Welcome to The Health Wish!

Welcome!  I am so glad to finally be here. I have been feeling for months the need to share all that I have learned and all that I am still learning about health and nutrition as I fight my way

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Welcome to The Health Wish!

Welcome!  I am so glad to finally be here. I have been feeling for months the need to share all that I have learned and all that I am still learning about health and nutrition as I fight my way

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Let's get healthy and skip the pills

Take Two Pills and Call Me In the Morning

I had an appointment with a Physical Therapist to deal with a rotator cuff injury I sustained in a fall last month when we were down in Moore, OK working disaster relief with Samaritan’s Purse.  While going through all the

Let's get healthy and skip the pills

Take Two Pills and Call Me In the Morning

I had an appointment with a Physical Therapist to deal with a rotator cuff injury I sustained in a fall last month when we were down in Moore, OK working disaster relief with Samaritan’s Purse.  While going through all the

pak choi, cauliflower, broccoli, kale, snow peas

Change! (and yes, I’m back)

Wow – so many changes in the several month-long “pause” I found myself taking from this blog! Changes in employment, technology, gardens, my location (travel, not permanent relocation) so that I’m not sure where to start … Last January I

pak choi, cauliflower, broccoli, kale, snow peas

Change! (and yes, I’m back)

Wow – so many changes in the several month-long “pause” I found myself taking from this blog! Changes in employment, technology, gardens, my location (travel, not permanent relocation) so that I’m not sure where to start … Last January I

Whole30 compliant coconut salmon topped with the bright flavors of lime, mango, and pineapple.

Coconut Salmon with Pineapple-Mango Relish

When I’m looking for a quick, nutritious, Whole30-type meal after a long day at work, I don’t have to look any further than a salmon filet. Prep and cook time, from refrigerator (or grocery bag) to being pulled from the

Whole30 compliant coconut salmon topped with the bright flavors of lime, mango, and pineapple.

Coconut Salmon with Pineapple-Mango Relish

When I’m looking for a quick, nutritious, Whole30-type meal after a long day at work, I don’t have to look any further than a salmon filet. Prep and cook time, from refrigerator (or grocery bag) to being pulled from the

Whole30 compliant kale salad with shrimp, avocado, pomegranate, coconut and lime

Tropical Kale Salad with Shrimp

I rarely make the same recipe twice. I just can’t seem to leave well-enough alone. Maybe that is what I like so much about Melissa Joulwan and her Well Fed cookbook. Every recipe has a “You Know How You Could

Whole30 compliant kale salad with shrimp, avocado, pomegranate, coconut and lime

Tropical Kale Salad with Shrimp

I rarely make the same recipe twice. I just can’t seem to leave well-enough alone. Maybe that is what I like so much about Melissa Joulwan and her Well Fed cookbook. Every recipe has a “You Know How You Could

Whole 30 compliant Sunshine Kale Salad with eggs, avocado, and pomegranate

Sunshine Kale Salad

Two years ago I totally fell in love with kale as a cooked green, so last year I planted two different varieties of kale in my garden and added the wonderful, nutritious green to many one-pot meals. I can’t believe

Whole 30 compliant Sunshine Kale Salad with eggs, avocado, and pomegranate

Sunshine Kale Salad

Two years ago I totally fell in love with kale as a cooked green, so last year I planted two different varieties of kale in my garden and added the wonderful, nutritious green to many one-pot meals. I can’t believe

Spinach Mushroom Breakfast Casserole with fork

Spinach-Mushroom Breakfast Casserole

Are your mornings crazy as you rush around trying to get you and your family out the door for school or work? Are they so crazy that you don’t see how you can prepare a healthy breakfast much less have

Spinach Mushroom Breakfast Casserole with fork

Spinach-Mushroom Breakfast Casserole

Are your mornings crazy as you rush around trying to get you and your family out the door for school or work? Are they so crazy that you don’t see how you can prepare a healthy breakfast much less have

Planning for Success

Cookies for teachers and staff?!  These are words that in the past would have sent me down to the kitchen at school to get one or two. I know that I’m on a low-carb diet but a treat once in

Planning for Success

Cookies for teachers and staff?!  These are words that in the past would have sent me down to the kitchen at school to get one or two. I know that I’m on a low-carb diet but a treat once in