Hands-On Recipe: Date-licious Energy Balls

Looking for a quick healthy snack idea? Date-licious Energy Balls are a top pick at HealthBarn and a fun hands-on activity for children! Made with only five ingredients, these delicious energy balls pack a nutritious punch!  Place all the ingredients into the food processor, and enlist your children to start rolling the mixture to form [...]

2023-03-15T20:26:06-04:00March 15th, 2023|Current Happenings, Media Buzz, Uncategorized|

Hands On Recipe: Sheet Pan Pizza Dough

When Stacey travels to Italy to visit her family, she always looks forward to simple, delicious family recipes. The key ingredients are whole foods combined to make satisfying, nutritious dishes that create hands-on family fun!  This whole wheat pizza dough will take your Friday night pizza nights to a new level.  This dough is easy [...]

2023-01-12T21:33:56-05:00January 12th, 2023|Current Happenings, Media Buzz, Recipe of the Week|

Hands-On Recipe: Chocolate Hummus

This easy recipe will quickly become a favorite in your home with its rich chocolatey flavor and fudge-like texture that will remind you of your favorite brownie mix. All you need is a food processor to blend simple ingredients together to indulge in a high protein, high fiber snack or dessert.  This is a great [...]

2022-12-08T13:52:19-05:00December 8th, 2022|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Chocolate Pumpkin Blondie

Nothing smells better than baking from scratch in the oven as the weather turns cooler!  We added pumpkin, a seasonal favorite and nutrition powerhouse, to this blondie mix and got double thumbs up!  This blondie recipe are a great grab-and-go snack that provides an excellent source of beta carotene, and a good source of dietary [...]

2022-12-08T13:51:56-05:00October 24th, 2022|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Apple Spice Donuts

What’s better than going apple picking and grabbing a couple of apple cider donuts at the orchard? Making your own baked Apple Spice Donuts at home! Made with whole-wheat flour and applesauce made from 100% apples, these sweet fall treats are baked in the oven and taste amazing with a mug of tea or a [...]

2022-10-06T15:24:31-04:00October 6th, 2022|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

PRESS RELEASE: NJ Awards Ridgewood HealthBarn Foundation an Additional $1M Grant to Help Fight Food Insecurity in Bergen County

MEDIA ALERT: NJ AWARDS RIDGEWOOD HEALTHBARN FOUNDATION AN ADDITIONAL $1 MILLION GRANT TO HELP FIGHT FOOD INSECURITY IN BERGEN COUNTY  From:             HealthBarn Foundation, Ridgewood, NJ 07450, 201-444-2955 or [email protected] Contact:         Axiom Communications, Michael Golz, 201.788.7821 or [email protected] $4 MILLION AND COUNTING: RIDGEWOOD’S HEALTHBARN CONTINUES THE FIGHT AGAINST FOOD INSECURITY IN NEW JERSEY WITH [...]

2022-09-14T12:41:52-04:00September 14th, 2022|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Holy Stromboli

Tasty bell peppers steamed to perfection. We are crazy for this delicious, easy to make Stromboli recipe that kids (and adults, too!) are raving about.  It’s a super simple dinner and a great way to get good nutrition to boost the immune system.  If there are leftovers, pack it for a school lunch [...]

2022-10-06T15:24:11-04:00September 2nd, 2022|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Blueberry Pie Smoothie

Blueberries are a nutrition powerhouse of antioxidants to give a turbo boost to the immune system.  This smoothie is delicious, refreshing and a great way to start the day nurturing the body's natural defense system, and keeping bones strong. Cheers! Ingredients: 4 squares graham crackers (2 long sleeves) ½ cup blueberries, frozen ½ cup vanilla [...]

2022-07-16T11:40:48-04:00July 16th, 2022|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Texas Caviar

Delicious Plant-Based Proteins! Yeehaw! Everyone loves chips and salsa, but this Texas Caviar takes it to a whole new level. Packed with protein from two different kinds of beans, vitamin C from the bell peppers, and tons of flavor from the fresh herbs and vinegar, you’ll want to serve this at your next [...]

2022-05-05T13:46:28-04:00May 5th, 2022|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Strawberry Cheesecake Treat

Strawberry cheesecake in less than five minutes?  This simple recipe incorporates fruit, dairy, protein, and whole grains into one delicious bite! Cheesecake is a favorite decadent dessert, so we slimmed it down with silken tofu to cut the fat and increase the protein. With fresh, juicy strawberries, this easy treat is a perfect springtime refresher. [...]

2022-04-07T14:33:11-04:00April 7th, 2022|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|
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