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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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NORTHVALE, 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 Northvale, an Inserra Supermarkets store. Led by Samantha Pappas, 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 Northvale and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Sat., Aug. 2 & Mon., Aug. 11 – Sammy's Sampling, 2 – 4 p.m. Sample the delicious dishes Sammy is showcasing this month.

Sun., Aug. 3 & Wed., Aug. 27 – Produce Pick, 1 – 3 p.m. This month's produce pick will be the "star" of a new dish prepared by the dietitian.

Mon., Aug. 4 – Rethink your Drink, 2 – 4 p.m. Cool down by ditching the soda and exploring healthier beverage options.

Thurs., Aug. 7 – Spread the Love: Nut Butter Tasting, 1 – 3 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian's Corner to try the fun, flavorful nut butters of Wild Friends and learn how this heart-healthy condiment can enhance your well-being.

Wed., Aug. 13 – No Cook Summer Sides, 4 – 6 p.m. Make your summertime meals the tastiest and easiest yet with no-heat-required dishes.

Thurs., Aug. 14 – Build a Better Sandwich, 1 – 3 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.

Fri., Aug. 15 & Aug. 29 – High Fiber Fridays, noon – 2 p.m. Remain fit and full with fiber! Stop by the Dietitian's Corner for the latest high-fiber finds.

Sun., Aug. 17 – Ramsey Farmer's Market, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Erie Plaza, Ramsey. Healthy, kid-friendly ideas will be featured using local bounty. Fresh never tasted so good!

Mon., Aug. 18 – Right for Tonight Dinner Demo, 2 – 4 p.m. Taste and see how to cook up a healthy dish tonight. Recipe cards will be available.

Wed., Aug. 20 – LiveRight with ShopRite Kid's Day, 5 – 6 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 is required.

Mon., Aug. 25 – Back-to-School Snack Attack, 2 – 4 p.m. Visit the Dietitian's Corner to discover how to make snack time more nutritious this fall. Samples will be available.

Thurs., Aug. 28 – Fresh Food Fast, noon – 2 p.m. Learn how to turn simple ingredients into a healthy, filling meal. Redefine fast food with this recipe.

ShopRite of Northvale is located at 246 Livingston St., in Northvale, N.J. For more information or to pre-register for the LiveRight with ShopRite Kid's Day, contact ShopRite of Northvale's Samantha Pappas, R.D., at (862) 377-3177 or email Samantha.pappas@wakefern.com.