About Lindsay

Lindsay Livingston is a Registered Dietitian and new mom 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!

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Hi Friends! Time for another round of Bean Bytes! Here’s what you may have missed last week. Monday Tips & Tricks: Easy Guide To Brewing Kombucha via Delights & Delectables Keep These 5 Items At Your Desk For A Healthy Office via Wildly Fit How To Get The Most Out Of Your Library Card via […]

Sunday Food Prep Inspiration 101

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Hi Friends! It’s food prep time. I skipped last week since my parents were in town but I actually got back on track yesterday so I thought I’d pop in today to share my prep for this week! I made: Greek turkey burgers (ground turkey, red peppers, feta, garlic, greek seasoning and an egg) – […]

Dear Chase – Month 4

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Dear Chase, Happy 4 months little guy! Like I wrote in my I Want To Freeze Time post, you’re growing so fast it’s scary! But it’s also awesome. This month was full of amazing changes just like the last three. You’re still eating like a champ. Most days you eat 29 ounces, some days 33, […]

Beer Braised Pulled Pork

Slow cooked in dark beer, this pulled pork is juicy and flavorful!

Slow cooked in dark beer, this Beer Braised Pulled Pork is tender, juicy and full of flavor!  Hi Friends! If you’ve been checking out my food prep posts lately you may have noticed we’ve been eating a lot of pulled pork. That’s because I’ve finally figured out the best way to make it. Believe it […]

I Want to Freeze Time

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If you’re anything like me, you probably spent most of your younger years wanting time to go faster. When I was 10, I wanted to be 13 so I could be a teenager. When I was 13 I wanted to be 16 so I could get my driver’s license. When I was 16 I wanted […]

Egg Waffles

Ready in one minute and easy to customize, after trying these Egg Waffles you'll never want to cook eggs in a pan again!

Ready in one minute and easy to customize, after trying these Egg Waffles you’ll never want to cook eggs in a pan again!   Hi friends! I had another post all ready to go for today…then I made lunch yesterday and I just had to share. Egg Waffles. They’re one of those things you see […]

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Hi Friends! It’s Monday again already?! Here’s what you may have missed last week: Monday Good reads: Create Your Own Glitter via Fitting It All In Is Saturated Fat Really Good For Us via Food and Nonsense The Perfect Number of Children To Raise via Sarah Kay Hoffman How To Handle The Negative Voice via […]

Sunday Food Prep Inspiration 100

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Hi Friends! Time for more food prep inspiration! Last week I prepped: Peanut Butter Banana Oat Muffins – except I subbed sunflower seed butter Sweet Potato Bites- same thing- I subbed sunbutter Pulled pork Veggies HB Eggs Quinoa Breakfast Bars Wheatberries No Bake Protein Bars Not pictured – I roasted a small chicken as well […]

Banana Cream Pie Bars

These Banana Cream Pie Bars are a fun twist on the traditional. Made with a 3 ingredient no-bake crust, fresh bananas & lots of chocolate, peanut butter and pecans, they're sure to be a hit dessert!

A fun twist on traditional, these Banana Cream Pie Bars are made with homemade vanilla pudding and whipped cream, plus fresh bananas and lots of pecans, peanut butter and chocolate for a delicious dessert. Hi Friends! It’s Recipe Redux day! This month’s theme is as follows: Favorite Chocolate Matches Does your chocolate need a friend? This […]

10 Canned Food Recipes for Heart Health

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This post was sponsored by the Canned Food Alliance. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Hi Friends! Like I mentioned last week when I shared my Spicy Roasted Garlic Walnut Hummus, February is National Heart Month. Since it’s such an important month, I’m back again this week to talk a bit more about it […]


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