Caramelized Pineapple Salsa and Mahi Mahi Tacos

Nothing says “Island Cuisine” like caramelized pineapple and Mahi Mahi rolled into a warm corn tortilla – served al fresco while over looking the Pacific. I’m sharing my dish at Fiesta Friday. Have you every cooked your fish in fruit salsa? No? You should definitely get it a try. I chopped the salsa ingredients once…

Breathless

Photo credit: David Stewart 100 Word Flash Fiction Breathless I fell under her spell at first glance; a gamine debutante and a ragged jazz player with no future. As our story unfolded, the music allowed no divide, every mournful note of her violin was answered by the soulful sigh of my sax.

My Fountain of Youth – Friday Fictioneers

My Fountain of Youth “Red pill, blue pill, little yellow capsule,” she sorted out loud, bifocals askew. “The red’s for vim. The blue’s for vigor. The yellow is for good measure.” she quipped as she reached for her kale smoothie handing him the costly treasure with a gnarled hand she barely recognized. “How can you…

Corned Beef Tacos With Sriracha Chili Cream

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day Now that our nest is empty and my darling hungry sons have flown the coop, we finally have leftover corned beef to eat. Cooking corned beef is a family tradition handed down from my immigrant great-grandfather, Michael Tracey Lane, who fled Ireland during the potato famine. I’m sure that my sons…

Arugula Pesto Stuffed Portobello

My husband and I have a standing joke about vegetarian meals. I usually will ask for a vegetarian meal at medical meetings or awards dinners when my only other choice is beef. The joke is that 90% of the time the main vegetarian dish will be a portobello mushroom. Apparently the chefs can’t see past…

A Farewell Caress – Fictioneer Friday

Photo: Erin Leary A Farewell Caress She touched her breast in a farewell caress, the nipple still sensitive. Cocooned in the warm silk sheets she watched her lover sleep, a soft snore and a tiny smile on his lips.

Baby Lettuce, Blue Cheese and Bacon Wedge Salad

My Winter produce can be a bore. I’m lucky enough to be a hundred miles from California’s Sacramento Valley where the Spring crops are coming into season but there hasn’t been a huge variety yet. My CSA basket has been filled with kale, cabbage, carrots, radishes are turnips. Last week I was surprised with these…

Top 3 Myths about Neck Pain

Originally posted on Pain Relief Through Movement:
I’ve worked with a lot of people with neck pain, some so severe that they had to go on disability. In the past  Tiger Woods dropped out of a golf tournament due to neck pain – a bulging disc. He said, “I can deal with the pain, but…

What’s For Dinner Doc is 1 Year Old

What’s For Dinner Doc is one year old today. I started my blog as a place to talk about women’s health but it has evolved into so much more than I could have envisioned. Looking back, I have come to realize that a blog writes itself. It finds it’s voice and it takes you, the…