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THE NEW WHOLE30: Coming August 6, 2024
The definitive plan to transform your health, habits, and relationship with food
Do you struggle with cravings, fatigue, digestive issues, pain, or other symptoms? The Whole30 can help you discover the foods that are holding you back—in just 30 days.
Since its debut in 2009, the #1 New York Times bestselling Whole30 program has helped millions of people radically transform their health, habits, and relationship with food and discover lasting food freedom. In The New Whole30, you’ll find completely updated rules, language, and success strategies for every phase of your journey.The book now includes both Whole30 programs, each with its own guidelines, resources, and recipes:
- The Original Whole30 (for omnivores)
- The Plant-Based Whole30 (for vegans, vegetarians, or those exploring a plant-based diet)
You’ll also find more than 100 all-new recipes plus some updated Whole30 favorites, all of which are 100% gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, and added-sugar-free.
The New Whole30 is an accessible, proven tool for discovering the foods that work best in your unique body, so you can feel and live your best.” —Casey Means, MD, co-founder Levels Health
Over 150 Recipes for the Whole30 and Beyond
Previously published as The Whole30 Cookbook, this bestseller is revised, updated, and available in paperback for the first time.
The groundbreaking Whole30 program has helped millions of people transform their lives by bringing them better sleep, more energy, fewer cravings, and improved digestion, creating a foundation of good habits and restoring a healthy relationship with food. In this cookbook (previously published as The Whole30 Cookbook) best-selling author and Whole30 co-creator Melissa Urban delivers over 150 recipes to help readers prepare delicious, healthy meals for their Whole30 and beyond. Cooking Whole30 has been completely revised and updated to be in line with Whole30’s diversity, inclusion, equity, representation, and accessibility efforts.
- A Whole30 refresher, including an updated introduction to the program, 5 steps to get you started, and tips for stocking your Whole30 kitchen.
- More than 150 recipes for main dishes, sides, dressings, and sauces.
- Easy tips that simplify meal planning and prep to save time and money.
- Recipe Remixes designed to turn one dish into two or three different meals.
- 10 exclusive, new recipes from community recipe creators.
Whether you’re doing your first Whole30 or coming back for another reset, Cooking Whole30 will help you change your life in 30 days with the Whole30 program.
“The Whole30 program has transformed the lives of millions of people around the world. It’s completely in line with what I usually prescribe as a starting point for my patients, and I can’t recommend it enough for those looking to radically improve their health and habits long-term.” —Frank Lipman, MD and New York Times best-selling author
The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom
Can you change your life just by changing the food you put on your plate? The Whole30 program will prove you can, with results you never expected.
The New York Times bestselling book It Starts With Food explained the science behind the Whole30’s revolutionary approach to food and nutrition. Now, the New York Timesbestselling The Whole30 prepares participants for the program in five easy steps, previews a typical thirty days, teaches the basic meal preparation and cooking skills needed to succeed, and provides a month’s worth of recipes designed to build confidence in the kitchen and inspire the taste buds.
The Whole30 has transformed the lives of thousands of people around the world. I can’t recommend this program highly enough.” — CHRIS KRESSER, New York Times best-selling author and functional medicine provider
El MÉTODO WHOLE30
30 Días Para Cambiar Tu Vida
¿Por qué el programa Whole30 se ha convertido en una sensación global con millones de seguidores? Básicamente debido a su enfoque radical de nuestra salud, hábitos y relación con la comida. En El Método Whole30 encontrará un programa detallado que puede seguirse paso a paso y le enseñará qué alimentos comer, cómo y cuándo combinarlos, y cómo cocinarlos. Pero Whole30 no es una dieta. No es una solución rápida. Ni siquiera es un programa de pérdida de peso. Whole30 está diseñado para cambiar tu vida. Es una transformación monumental soberana tu forma de pensar sobre la comida, tu cuerpo, tu vida y tus objetivos. Y para hacerlo tienes que comenzar con la comida.
“El programa Whole30 ha transformado la vida de millones de personas en todo el mundo. Está completamente en línea con lo que generalmente prescribo como punto de partida para mis pacientes, y no puedo recomendarlo lo suficiente para aquellos que buscan mejorar radicalmente su salud y su hábitos a largo plazo “. — Frank Lipman, MD y el autor más vendido del New York Times
THE WHOLE30 DAY BY DAY
Your Daily Guide to Whole30 Success
Tips, hacks, advice, and inspiration to help you achieve Whole30 success every day of the program
Whole30 Day by Day is the essential companion to the New York Times bestseller The Whole30; a daily handbook to keep you motivated, inspired, accountable, and engaged during your Whole30 journey. It’s like having Whole30’s own Melissa Urban coaching you through the Whole30 one day at a time, sharing a day-by-day timeline, personal motivation, community inspiration, habit hacks, and meal tips; plus guidance for self-reflection, food journaling, and tracking your non-scale victories.
For many people, changing their habits around food is an enormously difficult task. This indispensable book provides accountability and practical tools to help readers make the change they seek. — GRETCHEN RUBIN, best-selling author of The Four Tendencies
FOOD FREEDOM FOREVER
Letting Go of Bad Habits, Guilt, and Anxiety Around Food
End the yo-yo dieting cycle… forever. Welcome to the Food Freedom plan.
Millions of people have successfully completed the groundbreaking Whole30 program and radically transformed their energy, sleep, cravings, waistline, and health. Now, Food Freedom Forever offers real solutions for anyone stuck in the exhausting cycle of yo-yo dieting and the resulting stress, weight gain, uncontrollable cravings, and health complaints. In her newest book, best-selling author Melissa Urban defines true “food freedom” as being in control of the food you eat, instead of food controlling you.
Food Freedom Forever gives you everything you need for achieving dietary success, for today and for the rest of your healthy life. Melissa Urban’s information is spot on in terms of its scientific validity, and wonderfully approachable in terms of its implementation. — DAVID PERLMUTTER, MD, Author, #1 New York Times Bestseller, Grain Brain
THE WHOLE30 FAST AND EASY
150 Simply Delicious Everyday Recipes for Your Whole30
An instant The New York Times Bestseller
Millions of people have transformed their lives with Whole30, yet co-creator Melissa Urban wants to make it even easier to achieve Whole30 success—with delicious, compatible, fast, and easy recipes. The Whole30: Fast & Easy is packed with 150 delicious, brand new Whole30 recipes, perfect for weeknight cooking, lunches in a hurry, and hearty breakfasts that still get you out the door on time. It also features nearly effortless skillet meals, stir-fries, sheet-pan suppers, and slow-cook and no-cook meals, most of which can be made in 30 minutes or less using widely-available ingredients found in any supermarket.
You don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen to feed your family healthy, home-cooked meals. These simple but delicious recipes will stay in your weeknight rotation long after your Whole30 is over. — DANIELLE WALKER, best-selling author of Against All Grain
The Whole30 Slow Cooker
All-New Recipes for Your Slow Cooker and Instant Pot
Designed to get you out of the kitchen fast, so you can enjoy all the benefits of your Whole30
Co-creator Melissa Urban is making it even easier to achieve Whole30 success, with delicious slow cooker and Instant Pot recipes that turn ingredients into delicious, hearty meals while you’re out and about. You’ll find delicious no-fuss dinners that cook while you work; roasts that transform into tacos, salads, and soups for easy meals throughout the week; and satisfying one-pot dishes that make prep and clean-up a breeze.
THE WHOLE30 FRIENDS & FAMILY
With four Whole30 cookbooks and thousands of free recipes, it’s never been easier to make Whole30 meals at home, but navigating social gatherings can still feel daunting.
You can honor your health commitments while enjoying time with family and friends, and this book shows you exactly how. The Whole30 Friends & Family is packed with recipes for all of life’s special moments, from birthdays to baby showers, barbecues to brunches. All of the recipes are Whole30 compatible, designed to mix and match to create the perfect menu whether you’re hosting or contributing a dish as a guest. And in true Whole30 style, the recipes are creative, colorful, and so flavorful that your guests will never miss the added sugar.
The Whole30 Friends & Family will show you how to navigate gatherings, provide tips and tricks to make every social situation a success, and offer full menus for special occasions like dinner parties, date night, and Friendsgiving. These fun, creative meals will make social gatherings a breeze and let you effortlessly share your Whole30 experience with those you love.
IT STARTS WITH FOOD
Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways
Imagine yourself healthier than you ever thought possible. It starts with food.
It Starts With Food outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever – and transform your life in unexpected ways. Your success story begins with “The Whole30,” Melissa Urban’s powerful 30-day nutritional reset. Here, Urban and Hartwig detail the theories behind the Whole30, summarizing the science in a simple, accessible manner, and showing you how certain foods may be having negative effects on how you look, feel and live – in ways that you’d never associate with your diet.
I’ve read plenty of healthy eating books, but this is the one that makes the most sense.” ―ANDREW ZIMMERN, James Beard Award-winning chef and host of Travel Channel’sBizarre Foods
Please note, these books present the research and ideas of their authors. The information in these books is for informational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. The reader should always consult his or her healthcare provide to determine the appropriateness of the information for their own situation or if they have any questions regarding a medical condition or treatment plan. Talk to your healthcare practitioner before beginning any diet, supplement, or lifestyle regimen.
Whole30 Endorsed Books
Whole30 Endorsed books feature authors with a long history in the Whole30 community. Each book includes the authors’ Whole30 and food freedom favorites, and a foreword written by Melissa Urban.anchortag
Whole30 Food for Your Family
100+ Simple, Budget-Friendly Meals
Changing the way your family eats can feel intimidating, but once Autumn Michaelis experienced the incredible benefits of the Whole30 and cut gluten, dairy, and refined sugar out of her life, she knew she had to bring her family on board. As a busy mother of 5—yes, 5—growing boys, she needed recipes that were tasty and easy. So she started the website Whole Food for 7, where she shares no-fuss, gluten- and dairy-free family meals that are delicious and nutritious.
In her first cookbook, she serves up winning breakfasts like Crispy Waffles, lunch box essentials like Paleo Vanilla Wafers and Granola Bars, healthy remakes of kid favorites like Plantain Pizza Pockets and Our Favorite Chicken Strips, along with plenty of desserts that are perfect for Food Freedom, like Churro Bites and Oreo Brownie Cheesecake. Kid-friendly, but not just for kids, this book is packed with comfort food favorites as well as time-saving hacks, and budget-friendly tips. Whole Food for Your Family is destined to become your go-to cookbook every day of the week.
The Whole Smiths
Delicious Real Food Recipes to Cook All Year Long
Delicious and healthful recipes from the popular blog TheWholeSmiths.com
This cookbook, the first ever fully endorsed and supported by Whole30, offers a collection of 150 recipes to keep Whole30 devotees going strong. Many recipes like Spaghetti Squash Chicken Alfredo are fully Whole30-compatible, and all are gluten-free, but you’ll also find recipes with a careful reintroduction of grains, like the tortillas in the Chile Enchilada Bake. Some recipes include beans and legumes, so there are plenty of vegetarian options. There are even desserts like Chocolate Chip and Sea Salt Cookies! Throughout the book, icons help readers identify which recipes fit their dietary constraints (and which are easily adaptable), but perhaps most important of all, the recipes are a delicious way to help anyone achieve a long-term approach to good health.
No Crumbs Left
Recipes for Everyday Food Made Marvelous
The best-selling cookbook with delicious and healthful recipes from the beloved blog NoCrumbsLeft.com
Teri’s passion is evident on every page of her first cookbook, as she leads readers through a discovery of new flavors and spice combinations and teaches people to trust their cooking instincts. Teri’s recipes, most of which are gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, and Whole30 compatible, are what makes No Crumbs Left so unique. Simple and incredibly delicious dishes such as Pistachio Pesto Chicken Breast, Shrimp Pad Thai, and Spicy Pepperoncini Beef are on the dinner table quickly.The Family chapter features the special recipes her own children grew up with and evoke home, love, and motherhood. Teri considers this book a love letter to her mother, and woven throughout are tips and favorite quotes to bring you right into her kitchen, where there is always an extra seat at the table.
The Defined Dish
Whole30 Endorsed, Healthy and Wholesome Weeknight Recipes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
Healthy, easy, and delicious recipes from the Defined Dish blog
Alex Snodgrass of TheDefinedDish.com is the third author in the popular Whole30 Endorsed series. With gluten-free, dairy-free, and grain-free recipes that sound and look way too delicious to be healthy, this is a cookbook people can turn to after completing a Whole30, when they’re looking to reintroduce healthful ingredients like tortillas, yogurt, beans, and legumes. Recipes like Chipotle Chicken Tostadas with Pineapple Salsa or Black Pepper Chicken are easy enough to prepare even after a busy day at work. There are no esoteric ingredients in these recipes, but instead something to suit every taste, each dish clearly marked if it is Whole30 compatible paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, and more. Alex includes delicious variations, too, such as using lettuce wraps instead of taco shells, to ensure recipes can work for almost any diet. And for anyone looking to stick to their Whole30 for longer, at least sixty of the recipes are fully compatible.
Buck Naked Kitchen
Radiant and Nourishing Recipes to Fuel Your Health Journey
Fully endorsed by Whole30, with a foreword by Whole30 co-founder Melissa Urban
Kirsten Buck, creator of Buck Naked Kitchen, struggled with her weight and chronic eczema for years before she transformed her life through food. She adopted a mostly paleo way of eating—gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, healthy fats, no refined sugars—and experienced dramatic weight loss. Soon after, she went on to win the first-ever “Next Whole30 Star” competition and is now a certified holistic nutritionist, sharing delicious and beautiful recipes on her blog and Instagram with thousands of fans. From her Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwich for lunch, to Moroccan Lamb Stew for dinner, to the stunning Summer Berry Galette to satisfy your sweet tooth, there is something for every taste—in addition to recipe basics for making your own mayo, yogurt, salad dressings, tahini, and more—which prove that healthy eating doesn’t have to break the bank.
The Primal Gourmet Book
It’s not a diet if it’s delicious
Over 100 gluten-free, grain-free, and dairy-free recipes based on the popular Primal Gourmet blog
Ronny Joseph Lvovski struggled with a lifetime of obesity, failed diets, and low self-esteem before discovering the Paleo diet. Once he eliminated grains and dairy from his diet, his allergies, asthma, upset stomachs, headaches, back pain, lethargy, excess weight, and cravings disappeared. After losing 40 pounds, Ronny set out to create gourmet-quality meals that followed Paleo guidelines and left him feeling satisfied. He shared those recipes on his Primal Gourmet blog, and became one of the most popular contributors to the @whole30recipes Instagram account. The cookbook includes more than 120 recipes, with blog fan-favorites plus all-new dishes such as Mojo Loco Chicken Wings, Short Rib Ragu, Jerk Ribs, and Moroccan Lamb Stew, proving healthy diets really can be delicious.