I’ve always been passionate about promoting healthy living without compromising on flavor. These delectable Whole30 recipes prove clean eating can be exciting, diverse, and downright delicious. Whether you're a Whole30 veteran or just starting your journey towards a healthier you, this recipe collection is bound to inspire your newly acquired eating style. Whole30, the 30-day clean-eating program, has been sweeping through kitchens and changing lives, one wholesome meal at a time. If you've embarked on this food-transforming journey, you know it’s not just a diet; it's a lifestyle that celebrates real, unprocessed foods.
From hearty breakfasts that kick-start your day to satisfying dinners that leave you nourished and content, this Whole30 recipe roundup covers it all. Say goodbye to processed ingredients and hello to the vibrant world of fresh produce, lean proteins, and wholesome fats. Get ready to explore a palate-pleasing array of recipes that not only align with the Whole30 principles but also tantalize your taste buds in ways you never thought possible.
This buffalo chicken salad is easy to make and filled with goodies. It is great for weeknight dinners. Fried food is a no go on Whole30, but that doesn’t stop this chicken from being delicious and crispy! It’s breaded in seasoned almond flour, giving it a nice crust that you can bite into and still get the same crunch of fried chicken.
This creamy chicken potato casserole is kid approved, healthy, and dairy-free. It's also Whole30 compliant and paleo-friendly. It’s filled with amazing flavors like compliant bacon that pair so well with the chicken and potatoes. It gets its creaminess from a mixture of bone broth, coconut milk, and nutritional yeast. You won’t miss cheese at all!
You don’t have to miss out on Taco Tuesday even when on Whole30. This taco skillet will do the trick. It’s made of garlic, onion, avocado oil, ground turkey, broccoli or cauliflower, taco seasoning, and tomato sauce. It comes together in a delicious taco bowl that will satisfy any taco craving.
Stir fry is always a good dinner idea because it's fast and everything goes in one pan. This Garlic Crushed Red Pepper Chicken Stir Fry is anything but bland because it's packed full of big flavors like garlic and crushed red pepper. You don’t have to stick with just green beans though- use any veggies you have on hand.
This Asparagus Sweet Potato Chicken Skillet recipe only requires three ingredients: chicken, sweet potato, and asparagus. The herbs and spices can be anything you have on hand. This is a great weeknight dinner that can make enough to leave you some lunch leftovers for the next day. It’s also great with pork instead of chicken.
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken is a recipe you'll want to add to your weeknight dinner menu! It uses simple and clean ingredients that are dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo, Whole30 compliant, and quick to prepare. This is a personal favorite, I make it weekly for my meal prep! One of these for lunch is filling and healthy.
Ranch is one thing you can’t have on Whole30 unless you can find a complaint one like Primal Kitchen Ranch. Once you have one, this skillet is a must-make. It has tender, moist chicken, crispy bacon, and seared brussels sprouts all in one dish. The ranch brings all the flavors together and gives you an easy, hearty meal.
This easy Whole30 Chinese orange chicken recipe is the best takeout fake-out ever. It's also gluten-free and made from real ingredients. You won’t miss takeout once you make this dish. It's packed with the traditional flavor and can be on the dinner table in just 40 minutes. That’s quicker than ordering it and driving to pick it up.
Bread is a no go on Whole30, so Banh Mi sandwiches are out of the question. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t make this Banh Mi inspired bowl instead. It’s packed with veggies and an easy-to-make sriracha mayo. The ground pork adds flavor, protein, and healthy fats to keep you full.
Shepherd's Pie with Sweet Potato Topping is a family-pleasing, make-ahead, and meal prep friendly, and incredibly tasty weeknight dinner. This Shepherd's Pie recipe is made with real food ingredients and is freezer-friendly. Feel free to substitute the ground beef for ground lamb and regular potatoes for the sweet potatoes if you want to keep it more traditional.
If you’re missing a burger while on Whole30, make these burger bowls to curb those cravings. This recipe for burger-in-a-bowl includes all the favorite burger goodies, including crispy baked French fries, bacon, avocado, and a special sauce. Paleo-friendly bacon, ground beef, sea salt, black pepper, garlic powder, cherry tomatoes, purple onion, sliced dill pickles, and avocado make up the bowls, but you can tailor it to your preference.
This Chicken Shawarma Bowl is the ultimate Whole30 lunch recipe! It's naturally low-carb, gluten-free, dairy-free, and Whole30-approved. It is made with juicy, shawarma spiced chicken, lemony cauliflower tabbouleh, and briny olives. It brings all of the delicious Greek flavors together into one dish. You can eat this cold, so it’s a great lunch on the go. No heating is required.
Sheet pan meals never fail to make a quick, simple dinner. It keeps cleanup to a minimum as well. A simple marinade made of coconut aminos, lime juice, cilantro, cumin, garlic, chili powder, and ground pepper coats the chicken and keeps it spiced and moist. You can use this chicken fajita bake for meal prep, weeknight dinner, or even add it to eggs for a Mexican breakfast.
If you’re hosting a dinner party, but want to stay Whole30 compliant, this is the dish to make. It’s beautiful and flavorful, and no one has to know it's so healthy. The Thai flavors really come through, and as long as you get the chicken skin crispy, it’s a crowd pleasing dish.
Fresh ginger and sweet, tart pineapple make a delicious combo in this chicken dish. The sauce is very simple to make - it requires just five ingredients one of which is water. Dates help sweeten the sauce while coconut aminos give it a savory balance needed to go well with the chicken.
This paleo and Whole30 slow cooker chicken tikka masala recipe is easy to make and delicious. It's great for a weeknight dinner or meal prep. Chicken thighs are simmered in this creamy, spiced sauce making it ultra comforting. Serve it over a big bowl of cauliflower rice for a quick and easy, Whole30 compliant dinner.
Meatballs are easy to make Whole30 compliant and they are a great protein source to add to any lunch or dinner meal. These Italian paleo meatballs are made with shredded zucchini, which keeps them super tender. The creamy tomato sauce is super simple but packed with flavor and nutrients. You may not even go back to real meatballs after this!
Jambalaya is already close to being Whole30 compliant so it’s a fantastic option during those 30 days. One quick swap from rice to cauliflower rice, and you’ve got yourself a compliant meal. Whole30 jambalaya is a delicious way to eat traditional Louisiana flavors while maintaining your diet. It can be made in under 30 minutes and is keto and low-carb approved.
I absolutely love the flavors that can be packed into a bowl like this one, and you will too. Ground pork is mixed with a slaw mix and sauteed until warmed through. Add some coconut aminos (Whole30’s compliant version of soy sauce) garlic, and green onion and you’ve got a meal that’s done in about 15 minutes. Of course, don’t forget the sriracha mayo for the topping.
Jalapeno Popper chicken salad is delicious on a salad or on lettuce cups like little chicken salad tacos. This version is slightly spicy, giving it a great adult kick. The great thing about making chicken salad is it can be meal prepped on a Sunday, and then you have lunch ready for the whole week. It’s that easy!
This tried-and-true recipe for the best homemade chicken tenders will be your new weekly meal prep go to. They are perfect for dipping in some Whole30 Ranch or ketchup and serving with some Sweet Potato Cinnamon Sticks. These are fantastic for when you want to enjoy a meal with your kids, but want something all of you can eat.
While traditional Marry Me Chicken is delicious, it is not Whole30 compliant as it has a ton of dairy in it. This Whole30-compliant version of our Marry Me chicken is rich, creamy, dairy-free, low-carb, keto-friendly, and paleo-friendly. It pairs well with mashed potatoes, asparagus, green beans, zucchini noodles, and cauliflower rice, and can be refrigerated for up to 4 days.
If you want a dinner meal that feels fancy, or just different than the normal chicken and veggie Whole30 meals, these pork chops are it. This recipe relies on the caramelization of the pork chops and onions in the skillet, flavor boosting ingredients like all-purpose seasoning, nutritional yeast, and coconut aminos, and a creamy gravy.
Another delicious Whole30 meatball recipe is this one for Asian Pork Meatballs. This fake-out takeout meal comes together quickly, and the ingredient list may look long, but you probably already have most of the ingredients in your pantry. Serve it with cauliflower rice, wraps, salads, or zucchini noodles. The Whole30 options are endless.
While all of these Whole30 recipes are easy, we still love a one-pan dinner for easy cleanup! Meatloaf is one of those comfort food dinners that always fills me up and is delicious, but it always takes a long time to make. This recipe makes mini meatloaves so that they cook faster. You’ll have dinner on the table in no time.
Butter Chicken is easily made Whole30 compliant by swapping out the butter for some ghee and heavy cream for some full-fat coconut milk. The sauce was a little thinner than the original but if you add xatham gum, it thickens up perfectly. This Whole30-compliant butter chicken will warm you up on a cold evening.
Speaking of cold evenings, this creamy sausage potato soup is a must make all winter long. Creamy sausage and potato soup is the definition of nourishing comfort food, but better because it's dairy-free, Paleo, AIP-compliant, and of course - Whole30 compliant. Even without the dairy, it’s decadent and will have you going back for seconds, so make a big batch.
So, if you're ready to elevate your Whole30 experience and savor every moment of your clean-eating journey, you're in the right place. Dive right into this world of mouthwatering Whole30 recipes that prove that health-conscious meals can be anything but bland and boring. Let’s celebrate the joy of whole, unprocessed, and incredibly tasty food together!
And I'll leave you with one of my favorite recipes to make on the grill: grilled mango!
27 Wonderful Whole30 Recipes
- 3 mangoes, ripe but firm (approximately 750 g)
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 1 lime
- 2 tablespoons vinegar
- A bunch of cilantro, chopped
- Prepare the marinade by combining vinegar, lime juice, paprika, black pepper, salt, and chopped cilantro.
- Peel the mangoes and slice them into large pieces, cutting through the widest part of the fruit.
- Brush the mango slices with the marinade, ensuring they are evenly coated.
- Preheat a grill pan or outdoor grill over medium heat.
- Place the marinated mango slices onto the grill and cook for about 2-3 minutes per side, or until grill marks appear and the mangoes are slightly caramelized.
- Remove the grilled mangoes from the heat and transfer them to a serving plate.
- Garnish with additional chopped cilantro.