Stephanie Graves

The Truth About Fats

If you’ve spent any time scrolling my recipe pages, you’ve likely noticed a theme; fats are everywhere. But believe it or not, for most of my adolescence and early 20’s I was terrified of fat! Everything I ate was either “low-fat”, “reduced-fat” or “no fat”. But fortunately, now I know the truth.  Fats are essential […]

Matcha Tea Latte

I’m prone to self-experiments and one day, after learning more of the health benefits of green tea, I decided to make the switch. At that time, I was drinking one, strong Starbucks Verismo coffee per day and I was so fearful that either: a) I would struggle with terrible withdrawal headaches or b) it would […]

Detoxing Dandelion Tea

Each morning I indulge in this creamy, detoxifying dandelion tea. Among one of its many benefits, dandelion helps cleanse and maintain liver health. The liver is our main detoxifying organ that keeps our blood filtered and free of toxins, so anything that can support liver health is always a good option!   The main spice in […]

Kids Go-To Smoothie

Every morning for the past 3-years I’ve started my day by blending up this nutrient-dense smoothie for the kids. Before they even eat breakfast they kick the day off with a dose of protein and fat, preparing their brains and bodies for the day ahead. It’s important to me that they get a good source […]

Brain Boosting Fat Bomb Smoothie 

Considering our brains are composed of 60% fat, adequate consumption of fat is critical for optimal brain function. Saturated fats, often deemed as ‘bad fats’ are a fundamental building block for brain cells. Similarly, cholesterol functions as a brain-protective antioxidant and is the precursor for sex and steroid hormone synthesis, all of which contribute to […]