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Seafood is a great protein choice for many people since it’s lower in fat and calories than many meat options, especially if you prepare it by broiling or grilling and without using high fat sauces.   Read More


Americans love their dogs!  According to the American Veterinary Medical Foundation, as of 2012, 43,346,000 households owned at least one dog.  That’s 36.5 percent!  And, if you’re a dog lover li  Read More


Who doesn’t love a sweet treat every now and then?  I know I do!  Many times we avoid having dessert because of the high sugar and/or calorie content that comes along with it.  The good news is that you ca  Read More


We begin October later this week and with that marks Vegetarian Awareness Month.  In recent years there has been a push for Americans to incorporate more meatless meals into their diets.  Meatless Monday is  Read More


September is All American Breakfast Month.  I love healthy breakfast foods at the traditional time of day (morning), but every now and then I enjoy serving breakfast foods at dinner time.  The key to  Read More


If you’re a busy parent, especially if you hold down a job in addition to your parenting role, you know that it’s difficult to always plan and prepare a healthy meal.  This is why I regularly try to fea  Read More


September means back-to-school time is here again.  My experience has been that after a full day at school, my kids would come home ready to eat my arm off.  Rather than have them raid the pantry  Read More


By the end of August, your vegetable garden output has slowed down considerably with one or two exceptions.  Tomatoes are one of those crops that continue to provide us with beautiful fruits of summe  Read More


Grapes are a favorite fruit nationwide and it’s no surprise considering they are popular in all forms–fresh, dried (raisins), and the liquid form (grape juice). Grapes are also readily available yea  Read More


Usually by mid to late August, parents find themselves counting down the days until school starts.  Camp has typically ended and all those favorite summer activities that your kids found to be so app  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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