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MEALS ON WHEELS PLUS OF MANATEE CUTS RIBBON ON NEW BUILDING AND NEW FOOD BANK TRUCK Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee cut the ribbon on new and renovated facilities as well as a new truck for The Food Bank… Continue Reading…

Ingredients 1 corn, shucked Instructions Cut/remove kernels from corn cob into skillet. Sauté corn kernels in a preheated large cast-iron skillet 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until kernels are lightly charred. Season with coarse salt and freshly ground pepper… Continue Reading…

Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee cut the ribbon on new and renovated facilities as well as a new truck for The Food Bank of Manatee on Monday, June 6th. Many donors made the improvements possible, including generous support from… Continue Reading…

Ingredients 1 pear, washed Instructions Pre-heat the oven to 225°F. Chop off the top and bottom of the pear. Thinly slice (about 1mm thick) as uniformly as possible. Lay out the pear slices on a baking tray ensuring that none… Continue Reading…

FRIENDSHIP DINING CENTER OPENS IN MANATEE COUNTY We are proud to announce the reopening of Friendship Dining Centers, a PLUS program of Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee. At the beginning of the COVID pandemic, Friendship Dining Centers suspended operations… Continue Reading…

Ingredients 3 cups lettuce, washed and torn 1 apple, washed and diced 1 tomato, washed and diced 1 package of Italian Dressing (included) Instructions Combine all ingredients in bowl. Add dressing, mix lightly, and enjoy! Servings: 4

Ingredients 1 Banana, peeled 1 Teaspoon of Honey (optional) Instructions Preheat oven to 4000F. Peel the banana and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Smash banana with a fork. Roast in a preheated oven for 12 minutes, or until lightly… Continue Reading…

THE 2022 GIVING CHALLENGE WAS A HUGE SUCCESS IN HELPING FEED MANATEE! The 2022 Giving Challenge was an exciting 24-hour giving event that took place from Noon to Noon on April 26th and 27th that connected local nonprofit organizations with… Continue Reading…

Ingredients 1 Apple, washed, peeled, seeded and cut 1 Orange, peeled, seeded and cut 1/3 cup of water Instructions Peel, seed and cut the apple and orange into large chunks. Put the chunks in the blender with water. Blend until… Continue Reading…

Ingredients 1 Banana, peeled, and sliced 1/2 lemon, squeezed for juice Instructions Preheat oven to 225 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Slice banana. Spread banana slices out onto the prepared baking sheet, making sure slices are… Continue Reading…

The 28th Annual Tropical Nights, A Royal Affair, benefiting Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee, was a tremendous success. The event raised over $250,000 to support the programs and mission of Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee. We were happy… Continue Reading…

Ingredients 1 Pear, washed, peeled, and sliced 1 Apple, washed, peeled, and sliced Instructions Place all ingredients into the blender and secure lid. Add water to thin as needed. Blend until smooth. Serving size: 1 serving

During the month of March we celebrate Meals on Wheels PLUS and the seniors we serve as we March for Meals together. March for Meals provides a wonderful opportunity to engage public officials in our community, garner media attention, and… Continue Reading…

2022 GIVING CHALLENGE: BE THE ONE The Giving Challenge is an exciting 24-hour giving event taking place from Noon to Noon on April 26th and 27th that connects local nonprofit organizations with donors and community members to build relationships, support… Continue Reading…

Ingredients 1 Yellow Squash 1 Zucchini 2 cups of water 1/8 teaspoon of salt Instructions Wash and cut yellow squash and zucchini into 1/4-inch-thick rounds. Combine squash, zucchini, cold water, and salt in a large bowl. Cover and chill 30… Continue Reading…