Dear Melissa: Self-empowerment was the biggest benefit of my first Whole30

I did the very first Whole30 in April 2009, before the program even had a name. It was supposed to be a fun self-experiment where I’d eliminate potentially inflammatory foods for a month and see if anything improved. The idea (put forth by prominent researchers at the time) was that some of the foods we’d …

Warm Harvest Salad

This Warm Harvest Salad is a delicious and beautiful side dish to any holiday or cozy meal. Not only is it Whole30-compatible (gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free), but it has egg-free, nut-free, and vegan options, so it can be a dish enjoyed by whoever is at your table! The warm salad starts with a sheet pan roasting …

Ranch Green Bean Casserole

This Ranch Green Bean Casserole is a zesty remake of an old favorite! Cozy, creamy and perfect for your holiday gathering or a veggie-forward side for any time. The velvety sauce is gluten-free and dairy-free, but there is no way your guests could tell, and we dare say it beats anything from a can. Plus, …