Bergen Magazine: Nutrition on the Sly

Stacey Antine begs to differ. She’s the registered dietitian who opened HealthBarn USA in 2005, and one of her key motivations back then was to show that even young taste buds can appreciate things that are nutritious—if they’re tasty too. She wanted children to understand there’s an alternative to nutritionless goodies—that “good” food and food [...]

2021-12-22T18:49:25-05:00December 22nd, 2021|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

Zucchini for breakfast? Yes in cupcakes! Cupcakes for breakfast?  Yes, if they are made with zucchini!  We grow so much of this veggie in our HealthBarn garden that we’ve found dozens of delicious ways to use it in our recipes.  This low-fat breakfast treat is a good source of fiber and will be [...]

2020-06-18T19:53:30-04:00June 18th, 2020|Media Buzz, News|

Hands-On Recipe: Carrot Cake Muffins

Freshly baked are the best! Who doesn’t love a great-tasting carrot cake? This grab-and-go muffin captures that classic flavor in a perfect serving size, and it’s low in fat. It’s made with fiber-packed whole-wheat flour; flaxseeds that are high in healthy omega-3 fatty acids; and carrots loaded with vitamin A to boost the [...]

2019-11-14T19:22:33-05:00November 14th, 2019|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Raspberry Crumble

Photo credit: The New York Times. This delicious baked dessert tastes so indulgent – parents and kids say it’s too good to be healthy! But it contains heart healthy fats so we can have it for dessert or as an after-school snack served with some yogurt. Ingredients: 1½ cups Crunchy Granola with Walnuts [...]

2024-01-03T13:41:27-05:00May 30th, 2019|Current Happenings, Media Buzz|

Jerseybites.com: Eating Well and Having Fun

"What It’s All About... The concept for the nutrition education center was born when founder Stacey Antine, MS, RDN, was working in a hospital completing her internship to become a registered dietitian nutritionist. During that time, she observed the treatment side of the obesity epidemic but felt a need for greater focus on educating children and their [...]

2018-03-26T21:49:34-04:00March 26th, 2018|Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: The Perfect Pop

Dress it Up for a Fun Dinner Party! This truly perfect recipe is one of the all-time favorites at HealthBarn. “It’s so good” says one of our taste-testers, “that you want to eat it again and again!” The tofu reduces the unhealthy saturated fat you’ll find in most frozen dessert bars and makes [...]

2018-03-22T22:07:54-04:00March 22nd, 2018|Media Buzz|

PBS Life & Living with Joanna Gagis

"Joanna Gagis sits down with Stacey Antine, MS, RD, Founder of HealthBarn USA and Author of 'Appetite for Life,' to discuss the unique programs taking place for kids and adults at HealthBarn USA in Ridgewood, NJ. She describes the importance of nutrition education for young children and families and how HealthBarn can teach good habits." [...]

2018-02-22T20:15:07-05:00February 22nd, 2018|Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Citrus and Herb Shrimp Kabobs

Summer means grilling, and grilling means kabobs. Bright citrus flavors and fresh herbs make these shrimp kabobs a warm-weather classic that you’ll be sure to make year after year. The natural citrus juices are loaded with vitamins A and C to keep your immune system in tip-top shape. Ingredients: 8 bamboo skewers 1½ cups water [...]

2017-07-25T16:00:59-04:00July 25th, 2017|Media Buzz|

Hands-On Recipe: Pizza Potato Skins

We’ve taken two of our favorite tastes and found a way to combine them into a crunchy snack you can’t resist.  We’ve topped potato skins with tomato sauce, cheese and fresh herbs from the garden for vitamin C, fiber, calcium and iron. Ingredients: 4 medium baking (russet) potatoes (10 ounces each), scrubbed 1/8 teaspoon sea [...]

2017-05-18T18:54:50-04:00May 18th, 2017|Media Buzz|

Courier-Post: Camco library to take food literacy on the road

"Gingersnap cookies with flaxseed. Sweet potato pancakes. Creamy broccoli soup — without the cream. Asparagus guacamole. Black bean brownie  Those are some of the healthy recipes Stacey Antine, a registered dietitian and founder of Health Barn USA, likely will bring to South Jersey families as part of the Camden County Library System's new mobile food literacy center, [...]

2017-05-04T17:54:58-04:00July 13th, 2016|Articles, Media Buzz, News|
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