Indulge in the Light & Healthy Italian Diet, 4/3/19

Date(s) - 04/03/2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

HealthBarn USA proudly presents a Culinary Gathering: Indulge in the Light & Healthy with Stacey Antine, MS, RDN, founder and author of Appetite for Life on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm.  We’ll start the evening with an exclusive olive oil & balsamic vinegar tasting featuring Ridgewood’s Olive R Twist Olive Oil Company specialty blends — not to be missed!  Italians top the list with the happiest and most centenarians in the world. Italian food is also the most popular cuisine, so what’s the secret?  Taste the healthfulness that is the base of the diet and learn about the nutrition behind this naturally anti-inflammatory, cancer fighting diet.  Through this hands-on culinary experience, you will be cooking fresh and learning, too!

Here’s the opportunity to enjoy an evening with people who love food and want to eat well for their health while meeting friends with similar values in the privacy of a home environment.


What’s on the Menu:
– Enjoy a delicious bowl of Southern-Style Minestrone Soup with fresh antipasto;
– Help make homemade raviolis pesto or marinara sauce served with a whole grain and vegetable salad and grilled veggies;
– All dishes will be drizzled with Olive R Twist Olive Oil Company deliciousness for taste and to demonstrate their versatility in home cooking;
– Dessert is a surprise!
**Dietary restrictions can be accommodated.

Who’s Invited:
– Come solo, with friends or your partner — all are welcome!
– Space is limited to 18 spots, so reserve today.

Tickets are $55 per person and must be purchased in advance by reserving your space at 201-444-2955, email [email protected] or click here and register online.

Where is this amazing experience?
– HealthBarn USA located in the stone house at 1057 Hillcrest Road, Ridgewood, NJ within the Irene Habernickel Family Park, come enjoy the comfort of a “zen” environment in a space that feels like home!

About Stacey Antine, MS, RDN:  Stacey Antine is a registered dietitian who holds a Master’s of Science in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from New York University.  Alarmed by the long list of lifestyle diseases (obesity, heart disease, diabetes, etc.) faced by children today, she founded HealthBarn USA to connect children to natural foods and where they come from.  Expanding her commitment to help families eat healthier, she started HealthBarn Foundation and it’s first project Healing Meals, a food gifting program for families with ill children and seniors in need. She has been featured on The Rachael Ray Show, named women entrepreneur to watch by Business Week, featured as “Our Hero” by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for her dedication to children’s health where she is also a member and honored as Today’s Honoree by the #1 Blog for Recognizing the Works of Others.  She was appointed to the Academy’s RDN Communications Council for its National Kids Eat Right campaign and received a Certificate of Training in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Stacey Antine aims to help more parents and children get healthy by having fun and raising their nutritional literacy with her first book, Appetite for Life:  The Thumbs-Up, No-Yucks Guide to Getting Your Kid to be a Great Eater – including over 100 Kid-Approved Recipes, published in September 2012 by HarperOne, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, in hardcover and as an eBook.

About Olive R Twist Olive Oil Company:  Andrea Volter and Marianne Krantz founded Olive R Twist Olive Oil Company to bring health and culinary benefits of the freshest, highest quality olive oils and finest balsamic vinegars to their community. Andrea’s and Marianne’s “tasting room” model allows their clientele a broader experience that includes sampling superior quality pure Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) and aged balsamic vinegars, as well as learning about the value of the powerful antioxidants and other potent healthy components found in their oils and vinegars. They also offer cooking workshops, recipe guidance, and special guest events as a way to fully engage their clientele in the uses of their products.

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