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Restaurant Survival Guide: How to Eat Out and Stick to Your Diet
Weight-Loss Tips

Restaurant Survival Guide: How to Eat Out and Stick to Your Diet

Eating in restaurants is a challenge for anyone who wants to manage their weight. Restaurant food can be loaded with fat, sugar, and salt. Plus, huge portions have a lot of calories that your waistline doesn’t need.

Top 10 Exercise Goals for Seniors
Fitness Tips, Lifestyle

Top 10 Exercise Goals for Seniors

As we age, our self-care plan should include exercise to make sure we keep our strength, mobility, and stamina. The main reason seniors lose muscle mass and motor skills like […]

Quinoa Salad with Fruit and Nuts
Side Dishes

Quinoa Salad with Fruit and Nuts

Here’s a sweet, nutty quinoa salad that’s guaranteed to light-up your taste buds. The fruit, nuts, and herbs add bursts of color and flavor to the quinoa. And the lemon […]

3 Trail Mixes to Fuel Your Active Life
Snacks

3 Trail Mixes to Fuel Your Active Life

As an avid backpacker, I know the value of a good trail mix. It’s portable energy that goes anywhere and doesn’t need refrigeration. Trail mixes are great when traveling anywhere. If […]

Whole grain
Lifestyle, Side Dishes

A Complete Guide to Whole Grains

Whole grains are a delicious, integral part of a healthy vegan diet. They’re chock full of nutrients and fiber. Best of all, whole grains are a source of complex carbohydrates […]

Your Cardio Plan for a Healthy Heart & Losing Weight
Fitness Tips

Your Cardio Plan for a Healthy Heart & Losing Weight

As your virtual personal fitness trainer, my two highest priorities are to help you strengthen your heart and achieve a healthy weight. Cardiovascular exercise accomplishes both. So, let’s have an […]

Tofu Breakfast Scramble
Breakfast

Tofu Breakfast Scramble

Here’s MVW’s yummy tofu breakfast scramble. It’s a 100% plant-based, high protein start to your day. The base for this dish is tofu. Choose a variety with a medium-firm texture, not […]

Find Balance & Peace with a Macro Bowl
Main Dishes

Find Balance & Peace with a Macro Bowl

Let’s create a balanced and peaceful meal for dinner tonight. Following the macrobiotic philosophy of eating, we can make a satisfying bowl of food that nourishes the soul. Let’s find zen! […]

Dump the Junk! Snack Food Can be Healthy and Satisfying
Snacks

Dump the Junk! Snack Food Can be Healthy and Satisfying

Forget cookies and chips. There’s something tastier and more satisfying for your snacking pleasure. Try a healthy option which keeps you fueled with plenty of energy (but won’t add inches […]