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 lives...The Whole30 and Food Freedom center on food, but are about much more. These 9 Food Freedom book recommendations help you live your best life.
Whole30 Curry Chicken Salad
Whole30 Curry Chicken Salad is a fantastic easy cold lunch option. It’s flavorful but made with simple ingredients. Also, it takes only 10 minutes to...Try this Whole30 Curry Chicken Salad for a flavor-packed cold lunch! Made with simple ingredients and easy to adjust to your liking.
Dear Melissa: Is Your Food Freedom Really Free?
The definition I crafted for Food Freedom in 2015 was “feeling in control* of food, instead of food controlling you.” The kind of control I...Finding Food Freedom is a journey with two paths. See the difference between a teenage Food Freedom and a more mature one that's truly free.
Whole30 Corned Beef Hash
Do you have leftover St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef to use up? Or just need an easy Whole30 egg-free breakfast? This Whole30 Corned Beef Hash...This Whole30 Corned Beef Hash is simple and fast to make, turning corned beef leftovers into a delicious eggless breakfast.
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 Whole30...Self-sabotage is real. But Melissa Urban has three tips to keep you going when you want to quit on a new habit you're working on.
Whole30 Corned Beef and Cabbage
Delicious any time of the year, Whole30 Corned Beef and Cabbage gets its time to shine, usually around St. Patrick’s Day. Here is a Whole30-compatible...This Whole30 Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage has 7 simple ingredients and takes only 10 minutes of hands on prep time.
Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
We love buffalo chicken recipes and meatballs here at Whole30, so why not put them together in a Buffalo Chicken Meatballs recipe? Not only are...
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 help...Asking yourself key questions about your cravings and their connections to coping mechanisms can help you practice mindful eating.
Egg Roll Meatballs
What’s not to love about a meatball? These Whole30 Egg Roll Meatballs are perfect for an appetizer or main dish. Not only are these meatballs...Meet your new favorite 30-minute meal: Whole30 Egg Roll Meatballs. Air fry or oven bake, then top with an easy Sweet Garlic Sauce.
Whole30 Egg Roll in a Bowl
Our Whole30 version of a takeout favorite is fast and easy to make. Egg Roll in a Bowl is gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, and egg-free. It...Enjoy all the classic flavors of egg roll topped with a quick sauce in this fast one-dish 30-minute Whole30 Egg Roll in a Bowl recipe.
Whole30 Burger Bowl with Special Sauce
Want all the flavor of a burger in a Whole30-compatible bowl? These Whole30 Burger Bowls with Special Sauce are right up your alley! A bowl...These Whole30 Burger Bowls with Special Sauce are loaded with all the classic fixings + an optional "cheese sauce for an easy, anytime meal.
Chinese Five Spice Chicken Wings
Wings are such a fun appetizer or easy dinner main dish, and these Chinese Five Spice wings fit the bill. A simple Whole30 recipe that...These Chinese Five Spice Wings are marinated and glazed with a simple 5-ingredient sauce. Air fry or oven bake for an easy weeknight meal!
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 voice...Bestselling author Laura McKowen guests on Dear Melissa & Friends to talk about remaking your relationship with alcohol.
Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements – Oh My!
Finding the “right” mix of nutritional supplements during your Whole30 - and beyond.Whether it's your first Whole30 or second, you might be wondering whether you need supplements to make the most of your 30-day experiment.
15 Whole30 Eggless Breakfast Recipes
Back by popular demand, we’re coming in hot with a collection of some of our favorite Whole30 egg-free breakfast recipes! Eggs are a common breakfast...Eggs are a common breakfast staple, but they're not for everyone. Here are 15 killer Whole30 eggless breakfast recipes everyone will enjoy!
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 to...The Whole30 helps build healthy food habits. Learn to approach stressful times without emotional eating and using food as self-care.
Whole30 Chili Recipes
It’s officially chili season, and we’re coming in hot with 6 mouthwatering Whole30 chili recipes to add to your lineup. From classic hearty beef chili...Whether you prefer a classic recipe or enjoy experimenting with new ingredients, we've got you with our list of Whole30 Chili Recipe favs!
Warm Spice, Red Curry and Coconut-Braised Beef Short Ribs
Give this incredible recipe by best-selling author and celebrated chef Gregory Gourdet a try for a 5-star restaurant experience at home.Give this Warm Spice Red Curry and Coconut-Braised Beef Short Ribs by Gregory Gourdet a try for a 5-star restaurant experience at home.
Whole30 Buffalo Chicken Wings
Love for all things buffalo sauce runs deep in the Whole30 community, and for good reason. We love the punch of flavor buffalo sauce adds....Get restaurant flavor at home with our perfectly crispy Whole30 Buffalo Chicken Wings. Simply air-fry or oven-bake, then toss with sauce!
Whole30 BBQ Chicken Wings
Whether you need a Whole30 game day appetizer or just a fun date night in, these gluten-free and dairy-free Whole30 BBQ Chicken Wings are bound...With only five ingredients and 10 minutes of prep needed, these Whole30 BBQ Chicken wings are finger-licking good.
Whole30 BBQ Sauce
Getting the perfect Whole30 BBQ sauce can be a challenge, especially when trying to find a store-bought option free of added sugars. But with this...This homemade Whole30 BBQ Sauce takes only 20 minutes to make and is adjustable to how YOU love your barbecue sauce.
Whole30 Breakfast Kabobs
These Whole30 Breakfast Kabobs are not only egg-free but delicious and a fun breakfast twist. All of the flavors of a Western breakfast omelet on...These Whole30 breakfast kabobs are quick, easy, and oh-so-fun! Air fry or oven bake for a delicious eggless breakfast with minimal effort.
Chicken Breakfast Meatballs
There are many reasons you might need an eggless Whole30 breakfast, and we’ve got you covered! These Chicken Breakfast Meatballs are gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free,...Our tender Whole30 Chicken Breakfast Meatballs are the perfect balance of savory and sweet. Get ready for your new favorite eggless breakfast!
Whole30 Sausage Gravy Soup
This cozy gluten-free and dairy-free soup is like biscuits and gravy in a bowl…without the biscuits. Whole30 Sausage Gravy Soup has the creamy feel of...If you love biscuits and gravy, you are going to love this Whole30 Sausage Gravy Soup. Gluten-free and dairy-free, but full of creamy flavor.
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 want...Melissa Urban shares her best tips for dates on the Whole30, that can help you make the most out of your dinner conversations.
Cashew Crusted Halibut with Mango Butter Sauce
If you are looking for a quick and easy dish in under 30 minutes, then this Cashew Crusted Halibut with Mango Butter Sauce is for...This Cashew Crusted Halibut with Mango Butter Sauce is a quick and easy 30-minute meal that tastes like a guilty pleasure.
Whole30 Taco Seasoning
A homemade taco seasoning is a staple you will find yourself using again and again. This is especially true on a Whole30. Many commercially prepared...Make your own budget-friendly Whole30 Taco Seasoning in less than five minutes with spices that are likely already in your pantry!
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 a...Managing emotions helps keep your healthy habits afloat. Learn four steps for managing emotions and maintaining your food freedom plan.
Whole30 Italian Meatball Skewers — Air Fry or Oven Bake!
These Whole30 Italian Meatball Skewers are our gluten-free, dairy-free take on a comfort food classic — in portable form! You can make these in the...These 20-minute, juicy Whole30 Italian Meatball Skewers are perfect for dipping or served on top of your favorite spiralized veggies!
Whole30 Marinara Sauce
A Whole30 Marinara Sauce, or spaghetti sauce, is very easy to make at home with minimal ingredients. Many Whole30ers have had the experience of standing...Save a trip to the market and make your own Whole30 Marinara Sauce with just a handful of basic pantry staples.