Oil for deep fryingHOLLANDAISE SAUCE (See Below):4 egg yolks1 tbsp. water or dry white wine1/2 c. butter (softened)1/4 tsp. saltDash of black pepper1 tsp. lemon juice Sift flour with baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Combine egg, milk, and 2 tablespoons oil. Slowly add to dry ingredients, beating until smooth. Pat zucchini sticks very dry and if desired dredge lightly in flour. Dip pieces, one at a time, in batter. Fry in [...]

Recipe: Batter-Fried Zucchini Sticks2019-08-18T11:12:38-05:00

For Goodness Grapes


Presented by the Aging and Disability Resource Center This off-the-vine fruit, the grape, is found on almost every continent and is so popular that most people don't hesitate to eat them (or drink them.)  With over 60 different varieties, this popular snack is jam-packed with flavor and nutritional benefits. Grapes fall into the "berry" category and can easily fit into your daily meal plan during a meal or as a snack.  A fair serving size would be about 1 cup which would equal about 15-20 graphics and 104 calories! The dark red and purple color of the grape screams [...]

For Goodness Grapes2019-08-18T11:59:59-05:00

Beneficial Bites – All Ears About Sweet Corn


Presented by the Aging and Disability Resource Center Have you had your corn on the cob eating contest yet this summer?  Even though corn is considered both a vegetable (fresh) and a grain (dried), in August we will be focusing on the edible vegetable: Sweet Corn. There are a lot of facts and nutritional information about sweet corn that many don't realize or even think about.  Even though this is a starchy vegetable, you can fit this food into a healthy meal plan.  Now, load it with butter & salt -- that's a whole other story! History shows that Native [...]

Beneficial Bites – All Ears About Sweet Corn2019-08-13T19:01:33-05:00

Recipe: Matcha Lemonade


Matcha Lemonade Makes about 2 quarts 1 cup hot water2 cups pure cane sugar2 cups fresh lemon juice1 1/2 tbsp matcha3 1/2 cups ice water Pour sugar and hot water into a large mixing bowl and stir together until sugar dissolves. Stir in lemon juice and matcha.Pour mixture into the well of a blender and blender until no matcha granules remain and mixture is smooth.Transfer mixture into a large pitcher and stir in ice water. Allow mixture to sit for 5 minutes. Stir once again and serve.

Recipe: Matcha Lemonade2019-08-13T18:40:00-05:00



5 Ingredient Peanut Cup Energy Bites EASY, 5 ingredient peanut butter energy bites sweetened with dates and studded with oats, dark chocolate and chia seeds! Full of fiber, protein and healthy fats. 1 cup dates (pitted // if dry, soak in warm water for 10 minutes, then drain well)3 tbsp all-natural salted peanut or almond butter1/4 cup dairy-free dark chocolate (roughly chopped)1 tbsp chia seeds (or sub flax or hemp seeds)2/3 cup gluten-free rolled oats Pulse dates in a food processor or blender until they’re in small pieces or it forms a ball (see photo).Add oats, chocolate, chia seeds and peanut [...]

Recipe: 5-INGREDIENT PEANUT BUTTER CUP ENERGY BITES2019-08-13T18:30:25-05:00