Fresh and Delicious Recipes That Are Whole30-Friendly

Living the Whole30 lifestyle? These recipes emphasize lean protein, fruits, vegetables and healthy fats while shying away from added sugar, grains, soy and dairy — making them perfect for anyone following the plan.

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Whole30 Hot Apple Cereal

Apples and raisins provide all the natural sweetness you crave in this cozy grain-free porridge. Ground cashews add healthy fat plus amazing texture.

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Whole30 Bacon and Egg Cups

These handy egg cups are resting on a bed of potato and wrapped in a shell of sugar-free bacon. You won’t miss the bread in this Whole30 take on a breakfast sandwich.

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Whole30 Breakfast Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Instead of a grain heavy bagel, stuff your favorite breakfast sandwich elements into a Whole30-approved baked sweet potato. With nearly 20 grams of protein per serving, this meal is ideal for a post workout breakfast.

Get the Recipe: Whole30 Breakfast Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Whole30 Veggie-Packed Breakfast Frittata

Make this protein and vitamin-filled egg dish for breakfast and enjoy the leftovers for days. You won’t miss the cheese with bell peppers, onions, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes packing in the flavor.

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Whole30 Crispy Chicken Strips

Breadcrumbs aren’t an option on Whole30 so instead make a crunchy coating with nuts and seeds. Swap the sugary condiments, with a quick dipping sauce made with naturally sweet roasted red peppers.

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Whole30 Thai Curry Veggie Noodles with Chicken

Who needs pasta when you can make noodles out of twirls of carrots and ribbons of cabbage? Toss those veggies in a creamy and spicy dressing and top with roasted chicken breast for a low maintenance, high flavor meal.

Get the Recipe: Whole30 Thai Curry Veggie Noodles with Chicken

Sweet Potato Chicken Breakfast Hash

One of the best Whole30 tips? Embrace all sorts of proteins and veggies when planning your breakfasts. This microwave hash, which incorporates sweet potato, chicken and egg, will keep you full all through the morning.

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Whole30 Coconut-Crusted Shrimp with Pineapple Chili Sauce

Seafood and fruit are clean eating staples on the Whole30 plan. Both ingredients are used in an unexpected way in this shrimp dish. Serve as an appetizer or a main course along with a salad or slaw.

Get the Recipe: Whole30 Coconut-Crusted Shrimp with Pineapple-Chili Sauce

Paleo Collard Burrito

Collards are key to these paleo-friendly breakfast wraps: bacon, eggs and a fresh avocado salsa (think salsa meets gauc) are wrapped up in tender collard leaves, which can be prepped a day in advance.

Get the Recipe: Paleo Collard Burrito

Whole30 Sesame Chicken and Broccoli Rice

Rethink Chinese style foods with this Whole30 spin on chicken and broccoli. Instead of rice, shaved broccoli stems create a nutritious base for lean chicken and a savory sesame-spiked sauce.

Get the Recipe: Whole30 Sesame Chicken and Broccoli Rice

Simple Broiled Flank Steak with Herb Oil

Lean cuts of beef are very Whole30-friendly because they’re high in protein and an excellent source of iron. An herbaceous marinade adds extra flavor to this affordable cut of beef.

Get the Recipe: Simple Broiled Flank Steak with Herb Oil

Spiced Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is seasoned with turmeric, ginger, nutmeg and cumin for tons of flavor and deep, rich color. Serve as a side with your favorite meat or underneath a runny fried egg.

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Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Once taboo on Whole30, white potatoes now get a green light, and for good reason — they’re filled with fiber and other healthy nutrients like potassium and vitamin C. Flavor with garlic and olive oil and roast at high heat for an outstanding side dish.

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NutriBullet® Chimichurri Sauce

Though this herby sauce is classic with steak, it makes a great topper for just about any protein.

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Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potato

We finely chop onions, carrots and tomatoes, then sauté with ground beef for a veggie-packed stuffing. Plenty of spices, like cumin and cayenne, lend tons of flavor without any unwanted sugar or fillers.

Get the Recipe: Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potato

Whole30 Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits

This beautiful seafood dish uses cauliflower for "grits" in place of corn. A pop of color, fiber and nutrients from collard greens makes this a balanced one-dish meal.

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NutriBullet® Almond Butter

No need to spend a ton on fancy nut butters when you can make your own small-batch versions at home for less.

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Instant Pot Whole30 Chicken Tikka Masala

You can have a flavorful and tender Chicken Masala in 10 minutes in your Instant Pot® while sticking to your Whole30 diet plan.

Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Whole30 Chicken Tikka Masala

Banana-Walnut Smoothie

Nuts aren’t just for trail mix. Blend them up in smoothies like this banana-walnut combo to add protein, flavor and creamy texture. A small handful of dates make this slurpable treat just sweet enough to fight off cravings.

Get the Recipe: Banana and Walnut Smoothie

Beet Salad

You won’t get sick of greens with this Beet Salad. The homemade dressing is free of added sugar but has plenty of flavor and heart-healthy fats.

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Spiced Steak with Cauliflower Rice

Season steak with a rub of salt, pepper, paprika and cinnamon for tons of warm and delicious flavor. Riced cauliflower with almond, celery and cranberry makes an excellent accompaniment that’s packed with veggies and healthy fats.

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Whole30 Ranch Dressing

This dressing is so thick and creamy, you won't miss the dairy. It's packed full of fresh herbs for that classic ranch flavor.

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Paleo Prosciutto Egg Cups

Meat is a key component to most Whole30 breakfasts, and these paleo prosciutto egg cups are no exception. Thanks to a pesto sauce on top, these protein-filled cups are an easy, flavorful way to start the day.

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Healthy Cauliflower Rice

Rice and other grains are off limits for Whole30 followers, but riced veggies like cauliflower are a very suitable substitute. The mild flavor of cauliflower can be used in any recipe that calls for rice.

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Cuban-Style Grilled Salmon

Grilled protein is a big part of the Whole30 program. Enjoy omega-3 rich spiced up salmon, served with a veggie-filled salad.

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Paleo Steak and Egg Salad

This protein-packed steak and egg salad is paleo-friendly and the perfect way to start your day. Red onion is soaked in cold water to take the edge off — an easy trick you can use over and over again.

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Chunky Guacamole

The healthy fats from avocado will help fight hunger, plus you’ll find a plethora of nutrients and cell-protecting antioxidants. Instead of chips (which are a no-go on Whole30), use fresh cut vegetables for dipping.

Get the Recipe: Chunky Guacamole

Banana Coconut Pudding Smoothie

A perfectly sweet smoothie is possible without a drop of added sugar. This creamy, dairy-free smoothie is made with coconut water; banana and nutmeg balance out all the flavors.

Get the Recipe: Banana-Coconut Pudding Smoothie

Arugula with Grilled Plums

Grilling fruit enhances the natural sugars and makes for delectable salads and desserts. Avoid cravings for sweet treats by getting creative with naturally sweet fruit.

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