Erin Condren Life Planner – 6 months later! GIVEAWAY!

So about 6 months ago I shared a different kind of blog with you guys about one of my secret obsessions…old school planners 🙂 After years of using planners I decided to step it up to an Erin Condren Life Planner that so many people rave about all over the internet. It was an investment […]

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Skip the Halloween Candy? Tips and Tricks to Minimize the Candy Crazies!

I have fond memories of trick n’ treating on Halloween. Walking door-to-door, in costume, and gathering candy. I also enjoyed checking out my candy stash at the end of the night and then the inevitable candy binge that my parents didn’t always realize was happening… I was a sneaky kid 😉 As a nutritionist, this […]

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Halloween Banana Ghosts

Can you believe Halloween is right around the corner? The summer flew by and now all the fall holidays are creeping up on us. While I’m not a huge candy fan, I do love celebrating Halloween. I love to dress up and either go trick or treating with my nieces or go to fun Halloween […]

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Review of Meal Planning Apps

Recently, the Beanster’s Bytes crew got a request for meal planning applications that we love, use, or tried out. Until I started researching and trying out meal planning apps I didn’t realize my current process was a bit spread out. I write out the meals for the week in my productivity app, then make a […]

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Paleo Butternut Squash Stuffed Peppers

The weather is finally turning to fall in Las Vegas and I’ve been chomping at the bit to enjoy the season’s harvest of vegetables and fruits. This week, I had butternut squash on the brain and thought adding this vegetable to my stuffed pepper recipe would add a great flavor and texture. The crispy bits from the roasting […]

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Food of the Month: Butternut Squash

It is hard to believe fall is upon us with changing leaves and pumpkin everything! While I am going to save pumpkin for another food of the month blog, I am going to talk about it’s cousin the butternut squash! Both squashes are in the gourd family, which also includes cucumbers and melons. Butternut originated […]

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Organizing Tips for Moving! Great for Fall Cleaning too!

Recently, my husband and I moved from Los Angeles to Northern California. Aside form the actual move there is often lots of sorting, decision making, and questions about your family’s stuff. Why do I have this? Where did this come from? Will I need this? It can be downright overwhelming and maddening, especially if you […]

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Toddler Birthday Party Roundup!

Planning a toddler Birthday party can seem really overwhelming. We’ve compiled a list of all of the blogs/videos that we’ve done here at Beanster’s Bytes to make your life even easier! how to plan a toddler birthday party Creative Party Invites 50 birthday party themes for toddlers 8 tips for a meltdown free party Happy […]

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Birthday Treats – Paleo Almond Coconut Bites

Birthdays can be full of unhealthy foods and super sugary treats but mix it up a little and try to feature vegetable and fruit trays at your next event. We loved the Elmo themed platters we featured last year and the tomato & salami skewers (shared last week) that both toddlers and adults will love. But what […]

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Avoiding the Birthday Party Sugar Crash! For Toddlers and Adults!

Many parents and guardians worry about giving their kids too much sugar for fear of crazy hyperness followed by a sugar crash, which can lead to one cranky toddler. It doesn’t make too many adults very fun either. Fear not, there are ways to navigate a party without becoming the main event. Is Sugar Related […]

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