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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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Post date: Jul 10, 2015

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Recipe of the Week: Chocolate Zucchini Cake

  • 1½ cups All-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt
  • 1¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup margarine
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 6 ounces...
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Post date: Jul 8, 2015

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Recipe of the Week: Chipotle Turkey Burgers

  • 1¼ pounds lean ground turkey
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 canned chipotle chili in adobo, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. Combine...
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Post date: Jun 26, 2015

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Recipe of the Week: Easy Campfire Chili

  • 12 ounce bag Texturized Vegetable Protein (TVP)*
  • 15 ounce can pinto beans, undrained
  • 15 ounce can black beans, undrained
  • 8 ounce can tomato sauce
  • ½ cup chunky salsa
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon creole seasoning
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
    *Example: Morningstar Grillers Crumbles in the frozen...
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Post date: Jun 22, 2015

Summer is here. After being dormant for the long winter, many people are dying to be outside and have some fun. It is important to prepare your body to be active again.

The most common sports activity people will resume is running. It is convenient and cheap. You can run at any time, anywhere, and it does not require a partner.  And it does not require any equipment. Well, it is not exactly true. It does require a good pair of shoes to reduce your chance of injury.
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Post date: Jun 19, 2015

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Recipe of the Week: Black Bean Burgers

  • ½ medium yellow onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained, divided
  • 1 teaspoon cilantro
  • ½ teaspoon parsley
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  1. In a food processor, pulse onion and garlic...
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