In-store registered dietitian to lead programming

This April, ShopRite of Tallman, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting an array of free nutrition counseling and wellness events. The store’s registered dietitian, Johna Mailolli, 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 Tallman and do not require advance registration, unless otherwise noted:

Thurs., April 6 – Healthy Passover Recipes, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Visit the Dietitian’s Office to find out how to make your Passover Seder a healthy one this year. Johna will be sampling a healthier version of a traditional Passover recipe for you to try along with other recipe ideas to take home.

Mon., April 10 – Adult Culinary Workshop, 6 – 8 p.m. Please note space is limited and pre-registration at Customer Service is required. Spring has sprung! Come celebrate by joining Johna and Chef Melissa for this month’s “Spring Forward” class. The menu features lamb loin chops with mint gremolata and asparagus with freekeh and yogurt dressing. The cost is $20 per adult.

Fri., April 14 – Healthy Easter Cooking and Baking Demo, 4 – 5:30 p.m. Learn how to plan a healthy Easter feast with the fresh flavors of spring. Stop by the Dietitian’s Office to sample a healthy Easter dish and pick up a few recipes you can make at home.

Mon., April 17 – Natural Beauty Remedies, 4 – 6 p.m. Earth Day is right around the corner. Did you know healthy foods can be used for other things beside nutrition? Find out how to clean your house, shine up your hair and wash your face with everyday food items.

Thurs., April 20 – Free Kids Fit Class, 6 – 7 p.m. Please pre-register at the Dietitian’s Office. Calling all kids ages 7 to 10 years of age! Johna will be hosting a new, exciting monthly class to get children thinking, moving and making healthy snacks. Culinary goodies will be given to each child at the end of the “Kids Fit” classes. Be sure to sign up!

Fri., April 21 – Seeds of Love Sampling, 3 – 5 p.m. Sunflower, pumpkin, flax seeds, oh my! Johna will have a selection of various, heart-healthy seeds for you to sample and some creative ways to add more seeds in your diet.

Tues., April 25 – Meal of the Week Demo, 5 – 7 p.m. Need ideas on what to cook for dinner? Johna will be at our Meal of the Week cart sampling this week’s meal. Pick up a recipe and all of the ingredients you need to make an easy, nutritious meal any day of the week.

Thurs., April 27 – Culinary Workshop for Kids, 5 – 7 p.m. Please note space is limited and pre-registration at Customer Service is required.  Bring in your little chefs for a fun, hands-on cooking class. Johna will be featuring a menu of crazy-colored cheesy orecchiette and a colorful salad. The cost is $20 per child with an adult and $10 for each additional child (up to three children).

ShopRite of Tallman is located at 250 Route 59, Tallman, N.Y. 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 Tallman, Johna Mailolli, R.D., at 201-466-0501 or emailjohna.mailolli@wakefern.com.

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