Food Explorers: Cheesy Broccoli Orzo

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Registration for this event will close on May 12, 2021 @ 5:00pm.
Allowed Grades: 6th Grade to 12th Grade

Program Description

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Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers, to make Cheesy Broccoli Orzo for dinner!

You’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 1 onion,
  • olive oil,
  • 1 head broccoli,
  • cheddar cheese,
  • orzo,
  • chicken or vegetable broth (~3 cups),
  • butter,
  • milk
  • optional:
    • grated parmesan and garlic

You will need a casserole or deep baking dish.

Families of 6th-12th Grade attendees are also welcome (just register as the primary teen when signing up, though!).

Registration is required as space is limited and in order to receive Zoom Meeting Credentials. Zoom Meeting Credentials will be sent out in the reminder email approximately 24 hours before the start of the program.

About our Presenter: Katie Shepherd is a Registered Dietitian who graduated from UCONN. Katie always knew she wanted to work with kids, and took the plunge to create Food Explorers. Food Explorers programs gets kids and teens hands-on with their food while they learn about healthy eating. You can find out more about Katie and Food Explorers at their website, Instagram, or Facebook page.

Food Explorers logo featuring a knife, fork, and cute fruits and vegetables in chef hats



The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.


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