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In the cooler weather months, you’ll notice recipes using leeks more frequently.  Part of the reason is they are in season during this time and can be found with ease in your supermarket’s produce sec  Read More


Salads can be a healthy part of your meal and when you include a protein like chicken or fish, can be made into an entrée.  One big mistake many folks make is by drowning their healthy salad with   Read More


During the cooler weather, especially with the holidays, bread is frequently served at meals.  Think serving a hearty soup or stew and then having some fresh rolls or bread on the side–it’s my idea of the   Read More


Certain fruit and veggies are particularly popular at various times of year.  Cranberries are associated with the holidays, so you’ll see them popping up in your produce section by the end of October   Read More


Yesterday was National Nacho Day, yes you heard right–a special day set aside for nachos.  Sounds silly, but it’s okay with me because nachos are one of my all-time favorite snacks.  The only drawback  Read More


November 1st is World Vegan Day.  Vegans, in addition to not consuming any meat, poultry, or fish, also avoid any animal products and by-products like eggs, dairy, and honey.  While this may seem  Read More


Pumpkins are a symbol of fall.  Jack-o-lanterns and pumpkin pie are just a few things you think about this time of year.  Pumpkin is traditionally a fall veggie, coming into season the end of Au  Read More


I love cauliflower any time of the year, but during the fall and winter months you can find especially full heads of the veggie and a bonus is the prices are great this time of year.  Cauliflower  Read More


Topping the list of popular fall produce are sweet potatoes and yams.  While they are available year round, they are particularly popular in autumn with the fall holidays, like   Read More


October 4th is National Taco Day (yes there really is a Food Day for everything!).  Tacos are a personal favorite of mine–they’re simple to make, kid friendly, and fun to eat.  An extra bonus is they’re  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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