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Weekly Menu For December 17 – December 23, 2023

Sunday, December 17

Lunch:

Soup: Vegetable & Wild Rice
Entree: Pasta Bake w/Mushrooms Kale & Broccoli
Side: Garlic Crostini, Caesar Salad Side
Dessert:  Chocolate Toffee Brownie
Alternate Entree: Egg & Cheese Croissant w/Melon Wedge

Wellness Low Sodium Choice: Spinach Omelet w/Baked Potato

Dinner:

Soup: Split Pea
Entree: Braised Chicken w/Olives & Apricots
Side:  Brown Rice Pilaf, Vegetable Medley
Dessert: Strawberry Cream Cake (p)
Alternate Entree: Beef Stew Bordelaise

Wellness Low Sodium Choice: Roasted Chicken w/Yam & Steamed Vegetables

Monday, December 18

Lunch:

Soup: Kale & Bean
Entree: Beyond Meat Tostada Bowl
Side: Spanish Rice, Pinto Beans
Dessert: Churros con Cajeta
Alternate Entree: Vegetable Chili Bowl w/Corn Bread

Wellness Low-Sodium Choice: Poached Fish, Steamed Rice & Vegetables

Dinner:

Soup: Curried Chickpea Soup
Entree: Masala Veal Fricasse
Side: Harvest Rissoto, Sucatash
Dessert: Baklava
Alternate Entree: Schnitzel Chicken Sandwich w/Sumac Slaw

Wellness Low-Sodium Choice: Plain Egg Omelet w/Baked Potato

Tuesday, December 19

Lunch:

Soup: Roasted Pepper Bisque
Entree: Breaded Tilapia Fish Sandwich
Side:  Sweet Potato Fries, Coleslaw
Dessert: Pear-Ginger Triffle
Alternate Entree: Butternut Mac & Cheese Bowl

Wellness Low-Sodium Choice: Baked Tilapia w/Yam & Steamed Vegetables

Dinner:

Soup: Vegetable Barley
Entree:  Turkey Salisbury Steak w/Cranberry Gravy
Side: Garlic Mashed Potato, Stewed Eggplant
Dessert: Fruits of the Forest Pie (p)
Alternate Entree: Moroccan Lamb Meatball and Basmati Rice

Wellness Low-Sodium Choice: Plain Baked Chicken Breast, Steamed Rice & Vegetable

Wednesday, December 20

Lunch:

Soup: Lentil
Entree: General Tso’s Chicken
Sides: Fried Rice
Dessert: Chocolate Cake
Alternate Entree: Southwest Burger W/Grilled Onions, Jalapeno Mayonnaise and Fries

Wellness Low-Sodium Choice: Plain Roast Chicken w/Yam & Steamed Vegetables

 

Dinner:

Soup: Minestrone Soup
Entree: Salmon Cake w/Dill-Lemon Aioli
Sides: Herb Rissoto, Broccolini
Dessert: Lemon Squares
Alternate Entree: Winter Vegetable Rissoto Bowl

Wellness Low-Sodium Choice: Poached Fish w/Steamed Brown Rice & Vegetables

 

Thursday, December 21

Lunch:

Soup:  New Orleans Gumbo
Entree: Cheese Blintz w/Cherry Sauce
Side: Fruit Garnish, Pasta Salad
Dessert: Fig Mascarpone Cake
Alternate Entree: Open Face Mediterranean Tuna Steak Sandwich

Wellness Low-Sodium Choice: Mushroom Omelet w/Baked Potato

Dinner:

Soup: Tortilla
Entree: Braised Lamb Tagine w/Shallots & Dates
Side: Basmati Rice, Roasted Citrus Parsnips
Dessert: Dark Chocolate Dipped Macarons
Alternate Entree: Turkey Stuffed Cabbage Roll Baked in Tomato Sauce

Wellness Low-Sodium Choice: Plain Omelet w/Baked Yam

Friday, December 22

Lunch:

Soup: French Onion
Entree: Breaded Zucchini Napoleon Casserole
Side: Garlic Bread, Whole Wheat Pasta
Dessert: Apple Pie
Alternate Entree: Baked Quinoa & Vegetable Crepes w/Jicama Cucumber Salad

Wellness Low Sodium Choice: Quinoa Crepes and Jicama Cucumber Salad

Dinner:

Soup: Chicken Noodle
Entree: Sweet & Sour Beef Brisket
Side: Chive-Garlic Mashed Potato, Ginger Spaghetti Squash
Dessert: Chocolate Babka
Alternate Entree: Roast Chicken w/Cranberry Glaze

Wellness Low Sodium Choice: Plain Roast Chicken w/Yam & Steamed Vegetables

 

Saturday, December 23

Lunch:

Soup:  Potato Leek
Entree: Ling Cod w/Lemon-Parsley Sauce
Side:  Assorted Salads
Dessert: Coffee Cake
Alternate Entree: Spinach Borekas

Wellness Low Sodium Choice: Baked Cod w/Baked Potato & Vegetables

Dinner:

Soup: Winter Vegetable
Entree: Beef Cholent
Side: Dinner Roll
Dessert: Apricot Jelly Roll (p)
Alternate Entree: Chopped Beef Liver Plate w/Pita Bread

Wellness Low Sodium Choice: Plain Grilled Chicken, Sweet Potato, Steamed Vegetables