Whole30 Snacks: 30 Easy Recipes to Keep You on Track
By: Amanda Suazo
The Whole30 program places strict rules on your diet — including eliminating added sugar, grains, and dairy from your meals. With all these restrictions in mind, you’ll want to have Whole30 snacks at the ready to help you stick to the plan.
If you incorporate fiber-rich vegetables and plenty of healthy fats into your meals, you may not even need Whole30 snacks. Some days, though, three meals might not keep you satisfied. Keep these recipes on-hand (either to make fresh or meal prep) to stay on the plan.
From simple snack bites to filling proteins, bookmark these Whole30 snacks to keep you on track all month long:
Whole30 snacks: Proteins
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If you meal prep boiled eggs, this classic snack comes together in just minutes. Chop those eggs and mix together with mayo, mustard, and spices — then eat all by itself or wrapped in lettuce. To stay more Bulletproof, avoid eating cooked egg yolks too often (keep them runny when possible), and grind your pepper fresh from high-quality peppercorns.
Smoked Salmon Canapes With Lemon-Dill Aioli
You can serve this Whole30 snack as a quick appetizer, light lunch, or a snack to share. Simply slice crunchy cucumbers and layer with rich smoked salmon and a creamy, herby aioli. Look for wild-caught smoked salmon without any sugar to keep this one both Whole30 and Bulletproof.
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Whip up this Whole30 snack with just two ingredients and 20 minutes of time. Wrapping avocado slices in bacon delivers a big dose of fats to your day, plus the perfect combo of crisp and creamy texture. Stay more Bulletproof and par-cook your own pastured bacon for this recipe.
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For the perfect five-minute Whole30 snack or light lunch, make this easy recipe. Stuff halved avocados with a creamy and crunchy tuna salad mixture, then devour. To keep this one more Bulletproof, grind your pepper fresh from high-quality peppercorns.
Instead of stuffing your eggs with mystery vegetable oils, this Whole30 snack whips up a filling using avocado oil mayo, dijon mustard, crisp bacon pieces, and creamy chunks of avocado. Have it all ready in just 20 minutes!
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This protein-packed Whole30 snack is a big upgrade from ants on a log. Crunchy celery stalks get stuffed with seasoned shrimp and creamy mayo for a totally filling snack that doubles as an easy appetizer. Stay more Bulletproof with wild-caught shrimp, plus swap the seasoning with your favorite fresh herbs.
Easy Sushi Sandwich Wraps
No rice here: This 3-minute snack surrounds avocado slices and pre-cooked chicken in a crisp nori wrap. Customize it with your favorite clean fillings like wild-caught tuna, leftover shredded beef or lamb, or crunchy veggies.
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This easy spin on deviled eggs tops each halved egg with a spicy mayo mixture and mini gherkins, then places them on crisp lettuce leaves. To make this Whole30 snack more Bulletproof, skip the pepper, use an avocado oil mayo, and use a hot sauce made with apple cider vinegar. Plus, avoid eating garlic too often.
No need to deep fry: These crispy, coconut-crusted shrimp cook in the oven before getting dunked in a creamy cashew-based dip. You can easily double or triple this recipe for a downright delicious appetizer that everyone can love.
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Bacon makes everything better — including chicken salad. Whip up a classic chicken and mayo mixture, then add crisp bacon, green onions, and spices. Make this Whole30 snack Bulletproof-friendly with pastured meats and avocado oil mayo, plus avoid eating garlic too often.
Whole30 snacks: Snack balls, mixes, and nuts
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With this Whole30 snack, you won’t even miss traditional trail mix. This recipe mixes up coconut flakes with nuts, coconut oil, cinnamon, and cacao nibs for a nutty, fat-fueled snack. Stay more Bulletproof and keep all nuts raw, plus use Ceylon cinnamon.
German Chocolate Fat Bombs
Natural sweetness from shredded coconut shines in this recipe, while raw cacao powder lends a rich flavor and Brain Octane Oil delivers satisfying and energizing fats. You can make a big batch of these Whole30 snacks in about 20 minutes, and store them in the fridge to enjoy all week long.
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With a crisp texture and a blend of sweet and salty spices, you’ll want to enjoy toasted coconut flakes like popcorn. Make this Whole30 snack more Bulletproof-friendly and skip the nutmeg, plus use Ceylon cinnamon.
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These satisfying snack balls need no sweeteners. Instead, each bite gets natural sweetness from shredded coconut and coconut butter, plus healthy fats from coconut oil. To stay more Bulletproof, use a raw almond-coconut butter blend, plus grass-fed and unsweetened whey protein.
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Tigernuts are not nuts at all — instead, they are tubers packed with resistant starch and fat. This Whole30 snack recipe simply toasts them in the oven with oil and salt. To keep them more Bulletproof, use coconut oil or grass-fed ghee for roasting.
Whole30 snacks: Fruit
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While plantains qualify as fruit, they are packed with clean-burning starches and bake up into perfectly crispy chips. After slicing thin and baking for about 20 minutes, they make the perfect delivery device for guacamole or aioli.
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Tart, sweet berries mix with coconut cream, raw cashews, and coconut flakes for the perfect blend of naturally sweet flavors. Stay more Bulletproof and skip the banana, plus use Ceylon cinnamon and low-fructose berries such as blueberries, raspberries, or strawberries.
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This naturally-sweetened Whole30 snack layers pureed berries with whipped coconut cream, all topped with a sprig of fresh mint. Keep this recipe both Whole30 and Bulletproof by skipping the honey.
Enjoy a new spin on plantain chips with this easy recipe. Shallow-fry slices of plantain, then dip each crispy bite in a quick three-ingredient guacamole — no breading needed.
Whole30 snacks: Veggies
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For a simple and elegant spin on caprese, simply swap the mozzarella cheese with slices of avocado. Like the original recipe, each savory bite still gets flavor from fresh basil, olive oil, and salt. Stay Bulletproof with this Whole30 snack and skip the balsamic vinegar and pepper — plus, avoid tomatoes if you’re sensitive to nightshades.
Sweet Potato Toast With Guacamole
Serve yourself or feed a crowd — with this Whole30 snack, you just need thin-sliced sweet potatoes, ghee, and seasonings. Each crisp sweet potato bite pairs perfectly with a quick and creamy guacamole.
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This poppable Whole30 snack takes shallow-fried zucchini slices and tosses them with spicy taco seasonings. To stay more Bulletproof, use fresh, high-quality spices, and avoid frying food too often.
For the perfect blend of tang and crunch, you can’t beat homemade pickles. With this easy recipe, simply add cucumber slices to a jar with a pickling mixture that includes apple cider vinegar, fresh dill, and spices. Skip the FATwater to keep this snack totally Whole30-friendly.
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Roasting allows radishes to take on a more mellow flavor and crisp texture with this Whole30 snack recipe. Slice radishes thin, toss in coconut oil and seasonings, and bake for crisp and low-carb chips. To stay more Bulletproof, simply skip the pepper.
Oven-Baked Sweet Potato Fries With Garlic & Chive Aioli
Wedge-style fries are appropriate in moderation on Whole30 — and this easy snack serves them up with a totally creamy and addictive garlic aioli. Switch this recipe up and use your favorite plan-friendly spices.
Whole30 snacks: Dips and spreads
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You can still enjoy a totally creamy and herbaceous ranch on Whole30, all without added sugar, dairy, or vegetable oil. In this recipe, you simply blend plan-friendly mayo with herbs, lemon juice, and garlic for a flavor-packed spread or dip you can use with anything. To stay more Bulletproof, skip the black pepper and avoid eating garlic too often.
Black Olive Tapenade
This Whole30 snack dip pairs well with veggies, and even makes a flavorful finish to cooked meats and fish. Blend brined olives with capers, oil, and spices for a simple dip you can prep and store in the fridge all week long.
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This sugar-free nut butter gets a natural sweetness from vanilla and blueberries, all whizzed together with raw cashews and coconut oil. Stay more Bulletproof on this Whole30 snack and skip the honey, plus use grass-fed collagen peptides as your protein source.
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No legumes here! This Whole30 snack dip uses tender cooked cauliflower as a base for olive oil, lemon juice, and seasonings — perfect for veggies and salads. Stay Bulletproof and steam your cauliflower instead of microwaving, plus use a raw almond butter and skip the black pepper. Plus, avoid eating garlic too often.
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Change up your guacamole routine with this Whole30-friendly recipe. Avocados blend with herbs, spices, and olive oil for an easy snack dip, salad dressing, or flavorful topper for meats and fish. To keep this sauce more Bulletproof, skip the black pepper and avoid eating garlic too often.
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