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February: ShopRite of Wallington to Host Wide Array of Health and Wellness Events During Heart Health Month

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430

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Offerings Include Cooking Classes, Cholesterol Screenings and Book Signing by Author of “Diabetes: 365 Tips for Living Well”

WALLINGTON, N.J., Jan. 28, 2016 – ShopRite of Wallington, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a wide array of free health and wellness events throughout February, which is Heart Health Month. The store’s registered dietitian, Samantha Pappas, R.D., will lead each of the LiveRight offerings and provide easy-to-implement nutrition and wellness advice. All programs are free, open to the public, held at ShopRite of Wallington and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Fri., Feb. 5 – Produce Pick, 2 – 4 p.m. Samantha, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, will be mixing this week’s produce pick into a delicious new dish. Drop by for a sample and recipes too.

Sat., Feb. 6 – Better Big Game Dips, 12 – 2 p.m. Drop by the Dietitian’s Corner for inspiration and to learn how to put a healthy twist on some of our favorite big game party chips and dips.

Mon., Feb. 8 – Heart Healthy Energy Bars, 5 – 7 p.m. Visit the Dietitian’s Corner for heart healthy energy bars and speak with Samantha, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, and Dara, the registered dietitian at HUMC’s Fitness & Wellness Center, about how to use food as fuel.

Wed., Feb. 10 – LiveRight with ShopRite Kids’ Culinary Workshop, 5 – 7 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Bring the little chefs to join ShopRite’s in-store dietitian and culinary chef for a fun cooking class. This month’s class has a “P is for Pie” theme. The cost is $20 per child (with an adult) and $10 for each additional child.

Fri., Feb. 12 – Sweets for your Sweetie, 2 – 4 p.m. Did you know dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants? Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to learn more and sample a recipe featuring this Valentine favorite.

Thurs., Feb. 18 – Meal of the Week Demo, 1 – 3 p.m. Don’t know what to make for dinner? Visit the Dietitian’s Corner to sample a delicious entrée and take home a recipe too.

Sat., Feb. 20 – Health Fair Featuring Cholesterol Screenings and Book Signing, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Be sure to stop by the store for a free cholesterol screening, heart healthy food tastings, and a book signing with Susan Weiner, the author of “Diabetes: 365 Tips for Living Well.” During the event, books can be purchased for nearly half off the retail price. Books must be purchased before signing.

Mon., Feb. 22 – LiveRight with ShopRite Adult Culinary Workshop, 6 – 8 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Join ShopRite of Wallington’s in-store dietitian and culinary chef in creating a healthy, flavorful meal as part of our Culinary Workshop Series. This month’s theme is “Stem to Root.” The cost is $20 per person.

Thurs., Feb. 25 – Nuts for Nuts, 1 – 3 p.m. Nuts are a heart’s best friend. Visit the Dietitian’s Corner to sample some delicious nut butters.

Mon., Feb. 29 – Free Kids’ Snacking Classes, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. or 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Samantha, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, is hosting two free snacking classes with healthy Valentine Day-themed snacks and fun nutrition activities too.

ShopRite of Wallington is located at 375 Paterson Avenue in Wallington, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s in-store dietitians 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 Wallington’s Samantha Pappas, R.D., at 201-819-9619 or


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