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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

 

It’s National School Lunch week and and for me it’s an opportunity to help parents make their child the “star” of the cafeteria lunch table.  So often, that lunch you pack your child can go unea  Read More

 

Happy October everyone!  You know what that means–rich autumn colors, crisp fall days and cool weather are upon us.  This is the time of year when I begin to seriously start cooking up some comfort foo  Read More

 

October 1st is World Vegetarian Day and if you or someone in your family is considering making the switch to a vegetarian diet, it’s important to get all the facts about this important lifest  Read More

 

Autumn is the season when root veggies are popular.  You probably enjoy preparing carrots, yams, potatoes, but how about parsnips?  In recent years I’ve seen an increase in recipes either fe  Read More

 

We celebrate Eat Dinner Together Week this week and for many families this can be a challenge.  Busy schedules that include work, school, sports practices, and other extracurricular activities, ma  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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