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Love pancakes?  Then this week is definitely for you as it’s National Pancake WeekWhile most of us think of these little griddle cakes as a traditional breakfast meal, mainly made with flour, egg  Read More

 

Most people have tried kiwifruit in a fruit platter at some point and been pleasantly surprised with their sweet flavor.  Shopping for kiwifruit at your local grocery store can be interesting as   Read More

 
 

Dieting is especially popular the beginning of the year, probably due to New Year’s resolutions and the need to lose some of those extra pounds put on over the holidays.  My personal strategy is an ov  Read More

 
 

Calcium is an important part of a healthy diet.  It plays a key role in building strong bones early in life and then keeping those bones strong as one grows older.  A diet deficient in calcium can lea  Read More

 

When winter’s chill sets in, nothing warms the body (and soul) quite like a steaming bowl of hot soup.  January is National Soup Month and the perfect time to treat your family to one-pot meals that will satisfy   Read More

 

As we wrap up these last few days of 2014, we’ve got an opportunity to reflect on the past year–the good and the bad, but most importantly we’ve got a whole new year to look forward to an  Read More

 

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

 
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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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