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March: ShopRite of Lyndhurst Celebrates National Nutrition Month with Health and Wellness Events
Activities Include Cooking Classes, Recipe Samplings and More
LYNDHURST, N.J., March 1, 2017 – This March, ShopRite of Lyndhurst, an Inserra Supermarkets store, will host a variety of health and wellness events during National Nutrition Month. The store’s new registered dietitian, Nicholas Vessichelli, R.D., will lead each of the offerings and provide easy-to-implement advice. All programs are free, open to the public, held at ShopRite of Lyndhurst and do not require advance registration unless otherwise noted:
Thurs., March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 – Nick’s Walking Club, 8 a.m. Meet every Thursday at the Dietitian’s Corner for a one-mile walk inside the store with Nick, ShopRite’s new in-store dietitian. Membership cards and prizes are awarded to participants.
Thurs., March 3 – Chips and Dip, 12 – 2 p.m. Need a better-for-you chip and dip to snack on? Nick will be featuring a new combination today, so be sure to visit the Dietitian’s Corner.
Sun., March 5 (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.) and Sun., March 11 (1 – 3 p.m.) – Product Spotlight. Nick will be sampling this month’s Product Spotlight – Grainful, the company that is “taking oats beyond breakfast.”
Tues., March 7 – Produce Pick, 3 – 5 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to try a unique recipe and learn more about our featured Produce Pick.
Wed., March 8 – Meet the R.D., 2 – 4 p.m. Have a nutrition question or want to try some healthy and tasty food samples? Visit the new dietitian, Nick, for all this and more!
Thurs., March 9 – Grub Around the Globe, 12 – 2 p.m. Celebrate this month’s theme of “Grub Around the Globe” by tasting some food delicacies from around the world.
Mon., March 13 – Teen Cooking Class, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Please note space is limited, and registration at Customer Service is required. Join Nick, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, for a hands-on cooking class to gain confidence in the kitchen and learn new healthy recipes. For ages 13-18. A $5 deposit is required and will be returned in the form of a gift card after the class.
Mon., March 20 – Meal of the Week Sampling, 5 – 7 p.m. Stumped on what to cook for dinner? Visit the Dietitian’s Corner for a taste of the featured Meal of the Week.
Thurs., March 23 – Freezer Finds, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Don’t forget to stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to celebrate Frozen Food Month and warm up with a better-for-you freezer find.
Mon., March 27 – Adult Cooking Class, 5 – 6 p.m. Please note space is limited, and registration at customer service is required. Join Nick, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, as he helps you navigate through the kitchen with a focus on better-for-you substitutions. A $5 deposit is required and will be returned in the form of a gift card after the class.
Tues., March 28 – Free Kids Snacking Class, Two sessions: 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Please note space is limited, and registration with Nick is required. Bring your children to the store for this free, hands-on snacking class.
ShopRite of Lyndhurst is located at 540 New York Ave. Lyndhurst, New Jersey. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian can serve as guest speaker/instructor at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Lyndhurst’s Nicholas Vessichelli, R.D. at (201) 300-7783 or email Nicholas.Vessichelli@wakefern.com.