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!

Dear Chase – Month 7

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Dear Chase, Tomorrow you’ll be 7 months old and I can’t even believe it! 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 This month was a big one so we have lots […]

Almond Butter Protein Balls

These Almond Butter Protein Balls are a gluten-free, no-bake snack recipe that's great to have on hand for a busy afternoon or to help refuel post-workout!

These Almond Butter Protein Balls are a gluten-free, no-bake snack recipe that’s great to have on hand for a busy afternoon or to help refuel post-workout! Hi Friends! Just popping in to share a quick snack idea with you guys! I wasn’t originally going to share these because they’re similar to my No Bake Protein Bars, but […]

Bean Bytes 142

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Hi Friends! Here’s another round of Bean Bytes for your reading pleasure! Self love: Mindful Monday: Why You Should Take More Breaks via Kara Lydon What You Can, When You Can via Katy Widrick Mindstorm – An Overwhelmed Mind via Meg Enterprises Getting Over Our Fear of Failure via Zen and Spice Why Clothing Sizes […]

Sunday Food Prep Inspiration 109

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Hi Friends! Time for more Sunday Food Prep! Last weekend I made: Baked Chicken Thighs Wheatberries Carrots Quinoa Breakfast Bars – in muffin form Greek Hummus Plate topping Bacon Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole HB eggs Lettuce for salad A couple weekends ago when hubby went out of town for the week I did a little […]

A Week of 5 Ingredient Meals

Need some quick, easy meal ideas? These recipes can all be made with 5 ingredients or less!

Hi Friends! We’re back with another week of meal ideas! This week I rounded up some nice, simple meal ideas! They’re all made with 5 ingredients or less, not counting spices and things like that, so they can come together quickly and without a lot of effort! Hope you see something that strikes your fancy! […]

A Day In The Life – 6 Months

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Hi Friends! It’s been about 3 months since I did my last day in the life post, so I thought I’d throw together another one. I know not everyone is interested in these but I do get questions about our schedule so I thought I’d share! Plus I like looking back on them Note, all […]

Homemade Chocolate Milk

Skip the store bought and make your own homemade chocolate milk with just 4 simple ingredients!

Made with just 4 simple ingredients, this homemade chocolate milk can be made quickly and without all the added ingredients in the storebought version! Hi Friends! It’s Recipe Redux time again! The theme for this month was: DIY Kitchen Essentials What favorite kitchen staples do you now make from scratch – but in the past […]

Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole

This Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole is easy to make and full of flavor! The perfect recipe for a busy weeknight dinner.

This Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole is packed with flavor and super simple! The perfect recipe for a busy weeknight dinner and you’ll have leftovers to pack for lunch! Hi Friends! I have another easy dinner recipe for you today! I was walking through the grocery store the other day and I saw some tomatillos that were […]

5 Easy Weeknight Dinners

Need quick and easy weeknight dinners? Learn how to use food prep effectively to make it easy to throw together healthy and delicious weeknight meals!

Need quick and easy weeknight dinners? Learn how to use food prep effectively to make it easy to throw together healthy and delicious weeknight meals! Hi Friends! My apologies for not posting a food prep post for the past couple of weekends! Hubby was traveling a few weeks ago so my prep was smaller than […]

Bean Bytes 141

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Hi friends! Time for another round of Bean Bytes! Self-love: Low Body Confidence is Contagious via Avocado a Day Nutrition Why I Am Postponing My Bikini Competition via Fitaspire The Value of Pain via Carla Birnberg Keeping it real: Is Fitspiration Doing More Harm Than Good? via Lifting Revolution Enjoy More via Enjoy Every Bite […]


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