Sunflower Seed Butter “Anytime” Cookies

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When we first started switching our diet to Paleo, I knew I was going to have to find a way to help our three kids feel like they weren’t being deprived of their favorites, or they would never be on board.  One of the easiest ways to do this was to bake! Read More


Whole 30 Recap Week #3

Meals 9-19

Week 3 is in the books! Days 16-27 are lovingly referred to as Tiger Blood! on the Whole 30 Timeline. During this phase, many people begin to feel incredibly AWESOME, especially if they came to the Whole 30 having eaten relatively “clean.” For others, especially those with health issues, this can take longer and other factors Read More

Whole 30 Recap Week #2

Meals 9-8

We made it through Week 2, and we are half way through! Last week was actually pretty hard, but not because of cravings or because I was hungry on this crazy “diet” I’m on, but because of what was going on in life last week. If you read my previous recipe post, Read More

Flo’s Potato Salad


One of the people most responsible for guiding me down the path of becoming so interested in nutrition is my dad. Although, it wasn’t really my dad himself, but losing my dad that led me here. You see, two years ago today, Dad passed away 24 days after being diagnosed with cancer. Read More

Oven Chicken Fajitas

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We LOVE Mexican food around here. But when most people think of Mexican food, they usually think enchiladas, nachos, burritos, tortilla chips, tortillas, cheese…none of which are Paleo or Whole 30 approved. So what’s a Mexican food loving Paleo girl to do? Read More

Welcome to A Life, Nourished!


  1. to provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition
  2. to keep (a feeling or belief) in one’s mind, typically for a long time

What does it mean to be nourished? Before a couple of years ago, I never really thought about that question. Read More