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Beneficial Bites: Hemp Seed: Nutrition in a Nutshell


Presented by the Aging and Disability Resource Center The seed of the cannabis sativa, or hemp plant, hemp seeds are one of the biggest nutrition trends of 2019 & 2020.  Although related to cannabix, hemp seed is not psycho-active and does not contain the THC, the active drug found in hemp leaf. For the last half of the century, hemp production and processing has been illegal in the U.S. until 2018 when Hemp Farming Act was passed.  This bill removed the hemp plant, along with its seeds and derivatives from the Controlled Substances Act.  In the last two years, [...]

Beneficial Bites: Hemp Seed: Nutrition in a Nutshell2020-01-18T18:11:09-06:00

December 15th Community Breakfast Volunteers


We would like to thank the following for their wonderful volunteering! Served 130+ Linda Larson Mary Benson Dale Gillet Greg Buhrow Beccie Olson Harold Olson Paul Aasen Amy Haight Terry Mireau Shelby Robarge Pat Morrison Joe Barnes Pam Tucker Diane Anderson Ruby Buhrow Norma Blessing Gail Olah Mary Fankhauser Glen Fankhauser Remember to report volunteer hours so the center gets credit and so do you! The center is still in need of volunteers to help with the Community Breakfast and other daily activities. The breakfast is our best fundraiser at this time [...]

December 15th Community Breakfast Volunteers2020-01-18T17:27:28-06:00

Recipe: Baked Stuffed French Toast


  BAKED STUFFED FRENCH TOAST 4 lg. slices sourdough bread (crusts removed, bread cubed)1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, cut into cubes1 lg. Granny Smith apple (peeled and chopped)6 eggs1 c. milk1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon2 to 3 tbsp. sifted confectioners' sugarMaple (apricot, blueberry or raspberry syrup) Place half the bread cubes in an ungreased 11 x 7 inch baking dish. Cover with cream cheese cubes, distributing evenly. Sprinkle with chopped apple. Top evenly with remaining bread cubes.Beat together eggs, milk and cinnamon until well blended; pour over bread mixture in dish. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven about 35 [...]

Recipe: Baked Stuffed French Toast2020-01-18T18:37:54-06:00

Rewarding Part-time Job that Makes a Difference


Are You Interested in a Unique, Rewarding Part-time Job that Makes a Difference in People’s Lives? We Need You! Submitted by: Darby Smith Nutrition & Transportation Manager Meals on Wheels (MOW), a Barron County program for more than 40 years, is still positively impacting many older adults in our communities today. Every week day, over 200 MOW participants receive a hot, nutritious meal delivered by a friendly driver who checks in on them and sparks up a pleasant conversation. The impact of this daily visit helps to keep older adults in our communities independent, healthy, and connected [...]

Rewarding Part-time Job that Makes a Difference2020-01-18T17:47:45-06:00

AARP Tax-Aide


Tax aide begins February 4th and will run Tuesdays and Thursdays until April 9th (LAST DAY). Call 715-234-7224 for appointment on or after January 15th. You will need to provide; All forms of income 2018 Tax Return Original Rent Receipt or copy of paid 2019 Property Taxes. Social Security Card Picture ID You must have an appointment. When you arrive check in at the front office of the senior center. 12 West Humbird Street, Rice Lake WI 54868.

AARP Tax-Aide2020-01-18T17:20:45-06:00

Beneficial Bites: The Peanut – It’s Not a Nut!


Presented by the Aging and Disability Resource Center Peanuts, also known as groundnuts, goubers, or earthnuts, are grown worldwide for their edible seed.  Belonging to the legume family (along with beans, peas and lentils) peanuts grow underground leading to their species nae hypogea, meaning "under the earth". Peanuts were shared with the world when European explorers brought them back to Central European explorers brought them back to Central Europe and distributed them in trade routes with East Asia and Africa.  It wasn't until the early 1800's that peanuts were grown as a commercial crop in the U.S.   They were [...]

Beneficial Bites: The Peanut – It’s Not a Nut!2020-01-18T18:11:47-06:00

Recipe: Almond Gelatin


Almond Gelatin Almond gelatin - just like the way they serve it at Chinese dim sum! 1 .25 ounce package unflavored gelatin3/4 cup boiling water1/4 cup white sugar1 cup whole milk1 teaspoon almond extract1/2 15.25 ounce can fruit cocktail, including syrup Combine gelatin with boiling water, stirring until dissolved. Stir in sugar, milk, and almond extract. Pour into a 9 inch square pan and refrigerate overnight. Cut into cubes and serve with fruit cocktail.

Recipe: Almond Gelatin2019-12-22T18:35:14-06:00
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