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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


September is All American Breakfast Month and that’s a reason to celebrate and an opportunity to include more fruit and veggies into your breakfast routine.  While I know many of us do a decent job serving   Read More


Here’s a fun fact–according to the USDA, each American eats 112 pounds of potatoes each year.  Now, that’s a lot of spuds!  Of course, it’s no wonder since potatoes are so delicious and versatile.  One  Read More


August is Kids Eat Right Month and if you have a picky eater in your house, which can be the case with many children, that can be quite a challenge for many parents.  For a lot of kids, the var  Read More


It’s the time of year when young adults are getting ready to move into their college dorms for the upcoming fall semester.  For those of us who have gone through that initial experience o  Read More


August is National Peach Month and it’s fitting since these delicious fruits are in abundance right now.  Sweet, juicy peaches typically come into season around late June and are available through late Augu  Read More


Cheesesteaks, Hoagies and Clubs–August is National Sandwich Month! While these are a few of the less-than-healthy options, I’ve got some great ideas for tasty yet nutritional sandwich select  Read More


I love salads and there is never a better time to enjoy them than summer!  Hot weather is ideal for breaking out the fresh veggies, not to mention it saves you from having to heat up your kitche  Read More


Stone fruits refer to those that contain a stone (or sometime referred to as a “pit”), which can be removed with ease (Freestone) or without (Clingstone) from the flesh of the fruit.  The most   Read More


July is National Baked Bean Month!  It’s no surprise since picnics, barbeques and summertime gatherings almost always offer up this popular side dish.  Hot dogs, hamburgers or grilled chicken are har  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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