Hands-On Recipe: Turkey Fagioli with Jasmine Rice

We deconstructed this classic Italian “pasta fagioli” recipe and transformed it into a wildly popular stew that kids and grown-ups (firefighters, too!) are giving thumbs up!  Make a big pot of this hearty meal because your family will happily fill up their thermoses for a tasty and nutritious school lunch!  This stew is an excellent […]

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Chef Table 5/17/17: Beyond Locavore: The New American Food Frontier

Calling all Foodies!  HealthBarn USA proudly welcomes back Chef Michael Carrino for Chef Table Event:  Beyond Locavore: The New American Food Frontier on Wednesday, May 17 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm.  Chef Carrino, chef and partner of Trois Cochons, operators of Pig & Prince Restaurant and Gastro-Lounge in Montclair, NJ, and “Chopped Champion” of Food Network’s inaugural […]

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Yogi Table: Find Your Inner Peace & Boost Your Energy

HealthBarn USA proudly presents this amazing upcoming Yogi Table: Find Your Inner Peace & Boost Your Energy featuring the inspiring yogi/artist/producer extraordinaire Ben Wisch and a specially-designed authentic Indian menu by Stacey Antine, MS, RDN on Friday April 21, 2017 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm. Ben and our founder, Stacey Antine, MS, RDN teamed up […]

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Hands-On Recipe: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Nothing smells like home cooking like fresh muffins baking in the oven! We added pumpkin, a seasonal favorite and nutrition powerhouse to this muffin mix and got double thumbs up! This muffin is a great grab- and-go nutritional breakfast or snack that provides an excellent source of vitamin A, and a good source of dietary […]

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Chef Table Event 3/29: Sweet & Savory Southern Cuisine

HealthBarn USA proudly presents Chef Table Event:  Sweet and Savory Southern Cuisine paired with Ridgewood’s local honey on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm.  Dynamic duo Chef to the Stars, Jesse Jones teams up with Ridgewood’s apiarist (aka beekeeper) Frank Mortimer for a outstanding tasting menu! Chef Jesse, local apiarist Frank Mortimer and our founder, Stacey Antine, […]

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Chef Table Event 3/3: Party Planning Perfected

HealthBarn USA proudly presents Chef Table Event: Party Planning Perfected on Friday, March 3, 2017 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm featuring local Mom and party extraordinaire, Chef Christine Malloy, former Pastry Sous Chef at award-winning Gramercy Tavern, New York City. Christine and our founder, Stacey Antine, MS, RDN teamed up to offer deliciously simple savory […]

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DV: Is it Hot in Here? Ridgewood Firefighters are Cooking up a Storm

“Through the FEMA grant we have increased the Department’s level of physical fitness, and now we are focusing on nutrition through a special heart healthy cooking program designed by Stacey and the team at HealthBarn USA,” stated Chef James Van Goor, Ridgewood Fire Department. To read the full article, please click here!

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DV: Ridgewood HealthBarn Offers Yummy Winter Food Programs

“When you’re a parent, you don’t want to be the food police.” Antine said. “It’s stressful. That little person can tell you they don’t want to eat this and they don’t want to eat that. And then you find yourself in goldfish and chicken-nugget land … because you just can’t bear to hear, ‘No, no, […]

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Hands-On Recipe: Spicy Lentil Soup

This traditional Mediterranean soup is the perfect way to turn up the heat this winter season. High in protein and an excellent source of dietary fiber and iron, a mineral that most children don’t get enough of in their diets, makes it a recipe staple year-round. It’s super easy to make and the “heat” can […]

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NJTV: Volunteers Provide Sick Meals to Ill Children & Their Families

“Healing Meals is really a gift of love. My dad had cancer about three years ago and I’m a registered dietitian, my mom is a really good cook and it was really a challenge to make sure that he was eating nutritionally and keeping his weight up,” Antine said. The customized, family-style meals are made […]

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