Lasagna with a bonus veggie boost!

One of the first table or “big kid” foods the Bean loved is my lasagna. Traditionally lasagna isn’t the healthiest dish and mine was no exception. I had to take a step back and look at what I was eating and find a way to make it more nutritious for her and myself in the […]

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My mom always said to eat your…..muffins?

How would you like to be the coolest Mom/guardian on the block? Yelling at your kids to eat their…..muffins? Now I know you have all pureed everything in your fridge by now after watching our video yesterday and I’ve left you with a freezer full of pureed vegetables. How about I give you a recipe […]

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Video – How to puree fruits & vegetables for your toddler, baby & everyone else!

Welcome to Beanster’s Bytes! A lot of recipes call for purees but no one ever tells you how to make them, we can help you out with that today! Check our blog for recipes on how to use the purees to make your other dishes more nutritious! Music courtesy of: Kevin MacLeod – Incompetech.com Tracks […]

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Urban Gardening Simplified: Let’s Start Planting!

Welcome back, fellow Gardeners! Last month, I began my reoccurring blog on Urban Gardening and specifically How to Begin. Now that you have gathered your supplies, we can discuss the planting. Gardening is a great activity for the whole family, even your littlest ones will enjoy it. Depending on your toddler, they may be able […]

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Nana’s Color Club

Welcome back to Nana’s Color Club! Spring is finally here and our weather has been wonderful, I hope its warming up where you are! All of us have been talking about our gardens a lot lately, it’s been such a fun experience to try to grow our own food. Even Bean has gotten into the […]

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Foto Friday!

Welcome back to Foto Friday! How was your week? Ours was very fun and full! We really jumped into teething this week kicking it off with Heidi’s blog on what to eat to build strong teeth. Then we talked pain relievers and home remedies in our video and finished teething up with snack ideas for […]

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Get your snack on!

Do you love snacks? Are you becoming obsessed with the monthly subscription boxes? Well, I’m always on the hunt for healthy snacks for my family and my little nieces when they stop by so I decided to jump on the bandwagon of subscription boxes thanks to Crystal’s mostly positive experiences with hers. The first subscription […]

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Nana’s Color Club!

It’s the weekend! Woot! That means it’s time once again for Nana’s Color Club!! Bean recently got a new farmer’s tractor and she loves it! She drives it all around the house all of the time. We think she may want to be farmer someday just so she can drive the tractor 😉 Nana created […]

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Foto Friday!

It’s that time again, the weekend is almost here! That means it’s time for Foto Friday! We had a big week here at Beanster’s Bytes, we visited NAB 2013! That stands for the National Association of Broadcasters, it’s one of the largest conventions that comes to Las Vegas and features all of the latest and […]

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No more mystery meat chicken nuggets!

I personally love chicken. Grilled, baked, slow cooked, I love it all. Some kids may not be too open to all the cooking methods I mentioned for chicken, but do you know any kid that doesn’t love chicken nuggets? Me neither! So instead of stopping at a fast food joint that serve mystery meat chicken […]

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