Melissa Urban

Melissa Urban is a 7x New York Times bestselling author (including the # bestselling The Whole30) who specializes in helping people establish healthy boundaries and successfully navigate habit change. She has been featured by the New York Times, People, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Today Show, and Good Morning America, and is a prominent keynote speaker on boundaries, building community, health trends, and entrepreneurship. She lives in Salt Lake City, UT with her husband, son, and a poodle named Henry.
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April 17, 2024, 10:05 am
  • Dear Melissa
Dear Melissa, can I do a modified Whole30?
“Hey Melissa—can I do the Whole30, but modify it?” —Love, so many people on Reddit Dear Reddit (and everyone else), I get some version of...
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March 28, 2024, 1:20 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Building Healthy Habits into Your Weekend Routine
My husband and I have weekend "treat days" that include large amounts of alcohol, candy, chips, fast food, and bonding.
Transition to food freedom
February 15, 2024, 12:20 pm
  • Food Freedom
  • Reintroduction
3 Tips for Transitioning from Whole30 Reintroduction into Food Freedom
Congratulations, Whole30 alumni! You’ve completed 30 days of elimination, checked off a whole host of Non-Scale Victories, and worked through your carefully planned reintroduction...
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February 14, 2024, 6:00 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Embracing Change with The New Whole30
Your flagship book, The Whole30, came out in April 2015—almost nine years ago. Have you thought about updating that book, and if so, what...
Whole30 Reintroduction Common Mistakes
January 30, 2024, 12:03 pm
  • Reintroduction
Don’t make these 4 reintroduction mistakes
Congratulations on finishing your Whole30 elimination phase! You feel better than ever and secure in your new healthy habits, but are still excited to...
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January 25, 2024, 11:36 am
  • Dear Melissa
How to deal with stress beyond food
Dear Melissa, I just finished my January Whole30, and I feel amazing! I have more energy, my skin is glowing, I’m no longer bloated all...
Prepare for Whole30 Reintroduction
January 24, 2024, 12:00 pm
  • Reintroduction
How to prepare for Whole30 reintroduction
The 30-day elimination phase of the Whole30 gets a lot of attention. It is called the Whole30, after all, and participants and the media...
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January 10, 2024, 4:50 pm
  • Dear Melissa
A closer look at dietary fat on the Whole30
Dear Melissa, I’m on Day 15 of my second Whole30, and I’m wondering if there is such a thing as eating too much dietary...
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December 19, 2023, 3:57 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Three Steps to Maintain your Whole30 Commitment
Dear Melissa,  I’m on Day 3 of my first Whole30. So far it’s going really well, but the excitement of the first day or...
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December 12, 2023, 5:07 pm
  • Dear Melissa
The Whole30 Mindset
As you approach your next Whole30, there are lots of tasks on your checklist: plan some meals, clean out the pantry, hit the grocery...
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December 4, 2023, 7:37 pm
  • Dear Melissa
How to Stay Social on Your Whole30
I always encourage you to stay social on your Whole30, recognizing that your health commitment is an integral part of these interactions. Sure, this...
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November 14, 2023, 5:18 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Your Guide to Food Freedom this Holiday Season
Dear Melissa, We’re heading into holiday party season, and I’m going to use the holiday tips in Food Freedom Forever and your boundary scripts...
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October 30, 2023, 8:51 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Find your Food Freedom “why,” Part 2
In Part 1 of Find your Food Freedom “why”, I said that if you really want Food Freedom success, you need to work your...
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October 17, 2023, 9:58 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Find your Food Freedom “why,” Part 1
You’ll often hear me and the Whole30 HQ team talk about finding your Whole30 “why,” and using that to help you stay on track...
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October 3, 2023, 4:37 pm
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Dear Melissa: Why does Whole30 reintroduction feel harder than elimination?
Dear Melissa,  I know how important Whole30 reintroduction is to my Food Freedom, but I still struggle with this phase. Why does 10 days...
Plant-Based Meal Template
September 18, 2023, 5:22 pm
Plant-Based Meal Template, Part 3
Part two of my plant-based meal templates series featured  another one of my favorite Whole30 “meal templates,” Plant-Based Stuff Over Stuff. Meal templates are...
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September 14, 2023, 5:36 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Dear Melissa: Three Whole30 tips when you just want to quit
In this article, I’m helping you navigate the spur-of-the-moment temptation to self-sabotage what you know is a really good thing for you right now—your...
Plant-Based Meal Template
September 12, 2023, 10:05 pm
Plant-Based Whole30 Meal Template, Part 2
In Part 1 of my plant-based meal-planning series, I shared one of my favorite Whole30 “meal templates,” Tofu ‘n Things. Meal templates are barely...
Plant-Based Meal Template
September 4, 2023, 7:51 pm
Plant-Based Whole30 Meal Template, Part 1
I spend a lot of time talking about meal planning on the Whole30, and the underlying message tends to be “keep it simple.” These...
August 17, 2023, 9:02 pm
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Dear Melissa & Friends: How to save time in the kitchen while navigating a busy schedule with New York Times bestselling author, Danielle Walker
This week’s Dear Melissa & Friends guest just happens to be one of my besties in the food and wellness space—none other than Danielle...
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July 18, 2023, 11:23 pm
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Dear Melissa: How to love your Whole30 coffee without sacrificing the flavor
By Whole30 co-founder Melissa Urban, who only drinks decaf but still knows a thing or two about good coffee. One of the most common...
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May 23, 2023, 4:07 pm
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Dear Melissa & Friends: Unpacking Diet and Sleep with Dr. Michael Breus
We’re all trying to sleep better. You now know how important sleep is to just about every marker of health. You’ve bought blackout curtains,...
Dr.Megan Rossi discusses probiotics and gut health.
May 17, 2023, 5:06 pm
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Dear Melissa & Friends: Dr. Megan Rossi Answers Your Questions About Probiotics and Gut Health
This issue of Dear Melissa & Friends is all about natural probiotics found in foods and drinks, and features Dr. Megan Rossi (PhD, RD,...
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April 26, 2023, 9:08 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Dear Melissa: 6 Common Misconceptions about the Whole30
The Whole30 has changed millions of people’s lives since its inception in 2009. You can read page after page of glowing testimonials from our...
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April 13, 2023, 8:34 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Dear Melissa: Shop for These 7 Pantry Staples Before You Start Your Whole30
Beginning the Whole30 can feel exciting and intimidating, especially if you’re new to cooking. While there are thousands of Whole30 recipes available online, on...
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March 31, 2023, 4:54 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Dear Melissa: My Food Sensitivities Make it Hard to Socialize
Dear Melissa, I am on a fairly strict autoimmune protocol in my Food Freedom due to serious food sensitivities and allergies. I am so...
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March 28, 2023, 9:22 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Dear Melissa: Nine Books to Support Your Food Freedom
I’ve often said the Whole30 is about food, but it’s about so much more than food. Millions of people who have successfully transformed their...
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March 14, 2023, 9:29 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Dear Melissa: 3 Tips to Keep You Going When You Want to Quit
In this article, I’m helping you navigate the spur-of-the-moment temptation to self-sabotage what you know is a really good thing for you right now—your...
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March 7, 2023, 10:53 pm
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Dear Melissa: Cravings and Mindful Eating in Stressful Times
Cravings are often more complex than they seem, especially when they’re invisibly linked to coping mechanisms in times of stress. The Whole30 can better...
Dear Melissa and Friends: A Dear Melissa with best-selling author Laura McKowen.
March 1, 2023, 5:14 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Dear Melissa & Friends: Laura McKowen Answers Your Questions About Alcohol
This issue of Dear Melissa & Friends is all about taking a look at your relationship to alcohol. Laura McKowen—bestselling author and a leading...
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February 22, 2023, 8:48 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Dear Melissa: Stress, Emotional Eating, and Your Food Freedom
You learn so much about your relationship with food, and your habits around food during your Whole30. There were plenty of times you learned...
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February 7, 2023, 10:12 pm
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Dear Melissa: Tips for Successful Dates on Whole30 and Beyond
There are more awkward conversations to dive into on a first date than the finer points of the Whole30. But that doesn’t mean you...
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February 1, 2023, 10:57 pm
4 Steps for Managing Emotions to Support Your Food Freedom
Your body tells you when stress and emotions are becoming too much. You feel it all as physical sensations—a lump in your throat or...
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January 25, 2023, 10:16 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Use This Whole30 Meal Template to Create a Delicious, Easy Protein Salad
Recipes are amazing. (And Whole30 has so many great ones.) But sometimes you want easy Whole30 meals that have more flexibility and can provide...
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February 8, 2022, 9:30 am
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Whole30 FAQ
Kite Hill is Whole30 Approved–why now?
By Melissa Urban, CEO It’s official! We’ve happily welcomed Kite Hill to our Whole30 Approved family. Of course, Kite Hill isn’t at all new...
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February 3, 2022, 4:38 pm
Plant-Based Whole30 and Personal Growth
Today we rolled out the biggest Whole30 announcement in many years; the first comprehensive addition to the Whole30 framework ever. Today, we announced the...
What About Protein?
January 25, 2022, 2:51 pm
What About Protein?: Answering Your Plant-Based Whole30 Questions
Click here to download our Plant-Based Protein PDF One of the most common questions about adopting a plant-based diet is, “Where do you get...
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January 20, 2022, 3:07 pm
Can I Have A Smoothie? Here’s your Plant-Based Whole30 answer.
Smoothies: A delicious, thick, creamy beverage that can be used as a quick option on busy mornings, a way to sneak in more fruits...
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Whole30 Herbed Rutabaga Oven Fries with Spicy Garlic Ketchup from Cooking W...
For a steakhouse-style meal at home, serve these crispy fries (and very zippy ketchup!) with roast chicken or grilled steak. Cooking Whole30 is the revised, updated, and enhanced version of The Whole30 Cookbook and is available everywhere books are sold.
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  • Soups, Stews and Chilis
Whole30 Pork Posole with Tostones from Cooking Whole30
Cook Time: 9 hours (low) or 4 hours 30 minutes (high) plus 15 minutes (high)
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December 20, 2021, 10:00 am
  • Whole30
Is MSG Okay on Whole30? A Change to the Whole30 Rules
We are always evaluating the Whole30 rules against the current science, our clinical experience, and our learnings. Today I have a wonderful announcement—a rule...
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  • Salads
Whole30 Citrus Kale Salad
This salad will have those who think they don’t like kale going for seconds!
5 Way The Whole30 Calms Sugar Craings
October 26, 2021, 2:29 pm
  • Diet and Nutrition
Can’t get a handle on sugar? It’s not you, it’s your brain. Here are five ways Whole30 helps.
By Dr. Nicole Lippman-Barile For years I hid under the premise of someone who just had a “big sweet tooth,” but it was more...
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Whole30 Grilled Steak Salad with Peaches
This is a composed salad in that the elements are arranged on individual serving plates, not tossed.
  • Salads
Whole30 Chicken Chopped Salad
Pomegranate arils, or seeds, give this Whole30 Chicken Chopped Salad a juicy burst of flavor and crunchy texture, while orange segments add sweetness.
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May 24, 2021, 2:57 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Dear Melissa: I Need Ideas for Whole30 Constipation Relief
Dear Melissa, I have been looking for remedies for Whole30 constipation relief. Could you help here? – Thanks, Julie Hi Julie, I’ve collaborated with...
  • Breakfast
Potato Sausage Breakfast Bites
Warm up to The Whole30 Friends & Family Cookbook with one of our favorite breakfast recipes — Whole30 Potato Sausage Breakfast Bites!
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Mushroom-Stuffed Beef Roulade with Garlicky Green Beans from Cooking Whole30
Roulade is the French term for a thin piece of meat rolled around a savory filling, usually some combination of vegetables, bread crumbs, and cheese.
  • Soups, Stews and Chilis
Smoky Sweet Potato Chili from The Whole30 Slow Cooker
This Whole30 smoky sweet potato chili is a special preview recipe from The Whole30 Slow Cooker by Melissa Urban.
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Whole30 Skin-On Garlic Smashed Potatoes with Crispy Prosciutto, Onions, and...
These Whole30 garlic smashed potatoes are made creamy with ghee and coconut milk and topped with caramelized onion, crisped prosciutto, and toasted pine nuts.
Whole30 Hot Artichoke-Parsley Dip with Roasted Fingerling Dippers
  • Dips, Sauces and Dressings
Whole30 Hot Artichoke-Parsley Dip with Roasted Fingerling Dippers
Try this Whole30 Hot Artichoke-Parsley Dip with Roasted Fingerling Dippers from The Whole30 Friends & Family.
Whole30 Shrimp Stir-Fry over Cauliflower
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Whole30 Shrimp Stir-Fry over Cauliflower Grits from The Whole30 Fast & Easy...
This hearty Shrimp Stir-Fry over Cauliflower Grits is perfect for a cozy night in, and has all of the flavors and textures that you’ve been craving.
Whole30 Onion Rings Baked Appetizer Gluten Free
  • Appetizers and Snacks
  • Sides
Whole30 Almond-Crusted Onion Rings with Green Onion–Cracked Pepper Aioli ...
Skip the fryer, and whip up a batch of oven-baked onion rings.
Houe Ranch Whole30 Twice Baked Potatoes HERO
  • Sides
Twice-Baked Ranch Potatoes
Twice-Baked Ranch Potatoes 4 medium (6 to 8 oz each) russet potatoes, scrubbedOlive OilCoarse Salt3 slices Whole30 Approved or compatable bacon1/4 cup WHOLE30 Ranch Dressing2 tbsp ghee2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley2 tbsp snipped fresh chives, plus more for garnish1 tbsp chopped fresh dill1 clove garlic, minced3/4 tsp coarse black pepper PREHEAT oven to 425°F.
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  • Made By Whole30
Crispy Two-Patty Burgers with Caramelized Onions and Secret Sauce
Crispy Two-Patty Burgers with Caramelized Onions and Secret Sauce For the Burgers2 tsp avocado oil, divided1 large yellow onion halved and thinly sliced1/2 tsp kosher salt, divided1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper1/2 lb ground chuck, formed into four ¼-inch-thick patties2 tsp Whole30 compatible yellow mustard2 Bibb lettuce leaves1/4 cup Thrive Market Secret Sauce (or use the "Special Sauce" recipe below to make your own!
Pork Tenderloin with Endive-Frisée-Apple-Squash Salad
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Pork Tenderloin with Endive-Frisée-Apple-Squash Salad
Pork Tenderloin with Endive-Frisée-Apple-Squash Salad 1 natural pork tenderloin (1 to 1 1/4 pounds)1/2 cups WHOLE30 Elderberry Vinaigrette1 1 1/2 - 1 3/4 lb butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into ¾-inch pieces (3 to 4 cups precut fresh butternut squash)3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil3 tsp finely chopped fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed1 clove garlic, minced1/2 tsp black pepper1/4 tsp coarse salt100% olive oil cooking spray3 Belgian endives stem end trimmed, cut crosswise into ½-inch slices (about 4 cups)4 oz frisée, trimmed and torn into bite-size pieces (about 3 cups)1 small apple and/or red pear, cored and chopped1/2 cup pecans, toasted and coarsely chopped (see Tip) IN a resealable plastic bag, combine the pork and ¼ cup of the vinaigrette and turn the meat to coat.
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  • Salads
Summer Tomato “Tonnato” Salad
Summer Tomato “Tonnato” Salad 2 lbs mixed ripe tomatoes*2 tsp capers, drained1 serrano chile, seeded and very thinly sliced (optional)1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil1/4 tsp coarse salt1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper2 (5-oz) cans Whole30-compatible tuna, drained and chunked3 to 4 tbsp WHOLE30 Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette1 tbsp black or white sesame seeds, toasted**10 fresh basil leaves, large leaves torn and small leaves left wholeFlaky salt, to taste (optional) ON a large serving platter or in a large shallow bowl, combine tomatoes, capers, and chiles.
Broccolini with Pancetta
  • Sides
Broccolini with Pancetta
Broccolini with Pancetta 2 bunches Broccolini or baby broccoli (about 1 pound total)2 oz sliced Whole30 compatible pancetta2 cloves garlic, minced1/8 tsp coarse salt1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper1/4 cup WHOLE30 Secret Sauce WASH and pat the Broccolini dry.
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Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Avocado Crema
Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Avocado Crema 1 1/4 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs3/4 cup Whole30 Buffalo Vinaigrette, divided8 leaves Bibb lettuce (for serving)For the Slaw1 1/2 cup shredded green and/or purple cabbage1/2 cup shredded carrots1/4 cup slivered red onion2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil2 tbsp lime juice1/4 tsp coarse saltFor the Crema1 small avocado, halved, pitted, and peeled 3 to 4 tbsp full-fat coconut milk2 tbsp fresh lime juice2 tbsp coarsely chopped cilantro1 small clove garlic, halved1/4 tsp coarse salt MAKE the Buffalo chicken: In a large resealable plastic bag, combine chicken and ½ cup of the4 WHOLE30 Buffalo Vinaigrette.
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The Whole30 Fast & Easy Cookbook: Grilled Steak and Charred Onion Salad
The perfect light yet satisfying summer recipe, and you don’t even have to heat up your kitchen in order to get dinner on the table.
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Whole30 Pork Chili Verde From The Whole30 Friends & Family
This Whole30 Pork Chili Verde is one of our favorite recipes from The Whole30 Friends & Family.
Why Melissa Urban Decided to do Another Whole30 HERO
April 16, 2020, 1:17 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Why Melissa Urban Decided to do Another Whole30
The Whole30 CEO decided to jump into the Worldwide #Whole30AtHome after five years of maintaining her Food Freedom. Here's why.
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March 28, 2020, 7:44 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Why We’re Launching the #Whole30AtHome
Here's what the worldwide Whole30 effort means to us during this unprecedented time.
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March 23, 2020, 6:12 pm
  • Dear Melissa
Dear Melissa: Will I Lose Weight On The Whole30?
Note: The Whole30 is contra-indicated for those with a history of eating disorders. If this is your context, please do not take on the...
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Whole30 Sesame Chicken – Instant Pot or Slow Cooker!
A Whole30 compatible take on an popular takeout classic, our version of Sesame Chicken is the perfect weeknight meal.
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Whole30 Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore with Zucchini Noodles
A Whole30 compatible take on an Italian classic, our version of cacciatore is the perfect weeknight meal.
  • Events and Holidays
  • Soups, Stews and Chilis
Roasted Sweet Potato Soup
Try this creamy soup—made of pureed sweet potatoes and coconut milk flavored with cumin, garlic, ginger, jalapeño, lemon juice, and coriander—as a creative first course for your Friendsgiving feast.
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October 15, 2019, 10:00 am
Happy Book Birthday to The Whole30 Friends & Family
Eat, drink, and be social while honoring your Whole30 commitment. The Whole30 Friends & Family helps you navigate everyday social gatherings with 150 delicious,...
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Orange and Cumin Pork Carnitas from The Whole30 Friends & Family
These Orange and Cumin Pork Carnitas are served on Celery Root “Tortillas” … if you’ve never tried celery root slices this way, you must.
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Grilled Cilantro Chicken & Shrimp from The Whole30 Friends & Family
Enjoy this recipe from Melissa’s new cookbook, The Whole30 Friends & Family —it’s the perfect entree for your end-of-summer cookout.
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July 1, 2019, 1:22 pm
Introducing The Whole30 Friends & Family: 150 Recipes for Every Social Occasion
I did a thing… and I’m more excited about this concept than any other cookbook I’ve done. (And with three other cookbooks in the...
Whole30-and-Ultrarunning
June 17, 2019, 4:18 pm
  • Healthy Lifestyle
Whole30 and Ultrarunning
By Whole30 Certified Coach and Ultrarunner Richelle Winston of Wholly Performance As soon as the mountain trails dry up and winter has called it...
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Three Spring Salads Featuring Whole30 Approved Organicville
We’ll cut right to it: Organicville is debuting a line of Whole30 Approved products including seven dressings and three mustards. And they’ve got even...
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May 6, 2019, 1:53 pm
  • Healthy Lifestyle
15 Strategies For Succeeding With the Whole30 While Living With Chronic Pain or Disability
By Whole30 Certified Coach Victoria Singer So, you want to do the Whole30, but it sounds like WAY more work than you can handle...
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April 29, 2019, 10:00 am
  • Healthy Lifestyle
  • Whole30 101
Five Meal Prep Tips for an Easier Whole30
This article is part of our #MyMealPrep series, where Whole30 Certified Coaches and other Whole30 community members and creatives share their favorite methods, systems,...
Whole30 Approved Pasta Sauce Lucini Italia
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Three Weeknight Dinners Featuring Whole30 Approved Tomato Sauce from Lucini...
Today, we’ve got something delicious for you from our newest partner, Lucini Italia®, makers of delicious Whole30 Approved® tomato sauce. [Tweet “Three delicious Whole30...
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March 18, 2019, 2:25 pm
  • Special Populations
Ask a Nurse Practitioner: Whole30 and Menopause
By Jennifer Schiro, nurse practitioner and Whole30 Certified Coach This information is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be...
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March 4, 2019, 7:22 pm
  • Mindset
  • Special Populations
Ask a Psychotherapist: Does Diet Impact Mental Health?
By Integrative Psychotherapist and Whole30 Certified Coach Amanda Morris PsyD. If you are in crisis, don’t wait to get help, and don’t attempt to...
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  • Soups, Stews and Chilis
Recipe Roundup: 10 Whole30 Chili Recipes
Our @whole30recipes Instagram feed brings you delicious, Whole30 compatible recipes. And, in our series, The Best of Whole30 Recipes, we bring our favorites to the...
Food Freedom Forever Whole30 Resource
February 11, 2019, 3:13 pm
  • Food Freedom Popular Post
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Is It Worth It? Let Me Work It—An Excerpt from Food Freedom Forever
Your Food Freedom hinges on one critical question... Is it worth it?
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  • Soups, Stews and Chilis
Whole30 White Chicken Chili
Recipe contributed to The Whole30 Slow Cooker by Michele Rosen of Paleo Running Momma.SLOW COOK: 5.5 hours (low) or 2.5 hours (high)INSTANT POT: 35 minutesTOTAL: 1 hour to 5.5 hours, depending on cooking methodRecipe contributed to The Whole30 Slow Cooker by Michele Rosen of Paleo Running Momma
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Prepping and Preparing: 3 Easy Whole30 Recipes From Pederson’s Farms
Sponsored by Pederson’s Farms Hey there! Neil Dudley, VP of Pederson’s Farms, here. I’m so happy that you’re joining us for the #JanuaryWhole30. I...
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January 7, 2019, 8:31 pm
Look for These Whole30 Approved Brands at Walmart
Are you swinging by Walmart to stock your fridge, freezer, and pantry with #Whole30 groceries? Keep an eye out for our Whole30 books and...
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  • Soups, Stews and Chilis
Chicken, Kale and Sausage Stew from The Whole30 Slow Cooker
We’re one week into the #JanuaryWhole30; you’re probably on the hunt for flavorful and easy Whole30 recipes. Here’s our gift to you: a little...
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Taco Turkey Stuffed Peppers from The Whole30 Slow Cooker
From Whole30 Headmistress Melissa Urban: Welcome to the TENTH ANNUAL January Whole30! That’s right, 2019 marks a decade of helping you change your health,...
Snacks on the Whole30
December 17, 2018, 11:00 am
  • Whole30 101
  • Whole30 101 Popular Posts
Whole30 101: Snacks on the Whole30
From Whole30 Melissa Urban, who is literally eating a snack right now One of the most common questions I hear from those new to...
Whole30 KC Dining Guide
November 26, 2018, 11:00 am
The Whole30 Kansas City Dining Guide
We are thrilled to kick off our city dining guide series with a guide to Whole30 dining in Kansas City, written by Whole30 Certified...
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Fifteen Whole30 Recipes for Thanksgiving
Bring a Whole30 flare to your holiday table this year with these delicious dishes from some of our favorite Whole30 Recipes contributors.
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November 5, 2018, 11:00 am
  • Mindset
Dear Melissa: Should I Be Afraid of White Potatoes?
Dear Melissa, Will you talk to me about white potatoes? I am reading It Starts With Food, where white potatoes are allowed but not...
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