54 of the Best Whole30 Recipes on the Internet
If you started a Whole30 plan, add variety to your meals with these simple Whole30 recipes. From appetizers to main dishes and savory sauces, you’ll find a recipe that follows the Whole30 rules to the letter — and keeps you out of a food rut.
The Whole30, often referred to as a stricter form of Paleo, is a 30-day clean-eating plan that cuts out foods that might be wreaking havoc on your body. In that way, the Whole30 is very similar to the Bulletproof Diet (You can read about the differences here). People use the Whole30 as a body reset or even a down-and-dirty weight-loss plan.
To make your 30 days a little easier, these Whole30 recipes use simple ingredients, take little time to prepare, and taste amazing. Although the plan eliminates grains, dairy, soy, legumes, sugar, and alcohol, you won’t miss them if you focus on preparing amazing food.
Try these Whole30 recipes to keep this month’s meals fresh and filling:
Whole30 recipes: Appetizers & small bites
Sweet Potato Toast With Guacamole
This recipe creates crisp and spicy sweet potato rounds, perfect for dipping in a creamy guacamole. Plus, roasting with grass-fed ghee allows you to enjoy all the flavors of high-heat cooking without oxidizing your cooking fats. Enjoy this recipe as a snack or a perfectly shareable recipe for non-Whole30 guests.
For an upgraded take on deviled eggs, this Whole30 recipe swaps in wholesome ingredients like avocado oil mayo and fresh herbs. To make it more Bulletproof, swap the white vinegar with apple cider vinegar.
Enjoy as an appetizer or satisfying side dish: This Whole30 recipe creates a batter from zucchini shreds and almond flour before frying to a crisp in grass-fed ghee. This recipe pairs well with eggs, avocado, and smoked salmon.
This Whole30 recipe takes chicken nuggets to a satisfying new level, thanks to shredded sweet potato and spices mixed right in with the meat. Simply roll and bake for a tasty appetizer or kid-friendly main dish. To make this one more Bulletproof, use pastured dchicken and only enjoy garlic and onion on occasion.
Get perfectly crisp texture with no breading whatsoever. This Whole30 recipe uses the classic double frying method for tostones, but upgrades the recipe with wholesome cooking fats like avocado oil, beef tallow, or grass-fed ghee.
Whole30 recipes: Chicken & Turkey
Craving some spice? This Whole30 recipe delivers with ingredients like red chili flakes and red curry paste mixed into the meatballs — plus, a creamy coconut milk sauce for topping. Make this recipe more Bulletproof with the freshest spices possible, raw almond butter, and pastured chicken. Plus, avoid eating garlic and onion too often, and avoid the peppers if you are sensitive to nightshades.
Chicken Leg Quarters With Lemongrass & Thyme
You just need a sheet pan or casserole dish to make this easy Whole30 chicken recipe. Toss leg quarters in ghee and lemon juice, season with spices like turmeric and thyme, and bake for a healthy, hands-off dinner.
With a tangy marinade and fresh oregano, this Whole30 recipe grills up juicy and flavorful chunks of chicken. Simply marinade and grill your meat for a light main dish or perfect handheld appetizer. To stay more Bulletproof, use avocado oil instead of olive oil, get pastured chicken and high-quality spices, and avoid eating garlic too often.
Easy Sushi Sandwich Wraps
This simple Whole30 recipe makes the most of leftover cooked meats from last night’s dinner. Wrap those leftovers in a nori sheet with fresh avocado slices, and your meal is ready in minutes — no rice needed.
For totally dippable and kid-friendly chicken, give this Whole30 recipe a try. Chicken gets breaded in an easy mix of unsweetened coconut flakes, coconut flour, and almond meal, then bakes for a totally crunchy main dish. To stay more Bulletproof, use pastured chicken, swap almond milk for full-fat canned coconut milk, and trade the pepper for your favorite fresh herbs.
Whole30 recipes: Veggies & side dishes
Paleo Sweet Potato Gratin
Most potato gratins use milk or flour to create a creamy consistency, but this Whole30 recipe swaps in clean, dairy-free ingredients instead. A sauce made from coconut cream and cauliflower adds a silky boost to the dish, while spices add delicious flavor.