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!

Sunday Food Prep Inspiration 104

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Hi Friends! Time for another round of meal prep! Here’s what I prepped last weekend: Quinoa Breakfast Bars Freezer Chocolate PB Cups- made with almond butter this time Oatmeal & Veggies for Squish Roasted potatoes Toppings for some Greek Hummus Plates Salmon Cakes Sliders for hubby Chicken sausage Sweet potato bites- made with almond butter […]

A Week of Slow Cooker Meals

Crockpot Dinner Ideas

Hi Friends! After taking last Saturday off to share my 12 Ways To Use Leftovers post, I’m back today with a week of slow cooker meals to inspire for you! Like I mentioned previously, this isn’t a meal plan that I’m following, nor does it need to be followed exactly. It’s just meant to give you some […]

Lentil Macaroni and Cheese

A childhood favorite kicked up a notch! This Lentil Macaroni and Cheese is packed with vegetables and lentils for a hearty vegetarian meal.

A childhood favorite kicked up a notch! This Lentil Macaroni and Cheese is packed with vegetables and lentils for a hearty vegetarian meal.  Hi Friends! Time for another second-look recipe. This Lentil Macaroni and Cheese is one of my absolute favorites. I first shared it on the blog back in 2012 and I’ve probably made […]

Thursday Things

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Hi Friends! It’s been a while since we had a post full of randomness so let’s catch up, shall we? Here are some things I’ve been loving lately! I know I shared this in my Bean Bytes post this week but I’m obsessing over this simple trick for getting stickers off glass from DIY Playbook. […]

Slow Cooker Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Let the crockpot do all the work with these Slow Cooker Loaded Sweet Potatoes. Individual foil packets make them easy to serve and cleanup is a breeze!

Let the crockpot do all the work with these Slow Cooker Loaded Sweet Potatoes. Individual foil packets make them easy to serve and cleanup is a breeze! Hi Friends! Just popping in with super simple dinner idea for you! I’ve professed my love for loaded sweet potatoes many times but this time I made it […]

Bean Bytes 133

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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 5 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Inbox via The SITS Girls Heck Yes Amazon Prime Is Worth It via Our Freaking Budget Align Your Actions With Your Priorities via Jill Conyers 16 Little Known […]

Sunday Food Prep Inspiration 103

Meal Prep Friday-3

Hi Friends! Time for some Food Prep inspiration! Here’s a look at what I prepped last weekend: I made: Quinoa Breakfast Bars Pork Tenderloin- one wrapped in bacon, one stuffed with apples, cranberries and feta Hubby had his steaks marinating Two potato soup Veggies Tuna salad HB eggs Roasted potatoes Bacon Veggies for snacking I […]

12 Ways To Use Leftovers

Leftovers

Hi Friends! Today we’re going to talk about ways to use leftovers. It’s Recipe Redux day and this month’s challenge was: Two for One We’re all about cooking once and eating twice. In short, double dinners are better. Show us how you take a favorite recipe already on your blog – and ReDux the leftovers into […]

How To Cook Spaghetti Squash

Want to learn how to cook spaghetti squash? Try it three ways: in the microwave, the oven or the crockpot! Hi Friends! Way back in December 2012, I wrote a post sharing 3 ways to cook spaghetti squash. It’s become one of my most popular posts and earlier this week I updated the pictures so […]

Berry Green Smoothie

Packed with brain-boosting fruits & veggies, yogurt for protein and healthy fats, this Berry Green Smoothie makes a great breakfast or snack!

Packed with brain-boosting fruits and veggies, healthy fats and protein, this Berry Green Smoothie is perfect for breakfast on the run or an afternoon snack! This post is sponsored by Dole Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. Dole provided me with free coupons and compensated me for my time. As always, all opinions expressed in this post are […]


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