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During May, we focus our attention on women’s health, specifically on how women can identify areas where they can improve their health.  There are things we should all be doing to keep healthy  Read More


If you’re like me and a fan of fresh avocados, then don’t walk, but run to your supermarket!  Right now is the best time of year to get your hands on perfect, ripe avocados that are supe  Read More


We all know fruit and veggies are filled with good things–fiber, vitamins and minerals.  However, when you suffer from a digestive disease, healthy foods can end up being your   Read More


As the days get longer and warmer, I move away from heavier meals.  You know the kind I’m talking about–I call them “comfort food” and they’re great for fall and winter when those cold e  Read More


If you’re thinking about the tropics, look no further than your grocer’s produce section.  That’s right–fresh mangoes are in season right now and few fruits conjure up the feeling of sitting   Read More


For me, Easter is a bit different than other major holidays as far as family meals are concerned.  Unlike Thanksgiving and Christmas, where a big dinner is served, my family typical  Read More


One of my favorite meals, either main entree or side dish, is a salad and one of the many things I love about spring is the fact that this is the time certain varieties of gr  Read More


As you make your way through the produce section of your local supermarket over the next month or so, don’t be surprised at the sight of large, fresh pineapple displays with some great sale prices  Read More


Many evenings I’m about five bites into my dinner when I look across the table and see that my son’s plate is almost completely cleared.  John is 18, with a healthy appetite to put it mildl  Read More


Now that the spring season is upon us, you’ll begin to notice artichokes appearing more frequently in your supermarket’s produce section.  Not only will they be more abundant in supp  Read More

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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