Category: Nutrition and Dining

Potential Menu Items get a Trial Run at Maple Crest

Maple Crest residents who find gnocchi (no-kee) on their dinner plates may not be aware that the small, ridged shapes are made from potatoes.  Diners may not know that gnocchi was originally a Middle Eastern dish that made its way to Italy.  Finally, those who try the added pesto sauce for the first time, should… Read more »

Pies, Fried Chicken and Meatloaf Top the List for MMH Elders

food, long-term care

When Julie Wolfe arrives at work at 5:45 a.m., it’s more than likely she’ll start preparing scrambled eggs and bacon.  As a cook for Mennonite Memorial Home, Wolfe knows what her “customers” like and basic foods are always a hit.   When she varies the breakfast menu, it’s usually with standard fare such as pancakes and… Read more »