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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


With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I’m thinking shades of green.  While there are plenty of green veggies, I thought I’d feature one that is perfect for the spring season   Read More


March is National Frozen Food Month, so I thought it appropriate to bring to light the benefits of frozen fruit and vegetables.  Now, I know some of you are probably wrinkling your no  Read More


Potatoes are a popular veggie, but they can often get a bad rap when thinking about healthy diets.  This is because we so frequently associate them with foods like French fri  Read More


February is National Snack Food Month and you might be wondering why this is something a healthy person would celebrate.  Traditionally, we think of snack foods as those unhealthy “junk”   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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