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PHILADELPHIA Mini Cheesecakes

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What’s a family gathering without a sweet ending?  If you’re a cheesecake fan, our recipe for luscious berry-topped minis will send you straight to the store for the ingredients. With their built-in portion control, these creamy cheesecakes can help you keep tabs on serving sizes too!

Prep Time: 20 min. | Total Time: 3 hours 20 min. (incl. refrigerating) | Makes: 18 servings

What you Need

1 cup low fat graham cracker crumbs
3/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. sugar, divided
3 Tbsp. butter, or trans fat free spread, melted
3 pkg. (8 oz. each) low fat PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
3 eggs
1 cup lite whipping cream
2 cups blueberries
1 Tbsp. lemon zest

 

Make It
Heat oven to 325°F.

 

Mix graham crumbs, 2 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press onto bottoms of 18 paper-lined muffin cups.
Beat cream cheese, vanilla and remaining sugar with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Spoon over crusts.
Bake 25 to 30 min. or until centers are almost set. Cool completely. Refrigerate 2 hours.
Beat whipping cream with mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form; spread onto cheesecakes. Top with blueberries and zest.

Nutrition Information Per Serving: 190 calories, 13g total fat, 7g saturated fat, 70mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate, 1g dietary fiber, 13g sugars, 5g protein, 10%DV vitamin A, 4%DV vitamin C, 8%DV calcium, 2%DV iron.


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Benefits of Yogurt

Benefits of Yogurt

Yogurt is a nutritious food that’s good for people of all ages. Like most dairy products, yogurt Yogurt and Berriesprovides many important nutrients, including calcium, vitamin D, and protein. Many yogurts are low-fat or fat-free and contain little or no saturated fat and cholesterol. Yogurt is a nutrient-dense, convenient and delicious food for snacks and meals.

Yoplait yogurt is a delicious way to help get your calcium with varieties the whole family can love including  Yoplait Original, Light, Thick & Creamy, Light Thick & Creamy, Lactose Free, Whips!,  Greek, Greek 100, and Greek 100 Whips!. Also look for Yoplait Plentí Plentiful Greek yogurt, Yoplait Plentí Oatmeal Meets Greek yogurt, Kids Cups, and Go-Gurt.

Calcium & Vitamin D

It’s no secret that calcium & vitamin D help build strong bones and teeth, and helps keep them strong throughout your life. But did you know that most Americans aren’t getting enough calcium or vitamin D in their diets? Unlike many other yogurts, most General Mills Yoplait yogurts provide a good source of calcium and vitamin D. Studies show that people who eat yogurt have higher intakes of these important nutrients.

  1. NHANES 2009-10 (food only) Day 1 & 2 NCI Usual Intake Method and Institute of Medicine Dietary Reference Intakes on Calcium & Vitamin D Report (2010).

Count on Calcium

Milk and milk products are considered the best food sources of calcium. These foods also have additional nutrients that can help calcium be better absorbed by the body. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, most individuals should include at least 3 servings of low-fat or fat-free dairy in their diets daily.

Here are a few strategies for adding extra calcium to your diet:

  • Substitute yogurt for mayonnaise or sour cream in salad dressings
  • Stir in non-fat dry milk powder to soups, hot cereal, cocoa or orange juice
  • Blend yogurt and fruit pieces to make a thick frothy shake
  • Sprinkle lowfat shredded cheese over casseroles, potatoes or vegetables
  • Top baked potatoes with yogurt and chives
  • Whip plain yogurt and shredded cheese into mashed potatoes
  • Create a creamy, lowfat pasta sauce using blended ricotta cheese and fresh herbs

Discover Vitamin D

You know that you need calcium for strong bones, but did you know that you also need vitamin D to help your body absorb calcium?

Our bodies need vitamin D for the absorption of calcium to build and maintain strong bones. Studies show that calcium absorption improves when taken along with Vitamin D.2 Other studies show that vitamin D may help prevent bone fractures later in life.3,4

Finding Vitamin D in Foods

Vitamin D is formed naturally by the body after exposure to sunlight. Since you can’t always count on the sun, it’s even more important to look to your diet for your Vitamin D. Yoplait is the only leading yogurt with Vitamin D in every serving to provide 10%-20% of the Daily Value. Other food sources of vitamin D include fatty fish such as salmon, cod liver oil, organ meats, fortified ready-to-eat cereal, fortified yogurt, egg yolks, and mushrooms.

2. McCormick CC. Passive diffusion does not play a major role in the absorption of dietary calcium in normal adults. J Nutr. 2002; 132(11):3428-30.
3. Trivedi DP, Doll R, Khaw KT. Effect of four monthly oral vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) supplementation on fractures and mortality in men and women living in the community: randomised double blind controlled trial. BMJ 2003;326:469-475.
4. Feskanich D, Willett WC, Colditz GA. Calcium, vitamin D, milk consumption, and hip fractures: a prospective study among postmenopausal women.Am J Clin Nutr. 2003;77(2):504-11.

StrawberriesThe Pay offs of Protein

Why is protein important?

Protein is an important component of your body and your diet, serving as a building block for strong muscles and alongside calcium and vitamin D, for strong bones. Another benefit of some yogurt is that foods higher in protein may help to satisfy hunger. Come snack time, many nutritionists recommend integrating foods with protein.

Finding the Right Amount of Protein in Snacks

Looking for a snack with protein to help satisfy your hunger? Try Yoplait Greek and Greek 100 which have 10-13 grams of protein in each 5.3 oz cup. Yoplait Greek and Greek 100 are the perfect protein snack option with over 30 flavor varieties. They also have at least a  good source of calcium and vitamin D.

 

Protein content in common snacks:

Yoplait Greek and Greek 100 yogurt (5.3 oz) 10-13 g protein
Pretzels (1 oz) 2-3 g protein
Raisins (1 oz) 1 g protein
Granola bars, chewy & crunchy (1 oz) 1-3 g protein
Rice cakes (1 cake) 0-2 g protein

USDA Nutrient Database, Standard Reference Release 24, On-line

Other good or excellent sources of protein include meat, fish, eggs, beans and other dairy products. Be certain to check fat content, since some protein sources may contain a significant amount of fat and saturated fat.

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Summer Grilling and Patio Partying

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Grilling season has arrived and it’s time to fire up your grill! While grilling is a low-fat method of cooking, many barbeque and cookout dishes can overload us on fat, calories and sugar. Good for you BBQ is about starting with nutritious foods, practicing portion control, and having those summertime treats in moderation.

Here are a few easy ways to cut the calories at your BBQ:

1. Low-fat burgers

90%+ lean ground beef
Veggie burgers
Ground turkey breast

2. Lean grilling meats

Skinless chicken breasts
Shrimp/vegetable kebobs
London broil or flank steak

3. Lower-calorie sides

Grilled veggies
Corn on the cob
Sweet or white potatoes

4. Keep sugary sweets in check

Fruit salad for dessert
Water or zero calorie drinks
Low-fat ice cream

Dare to be different at your next BBQ. Make mixed coleslaw with vinaigrette instead of mayo or try a Dijon mustard potato salad for your guests. Kebobs layered with meat, veggies and shrimp are sure to please and nothing says summer like a big bowl of blueberries and strawberries for dessert. As you can see, swapping out a few items this Memorial Day can make it a Good for you BBQ!

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Graduation Party

Ace the Grad Party Effortlessly

Hosting the perfect party is easy with help from ShopRite Kitchen catering.

Parents, Grandparents, siblings, and friends will gather to celebrate this momentous occasion. At ShopRite, you’ll find everything from delicious food  to custom cakes, fresh flowers, and even party-ware. We have it all in once place!

Welcome Summer with a picnic, family reunion, or dinner on the patio that treats you and your guests to a vacation from cooking. Order everything you need from appetizers to dessert at ShopRite. Nothing beats an impromptu outdoor meal with friends, family, and a table full of al fresco fare! We have favorites you can bring to any block party, BBQ, or picnic, which will complement anything the grill master serves.

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10 Tips to Cutting Calories!

Did you know cutting out just 100 calories a day can help you to lose 10 pounds a year? While that may not seem like much, it can be all it takes to kick start a healthier daily routine!

Here are some super easy tricks to cut calories daily.

  1. Choose popcorn over chips. A single serving of chips has over 150 calories, but you can have five cups of air-popped popcorn for only 100 calories!
  2. Try swapping egg whites instead of a whole egg in the morning. Three eggs (egg whites only) comes in at 100 calories, whereas three large eggs can come up to 215 calories.
  3. Instead of a bagel (300 calories and up) go for a whole grain English muffin, which has only 130 calories.
  4. Use nonstick spray instead of oil. One tablespoon of oil can pack up to 120 calories, while nonstick cooking spray is practically calorie free.
  5. Say no to sugary beverages and choose water or seltzer when possible.
  6. Swap out whole milk with skim for your coffee or cereal in the morning.
  7. Craving chocolate? Swap out chocolate ice cream for a low-fat chocolate pudding to save upwards of 70 calories or more.
  8. Love the taste of peanut butter? Try the powdered version! It provides the same taste without all the calories. Stir it into a smoothie or add to muffins or pancakes.
  9. Decrease alcohol intake by one drink and there goes 100 calories right there.
  10. Use cauliflower! Cauliflower is a great swap in recipes that need a creamy texture or a doughy feel. Did you know you can blend up the veggie and swap it for rice or even pizza dough? Click below for a delicious recipe provided by our culinary dietitian!

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Fresh Bake Shop

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Make your entertaining easy with ShopRite Kitchens Catering! Click here to place your order online.

Planning a party? Let our Fresh Bake Shop help you entertain and plan for your next party. We offer a wide selection of fresh, made to order decorated cakes, party platters and dessert cakes. No special occasion is complete without a fabulous dessert -whether it’s a luscious chocolate cake for a festive birthday celebration, a bagel tray for a morning business meeting, or an elegant fruit tart to give new neighbors a sweet welcome to the neighborhood, you’ll find it all at ShopRite’s Fresh Bake Shop.

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Specialty Cakes

ShopRite’s specialty team is happy to create a one-of-a-kind custom cake to suit any occasion. Our master bakers can create the perfect cake in your choice of rich icings, fillings, and flavors. Just tell us how many guests you’re expecting, and we’ll take care of the rest!

Cupcake Pull-Aparts

24 individual cupcakes that are formed into shapes such as rainbows and baseballs. The icing on these cupcakes turns them into one delicious cake.

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Brownie Bites and Cookie Platters

When “just a bite” is just right: Try our chocolate- or vanilla-iced cupcakes, or our scrumptious chocolate brownies, which are available fudge iced, plain, or with walnuts, or our delicious gourmet cookies.

Picture Perfect Cakes

Your photo, our cake – a perfect combination. We can duplicate your photograph or document for placement on your special order cake. (Photo cakes not available in all stores.)

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Jumbo Puffin Muffins
Our huge 6oz muffins are fresh baked daily and available in nine delicious varieties. From Corn to Butter Rum to Pistachio, each muffin is rich and moist and made with fine chocolate, to sweet butterscotch to loads of blueberries. Enjoy them for breakfast, lunches, and snacks.  Try a new flavor each day.
La Brea Bakery
Fresh, Flavorful, Memorable, La Brea is the nation’s most preferred artisan bread brand. Our dedication to artful nutrition mean that our breads contain no preservatives, no artificial ingredients, and no trans fats. Find a variety of La Brea Bakery’s award-winning loaves baked fresh daily in your local ShopRite Fresh Bake Shop.

Please note:  All varieties may not be available in all stores