This easy salmon patty recipe is really flavorful — and fabulous for either a healthy snack recipe, or for a complete meal! This will ensure they get plenty of protein, vitamins, minerals, and those healthy Omega 3 fats. This is very important for maintaining proper nutrition. Salmon is one of the most valuable foods nutrition-wise…Continue reading

A myriad of specific elderly nutrition problems tend to increase as we age — and proper nutrition is often more difficult to get. Nutrition (or lack of it) in our older loved ones is often hidden…And it may be difficult to discover exactly what it going on. When Dad first moved from Arizona into his…Continue reading

by Deb (Wisconsin) These apple sauce brownies are absolutely delicious and use just a little oil. Plus, the apples make them very healthy. Ingredients:1/4 Cup vegetable oil1 1/2 Cups Sugar (can use sugar substitute like Splenda or adjust with stevia instead)2 Cups Flour (try whole wheat pastry flour)2 Cups Apple sauce (naturally sweetened or unsweetened…Continue reading

Fresh strawberry desserts are available almost all year long!Our strawberry desserts are festive enough for special holidays and parties, and can be made any time of the year. (And in the off-season, you can use frozen for most of these recipes). Nutritious! – As you may know, strawberries are very healthy with no sodium, cholesterol…Continue reading

These elderly nutrition snacks can help tip the balance – in favor of you or your loved one’s dietary needs, in an enjoyable way – using highly healthy foods and snacks. Many seniors experience loss of appetite or change in eating habits due to a variety of issues. Sometimes they are no longer able to…Continue reading

This towering strawberry and fruit kabob is both a craft and a food project! Fun for your senior activities. Strawberries are a versatile fruit to use for any occasion, so you can decorate this kabob for lots of holidays and parties. Nutrition — As we’ve discussed on previous pages, the strawberry is an excellent food…Continue reading

by Tammy (FL) This orange dessert is made with fresh slices of orange, plus sugar-free orange slice candies, arranged in a circular flower. Very easy to make and delicious to eat! I included a picture so you could get the idea better. How to Make 5 to 6 slices of fresh orange5 or 6 pieces…Continue reading

by Virginia (Missouri) This is a really simple custard recipe from scratch. It is light and healthy, made with all-natural ingredients. And delicious. You can leave the brandy out if you want, and add another flavor instead. Ingredients2 cups of milk3 Tablespoons of instant milk4 Tablespoons of honey (I’m sure you could use sugar instead)2…Continue reading

by Carol (Ohio) This fresh blueberry pie is really scrumptious, and best when the blueberries are in season. And especially good when you pick the berries yourself! You may already know that blueberries are considered to be a highly nutritious fruit. They are high in many vitamins like Vitamin A and K and C. They…Continue reading

by Sue (Colorado) I have a really good date nut bread recipe that’s been in our family for years. My elderly grandma used to make it. It’s sort of desserty too – you can add frosting to the top! (You can also add in lots of other kinds of dried fruits if you want, not…Continue reading