Let us guess… you want to commit to the #SeptemberWhole30, but you’ve got reservations. You’re overwhelmed by the idea of planning and cooking so many Whole30 meals from scratch. You aren’t sure what to do about those emergency travel moments (you know, like when your flight is delayed and you’re crabby and hungry and you’d normally just order a soft pretzel… those moments). And, you’re not sure you’ve got the time to grocery shop for all of the Whole30 Approved and compliant foods that you’ll need.
You have reservations. We have solutions.
“Hey Melissa… I need meal planning help.”
Meet Real Plans. Melissa worked personally with the team at Real Plans to design a Whole30-compliant, fully customized meal planner featuring more than 1,000 Whole30-compliant recipes. No guesswork. No substitutions. No hidden ingredients. Spend a few moments inputting your schedule, needs and preferences into the Whole30 planner, and it will generate a 30-day meal plan, complete with a shopping list, printable recipes and meal prep notes. All of this, in minutes.
CUE THE ANGELS SINGING.
Oh, we forgot to mention… there is even a place to plan your Fast Track 10-day reintroduction, letting you see recipes that are Whole30 + your reintroduction food without any other ingredients that might throw you off. (Yes, this is absolutely incredible, and takes all the guesswork out of reintroduction!)
“I do not have time to prep and cook every single meal.”
May we introduce you to Pre-Made Paleo? Chef Richard of Pre-Made Paleo created the recipes in The Whole30, and Pre-Made Paleo is the only meal delivery service that ships recipes straight from the book to your door. Pre-Made Paleo has a variety of Whole30 meal plans to suit your needs and schedule. Their Emergency Kit is particularly helpful during a Whole30; it includes breakfast, lunch and dinner options, plus some fun extras like soups and chicken stock. Our social media manager Shanna likes keeping an Emergency Kit in her freezer for those days when she returns home from a trip to discover nothing but a wilted carrot and some sauerkraut in her fridge.
“What do I eat in those Week 1 ‘hangry’ moments?”
You’re going to love the Whole30 kits from Barefoot Provisions. The team at Barefoot Provisions has curated an entire collection of Whole30 Approved and compliant foods. They have your Whole30 favorites —like grass-fed meat sticks from Chomps, sustainably-raised meat Bites from EPIC, seaweed sheets from SeaSnacks and more—all in one spot. And, they ship worldwide They offer several Whole30 Kits to suit a wide range of needs:
- The Mini, Classic and Mega Kits include a variety of emergency options.
- The Meaty Kit rounds up our favorite Whole30 Approved jerky, meat sticks, bars and bites.
- The Mega and Mini Phat Packs give you a head start on gathering the Whole30 Approved cooking fats you need to stock your pantry
Around Whole30 HQ, we’re especially big fans of the Barefoot Provisions kits. In fact, our Operations Assistant Jen will often take items like Wild Zora bars and Brooklyn Biltong on her legendary camping trips. Find the entire Whole30 collection at the Barefoot Provisions website.
“I’m afraid Whole30 will mean lots of trips to several grocery stores.”
ButcherBox has got you covered. What if the highest-quality pastured pork, free range chicken and grass-fed beef was delivered to your door every month? ButcherBox subscriptions are customizable, meaning they’ll deliver the protein you want on your schedule. They even have Whole30 Approved and compliant specialty products like Pederson’s bacon and a delicious pork sausage. Once you have your Whole30 protein taken care of, you’ll only need to pick up produce and some pantry staples at the grocery store in order to create delicious Whole30 meals.
ButcherBox is offering Whole30’ers $20 off plus two NY Strip Steaks free when you subscribe today. Check out this offer and ButcherBox’s subscription options.
Remember: You can do this.
We’ve been at this Whole30 thing since 2009, and in that time we have seen millions of people change their lives with our 30-day reset. If they can succeed, then you can too. Identify your reservations, find a solution, make a plan, stay connected to our Whole30 community on Instagram and Facebook, and then commit to the Whole30. We can’t wait to cheer you on.
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