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Olive oil is a kitchen staple in my house.  So, when planning a day trip to Napa Valley while in the San Francisco area recently, I made it a point to visit Talcott Carneros Estate–Napa’s first large  Read More

 

The Mediterranean diet is very popular and it’s no wonder considering it was ranked as one of the top diets (#3 to be exact) for 2015 by U.S. & World Report earlier this year.  A Mediterranean d  Read More

 

Tomorrow is one of the most festive holidays–Cinco de Mayo!  In this country, we typically celebrate by going out to a Mexican restaurant and eating our favorite dish (and enjoying margaritas!).  T  Read More

 

I love appetizers!  In fact, many times I will make appetizers the main meal, especially when dining out.  I also love a casual get-together where instead of a formal dinner party, drinks and fun ap  Read More

 

Now that the weather is getting warmer (finally!), we can start spending more time outdoors.  One way to enjoy all beautiful spring blooms is by spending an afternoon in your local park.  Many of the parks  Read More

 

Dips are a great addition to your table.  Add them to your party menu, enjoy them as an appetizer or just prepare them as a snack for spring afternoon.  I know many of you are probably thinking that dips e  Read More

 

While many of us celebrated Easter this past weekend, there is another holiday that also began on Friday–Passover.  This 8-day holiday is celebrated by Jewish people around the world and co  Read More

 

 One of spring’s plentiful veggies is broccoli and, in my opinion, next to the potato it is the most versatile vegetable available.  Raw or cooked, in casseroles, soups or salads, this veggie is always  Read More

 

 

Every so often there seems to be a new “super food” that is all the rage.  For a while it was kale (one of my personal favorites) and recently it’s been quinoa.  With all this “super food” talk,  Read More

 

This week, we all have a little luck of the Irish, whether we’re actually of Irish heritage or not.  Since St. Patrick’s Day is tomorrow, many of us will be donning our green and preparing traditional Ir  Read More

 
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Janet Skibicki's Bio

Janet Skibicki is a working stepmother of teenage twins. Until her mid-30's, she was able to easily work in exercise and healthy eating. Now married with kids, she's found it harder to stay on track with her fitness regime, while trying to instill healthy habits into her family’s daily routine. Janet and h


 

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