Table Topper Review!

We’ve all used place mats before. I’ve tried using them with Bean but they always seem to end up on the floor along with any plate I try to get her to use…I am hoping this stage of throwing everything doesn’t last too much longer. When we are at home she puts her food directly […]

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Video – Fun frozen summer treat ideas for toddlers!

Welcome to Beanster’s Bytes! Summer is coming up fast and cold treats are a must for toddlers! We’ve come up with some great ideas to make your own treats that are nutritious and aren’t packed with sugar! Do you have any tricks of your own? Let us know in the comments section below! Need any […]

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5 Tips for Selecting a Healthy Yogurt

For as long I can remember there has been a container of yogurt in my fridge. As a kid, we regularly bought an Oregon brand called Nancy’s Yogurt and ate it often. Currently, plain Greek yogurt makes a daily appearance in my families’ morning breakfast as well as other meals. Yogurt can be a quick […]

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Nana’s Color Club

We had a wonderful week here at Beanster’s Bytes filled with apples! On Monday, Mrs. Know it all explained the apples history and how to select them then on Tuesday we shared a step by step video on how to make homemade applesauce with NO added sugars! We even brought apples into our coloring picture […]

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TGIFoto Friday!

Yay, it’s Friday again and you know what that means! It’s almost time for the weekend! Last Saturday we decided to check out Bountiful Baskets after reading Sarah’s blog about it. We were really impressed with our baskets! We got a pineapple, apples, bananas, strawberries, zucchini and more. The people were incredibly sweet and welcoming. […]

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Use up those colorful hardboiled eggs!

Is your house (and toddler) somewhere under all the mess of colorful confetti grass, plastic eggs, Easter baskets, candy and left over hard boiled eggs? Well, before you go tackle the Easter celebration mess (I’m a procrastinator too!), we have a solution for all those hard boiled eggs, a delicious and healthy egg salad recipe. […]

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We had an egg-celent Easter!

Easter has already hopped in and back out this year. We celebrated with various activities pretty much all week. It’s such a great time to spend with family and even more fun with a toddler. We staged two egg hunts with the Bean and we went to one at a park. She had a blast […]

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Video – Homemade Applesauce your toddler will love!

Bean has loved apple sauce since she was 6 months old, we just recently learned how to make our own! It’s super easy to make and is only 8 simple steps! We used pink lady apples and didn’t use a bit of sugar. She LOVES this applesauce. Please let us know if you make your […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Apples!

A popular proverb is, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but is it true? There are many theories about this and many people, including myself, enjoy apples. Until recently I did not appreciate the apple for all its history, vast varieties, and nutritional benefits. Where Do the Apple Come From? Apples are thought […]

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