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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


If you’re anything like me, you enjoy baking during the fall months.  Maybe it’s the abundance of delicious fall fruit available and the fact I don’t mind heating up the kitchen now that the tem  Read More


Now that we’re entering the fall season, I like to spend more time in the kitchen.  Growing up, my mother made it a tradition to have big Sunday dinners from late September through mid-May–this timing coin  Read More


Now that everyone is back to school, I know you have extra hungry children running through the door in the afternoon.  I’m not sure if it’s all the studying or activities during the school day,  Read More


September is National Mushroom Month.  Mushrooms are versatile and their delicate flavor makes them a wonderful addition to many dishes.  They are also good for you–fat  Read More


It’s hard to believe, but this coming weekend marks the unofficial end of the summer season.  If you’re one of the many folks planning to celebrate the long Labor Day weekend with a picni  Read More


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

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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