Stephanie Graves

Hike-Essential Trail Mix

Trail mix

The best snacks for a hike are those that a) don’t require refrigeration, b) are mess-free, and c) are packed full of protein and fiber for sustained energy. This simple, nutrient-dense trail mix hits all three marks and for bonus points, it’s so easy to throw together and customize to your liking. Here’s what I […]

Immune-Boosting Pineapple Popsicles

Whether your kids need to cool off from the summer sun or could use a large dose of Vitamin C to combat a cold – these immune-boosting, refreshing pineapple popsicles hit the spot. Making your own popsicles may seem daunting, but believe me, it’s so much more rewarding knowing my kids are eating healthy, clean […]

Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

A delicious, gluten-free, high-protein cookie makes this recipe the perfect healthy snack. Most store-bought cookies contain scary amounts of sugar, corn syrup, artificial colors, and sweeteners. This recipe, on the other hand, has just a handful of wholesome ingredients, like peanut butter and oats. And what’s sweeter is that they come together in minutes. Finally, […]

Heart Healthy Donuts

What kid doesn’t go wild for donuts? And with three forms of coconut (oil, butter, and flakes), these mom-approved donuts are packed full of heart-healthy saturated fats. Wait, what? Aren’t saturated fats bad for you? No! I’m here to bust this myth. Saturated fats, like cholesterol, get a bad reputation, however, if they’re so bad […]

Coconut Chia Seed Yogurt

If you’ve noticed a theme around here, most of my recipes contain a significant dose of fat. I wasn’t always a fat-lover though. 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 now I know better. Fats are essential for […]