19 Whole30 Dinners to Cook Up + Eat Healthy All Week Long
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19 Whole30 Dinners to Cook Up + Eat Healthy All Week Long

It may no longer be New Year’s Resolution time, but that doesn’t mean your diet has gone out the window. In fact, now may just be the perfect time to remember those food resolutions you made back in January. Whether you’ve been inspired by healthy foodies on Instagram or your friend who simply can’t stop RAVING about Whole30 and the Paleo diet, news of the upcoming The Whole30 Cookbook has you excited beyond belief. Of course, you don’t have to wait until December to try the 30-day program that claims to change your life. With these 19 Whole30-friendly recipes, you’ll be sure to accomplish *all* of your healthy living goals in no time.

1. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato: Sure, the flavors of buffalo chicken typically conjure images of a juicy burger or something fried, neither of which are allowed on Whole30 — but it doesn’t have to be that way. Slow cook your way to perfection with this stuffed sweet potato recipe. (via The Real Food Dieticians)

2. Chipotle Pulled Pork Lettuce Wraps With Avocado Aioli: Pulled pork tacos may not be allowed on the Paleo diet, but lettuce wraps are A-okay! Paired with a scrumptious avocado aioli on top of the spicy chipotle, this is a dish perfect for workday lunches. (via Fashionable Foods)

3. Spicy Shrimp With Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale: A quick and easy dinner isn’t always in the cards, but it most certainly is when you’re cooking up shrimp and cauliflower mash. This low-carb version of a Southern classic will make converts out of even the biggest skeptics. (via Pinch of Yum)

4. Thai Chicken With Spicy “Peanut” Sauce: Peanuts and noodles are not on the menu, so what’s a Pad Thai-lover to do? Try this chicken with a spicy sauce made from garlic, ginger, coconut amino acids, sunflower butter, lime juice and sesame oil. (via Whole Fork)

5. Mango Chicken With Coconut Cauliflower Rice: Who says you can’t have a takeout favorite while on a restrictive eating plan? We don’t! This mango chicken with coconut cauliflower rice takes only 30 minutes to make and will have you asking for seconds in no time. (via Food Faith Fitness)

6. Company Pot Roast: It’s been AGES since you’ve had a pot roast… actually, let’s face it, you’ve probably never made it. This easy recipe, which is Whole30 and Paleo-friendly, will have you dreaming of childhoods past. (via Noshtastic)

7. Lemon Rosemary Chicken: Bae’s best friends are coming over for dinner and you’re trying to figure out what to make. Have no fear! This chicken dish, served with crowd-pleasing sweet potatoes, is a one-pan supper that’s sure to satisfy. (via Bravo for Paleo)

8. Paleo Buffalo Chicken Casserole: A casserole doesn’t have to be about noodles and cream of mushroom soup. In fact, this Paleo chicken-based dish will make you forget ALL the things you aren’t supposed to be eating right now. (via Jay’s Baking Me Crazy)

9. Slow Cooker Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Sauce: Making your own curry has never been so easy. This dish isn’t going to WOW with its spiciness, but it absolutely *will* wow with its powerful combination of flavor thanks to the coconut milk, jalapeño and red onion. (via The Food Charlatan)

10. Taco-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes: Taco Tuesday during Whole30 just got a WHOLE lot more interesting thanks to these sweet potatoes. Pro tip: If you’re looking to change things up a bit, try making these with ground pork or chicken instead. (via Paleo Leap)

11. Whole30 Lamb, Mint Chimichurri & Butternut “Rice”: Traditional Argentine chimichurri sauce is a classic to serve on steak, but for an extra-special Whole30 meal, only the best will do. Serve up this lamb with a chimichurri made with mint for a bold combo that’ll have your roomie stealing all your leftovers. (via Grits and Chopsticks)

12. Habanero Chili: Chili is and always will be our favorite go-to easy lunch, especially during the colder fall and winter months. But is chili without beans STILL chili? Absolutely, according to this habanero chili recipe. Serve this up during Whole30 and you *might* be hooked for life. (via My Heart Beets)

13. Paleo Skillet Beef Fajitas: Fajitas can still be fajitas without those corn tortillas you’re not supposed to be eating, right? A one-skillet dish for dinner, which takes less than 30 minutes to make, is a go-to favorite any day of the week. (via A Healthy Life for Me)

14. Triple Seafood Chowder: While the typical Paleo and Whole30 diet may be overrun with meat, chicken, pork and more meat, that doesn’t mean fish lovers have to stay away. This no-dairy chowder subs in coconut cream and tons of spices for a fantastic can’t-miss meal. (via Grazed & Enthused)

15. Slow Cooker Ratatouille Soup: For the vegetarians in your life who are beginning to suffer during Whole30 comes this fantastic soup made with our favorite summer veggies. With just 10 minutes of prep time, this homey bowl of goodness will fill you up with warmth and comfort. (via My Whole Food Life)

16. Hearty Vegetable Soup: Another vegetable soup you’re sure to love during your Whole30 adventure, this hearty dish is perfect for weekday lunches. Pro tip: Make a huge batch on Sunday, then bring it to work for lunch the rest of the week. (via I Love Naptime)

17. Paleo Spaghetti and Meatballs: Spaghetti and meatballs is comfort food at its finest, but absolutely *not* something you can or should be having while on Whole30. But there’s no reason to completely miss out when you can make a Paleo version of the dish instead! (via Sweet C’s Designs)

18. Veggie-Packed Paleo Quiche: Egg-based recipes are going to be at the top of your list when you’re eating Whole30, but who says you can only have them for breakfast? This dinner-perfect Paleo quiche is packed with your favorite veggies and absolutely perfect for a quick weeknight meal. (via A Clean Bake)

19. Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili: Want the easiest meal around? Just throw all these ingredients into a slow cooker, set it and — you guessed it — forget it. Dinner will be served by the time you get home, and it’ll be *really* delicious to boot. (via Boys Ahoy)

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