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Inserra Supermarkets
20 Ridge Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430

Programs are Free and Open to the Public

Event Date: August 31, 2014

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HOBOKEN, N.J., July 30, 2014 – Savor the last weeks of summer with healthy meal planning and preparation suggestions featured in the August wellness series hosted by ShopRite of Hoboken, an Inserra Supermarkets store. Led by Jenna Stock, R.D., in-store registered dietitian, the following free events are being held throughout the month for local residents. All programs are open to the public, held at ShopRite of Hoboken and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Fri., Aug. 1 – High Fiber Friday, 2 – 4 p.m. Remain fit and full with fiber! Stop by the Dietitian's Corner for the latest high-fiber finds.

Sun., Aug. 3 & Wed., Aug. 27 – Jenna's Produce Pick, Aug. 3: noon – 2 p.m./Aug. 27: 2 – 4 p.m. This month's produce pick will be the "star" of a new dish prepared by the dietitian.

Wed., Aug. 13 – Build a Better Sandwich, 3 – 5 p.m. Get some great back-to-school lunch bag ideas and tips for how to build a creative, nutritious sandwich at the Dietitian's Corner.

Thurs., Aug. 14 – Cook Right for Tonight Cooking Class, 7 – 9 p.m. Join the in-store culinary chef and dietitian for a Mediterranean-themed culinary workshop. Cucumber and dill, crab cups, grilled zucchini roll-ups, curried eggplant and lentil salad and honey ginger citrus salad are on the menu. Pre-registration is required, and space is limited.

Sat., Aug. 16 – Free Blood Screenings, 1 – 4 p.m., offered in partnership with CarePoint Health. No appointment necessary.  

Sun., Aug. 17 – Breakfast Matters, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Learn why breakfast is the most important meal of the day and how to incorporate fast and healthy selections into your routine. Samples will be provided. 

Sun., Aug. 17 – Toddler Gourmet Cooking Class (ages 2 – 5), 3 – 3:45 p.m. Youngsters can create and try new things while preparing a simple, healthy snack. Recipe cards will be distributed to all participants. Pre-registration and supervision by a parent or guardian is required. Space is limited.

Tues., Aug. 19 – Back-to-School Snack Attack, 3 – 5 p.m. Visit the Dietitian's Corner to discover how to make snack time more nutritious this fall. Samples will be available.

Tues., Aug. 19 – Allergy Awareness Meeting, 7 – 8 p.m. If your kids suffer from food allergies, join this gathering to share your experiences and learn how to navigate safe food options. Advance reservations are preferred. Call (201) 819-4972 or email hoboken-foodallergies@gmail.com.

Thurs., Aug. 21 – Dip It Good!, 2 – 4 p.m. Learn how to add a new twist to traditional dips for your summertime entertaining.

Mon., Aug. 25 – LiveRight with ShopRite Kid's Day Cooking Class (ages 6 – 10), 4 – 5 p.m. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

Fri., Aug. 29 – No Cook Summer Sides: Labor Day BBQ Edition, 2 – 4 p.m. Make your holiday barbecue meals the tastiest and easiest yet with no-heat-required dishes.

ShopRite of Hoboken is located at 900 Madison St., in Hoboken, N.J. For more information or to pre-register for the cooking classes or Allergy Awareness Meeting, contact ShopRite of Hoboken's Jenna Stock, R.D., at (201) 819-4972 or email Jenna.stock@wakefern.com.