12 Whole30 Recipes That Actually Taste Like Normal, Delicious Food
Psst: Frank’s RedHot sauce is on the menu
You’ve heard the buzzwords about a million times: gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free. But even though the Whole30 program can seem restrictive—wait, no legumes?—there are plenty of ways to eat some tasty meals during your 30-day nutritional reset. Here are our favorite Whole30-compliant dishes that merge clean eating with delicious dining. Bon appétit!
Jicama Street Tacos With Spicy Sausage
Who knew that by slicing jicama just so, you could get a perfectly healthy tortilla substitute?
Thai Beef Curry with Green Beans
Just pop the ingredients into your slow cooker before leaving for work and when you get home, dinner (and tomorrow’s lunch) will be waiting for you.
Sweet Potato Hash with Sausage and Eggs
One of the greatest things about Whole30 is that you are definitely not denied a hearty breakfast.
Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Puree
It looks super fancy-pants, but you can whip this up in less time than an episode of Chopped.
Braised Moroccan Chicken with Sautéed Spinach and Cauliflower Rice
Gone are the days where healthy meant bland chicken with no flavor.
Crab and Avocado Hand Rolls
With avo and lump crabmeat wrapped up in nori, you’ll barely notice the rice’s absence. (No offense, rice.)
There’s just something about a piping-hot plate of the freshest of veggies that soothes the soul in winter.
Baked Buffalo Drumsticks
Don’t let that upcoming Super Bowl party throw you off your healthy-eating kick. This recipe—with Frank’s RedHot sauce—is Whole30 approved.
Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding
A few days into your Whole30 experience, you will be craving something sweet. This guilt-free treat will definitely hit the spot.
Ground Turkey Plantain Nachos
Swap tortilla chips for plantains and your nacho dreams can live on.
Warm Brussels Sprout Salad with Roots, Radishes and Toasted Coconut
This super-simple mix of unexpected ingredients makes for one killer lunch. We also happen to think it photographs well. (Oh, hey there, burgeoning Instagram foodie star.)