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June: ShopRite of Northvale to Host an Array of Health and Wellness Events
Free Programs Include Culinary Workshops, Smart Snacking Samples and More   

NORTHVALE, N.J., May 25, 2017 – ShopRite of Northvale, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a diverse range of nutrition and wellness events throughout the month of June. The store’s registered dietitian, Jenna Amos, R.D., will lead the activities with easy-to-implement advice and instruction. All events are free, open to the public, held at ShopRite of Northvale and do not require advance registration unless otherwise noted:

Wed., June 7 Protein Packed Summer Smoothies, 3 – 6 p.m.  Smoothies are a tasty and refreshing way to start summer mornings. Stop by the Dietitian’s Nook to learn how to build a better smoothie that is rich in protein. Samples and recipes will be provided.

Thurs., June 8 Produce Pick, 12 – 3 p.m. In-store dietitian Jenna will feature local, seasonal produce in a delicious and nutritious recipe. Stop by the Dietitian’s Nook for a taste.

Fri., June 9 Power Up with Plant Based Protein, 2 – 4 p.m. Many plant-based foods such as nuts, seeds and whole grains can help to meet daily protein needs while also providing fiber and antioxidants. In-store dietitian Jenna will highlight ways to power up with plant-based proteins. Samples will be provided.

Mon., June 12 Workout Snacks, 1 – 3 p.m. Smart snacking is a great way to fuel your next workout. Stop by the Dietitian’s Nook where Jenna will be offering tips on balanced snacking as well as samples and coupons.

Sat., June 17 Protein Packed Beach Ready Snacks, 12 – 2 p.m. Fuel summer fun with protein-rich, packable and portable snacks. Stop by the Dietitian’s Nook for samples and snack ideas.

Sun., June 18 Grill Rubs and Marinades, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Celebrate Father’s Day by kicking off grilling season. Stop by the Dietitian’s Nook to learn how to make better-for-you rubs and marinades. These blends also make great Father’s Day gifts.

Wed., June 21 Adult Culinary Workshop, 6 – 8 p.m. Please note space is limited and advanced registration at the Courtesy Desk is required.  Create a healthy and delicious meal centered around this month’s theme “Food Truck Fiesta.” Menu will include chipotle pork tacos, street corn, spicy jicama fries and “unfried” ice cream. Cost is $20 per person.

Mon., June 26 – Meal of the Week, 12 – 3 p.m. Stumped on what to cook for dinner? Visit the Meal of the Week case in the produce department where you can pick up a recipe with all the ingredients needed to create a complete meal.

Tues., June 27 Nut and Seed Butter Tasting, 2 – 4 p.m. Stop by the dietitian’s office to try a variety of nut and seed butters, and learn how these butters can be part of a healthy meal or snack.

Wed., June 28 Kids Culinary Workshop, 5 – 7 p.m. Please note that space is limited and advanced registration at the courtesy counter is required.  Young chefs are sure to enjoy a cooking class centered on the theme “Sweet Science.” Menu will include strawberry lemonade, naan pizzas, caramelized corn and pineapple sundaes. Cost is $20 for one child with an adult.

Fri., June 30 – Nutrition Counseling. Did you know that in-store dietitian Jenna offers free nutrition counseling to help with healthy eating, allergies, recipe ideas and many more topics? Call or email Jenna to set up an appointment. Dates and times are flexible.

ShopRite of Northvale is located at 246 Livingston St., Northvale, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian can serve as a guest speaker/instructor at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Northvale’s Jenna Amos, R.D., at (862) 377-3177 or via email at


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