Baked Kale Chips

Happy New Year!  Whether you are cleaning up your diet or want something crunchy that is also healthy I got you covered with this recipe for Kale Chips. I am not really a fan of store bought Kale Chips as many have weird flavors, ingredients, and lose the whole point of eating kale. I mean […]

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Thanksgiving Roundup 2015!

In case you need some last minute inspiration, we got you covered! Below you will find some new and old Thanksgiving favorites of ours. Enjoy!  Tips and Tricks: Thanksgiving Prep and Meal Planner Recipes: Grain-Free Easy Thanksgiving Side Dish Paleo Thanksgiving Sausage & “Cornbread” Stuffing Pumpkin Spice Trail Mix Thanksgiving Breakfast: Crockpot Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal […]

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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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Shrimp, Sausage, and Veggie One Pan Dinner. Toddler-Friendly!

Around Beanster’s Bytes, we have been gearing up for Lily’s 3rd birthday, which means lots of prep and not a lot of time for anything else. This can lead to throwing together a dinner or ordering out. I got you covered with this quick, one pan, and yummy dinner I found on the Paleo Newbie […]

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Food of the Month: Zucchini

One of my favorite veggies is the zucchini because it is not only yummy but it versatile. Raw, baked, broiled, steamed, and can even be added to desserts! Zucchini is sometimes known by another name: Italian Squash. A member of the Cucurbita pepo (cucumber and melon) family and has origins in Central and South America. […]

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Homemade Almond Milk

Non-dairy milks are all the rage right now. While I’m pretty partial to a couple of them because I don’t eat dairy (very often) due to being paleo and all, I’ve always worried about the added sugars and mystery ingredients in them. Heidi did a great job yesterday going over all the pros and cons […]

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Food of the Month: Spinach

In the warm summer months, making dinner can be a chore if turning on the stove is your only option. So having cool food options is a must, which is what lead me to the food of the month: Spinach!   Benefits: Spinach is part of the chenopod family (beets, chard, etc.), which is a […]

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Grain and Nut Free Lemon-Blueberry Scones! Toddler-Friendly!

One of the main reasons, I love the summer time is all the fresh fruit. I love to eat it fresh and use it to bake with. Lately, I have been on the hunt for healthier baking recipes and when I came across Balanced Bites Blog with a grain and nut free scones I knew […]

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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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Food of Month: Asparagus

May’s Food of Month is Asparagus, which is a spring vegetable that has been around for about 2000 years. There are many different varieties from all across the world, which have many uses. Most people know the green asparagus; there are also white (usually canned) and purple (a bit sweeter) varieties. Health Benefits Asparagus is […]

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