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In my home, Christmas morning not only means opening presents, it also means having a big, delicious breakfast with family.  Many times we’ve had guests at our house, so having something special  Read More

 

‘Tis the season for goodwill, friends, family, and celebrations.  Unfortunately, many times all these holiday gatherings can result in unwanted, excess weight gain by the new year.  A big part   Read More

 

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 se  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 drawbac  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 see  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 A  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.  Cauliflowe  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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