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April: ShopRite of Wallington Celebrates Spring with Free Nutrition Counseling and Wellness Events

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Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

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April: ShopRite of Wallington Celebrates Spring with Free Nutrition Counseling and Wellness Events
In-Store Dietitian Will Lead Workshops, Demos and More

WALLINGTON, N.J., March 31, 2017 – This April, ShopRite of Wallington, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a variety of free nutrition counseling and wellness events. The in-store programs will be led by Dana C. McLaughlin, R.D., a registered dietitian, who will offer easy-to-implement advice and instruction. The following programs are free, open to the public, held at ShopRite of Wallington and do not require advance registration unless otherwise noted:

Tues., April 11 – Meal of the Week Sampling, 4 – 6 p.m. Stumped on what to cook for dinner? Stop by the Meal of the Week case in the Produce Department, where you can pick up a recipe and all the ingredients to create a complete meal.

Thurs., April 13 (5 – 7 p.m) and Fri., April 21 (2 – 4 p.m.) – Product Spotlight: Seeds for Health. Dana will be sampling recipes featuring April’s Product Spotlight – Sunbutter. Sunbutter is a delicious spread made with nutrient-dense, roasted sunflower seeds, which can be used in place of nut butter for sandwiches and more. Stop by for coupons and samples.

Fri., April 14 – Better-for-You Brunch, 3 – 5 p.m. Dana will be sampling lightened-up recipes that are sure to please at your next Sunday brunch.

Mon., April 17 – Culinary Workshop for Kids, 5 – 7 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Little chefs will enjoy creating a healthy and fun meal with ShopRite’s in-store dietitian Dana. This month’s theme is “Eat the Rainbow,” featuring a menu of crazy-colored mac and cheese, rainbow salad and a recipe to make natural food coloring. The cost is $20 per child with an adult and $10 per additional child.

Wed., April 19 – Focus on Farm Fresh, 12 – 2 p.m. Dana will be highlighting the nutrition benefits of one of the original farm-to-table foods – milk! Stop by the Dairy Department for recipes, samples and giveaways.

Sat., April 22 – Celebrate Earth Day, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Happy Earth Day! Spring is finally here, and it’s time to get gardening. Visit the Floral Department for free seedlings, local product samplings and information on ShopRite’s sustainability efforts. Join us in celebrating as we go green for our environment.

Mon., April 24 – Adult Culinary Workshop Cooking Class, 6 – 8 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at Courtesy Counter is required Join us in creating a healthy and delicious meal. This month’s theme is “Spring Forward,” featuring a menu of lamb chops with mint gremolata, asparagus and freekeh salad, and a strawberry rhubarb crumble. Cost is $20 per person.

Tues., April 25 – Free Snacking Classes for kids, two sessions: 3:30 or 5:30 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Dana, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, will host two classes with healthy, tasty snacks and fun activities for kids ages 4 to 10.

Thurs., April 27 – Produce Pick, 3 – 5 p.m. Did you know that 80% of Americans don’t meet their daily recommended intake of fruits and vegetables? Trying new or unique produce is a great way to increase intake. Dana will be featuring this week’s Produce Pick in a delicious and nutritious recipe. Stop in for a taste!

ShopRite of Wallington is located at 375 Paterson Ave., Wallington, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian can serve as a guest speaker/instructor at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Wallington’s Dana C. McLaughlin, R.D., at (201) 819-9619 or email


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