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Post date: Aug 29, 2015

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Recipe of the Week: Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Tomatoes & Ricotta

  • 1 2-pound spaghetti squash, halved, seeds removed
  • 2 pt. cherry tomatoes
  • 1 large red onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1 cup nonfat ricotta cheese
  • 4 Tablespoons...
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Post date: Aug 28, 2015

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Recipe of the Week: Black Bean Bow Tie Salad

  • 8 ounces bow tie pasta, uncooked
  • ⅔ cup vegetable broth
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed & drained, divided
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro
  • 3 Tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon tomato paste
  • ½ Tablespoon dried oregano
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1...
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Post date: Aug 28, 2015

Most people experience some sort of back pain in their lives. In many cases, the problem can be traced back and related to the way a person carries their bodies and their habit of doing things. I will write more in-depth about the ways to take care of the back next month. This month I will focus on the proper lifting techniques, since people suffer micro- and macro-injuries from lifting.

Things to consider prior to lifting


  • Estimate your ability
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Post date: Aug 21, 2015

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Recipe of the Week: Mixed Berry Shortcake

  • 1 small package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • cup sugar
  • 6 Tablespoons trans fat-free margarine, cold
  • ⅔ cup skim milk
  • 8 cups mixed fresh berries
  1. Whisk together...
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Post date: Aug 7, 2015

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Recipe of the Week: Penne with Veggies & Beans

  • 10 ounces whole wheat penne, uncooked
  • 1 cup zucchini slices
  • 1 cup carrot slices
  • ½ cup mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ cup red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼...
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Post date: Jul 31, 2015

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Recipe of the Week: Zucchini Pizza Casserole

  • 3½ cups shredded zucchini
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup dry bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasonings
  • ½ pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce (divided)
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • ¼ cup ripe olives, sliced,...
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Post date: Jul 28, 2015

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Recipe of the Week: Sweet Zucchini & Summer Squash

  • 2 small zucchini, thickly sliced
  • 1 small summer squash, thickly sliced
  • 2 fresh tomatoes, seeded and quartered
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  1. Combine all ingredients in a small crockpot.  Cook on high for 3-4 hours or until you reach...
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Post date: Jul 23, 2015

Mettler Center is pleased to announce major renovations to our facility, the bulk of which will occur the weekend of July 24–26th.

Due to construction, Mettler will close at 6pm on Friday, July 24th. We will remain closed through Saturday, July 25, and Sunday, July 26th. We will reopen on Monday, July 27th 5:15am.

We apologize for any inconveniences to your normal routine, but we look forward to enhancing your experience here at Mettler.

Our renovations...

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Post date: Jul 17, 2015

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Recipe of the Week: Roasted Green Beans

  • 1½ pounds fresh green beans
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • ¾ teaspoon salt, divided
  • 2 Tablespoons cider vinegar
  • ½ Tablespoon Dijon style mustard
  • 2 teaspoons dill weed
  • ½ Tablespoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  1. Wash beans and cut off stems if needed. Toss beans with 1 Tablespoon...
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Post date: Jul 10, 2015

Does pool therapy or aquatic therapy sound like a strange concept? Hydrotherapy (also known as aquatic therapy or pool therapy) basically means "therapy in water," and has been around for a while. However, its use may not be as popular as it should be. (I think one reason is the maintenance of a pool can be costly.)

Property of Water

Water has two great properties which can be used in therapy. One is the buoyancy and the other is its isokinetic...

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