Watermelon Granita

Summer is definitely one of my favorite seasons (like we have others in Vegas) with all the BBQs, pool parties and delicious seasonal fruit and vegetables. Watermelon seems to be making the rounds around the blogosphere so I figured I’d jump on the bandwagon and make a delicious, healthy and refreshing dessert using the versatile […]

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DIY Ice Cream in a bag!

Summer is here and it has been in the 100’s for a couple of weeks now here in Vegas. We are always on the lookout for fun ways to cool down so we decided to try making our ice cream in a bag! You only need a few basic ingredients. Ingredients: 1 cup heavy whipping […]

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Video – Summer Treats for kids & toddlers!

Welcome to Beanster’s Bytes! Summer is a time for fun frozen treats! We’ve come up with some great options that you can give your children guilt free. What are your favorite treats during summer? Please let us know in the comments below! 🙂 Printable PDF of the Lemon Lime Cupcakes Summer Treats Video 1 Summer […]

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Keeping your toddlers safe in the kitchen

Getting your little ones to help out in the kitchen can be fun and educational, but safety needs to be on the mind at all times. My niece, Aubrey, loves to help out in the kitchen but with so many items that can cause little ones harm, I’ve created a list of simple tips that […]

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Food Safety Tips – Properly Store & Prepare Meat

During our safety month, we’ve covered everything from pool safety, creating first aid kits and being prepared for emergencies. With the weather being warm around most of the country, people are beginning to spend time outside grilling and having parties. If you are anything like my family, you love to grill but making sure food […]

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Natural Disinfectant Toy Cleaner

Have you started the yearly spring or summer cleaning yet? When the temperatures start to rise, I tend to get a little crazy and start mad cleaning the house because I plan BBQ’s and pool parties multiple times during the summer and need to have a clean house. My husband is usually the cleaner in […]

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Lazy Woman’s Paleo Pot Roast

The summer heat has arrived in Las Vegas and while I enjoy spending time BBQing with family and lounging by the pool, I’m always looking for healthy & delicious meals that don’t involve turning on the oven. This easy slow cooker meal can be customized to utilize a tougher cut of meat that you find […]

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Homemade Slow Cooker Bone Broth

Earlier in the year, Heidi shared with us the benefits of homemade bone broth and lately, I’ve been drinking a lot of it due to the wonderful stomach healing properties and nutrients it gives in just a cup full. With only a cup a day for lunch or as a snack, you and your toddler […]

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Video – Easy Homemade Fruit Snacks Recipe! Kid & Toddler friendly!

My toddler LOVES fruit snacks but they can sometimes be filled with all kinds of artificial colors and tons of sugar. Here’s a super simple recipe for 4 ingredient fruit snacks you can make in no time 🙂 Crystal Meeks-Johnson Wife, Aunt, Blogger, YouTuber & Marketing Enthusiast. Connect with me on Social Media! http://www.beanstersbytes.com

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Pineapple Strawberry Mother’s Day Smoothie

For Mother’s Day, my dad would have the kids make mom breakfast in bed (and vice versa for Father’s Day) and I always remember my mom enjoying it. She would be the one being pampered for the day with the kids making breakfast, showering her with gifts and my brother and I promising not to […]

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