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February: Get Heart Healthy with ShopRite of Wayne’s Calendar of Free Nutrition Counseling and Wellness Events during American Heart Month

Offerings Include Cholesterol Screenings, Recipe Demonstrations and More  

Wayne, N.J., Jan. 30, 2017 – This February, ShopRite of Wayne, an Inserra Supermarkets store, will host an array of free nutrition counseling and wellness events, including those focused on heart health during American Heart Month. In-store registered dietitian Natalie Nachef, M.S., R.D., is presenting demonstrations and workshops designed to educate individuals on healthier food choices. The following programs are open to the public, held at ShopRite of Wayne and do not require advance registration unless otherwise noted:

Fri., Feb. 3 – Game Day Snacks, 12 – 2 p.m. Whip up a delicious game day dip in no time! Stop by for a taste of the perfect snack to munch on while you watch the big game.

Tues., Feb. 7 – Adult Culinary Workshop Cooking Class, 6 – 8 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at Customer Service is required. Team up with ShopRite’s in-store dietitian Natalie, and Chef Melissa to learn innovative recipes guaranteed to spice up your dining options at home. This month’s theme is “Modern Mediterranean,” featuring a menu of seared salmon and lentils, Brussels sprouts skewers, beet salad and chocolate truffles. The cost per class is $20 per class.

Mon., Feb. 13 – Produce Pick, 3 – 5 p.m. It may be cold out, but winter produce is abundant. Stop in to learn how to pick, store and prepare this week’s Produce Pick.

Tues., Feb. 14 – Sweets for Your Sweetie, 12 – 2 p.m. Did you know dark chocolate is rich in heart healthy antioxidants? Drop by to sample a treat that’s sure to steal and protect your sweetie’s heart.

Sat., Feb. 18 – Dip it Good, 12 – 2 p.m. Natalie will be whipping up a nutritious and flavorful dip that is perfect for any snack occasion. Be sure to stop in for a sample.

Sun., Feb. 19 – Free Cholesterol and Glucose Screenings, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. ShopRite of Wayne wants you to know your numbers and will be offering free cholesterol and glucose screenings at the Wellness Center. Natalie, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, will be on-hand to answer health and nutrition questions as well. No appointment necessary.

Thurs., Feb. 23 – The Skinny on Fats, 3 – 5 p.m. Good, bad, healthy, unhealthy…which is which? Stop by the Wellness Center and get the facts on fats, enjoy a heart healthy sample and pick up recipes too!

Sun., Feb. 26 – Meal of the Week Recipe Sampling, 12 – 2 p.m. Stumped on what to cook for dinner? Visit the Meal of the Week case in the Meat Department to pick up a recipe and all of the ingredients you need to create a complete meal.

Tues., Feb. 28 – Kid’s Culinary Workshop Cooking Class, 5 – 7 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at Customer Service is required. Protégé chefs will take delight participating in this month’s cooking theme “Adventures in Global Eating.” Aspiring cooks will learn how to make Moroccan sweet potato and lentil cakes, Italian spaghetti pie and Greek rice pudding. The cost per class is $20 for one child with an adult plus $10 for each additional child.

ShopRite of Wayne is located at 625 Hamburg Turnpike in Wayne, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s in-store 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 Wayne’s Natalie Nachef M.S. R.D., at (201) 419-9165 or email Natalie.nachef@wakefern.com.

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