30 Whole30 Recipes to Help You Survive Your Summer Diet
If you're attempting Whole30 this Summer, allow these seasonal recipes to help keep you on track. There's not a single no-no ingredient listed in any of these approved recipes (don't worry, I checked!). Though you might be saying bye to dairy, grains, legumes, and sugar, you know what you can't ever get enough of? Fresh Summer produce! These recipes star tomatoes, peppers, watermelon, and more veggies and fruits that put you one day closer to achieving tiger blood.
Guacamole Mason Jar Salad
Satisfy a craving for chips and guac with a crunchy, flavorful salad.
Get the recipe: mason jar guacamole salad
Grilled Shrimp With Gremolata
To remain Whole30 compliant, opt for melted ghee as the neutral oil listed in the recipe.
Get the recipe: grilled shrimp with gremolata
Vegetables like red onions, bell peppers, and Summer squash make for fantastic grilled kabobs.
Get the recipe: vegetable kabobs
Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas
This one-pan meal with steak, peppers, onion, and some taco seasonings is in and out of your oven in less 20 minutes.
Get the recipe: sheet-pan steak fajitas
Roasted Tomatoes With Herbs
Top grilled chicken with these juicy roasted tomatoes coated in garlic and fresh herbs.
Get the recipe: roasted tomatoes with herbs
Tuna Spiralized Vegetable Salad
Spiralize the veggies in advance, then quickly toss together this veggie-packed tuna salad for a vibrant lunch.
Get the recipe: tuna spiralized vegetable salad
Peanut-Free Chicken Satay
The grilled chicken recipe gives you the essence of the Indonesian dish but with almond butter and coconut aminos to keep it Whole30-approved.
Get the recipe: peanut-free chicken satay
Bacalao Guisado (Puerto Rican Cod Stew)
The combo of yuca, cod, olives, and tomatoes simmers together to form a filling Summer stew.
Get the recipe: bacalao guisado
Watermelon, Radish, and Avocado Tacos
The only thing that these watermelon tacos are missing is some protein. Try shredded chicken or boiled shrimp.
Get the recipe: watermelon tacos
Chicken Tortilla-Less Soup
The chicken soup contains all the flavors of traditional tortilla soup, minus the cheese and chips.
Get the recipe: tortilla-less soup
Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup
If it gets cold in your neck of the woods, you might need to whip up a warming soup, like a creamy coconut curry butternut squash soup.
Get the recipe: butternut squash soup
Larb Gai Chicken Skillet
The Laotian dish conforms to the plan's guidelines, as long as you are using a fish sauce that's Whole30-approved.
Get the recipe: larb gai
Zucchini Noodles Aglio e Olio (Garlic and Oil)
You'll wonder why you ever missed pasta after trying this version.
Get the recipe: zucchini noodles aglio e olio
Since you can't have chips on Whole30, dunk cucumber and pepper slices in the roasted eggplant dip for a party snack.
Get the recipe: babaganoush
Slow cook a big batch of carnitas so you can assemble salad bowls all week long.
Get the recipe: carnitas bowl
Moroccan Sweet Potato Salad
This sweet potato salad will taste like candy come day 15 on the Whole30 plan. Go light on the dates (dice up only 2-3) if you really want to stay compliant with the diet.
Get the recipe: Moroccan sweet potato salad
Lemon Garlic Black Pepper Shrimp
Zucchini noodles beg to be folded into pan-charred black pepper shrimp, which are cooked in a mixture of olive oil and ghee.
Get the recipe: lemon garlic black pepper shrimp
Mango Red Pepper Salsa
This red bell peppery salsa would fare well with steak and pork chops.
Get the recipe: mango red pepper salsa
Mexican Baked Eggs
Like a shakshuka in concept but with homemade taco seasoning instead of Middle Eastern spices, this baked eggs recipe can be paired with coconut rice for a more filling meal.
Get the recipe: Mexican baked eggs
Cucumber Cups With Tapenade
Hydrate and snack simultaneously with these little cucumber cups.
Get the recipe: cucumber cups with tapenade
Overnight Breakfast Casserole
Let your slow cooker make you eggs and bacon. The bell peppery casserole contains almond milk and coconut cream to give it some richness.
Get the recipe: overnight breakfast casserole
Watermelon Mango Salsa
The trick to not growing bored with your Whole30 diet? Learn how to chop up quick, fresh salsas like this one to spoon over chicken and fish.
Get the recipe: watermelon mango salsa
Bake scrambled egg, diced bacon, and ghee in a tomato ramekin for a filling breakfast.
Get the recipe: tomato frittata
Prosciutto and Melon
Stash prosciutto and ripe melon in your fridge at all times for a quick-fix breakfast. Just be sure to double check that your prosciutto only has two ingredients (ham and salt).
Zucchini Noodle Alla Norma
Eggplant plus zoodles give you an Italian fix without grains or dairy.
Get the recipe: zucchini pasta alla norma
Shrimp Over Spaghetti Squash
Here's a "comfort food" recipe you can feel good about. It's like shrimp scampi, only Whole30-approved.
Get the recipe: roasted shrimp over spaghetti squash "noodles"
No cheese needed for this Whole30 dinner that comes together in minutes.
Get the recipe: stuffed peppers
Rockfish With Peach Salsa
Any white, flaky fish can and should be topped with sweet peach salsa.
Get the recipe: rockfish with peach salsa