By Liz Johnson

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to eat healthier this year, look at it as an adventure, not a chore. Hunterdon County has plenty of places that will support your efforts in fun and interesting ways. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Check out a Farm-to-Table Restaurant

Farm-to-Table restaurants promise to use locally grown produce in their entrees. Here are a few worth exploring:

The Clean Plate Kitchen

49 Main Street

Clinton, NJ

908-528-8261

cleanplateclinton.com

The Farmhouse at the Grand Colonial

86 Route 173

Hampton

908-735-7889

www.thefarmhousenj.com

 

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Matt’s Red Rooster Grill

22 Bloomfield Ave.

Flemington

908-788-7050

www.mattsredroostergrill.com

Lovin Oven

62A Trenton Ave.

Frenchtown

908-996-7717

lovinovenfrenchtown.com

Take a Cooking Class

Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse

369 Stamets Road

Milford

shop.cowsoutside.com

[email protected] (email your phone number if you want to chat)

Learn to bake bread or make artisan cheese.

 

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The Farm Cooking School

67 Pleasant Valley Road

Titusville

610-299-4806

www.thefarmcookingschool.com

Formerly located in Stockton, these classes taught by nationally renowned chefs Ian Knauser and Shelley Wiseman fill up quickly.

Also, check out your local grocery store. Both ShopRite (shop.shoprite.com/store/92cc332/welleveryday) on Route 31 in Flemington and Route 513 in Clinton Township and Stop& Shop (stopandshop.com)on North Route 31 in Flemington host classes for adults and children.  They also both have a nutritionist on staff offering free consultations.

Think Organic

Basil Bandwagon

276 Route 202

Flemington

908-788-5737

or

38 Route 22

Clinton

908-735-3822

basilbandwagon.com

Profeta Farms

803 Route 202

Readington

908-237-1301

profetafarms.com

Profeta Farms in Readington has recently opened, offering organic and locally grown produce, joining several local natural food store chains that specialize in organic produce.

Big Bear Natural Foods

239 North Union St.

Lambertville

609-397-4499

www.bigbearnaturalfoods.com

Join Other Food Lovers

If losing weight is also on your healthy eating menu, try out a Weight Watchers class which will be filled with others who have similar goals and will be anxious to swap recipes and talk up good food.  If this doesn’t fit your bill, try starting your own local foodie group on Meetup.com.

Weight Watchers

St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church

85 Voorhees Corner Road

Flemington

Hampton Inn

16 Frontage Dr.

Clinton

Lambertville Firehouse

230 N. Main St.

Lambertville

www.weightwatchers.com

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