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The holidays are meant for celebrating and we often associate poor diet choices with decadent desserts or heavy appetizers, which typically make appearances at holiday parties.  Howev  Read More

 

You’ve probably heard the term “clean eating” in a fitness or fashion magazine.  There are some celebrities who swear by this diet method.  So, exactly what does it mean?  Simply put, clean eating i  Read More

 

December is National Pear Month and there is no better time to enjoy this delicious fruit. Fall and winter are the seasons that pears are at their peak flavor (and best price!), so scoop up some s  Read More

 

One of the great things about preparing those massive holiday meals is having lots of leftovers to enjoy afterward.  However, after the third turkey sandwich you might be looking for something  Read More

 

Thanksgiving was always a big holiday in my house growing up.  My mom cooked the holiday feast and we would typically host my uncle who worked for a produce supplier.  I recall him drop  Read More

 

November is National Diabetes Month.  In recent years, we’ve seen an increase in the numbers of people becoming affected by this serious disease and, even more concerning, the age of onset of  Read More

 

‘Tis the season for sweet potatoes!  November is Sweet Potato Awareness Month and it’s perfect timing with Thanksgiving coming up in just a few weeks.  These edible roots are a healthy edi  Read More

 

What do you think of when I say, “figs”?  If you answered, “Fig Newtons,” you’re missing out on the many delicious ways this tasty fruit can be enjoyed.  It’s National Fig Week and the perfect   Read More

 

This week I welcome Guest Blogger Katie Serbinski, MS, RD.  Katie is a Registered Dietitian specializing in nutrition and health communications.  As a public relations and food industry expert,  Read More

 

This Friday, October 24th, is National Food Day, a day to inspire us to change our diets (if they need changing) and focus on the obesity issue our nation is facing.  It also touches on the nee  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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