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!

A Week of Meals Featuring Nuts and Seeds

A Week of Meals with Nuts and Seeds

Hi Friends! Time for another weekly meal plan. This week I chose one of my favorite groups of ingredients- nuts & seeds. I love pretty much any nut or seed you throw my way and I was able to find lots of creative ways to use things like almonds, walnuts, pumpkin seeds and sesame seeds! […]

How To Food Prep – 5 Tips For Beginners


Want to learn how to food prep but feeling overwhelmed? Here are 5 simple tips for beginners to help you get started. This sponsored post is part of my partnership with Kohl’s & Fitfluential. I was compensated for my time. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Hi Friends! As a dietitian, I’m often asked […]

Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies + 6 Ways To Use Almond Flour

This recipe for Small Batch Chocolate Chip cookies is gluten-free, paleo-friendly and makes just 6 cookies.

Gluten-free and paleo-friendly, this recipe for Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies makes just 6 cookies. Perfect for when you don’t want 2 dozen cookies sitting around to tempt you! Hi Friends! I haven’t been this excited to share a recipe in a while! These cookies are just so darn good! I’ve been trying to perfect […]

Dear Chase – Month 9

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Dear Chase, You’re 9 months old today! We’ve made it 3/4 of a year! Crazy. It’s time to recap this month, but if you need to catch up first, check out my previous letters:  Months 1 & 2 Month 3 Month 4 Month 5 Month 6  Month 7   Month 8  Let’s talk food first. We […]

Bean Bytes 151


Hi friends! Here we are, Monday again! This past week has been crazy but I do have some good links to share: Self-Love: Setting Intentions For Health and Self Love via Healthy Bites My Daily Intermissions via Carla Birnberg (Guest Post by Kathleen Uhran) Keeping It Real: Intuitive Eating – Do You Feel Out of […]

Sunday Food Prep Inspiration 114

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Hi Friends! I didn’t do any food prep last weekend since my parents were in town. But here’s what some of you guys have been up to: Lindsay- Clockwise from top left: French Lentils (recipe from America’s Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook) Homemade Turkey Sausage and Egg breakfast sandwiches Grilled BBQ Chicken Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka […]

A Week of Spiralized Meals

A week of spiralized meals

Hi Friends! I’m back with another weekly meal plan for you! This week I rounded up a week of spiralized meals! I’ve been loving my spiralizer lately. (FYI – I have the  Paderno Spiralizer – affiliate link) and a i know a lot of you guys have too! Are you ready?! I hope you find something you […]

Pesto Corn Salad

With just a few simple ingredients, this Pesto Corn Salad makes a great dinner side dish and can also be used as a topping on chicken or fish!

With just a few simple ingredients, this Pesto Corn Salad makes a great dinner side dish and can also be used as a topping on chicken or fish! Hi Friends! We’re right smack in the middle of trying to get our new gym up and running so things are a little crazy around here. If […]

A Babywearing Workout

A babywearing workout that targets the lower body and can be done at home while wearing your baby.

This babywearing workout targets the lower body and can be done at home while wearing your little one! Perfect for those busy days when you can’t make it to the gym. This post is part of my partnership with Kohl’s & Fitfluential as part of the #MakeYourMove campaign. I was compensated for my time. All thoughts and […]

Chili Lime Corn


This Chili Lime Corn is the perfect balance of sweet and spicy. A fun way to jazz up your corn on the cob! Hi Friends! It’s Recipe Redux day again! This month’s prompt was an easy one: Fresh from the Garden: The season of bountiful produce has arrived. Whether your produce comes from the farmers’ market, […]

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