Beer & Avocados — Reflections on Santo Domingo

I have been away from the Dominican Republic for so long, eight months, that, in coming back I can experience it more as an outsider while still retaining my inside perspective. Heat The first thing I feel is the heat which is so intense, enveloping and relentless that one has no choice…

Avocado Lettuce Wraps

I have always eaten healthy (most of the time anyways) but lately, in my effort to slim down, I have really been put to the test. My trainer currently has me on what he calls a fuel/fire cycle. On the fuel days I keep my calories under 1300 and my carbs under…

Mexican Dinner Salad

Mexican Dinner Salad   Print Prep time 12 mins Total time 12 mins   This is a great salad for summer and you can play with the ingredients as suits you. Recipe type: Entree Serves: 4 Ingredients Head of Lettuce 2 Haas Avocados 2 Ripe Sweet Tomatoes (on the vine) or 1…