Mystery of the Egg Aisle Solved! How to Pick the Perfect Egg!

Easter means hard boiled eggs for me. I know I am not the only person to go to grocery store to pick up eggs and stand in front of the case of eggs and wonder,“What’s the difference?” Below, is a rundown of how to select, what’s the difference, and the nutritional highlights for toddlers (and […]

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Delicious Seasonal Fruits & Vegetables

It wasn’t until I graduated college that I started eating a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables. The majority of my daily servings came from a can or were frozen. While not terrible, I was definitely missing out on the freshness and deliciousness of each item! Now that I’m trying to live a more healthful […]

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More snack ideas for picky eaters

The main conclusion I came to while researching and testing snacks for the Beanster for our first Beanster’s Bytes video; is that the less processed, the better. I found that a lot of the different foods that are being marketed to the Beanster and I aren’t necessarily a great choice. Many are very high in […]

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Video – The battle of feeding the Picky Toddler

Welcome to Beanster’s Bytes! This is our first video of many more to come. I have a lot of trouble finding snacks for my picky toddler so we decided to share that experience with you! We put several popular snack items and brands to the test just for you. Enjoy! It’s been brought to our […]

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5 Tips to Begin Urban Gardening

When you think of toddler nutrition, you may not think of gardening. The two seem somewhat far apart. However, growing your fruits and vegetables takes the guess work out of where it came from. Also, it can save you money, in the long run, depending on what you decide to grow. Something most people would […]

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Nailed it!

I was somewhat of a tomboy growing up but I’ve always had to have my finger and toe nails painted. I would play in the dirt and I was serious about sports but my nails were always done. Well apparently I’ve passed that on to the Beanster. Ever since she’s been able to tell what […]

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Food Poisoning with a Toddler

I had a very different blog post planned for today but my weekend didn’t go quite as expected. We rarely go out to eat anymore partly because we’ve fallen back in love with cooking and honestly we like to know exactly what we are eating. On Saturday we decided to visit one of our favorite […]

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