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Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430

Programs are Free and Open to the Public

Event Date: August 30, 2014

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HACKENSACK, N.J., July 28, 2014 – Savor the last weeks of summer with healthy meal planning and preparation suggestions featured in the August wellness series hosted by ShopRite of Hackensack, an Inserra Supermarkets store. Led by Emily Johnston, R.D., in-store registered dietitian, the following free events are being held throughout the month to help local residents. All programs are open to the public, held at ShopRite of Hackensack and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Sun., Aug. 3 – Fresh Food Fast! 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian's Corner for a recipe card and learn how to transform simple ingredients into a healthy meal; a great alternative to picking up takeout.

Tues., Aug. 5 – No Cook Summer Sides, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Since it's too hot to turn that oven on, explore how to create delicious and healthy side dishes that don't require any heat.

Sat., Aug. 9 & 16 – Build a Better Brunch, 10 a.m. – noon. Lightened up brunch recipes, which are just as tasty and less indulgent than traditional fare, headline this session.

Wed., Aug. 13/Tues., Aug. 19 – Produce Pick, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Get a taste of this week's produce pick in an easy-to-prepare-at-home new dish.

Thurs., Aug. 14 – LiveRight with ShopRite Kids Day, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Youngsters can taste test less sugary drinks at the hydration station. 

Mon., Aug. 18 – Ask the R.D., all day event. Stop by the Dietitian's Corner for a free nutrition visit and sign up for a guided tour of ShopRite.

Wed., Aug. 20 – Back to School Snack Attack, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Give some nutritious snack alternatives a try and replace those salty, sugary treats.

Thurs., Aug. 21 & 28 – What's Cookin?, all day event. ShopRite's Food Court will be offering "Eat Well" dishes. These fresh, flavorful and lightened up specials are perfect for families on the go! Check out the food court throughout the week as well for daily, healthy specials.

Fri., Aug. 22 & 29 – High Fiber Fridays, noon – 2 p.m. Tap into these techniques to increase fiber intake to feel fuller longer.

Mon., Aug. 25 – Barbecue Basics, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Learn useful tips for summer food safety as well as lightened up barbecue recipes.

ShopRite of Hackensack is located at 500 South River St. in Hackensack, N.J. For more information, contact ShopRite of Hackensack's Emily Johnston, MPH, RD, CDE, at (201) 819-5015 or email Emily.johnston@wakefern.com.