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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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LYNDHURST, N.J., August 1, 2014 – Savor the last weeks of summer with healthy meal planning and preparation suggestions featured in the August wellness series hosted by ShopRite of Lyndhurst, an Inserra Supermarkets store. Led by Julie Harrington, R.D., in-store registered dietitian, the following events are being held throughout the month to help local residents. All programs are free and open to the public, held at ShopRite of Lyndhurst and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Mon., Aug. 4 & 25 – Produce Pick, noon – 2 p.m. Get a taste of this week's produce pick in an easy-to-prepare-at-home new dish.

Tues., Aug. 5 – Taco Tuesday Cooking Class, 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Have a fiesta learning simple swaps to make healthier tacos. Pre-registration is required for the two sessions and space is limited.

Thursdays, Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28 – Walking Club, 8 a.m. Looking for a way to exercise and beat the heat? Join this weekly walking club for a one-mile trek throughout the store. The starting line is the Dietitian's Corner. Membership cards and prizes are awarded to all participants.

Fri., Aug. 8 & 15 – High Fiber Fridays, noon – 2 p.m. Tap into these techniques to increase fiber intake to feel fuller longer.

Mon., Aug. 11 – Dip It Good!, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Swing by for a taste of these healthier renditions of a party classic.

Thurs., Aug. 14 – From the Freezer Aisle, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Get helpful hints for choosing healthy items in the frozen food department. Sample this month's favorite frozen pick.

Sun., Aug. 17 – Build a Better Brunch Cooking Class, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Prepare lightened up versions of popular brunch recipes in this dietitian-led instructional session. Pre-registration is required for the two sessions and space is limited. 

Wed., Aug. 20 – Healthy Baking Seminar, 5 – 6 p.m. Substitute simple ingredients to make baked goods tasty and healthy. Visit the Dietitian's Corner for tips and recipes.

Thurs., Aug. 21 – Build a Better Sandwich, noon – 2 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.

Tues., Aug. 26 – Veggie Power Cooking Class, 3 and 6 p.m. Going meatless once a week can improve your health, so why not learn how to prepare a vegetarian meal? Pre-registration is required for both sessions and space is limited.

Thurs., Aug. 28 – Back-to-School Snack Attack, noon – 2 p.m. Give some nutritious snack alternatives a try and replace those salty, sugary treats.

Fri., Aug. 29 – LiveRight with ShopRite Kid's Day Cooking Class (ages 6 and up), 4 – 4:45 p.m. and 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Little chefs can create and try new things. In-person pre-registration is required and space is limited. Stop by the Dietitian's Corner to reserve a spot.     

ShopRite of Lyndhurst is located at 540 New York Ave. in Lyndhurst, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite's retail 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 Lyndhurst's Julie Harrington at (201) 419-9154 or email Julie.harrington@wakefern.com.