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According to the USDA, bananas rate as the top fresh fruit consumed by Americans.  Data showing most commonly consumed fruits by U.S. consumers in 2013, list bananas in the top spo  Read More

 

March 28th is National Something On A Stick Day and for me that translates to kebabs!  With the warmer weather upon us, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about grilling and kebabs  Read More

 

Now that we’ve officially entered the spring season, you’ll notice different fruit and vegetables will become plentiful at your supermarket.  One of the first veggies to come into season dur  Read More

 

Meatless Meals have gained extra popularity in recent years with the launch of the Meatless Monday campaign, encouraging people to incorporate a meatless meal each Monday to improve bot  Read More

 

This week is School Breakfast Week and we all know how important it is to start our day with a nutritious meal–not just for our children, but for ourselves as well. A good breakfas  Read More

 

If you watch a lot of cooking programs, you’ve probably seen chefs using a vegetable known as fennel.  Fennel is a flowering plant that is part of the carrot family.  The f  Read More

 

As we head into the last few days of February, if you’re like me you may be getting impatient for gardening season and the taste of veggies grown locally or in your own back yard.  To ho  Read More

 

February is Cherry Month.  These small fruits are part of the stone fruit family, which also include other popular varieties like peaches, plums, and apricots.  Cherries are excellent   Read More

 

February is American Heart Month.  According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number 1 killer in women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year.  That’s a good reason to take good care of your  Read More

 

February 8th marks the Chinese New Year and this year is the Year of the Monkey Celebrating this holiday involves certain foods for their symbolic meaning, these foods are believed to bring   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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