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Marla
Downtown Prior Lake in the Kramer Chiropractic Suite
I am a gregarious, fun loving person with a passion for life. I want to share my passion for health and wellness with all those I meet. Whether it is weight loss, chiropractic care, exercise, massage, yoga - you name it and I will support you!
Interests: Whatever the day brings I want to be ready!
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Ingredients 4 cups thinly sliced zucchini (about 2-3 medium) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons coarse sea salt Instructions Use a mandolin or slice zucchini as thin as possible. In a small bowl whisk olive oil and vinegar together. Place zucchini in a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at The Talking Scale
Cauliflower (Ginger) Rice 1 large head cauliflower (approximately 15 to 16 ounces of florets), riced 1″ piece fresh ginger root, peeled and grated ½ teaspoon kosher salt chopped scallions for garnish (optional) Instructions Preheat oven to 425F. Trim cauliflower and place florets in the food processor. Pulse until rice-like consistency... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at The Talking Scale
Korean Beef Bowl 1.5 lb Ground Beef 1 bunch of Green Onions, thinly sliced, white and green parts separated 1/4 cup Soy Sauce 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon Crushed Red-Pepper Flakes, or more to taste 1/4 teaspoon Ground Ginger (fresh or the dried spice will work in a pinch)... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at The Talking Scale
Spicy Marinated Steak Taco Bowl (1/2 the carbs and fat compared to Chipolte) 1 ¼ flank steak cut into 4-inch pieces (or other lean steak or chicken*) MARINADE 2 Tablespoons fresh mint ¼ cup fresh parsley ¼ cup fresh oregano 1 bunch chives ¼ cup cilantro ¼ cup jalapeno, diced... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at The Talking Scale
Shrimp and Vegetables Easy! - leave out the wine (you could substitute a small amount of vinegar) Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at The Talking Scale
Vinaigrette: 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Salad: 8 ounces asparagus, trimmed 2 (4-inch) portobello mushroom caps (about 6 ounces) 1 medium zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices 1 yellow squash, cut lengthwise... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at The Talking Scale
Kale Chips 4-6 servings Tear leafy parts from a head of kale into 2″-3″ pieces. Whisk 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil and 1 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce in a large bowl; add kale and toss to coat. Spread out kale in an even layer on a baking sheet. Cover... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2014 at The Talking Scale
I went to Trader Joes yesterday and picked up lots and lots of veggies. Some are already cut, some are forzen. They are all easy to use. Kale - see the Kale Chip recipe, Shaved Brussel Sprouts. Frozen (yummy) green beans, frozen pre-chopped bell peppers. Trader Joes to find the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at The Talking Scale
I was at Trader Joes yesterday and picked up shaved Brussel Sprouts. Easy and quick! Add a little olive oil and salt and pepper and roast in the oven for 10 minutes. Easy and quick! Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at The Talking Scale
1 head cauliflower , trimmed and separated into florets 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 bunch leek , washed well and thinly sliced 2 clove garlic , minced 8 cup Chicken Broth 1/3 bunch fresh cilantro leaves 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root 1 teaspoon grated lemon... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2014 at The Talking Scale
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Ingredients 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons Lemon Pepper Seasoning (no sugar) 1/4 cup lemon juice 4 ounces baby portabella mushrooms, halved 1/2 large yellow bell pepper, cut into large pieces 1/2 large red onion, cut into large pieces 1/2 medium zucchini, cut into thick slices 3/4 cup grape tomatoes,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2013 at The Talking Scale
Substitute any favorite seasonal vegetables for those listed here. Grilling the veggies brings out their sweetness, which compliments the spicy balsamic sauce. You might also vary the cheese -- provolone and feta would be good choices -- for a different effect each time you make this recipe. Ingredients crust for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at The Talking Scale
ORIENTAL CHICKEN SALAD Ingredients 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken 2 cups sliced mushrooms 1 cup mung bean sprouts 1/2 cup thinly sliced scallions 1/2 cup thinly sliced water chestnuts (optional) 1/2 pound broccoli florets, lightly steamed 2 cloves of garlic, minced then mashed 1 to 2 teaspoons grated ginger... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at The Talking Scale
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Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts 3 tablespoons good olive oil 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cut off the brown ends of the Brussels sprouts and pull off any yellow outer leaves. Mix them in a bowl with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at The Talking Scale
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1 block silken tofu 1 head cauliflower 3/4 cup drained sauerkraut 1 egg 4 tbsp nutritional yeast Squeeze lemon Dash of hot sauce Salt and pepper to taste 2 cloves garlic 1 red pepper 2 tbsp olive oil Blend all ingredients except egg and cauliflower in a blender or food... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at The Talking Scale
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Toss cauliflower florets in mixture of oil (of choice) with minced garlic, rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper. Spread florets on baking sheet and roast for 30 minutes or until edges browned. In large skillet, heat 1-2 Tbsp. oil on medium-low heat. Add 1 ½ cups of diced mushroom mixture (choose... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at The Talking Scale
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/08/15/obesity-causes-more-deaths-than-previously-thought Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at The Talking Scale
Ingredients: Cucumber (peeled and diced) Tomato (diced) Red Onion (diced) Fat Free Feta Cheese (Phase 4 only) Franks Red Hot Buffalo Wing Sauce Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at The Talking Scale
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16 ounces firm tofu, pressed for 30 minutes* 1 teaspoon lemon zest, minced 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, minced 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper Directions: 1 Preheat oven to 375. 2 Cut the tofu to to bottom into... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at The Talking Scale
All About Tofu Neutral-tasting tofu is known for readily absorbing flavor from other ingredients. It adapts to any flavor profile and works in a variety of cooking methods. Nutritionally, it supplies protein and heart-healthy fats. Plus, if you buy a variety containing calcium sulfate, you can also get a dose... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at The Talking Scale
During a discussion at a recent Ideal Protein Super Weekend in Atlanta, the topic of the speed of weight loss came up. A few studies evaluating the likelihood of achieving one's weight loss goal were shared with the attendees. Study #1: The Association Between Rate of Initial Weight Loss and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at The Talking Scale
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Ingredients Tomato Topping: 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste 1/4 cup sugar substitute (recommended: Splenda) 2 teaspoons white vinegar or water 2 pounds ground chuck (may use meat loaf mix with ground pork) 2 eggs 1/4 cup red onion, diced small 1/4 cup roasted or fresh... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at The Talking Scale