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!

10 Healthy Cauliflower Recipes

Cauliflower Breadsticks

Hi Friends! This week, we found the first food Squish doesn’t love- cauliflower. Up until this point, we hadn’t really come across anything that he seemed to dislike in the slightest. Earlier this week he was eating steak and steamed veggies with his daddy and he legit spit out a piece of steamed cauliflower I […]

10 Healthy After School Snacks For Kids

10 Healthy After School Snacks For Kids

Hi Friends! Just popping in to share some of my latest roundups for Parade! (remember I’m a paid contributor) You can see links to all of my roundups on my contributor page but here are links to some of the ones I’ve done since I last shared them with you. If any look interesting to […]

Avocado Bacon Hash with Eggs

This Avocado Bacon Hash with Eggs is the perfect weekend breakfast to treat the family to when you don't feel like going out to eat!

This Avocado Bacon Hash with Eggs is the perfect weekend breakfast to enjoy when you don’t feel like going out to eat! Hi Friends! Over the weekend, hubby and I enjoyed a kid-free breakfast at First Watch. I had the pumpkin pancakes (nothing new there), but hubby branched out and tried something new. He ordered […]

Dear Chase – Month 11

baby 11 months

Dear Chase- We’ve made it 11 months. Hard to believe in just a month you’ll be one year old!! Where did my baby go?! Here’s what’s been going on this month. Food-wise, your still getting 4 bottles a day (30 oz total) around 8, 12:30, 5 & 8. Most days you eat either lunch, dinner […]

Bean Bytes 160


Hi Friends! Time for another round of Bean Bytes! Keeping It Real: The Best Reason to Simplify via The Inspired RD Five Things I Won’t Apologize For via The Lunchbox Diaries How Atoning Is Like Healthy Living via Carla Birnberg Food For Thought: G-d Gives Us Opportunities via Carla Birnberg Work It Out: 10 Yoga […]

Kitchen Tasks For Kids


Thanks to Kohls and Fitfluential for sponsoring this post. Hi Friends! One of the things I’m most excited about as Squish gets older is the fact that he’ll soon be able to start helping me in the kitchen! I used to love helping my mom in the kitchen and still remember the recipe my sister […]

Pumpkin Yogurt Dip + 6 Ways To Eat Pumpkin

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Made with just a few simple ingredients, this recipe for Pumpkin Yogurt Dip is the perfect afternoon snack! Try it paired with cinnamon and sugar tortilla chips or graham crackers.  Hi Friends! It’s time for another edition of our bloggy recipe group. In case you missed previous months, check out: MyMexican Black Bean Dip + […]

Bean Bytes 159


Hi Friends! Time for another round of bean bytes. Sorry for the delay. Be sure to check out the Crockpot Apple Cranberry Chicken from yesterday if you missed it. Keeping It Real: Is This Really a Healthy Living Blog? via Sweet Tooth, Sweet Life 14 Things You Could Be Doing During Your Lunch Break via Hubspot […]

Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Chicken

This Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Chicken recipe is perfect for fall. Plus it's freezer friendly. Just pull it out, dump in the crockpot and dinner cooks itself!

This Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Chicken recipe is the perfect one-dish meal for fall. It’s freezer-friendly so you can prep it ahead of time. In the morning, just dump it in the crockpot and dinner will be waiting when you get home. Hi friends! Have no fear. Bean Bytes will be here tomorrow. I had […]

Blog Brulee 2015


In exchange for speaking at Blog Brulee this year, my travel and lodging expenses were covered and I was compensated for my time. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Photo Credit: California Almonds Hi Friends! As you may have seen if you follow me on social media, I spent last weekend in Vermont with […]

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