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Walker Welding

Walker WeldingTop quality mobile welding repair and metal fabrication

In business since 1985, our experienced team of welding professionals can repair your equipment quickly and professionally so you can spend more time working.

Properly repair your equipment

From farm equipment to industrial requipment, our professionals can handle it all.

Create a variety of parts

From fabrication of custom hitches to excavator buckets, no job is big or too small.


2788 Ireland Av NW
Tiffin,  IA   52340

PH:  319-626-2405



Mike's Onion Ranch & Parm Chicken - Carb Check Diet

By Mike Thayer

The next time you're thinking about fixing some chicken for dinner, try the following low-carb preparation, it's another does of YUM!  It's really easy to prepare and just so gosh darn tasty!  And the best part?  Only about 7 carbs per serving.


  • Four boneless/skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 Tablespoons onion soup mix
  • 2 Tablespoons ranch dressing mix
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Mix all the dry ingredients together until blended.  Lightly coat the chicken with the Worcestershire sauce and then cover the chicken with the Parmesan cheese mixture.  Spray a shallow pan lightly with olive oil cooking spray and bake the chicken at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes or until the internal temp of the chicken reaches 165 degrees.



Boubin Tire & Automotive Service - Cedar Rapids

BoubinSince 1971, Boubin has offered expert automotive repair, tires and automotive accessories for light duty cars, pick-up trucks, and SUVs.  Located in Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Manchester and Independence, we have the resources to keep you moving.

Our ASE certified mechanics are experts in all aspects of auto repair. We also perform all factory recommended services, including oil changes, alignments, and fuel system and radiator flushes. We provide a wide variety of services and repairs for your automobile. All of our work is guaranteed and we stand behind our work with a variety of warranties.

If you have our protection plan, not only can we provide towing services when you have a break-down on the road, we also offer pick-up and delivery services to customers in our local area, saving you valuable time and keeping you where you need to be.

Boubin Tire & Automotive
Dan Kimball – Store Manager
799 Blairs Ferry Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 395-0030
[email protected]





Pork Nachos - a low carb snacking favorite

Mike Thayer 2016By Mike Thayer

It's football season and what better football watching snack is there than nachos?  And no, not the traditional kind made with tortilla chips......

Pork NachosI'm talking Pork Nachos..... BBQ flavored pork rinds, 4 strips of bacon, cheddar cheese, diced Fresno chili pepper and Louisiana hot sauce..... It's another dose of YUM!

These "Pork Nachos" only have 4 carbs! Also packing 21 grams of protein, let's compare that to a same sized portion of traditional nachos; tortilla chips, ground beef, cheese & jalapeno pepper.... 55 carbs and 19 grams of protein. Both versions of nachos as served have about 600 calories.

If you haven't had pork rinds before or eaten them in awhile, they are very worth your while.

Related:  A replacement for nachos


Mike Thayer's Carb-Check Diet: Green beans, a go-to veggie in a low carb diet

Mike Thayer 2016By Mike Thayer

Carb-Check Diet_smallOne of the most carb-friendly veggies out there, green beans can be prepared a number of different ways and pairs well with a lot of different ingredients.

Simply put, green beans should be a staple in your low-carb diet.  A serving of green beans puts the following into your body:  Just 20 calories, no fat, 1 gram of protein, 2 grams of natural sugar, 2 grams of dietary fiber and just 4 grams of carbs - GOOD carbs! 

If you're not eating green beans because the only way you know how to eat them is how your mother prepared them.....  Opening up a can and dumping the contents, water and all, into a sauce pot and heating them up (BORING!)......  Shame on you!

And what else do green beans do?  They add life to the low carb menu.  Here's a great recipe that tastes delicious, a step up from Mom's standard green beans or Aunt Kathy's green bean casserole at Thanksgiving.


  • One 14.5 ounce can of cut green beans, drained
  • Three strips of bacon, rough chopped
  • One Tablespoon of Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Heat up a medium sized frying pan over medium heat, throw in the chopped bacon.  When the bacon starts to brown, drain off some grease, then introduce the remaining ingredients.  Saute all that greatness together for another couple minutes or until you have crispy bacon, the beans are getting a bit of caramelization and that Parmesan cheese is looking golden brown and delicious.  The only carbs in this dish are from the green beans and everything is better with bacon!

Greer Motor Frame & Axle - Coralville

Greer Motor Frame & AxleService You Can Count On

At Greer Moto Frame & Axle, we strive to give you the best and most reasonably priced automotive services around. With years of experience, and the trust and respect of our community, we pride ourself in giving your car the repairs and maintenance it needs, without breaking the bank. We understand your time and money are valuable, and we work with you to make sure you are getting the repairs you need, and will never quote you a service we don’t find completely necessary.

Mechanics You can Trust

Our owner and head mechanic, Dana Greer, has years of automotive, frame and axle experience. He believes the only way to run a quality auto repair and maintenance shop, is to gain the trust and loyalty of the surrounding community. We have been providing Coralville, IA with the best service, honest pricing and guaranteed satisfaction for many years.


(319) 339-4678


[email protected]


2421 James St
Coralville, IA 52241



Hammer Medical Supply - Coralville

Hammer Medical SupplySince 1872, Hammer Medical Supply has been caring for the healthcare needs of Central Iowans. Hammer is a locally owned provider of home respiratory equipment, mobility equipment, and home accessibility products. We employ licensed healthcare professionals at each location, including Respiratory Therapists, LPNs, RNs, and certified Rehabilitation Professionals at each of our locations to ensure our customers receive top quality service. Our team offers delivery and set up your equipment, installation of accessibility products and repair of home medical equipment and oxygen equipment.

See the Hammer Medical Supply online catalog for a more complete list of our products.

115 5th Street
Coralville, IA 52241

Phone: (319) 358-8000
Fax: (319) 354-2298
Toll Free: (855) 298-6283

Store Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Manager: Amber Port, LPN


Advanced Hair Technologies

Advanced Hair TechnologiesAt Advanced Hair Technologies, we offer many different alternatives for the person who is concerned about their lack of hair. As a matter of fact, we offer more options than anyone else in Iowa. We don't believe any single option is of the best interest for everyone. We will sit down with you in a private room to determine what your concerns are, and then explain which options are going to satisfy your needs, allowing you to make an educated decision.

Whether you have hair loss, thinning hair, baldness or other issues that require hair replacement or healthier hair, Advanced Hair Technologies can help. Visit us in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Advanced Hair Technologies

245 A Classic Car Ct. SW
Cedar Rapids Iowa 52404

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 319-364-4220