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April: ShopRite of Fair Lawn Welcomes Spring with Host of Health and Wellness Events
Month’s Activities Include Culinary Workshops, Recipe Demonstrations and More
FAIR LAWN, N.J., April 3, 2017 – ShopRite of Fair Lawn, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a diverse range of nutrition and wellness events throughout the month of April, which is Earth Month. The store’s registered dietitian, Joannah Konecny, R.D., will lead the activities with easy-to-implement advice and instruction. All events are free, open to the public, held at ShopRite of Fair Lawn and do not require advance registration unless otherwise noted:
Fri., April 7 – KeVita Kombucha Demo, 12 – 3 p.m. Stop by the dietitian’s office for a sample of this fun, bubbly probiotic beverage.
Mon., April 10 – Healthy Spring Snacking Demo, 12 – 2 p.m. Spring is the perfect time to make healthy snacks. Stop by the Dietitian’s Office where Joannah will be sampling a healthy recipe using SunButter, April’s Product Spotlight item. Made using sunflower seeds, SunButter is an easy, nut-free alternative to conventional nut butters.
Fri., April 14 – Meal of the Week Demo, 2 – 4 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian’s Office where Joannah will sample the Meal of the Week. The recipe and all ingredients can be found in the Meal of the Week case located in the produce department.
Thurs., April 20 – Adult Culinary Workshop, 6 – 8 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Join Joannah, ShopRite’s in-store registered dietitian, and Chef Melissa for a healthy and delicious meal. This month’s theme is “Spring Forward.” The cost is $20 per person.
Fri., April 21 – Make Your Own Cleaning Supplies, 2 – 4 p.m. Did you know that common pantry items can be used to make environmentally-friendly cleaning supplies? Stop by the dietitian’s office and learn how to make the perfect do-it-yourself blend for all your household spring cleaning needs.
Mon., April 24 – Produce Pick of the Week Demo, 2 – 4 p.m. Stop by the produce department where Joannah, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, will be sampling a recipe featuring this week’s Produce Pick. Take home a nutritious new recipe.
Wed., April 26 – Healthy Spring Snacking Demo, 12 – 2 p.m. Stop by the dietitian’s office where Joannah will sample a healthy new recipe using April’s product spotlight item, SunButter. Come learn more about this nut-free alternative to traditional nut butters.
Fri., April 28 – Kids Culinary Workshop, 5 – 7 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Little chefs are sure to enjoy creating a healthy and fun meal with Joannah, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, and Chef Melissa. This month’s theme is “Eat the Rainbow.” The cost is $20 for one child with an adult and $10 for each additional child.
ShopRite of Fair Lawn is located at 17-17 River Road, Fair Lawn, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian can serve as guest speakers/instructors at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Fair Lawn’s Joannah Konecny, R.D., at (201) 419-9174 or email Joannah.Konecny@wakefern.com.