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Noodle Recipe Testing

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The Sylvia Center’s dietetic interns were involved with recipe development which requires them to carefully review recipes to ensure it provided balanced nutritional value and used seasonal ingredients. While improving…

Dietetic Intern Spotlights

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During the past few months, the Sylvia Center worked with dietetic interns who helped build a stronger recipe database for our programs. They conducted a nutrition analysis of current recipes…

Pasta with Green Beans and Almond Gremolata

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Parmesan, lemon, garlic and red-pepper flakes: It’s one of The Sylvia Center’s favorite combinations of flavors to pair with pasta. In this recipe from The New York Times Cooking, our tried and…