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This week, I welcome Brianna Shales of Stemilt Growers.  Stemilt Growers is known for their apples, pears and, during the summer months, their delicious cherries.  I’ve enjoyed t  Read More

 
 

This week, I welcome a blog post from Melissa’s Produce on Hatch Chile Peppers.  The folks at Melissa’s Produce were gracious enough to provide us with some background about the origins  Read More

 
 

Outdoor grilling is a regular activity during the summer months and its hard to deny the wonderful flavor a barbeque adds to meat, fish and veggies.  Yet, you can boost that flavor e  Read More

 
 

Side dishes are designed to complement your meal.  Since summertime meals are traditionally lighter fare due to the warmer temps, try to keep your sides simple so they won’t overwhelm your   Read More

 
 

Summer days are for trips to the pool, park or beach and any parent knows snacks are a must.  Before you reach for a bag of salty chips, package of cookies or drop money at your destina  Read More

 
 

Two years ago this month, USDA introduced MyPlate, replacing MyPyramid as the visual for the U.S. Dietary Guidelines.  Why should we celebrate this milestone?  Well, for the first time con  Read More

 
 

May is National Salad Month and with the warmer weather here, there’s no better time to give your oven a rest and enjoy a lighter meal.  When we typically think of “salad,” we think of a t  Read More

 

Many of us are trying to reduce the amount of sodium in our diets.  In fact, the U.S. dietary recommendation is not to consume more than 2,300 mg of sodium per day.  High sodium diets ca  Read More

 

May is Celiac Awareness Month.  According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, 1 out of 133 people in the United States is affected by Celiac Disease.  People who suffer from this are frequently bel  Read More

 

Now that the weather is finally starting to show signs of spring, many of us are breaking out the grill.  With Memorial Day right around the corner, there are plenty of backyard BBQ opportunitie  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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