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Archive for July, 2011

Can you Can Can?

If you live in the Mid Atlantic region, you can’t help to find your self singing along to the Shop Rite Can Can Song when it comes on the TV!

Have you heard it lately? Well if you missed that easy to sing along jingle, don’t fret, because starting today you’ll hear it again! It’s time for the Shop Rite Summer Can Can Sale! It’s the 40th Anniversary special of the Summer Can Can Sale!

Make sure you stop by your local ShopRite store next week for the Summer Can Can Sale! Sale starts TODAY, July 10th and runs for 2 weeks at all the ShopRite stores in the Northeast!

Check out this awesome video that Shop Rite has created a special website, called “Get Can Canned” which gives you the chance to become ShopRite Can Can Dancer! All you have to do is upload a picture that will placed on the animated dancers body. The video, set to the famous ShopRite Can Can jingle, you can ever email it to friends or share it on Facebook or Twitter! And since you are sharing it to all your friends, upload it to the Shop Rite Facebook Page!

Get canned!!!

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I’m cheating on something, I don’t know what, but I’m cheating on something with these doughnuts. Go out and get these ingredients, NOW. This recipe is SO simple that you probably have all the ingredients at home. Well maybe, not the doughnut pan, but go get one now! Make this for breakfast, tomorrow! When I first saw this recipe I really wanted to make it, but I never made doughnuts before so I was a little afraid that it may take too long. I was WAY wrong. At least for this recipe. It was so simple and such a short baking time. Thank goodness because our central air decided to stop working today when it’s 90+ plus degrees out and I was baking at 425 degrees. Thankfully, the service guy was able to come out right away and is working on it.

 

Anyways back to the doughnuts, they are delicious. Guess what, they only have 70 calories in them, YES, only 70 calories.  I’m in love. I’ll never need to eat from said doughnut place again, well maybe that’s not true.

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups of unsweetened applesauce

1 egg

1 tablespoon of canola oil

1/2 cups brown sugar

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup whole wheat flour

2 teaspoons of baking powder

1/2 teaspoon of baking soda

1 teaspoon of vanilla

2 teaspoon of cinnamon, divided

1/4 cup of sugar

Ingredients:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Combine white sugar and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, mix together and separate. Set aside for later.
  3. Combine applesauce, egg, canola oil and brown sugar into a bowl. Mix well.  Add all the other ingredients in. Mix well, but do not over mix. Spray some canola oil into each mold, then place 3 tablespoons of batter into each doughnut mold. Bake for 8-9 minutes.
  4. Spray tops of doughnuts with canola oil and then dip into cinnamon and sugar mixture.

Nutrition information:

(per doughnut): 79 calories; 0.95 g. fat; 10 mg. cholesterol; 75 mg. sodium; 16.7 g. carbohydrate; 0.7 g. fiber; 1.6 g. protein

Recipe adapted from Prevention RD. Which is one of my new favorite blogs, she has calorie count for EVERYTHING she makes, which is amazing!

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Shop Rite is pairing up with the Philadelphia Phillies to have an awesome tailgate party before the Phillies take on the Braves, this coming Sunday, July 10th! GO Phils!!!

What is so great about this tailgate party?  Well, it’s for a great cause! A food drive for Philabundance!

What is Philabundance?

Philabundance is the region’s largest hunger relief organization.  In 2010, they distributed 21 million pounds of food across the Delaware Valley.

So come on down to South Philly at the ball park, with your non-perishable food items on Sunday and donate them! Just look for the Shop Rite Can Can 40th Anniversary Truck, it will be there from 11:00 am-3:00 pm.  There will also be donation boxes at the entrance gates to the stadium!

What else is so awesome about this event?

Well…

  • WOGL 98.1 will be LIVE, with The Breakfast Club hosts, Valerie Knight and Frank Lewis
  • Shop Rite Can Can dancing with the Phillies Ball Girls
  • Shop Rite Potluck Blogging Team
  • A chance to win tickets to Shop Rite’s Day with the Phillies on August 28th
  • Food sampling and giveaways(while supplies last)
  • An appearance by the Phillies Phanatic and Phillies legend Greg Luzinski(both scheduled to appear)

ShopRite is a proud sponsor of the Phillies and a longtime friend to Philabundance, the largest hunger relief organization in the Delaware Valley.  Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite donates more than $2 million annually to food banks, such as Philabundance, throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland.

ShopRite is also one of the many Phillies partners taking part in the Phans Feeding Families month-long initiative, aimed to help raise money and collect food to feed the 900,000 people in the Delaware Valley that are at risk of hunger each year.  For more information, please visit www.phillies.com/feedingfamilies.
“Fighting hunger lies at the very heart of the ShopRite Partners In Caring program and we have enjoyed a long partnership with Philabundance, helping them to feed those in need throughout the Philadelphia region,” said Chris Magyarits, spokeswoman for ShopRite Partners In Caring.  “Extending that partnership to include the Phillies with this event is a fun way to engage our customers in the cause and to bring awareness to the issue of hunger to the Philadelphia community.”

“ShopRite has long been a supporter of helping to feed those in need,” said David Buck, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Advertising Sales, The Phillies. “We’re proud to partner with them in this unique food drive, which is among the many outreach efforts included in the month-long Phans Feeding Families initiative.”

“Grocery bills tend to go up during summer months when the children are home, which poses a challenge for many families,” said Marianne Lynch, Director of Development for Philabundance. “ShopRite Partners In Caring’s tailgate and food drive come at a critical time and will benefit the many families struggling right now in the Delaware Valley.”

About ShopRite :
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative, based in Keasbey, NJ and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States.  With more than 230 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than five million customers each week. A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves.  Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated more than $24 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999.  As a title sponsor of the LPGA’s ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $23 million for local schools, hospitals and community groups.  For more information, please visit www.ShopRite.com.

About Philabundance:
Philabundance reduces hunger and food insecurity in the Delaware Valley by providing food access to people in need in partnership with organizations and individuals. Philabundance provides a full plate of services to close to 500 member agencies in 9 counties, who serve approximately 65,000 people per week at an aggregate cost of 50 cents per meal. There are more than 900,000 people in the Delaware Valley who are at risk for chronic hunger and malnutrition. In 2010, Philabundance distributed 21 million pounds of food. For more information about Philabundance, visit www.philabundance.org or call 215-339-0900.

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Check out my latest post on Shop Rite’s Potluck Blog:

Baby Beef Stew

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