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August: Jumpstart Healthy Back-to-School Days with an Array of Nutrition and Wellness Events at ShopRite of Hackensack

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

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HACKENSACK, N.J., July 28, 2016 – ShopRite of Hackensack, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a full calendar of healthy events throughout the month of August, including those focused on getting the school year off to a healthy start. The store’s registered dietitian, Alison Halpern, R.D., C.H.E.S., will lead each of the LiveRight offerings and provide easy-to-implement advice. All programs are free, open to the public, held at ShopRite of Hackensack and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Mon., Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 – Meal of the Week, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Don’t know what to make for dinner? The Meal of the Week Station, located in the Meat Department, has you covered. You can pick up the recipe and all of the ingredients needed to create a complete meal. Sample the Meal of the Week in the Food Court.

Fri., Aug. 5 – Produce Pick, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Alison, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, will be mixing this week’s produce pick into a delicious new dish. Stop by for a sample and a recipe.

Mon., Aug. 8 – Back-to-School Snacking, 4 – 6 p.m. Drop by the Dietitian’s Corner to learn how to make snack time more nutritious featuring Crispy Green Freeze-Dried Fruit.

Tues., Aug. 9 – Simple Summer Meals Cooking Class, 6 – 7 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Stop by the dietitian’s office or call (201) 819-5015 to register. Join your in-store dietitian in the Food Court for a donation based cooking class. This class is free, but a suggested donation of $5 is requested to benefit ShopRite Partners in Caring, which supports the fight against hunger. You will take away new techniques and recipes for some deliciously simple and tasty, no-heat-required summer dishes.

Thurs., Aug., 11 and 25 – LiveRight with ShopRite Kids’ Cooking Class, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.  Please note space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Stop by the dietitian’s office or call (201) 819-5015 to register. Bring little chefs ages 5 to 12 for a fun, interactive and free cooking class. The class is a great way to encourage youngsters to try some new and healthy menu items.

Thurs., Aug. 18 – Pack a Healthy Lunch Workshop at the YMCA of Greater Bergen County, 6 – 7 p.m. Figuring out what to pack for lunch can be tough, especially when it comes to what to pack for kids. Alison, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, will teach you the tips and tricks to make brown bagging a breeze for the whole family. The YMCA of Greater Bergen County is located at 360 Main St. in Hackensack.

Sun., Aug. 21 – Build a Better Brunch, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Not quite breakfast, not quite lunch, but always delicious. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to sample Alison’s healthy take on summer brunch that is sure to delight.

Sat., Aug. 27 – Build a Better Sandwich, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Get some great lunch bag ideas at the Dietitian’s Corner today. Learn how to build a creative and nutritious sandwich to stuff in your lunch bag this fall featuring our Dietitian’s Product Spotlight – Dave’s Killer Bread.

Sun., Aug. 28 – Back-to-School Breakfasts, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Drop by the Dietitian’s Corner to hear all about better-for-you breakfast options and sample some tasty recipes.

ShopRite of Hackensack is located at 500 South River Street in Hackensack, N.J. In addition to leading the full LiveRight with ShopRite calendar of events, ShopRite’s in-store dietitians are available for free one-on-one nutrition counseling, store tours and to present nutrition talks for community groups. For more information or to register for a program, contact ShopRite of Hackensack’s Alison Halpern, R.D., C.H.E.S., at (201) 819-5015 or email Alison.halpern@wakefern.com.

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