Stephanie Graves

Guilt-free French Fries

Golden French fries potatoes ready to be eaten.

Is it possible for a french fry to be healthy and delicious? Yes and yes. Never again will you have to rely on nutrient-depleted store-bought fries. This simple and satisfying recipe is the answer to all of your french fry cravings.  Ingredients: 2 russet potatoes  1 tablespoon melted coconut oil ¼ tsp paprika ½ tsp […]

Cheesy Vegan Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

We’re from Maine so naturally, there are a few potato recipes on here. Potatoes get a bad reputation, but I’m here to put your fears to rest. Potatoes are a serotonin precursor, the hormone that makes you feel good and helps with impulse control. They are also good sources of potassium, iron, Vitamin C, and […]

Simple Festive Salad

Simple, healthy, and crowd-pleasing recipes, these are my favorites. This salad was featured at our Thanksgiving dinner this past year, and since everyone loved it so much it made a second appearance for Christmas.  This colorful salad is bursting with flavor and health benefits. Apples and pears provide a good source of fiber, while pecans, […]

Roasted Brussels Salad

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

My go-to salad for a quick and filling weeknight dinner? This is it. Mainly for its simplicity’s sake: roast the brussels, saute the onions, steam the kale, add the toppings and dressing, and voila! Dinner is served. And for even easier prep and clean-up, roast the onions along with the brussels.  The walnuts in this […]

Hearty Vegetable Soup

Do you know how most vegetable soups are rather blah? Yeah, not this one. I made this for a winter cleanse last year and it’s been a fan-favorite in our house ever since. It’s still quite chilly here in northern Maine, so a bowl of this filling, flavorful soup is necessary to keep warm.  Whether […]