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Have you ever been in the produce section and wondered what those odd looking, small, green tomatoes were? Or seen tomatillos referenced on the menu at your local Mexican restaurant?¬  Read More

 

Cole slaw is a popular side dish, especially¬†at summer month gatherings like picnics and barbeques.¬†¬†The traditional recipe uses shredded cabbage and a dressing made from mayonnaise, vinegar, sug  Read More

 

When you think of eating at the beach, you probably think of packing a few sandwiches in a cooler, right?¬† Recently, I joined a bunch of friends at the beach where you can surf fish.¬† This means you  Read More

 

August is Kids Eat Right Month.¬† I think we all want our kids to eat right, it’s a great concept, but with peer pressure and picky eaters, it’s easier said than done.¬† While it can be challenging (tru  Read More

 

Summer is synonymous with corn on the cob.¬† It’s most likely because from late June through early September, sweet corn is considered in season and plentiful throughout most of the country.¬† In the Mid  Read More

 

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.”¬† I think that old saying rings true any time of the year, but when the temps are rising above 90 degrees, what better way to cool down tha  Read More

 

In my opinion, a great side dish can really make your meal.¬† As someone who loves veggies, I’ve collected many personal favorite recipes over the years.¬† In fact, there are very few vegetable  Read More

 

Right about now you should be starting to reap the reward of those tomato plants you labored over back in the spring months.¬† Now through early fall, fresh tomatoes will be a plent  Read More

 

It’s hard to believe, but next Monday is July 4th.¬† Traditionally that means we celebrate with some form of barbeque or picnic with friends and family.¬† While we usually feature the typical grill fare   Read More

 

It’s hard to imagine a summertime picnic, pool party, or barbeque without slices of watermelon and cantaloupe.¬† Summer melons are a must have this time of year for many reasons.¬† They’re plentiful in  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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