About Lindsay

Lindsay Livingston is a Registered Dietitian from Columbus, Ohio. On her blog, she shares simple, healthy recipes, nutrition tips, workouts and snapshots of her life. Follow her on Twitter @LeanGrnBeanBlog and Instagram @TheLeanGreenBean and be sure to subscribe via RSS or email so you never miss a post!

Chicken Fried Rice

This Healthy Chicken Fried Rice is perfect for niights when you want a quick, easy dinner that's both simple and nutritious!

Hi Friends! Quick recipe for you today. Chicken Fried Rice. It’s nothing new. In fact, it’s probably something you’ve had several times. You’ve probably even made it yourself. I guess this is more of a reminder. An inspiration of sorts. For those nights when you just can’t figure out what to make for dinner. And […]

Bean Bytes 125

Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole

Hi Friends! Time for another round of Bean Bytes! Monday Tips & Tricks: How To Find Pageviews On A Specific Blog Post via The SITS Girls 10 Things Every Newbie Investor Should Know via Our Freaking Budget 4 Compound Exercises That Are Great For Tabatas via Cotter Crunch 4 Ways To Break Free From Being […]

Sunday Food Prep Inspiration 97

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Hi Friends! Time for another round of Sunday Food Prep! Here’s what I made last weekend: Sweet Potato Bites Quinoa Breakfast Bars Freezer Chicken Tenders (recipe soon!) Veggies Italian Wedding Soup (recipe soon!) Double Chocolate Granola (recipe soon!) Homemade Enchilada Sauce Pulled pork that was headed to the oven as soon as I took the […]

The Difference A Year Makes

A mother's love

Hi Friends- Exactly one year ago today, I published this post: It’s Not Easy For Everyone¬† It was an honest, candid post about our struggle with infertility, with thoughts from both me and hubby. If you didn’t read it last time and you’re struggling with infertility yourself, I encourage you to go read it. No […]

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

This low-sodium Homemade Enchilada Sauce is healthier and more flavorful than store-bought. Make a batch next time Mexican night is on the dinner menu!

Next Mexican night, whip up a batch of this homemade Enchilada Sauce. It’s super simple and made from ingredients you probably already have on hand. Plus it’s WAY better than the canned version & much lower in sodium! Hi Friends! Time for another Recipe Redux post! This month’s theme was as follows: Start Smoking in […]

A Day In The Life – 3 Months


Hi Friends! The last time I did one of these Day In the Life posts was back in September. Now that Squish is almost 3 months old (he’ll be 12 weeks tomorrow, 3 months on the 29th) I thought it’d be fun to do another one! He’s still not exactly on a schedule so every […]

Bean Bytes 124


Hi Friends! Happy Monday! We’re back with more Bean Bytes to kick off your week!   Monday Love these: Setting The Stage For Creativity via InspiredRD 12 Reasons I’m Giving Up Diet Soda via Holley Grainger When Clean Eating Becomes Unhealthy via Clean Eating Veggie Girl Why Everything They Told You About Goals Is Wrong […]

Sunday Food Prep Inspiration 96


Hi Friends! Time for more Sunday Food Prep! Here’s what I did last weekend: On Sunday I made: Quinoa Breakfast Bars Lettuce for salad Veggies for snacking Sweet potato roasted with bacon Chicken fried rice Sweet Potato Bites I actually started on Saturday night so I also made: Crockpot Beef Stew Hardboiled eggs Black Beans […]

Curried Tuna Salad with Apples

This Curried Tuna Salad with Apples makes a quick protein-packed lunch! Or serve it with sliced vegetables and crackers for a healthy snack.

Hi Friends! Just popping in with a quick and easy recipe for you today. Lately I’ve been struggling a bit with finding time for lunch. It all depends on baby’s schedule but no matter what, I need something that I can eat fast! Enter this Curried Tuna Salad with Apples. Curry powder is one of […]

Apple Cinnamon Blender Waffles

Apple Cinnamon Blender Waffles

Hi friends! Time for another breakfast idea! These Apple Cinnamon Blender Waffles are easy to whip up in the morning and they also make a great afternoon snack. As for how the idea for these came about? Well here’s the thing- I like to have “things” in my waffles, pancakes, etc. What I don’t love […]

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