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Welcome to the News & Events page, where you can get the latest news about Open Arms, read our most recent blog posts and learn about upcoming events.


Weekly Recipe: Superfood Energy Bites

By Mackenzie Schiltz, University of Minnesota, TEP Dietetic Intern 2018 Stay healthy on the go with these no-bake energy balls  packed with nutrients to help give you energy throughout the day! Energy bites are one of my all time favorite … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe: Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili

Photo source: https://www.skinnytaste.com/no-bean-turkey-and-sweet-potato-chili/   By: Ashley Herman, 2019 Dietetic Intern – University of Minnesota This quick and easy Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili is a hot meal to enjoy all year round. This recipe looks at cooking the chili on … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe: Easy Quiche

Photo source: https://www.spendwithpennies.com/easy-quiche-recipe/ By: Jennifer Guptail, 2019 Dietetic Intern – University of MN This quick and easy quiche is made with a frozen pie crust, however, it can also be made without the crust for a gluten free option.  Quiche … Continue reading

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GF/DF Menu and BBQ Pork Loin

At Open Arms, we try our best to fit the needs and preferences of as many people as we can with our meals. Along with medically tailored menus like our Heart healthy menu and Renal menu, we offer various options … Continue reading

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OAM Renal Menu and Crispy Lemon Chicken Recipe

Out of all our medically tailored menus at OAM, the renal menu is the one we get the most questions about – and for a good reason! Renal is the medical term for kidney, thus our renal diet is planned … Continue reading

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Nutrition Month Blog Post: Heart Health & Parsnip Curry

Happy National Nutrition Month! During the month of March, Open Arms will be sharing some of our favorite dishes from a few of our popular menus. To compliment these delicious recipes, we are also sharing a bit of information about … Continue reading

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Happy National Nutrition Month!

March is National Nutrition Month, a celebration we don’t take lightly at Open Arms. Through our mission to nourish mind, body, and soul, we’re dedicated to supporting the vast nutritional needs of our clients living with life-threatening illnesses. National Nutrition … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe: Turkey Taco Bowl

By Blake Wangelin, OAM Food Services Director Yield: 4 servings Taco Bowl 1 tsp oil 1lb ground turkey 1cup yellow onion, diced 2cups bell peppers, diced ½ tsp ground cumin 1 cup tomatoes, diced 1 tsp oregano ½ tsp paprika … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe: Avocado and Egg Breakfast Tostitos

By Maddie Glazos, 2018 Dietetic Intern – University of Minnesota Fairview Start your day with a breakfast full of healthy fats and protein! These savory tostitos will give you the perfect balance of protein, fat and carbohydrate to fuel your … Continue reading

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