Happenings Include Culinary Workshops and Events on Better-For-You Snacking and Sandwich Ideas
RAMSEY, N.J., July 28, 2016 – ShopRite of Ramsey, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a full calendar of healthy events throughout the month of August, including those focused on getting a healthy start to the school year. The store’s registered dietitian, Sondra Tackett, M.S., R.D. will lead each of the LiveRight offerings and provide easy-to-implement advice. All programs are free, open to the public, held at ShopRite of Ramsey and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:Thurs., Aug. 4 – Produce Pick, 12 – 2 p.m. Sondra, ShopRite’s registered dietitian, will be mixing this week’s produce pick into a delicious new dish. Stop by for a sample and recipes.
Mon., Aug. 8 – LiveRight with ShopRite Kid’s Culinary Workshop, 5 to 7 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Bring in the little chefs to join Sondra, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, and Chef Vicki in this fun, hands-on cooking class. This month’s class has an “Olympic Appetites” theme. The cost is $20 per child with an adult and $10 for each additional child.
Tues., Aug. 9 (4 – 6 p.m.) and Wed., Aug. 17 (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.) – Meal of the Week Recipe Sampling. Stumped on what to cook for dinner? Visit the Dietitian’s Corner, where Sondra will be sampling this week’s featured meal and pick up a recipe as well as all the ingredients needed to create a complete meal. Recipes change weekly, so stop by often.
Thurs., Aug. 11 – LiveRight with ShopRite Adult Culinary Workshop, 6 to 8 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Join ShopRite’s in-store dietitian Sondra and Chef Vicki in creating a healthy and delicious meal as part of the Culinary Workshop series. This month’s theme is “Inspired Bowls.” The cost is $20 per person.
Sat., Aug. 13 and Sat., Aug. 27 – Build a Better Sandwich, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Stop by the Dietitian’s Corner to learn all about sprucing up lunch time with creative and nutritious sandwich ideas and try a sample of Dave’s Killer Bread, a new addition to our bread aisle.
Fri., Aug. 26 – Back-to-School Snacks, 2 – 4 p.m. Looking for some tasty back-to-school snacks? Drop in the Dietitian’s Corner to find out about better-for-you snacks that are a delicious addition to any lunchbox – Siggi’s Yogurt and Crispy Greens Freeze-Dried Fruit.
ShopRite of Ramsey is located at 2 Interstate Shopping Center in Ramsey, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s registered dietitians are available to serve as guest speakers/instructors at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information on any of the events or to pre-register, please contact ShopRite of Ramsey’s Sondra Tackett, M.S., R.D., at (201) 419-9160 or email [email protected].