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Whole30 Success Tips from Registered Dietitian Diana Rodgers

by Whole30 advisor Diana Rodgers, R.D. Hey Whole30’er! Diana here. I’m a registered dietitian, the writer behind the blog Sustainable Dish, and a Whole30 Certified Coach. I’ve guided hundreds of people through the Whole30 program and have learned a thing or two along the way. There are certain behaviors that can really help you succeed […]

Planning and Preparing for Your Whole30, With Sarah Steffens (Part 2)

By Sarah Steffens, L.A.-based personal chef and official Whole30 Recipe Creative. This is part two in a series about preparing and planning for your Whole30. (Find part one here.) It’s time to celebrate all of the delicious recipes you will be making during your #JanuaryWhole30! You may be excited about spending time preparing your own […]

Planning and Preparing for your Whole30, with Sarah Steffens (Part 1)

By Sarah Steffens, L.A.-based personal chef and official Whole30 Recipe Creative January is right around the corner and the the New Year is traditionally a time for cleaning up your diet, beginning your fitness routine, getting out of debt, finding the love of your life… the list goes on! It should come as no surprise […]

A Tale of Two Newbies: Finding Whole30 Success with Real Plans

In late August, we launched our Whole30 meal planner with Real Plans. Over the past four months, the Whole30 community response has been overwhelmingly positive. Like, even we were surprised at how much YOU LOVE REAL PLANS, even though we totally know how incredible their program is. For many, the planner was exactly the tool they needed […]

Cook Quickly, Eat Slowly: A Kitchen Mantra from Mel Joulwan

From Whole30 co-founder Melissa Hartwig: To say I Mel Joulwan is one of my favorite humans ever is an understatement. Mel has been one of My People since before the Whole30 was even in existence, and in a way, she grew and shaped the program right there with us, offering her feedback, sharing her results and […]

Whole30 Meal Planning with Real Plans

Today, we’re introducing Real Plans, a Whole30-compatible, fully customized to your schedule/family/food preferences, 30-day meal plan. And you can have it done, start to finish, in about 5 minutes. We’ve been collaborating with the Real Plans team for months to build a meal planning interface just for the Whole30 program, because on-paper meal plans are fine, but a fully automated system that lets you do all sorts of cool tricks.

Dear Melissa: No, Really, How Many Meals?

Welcome to Dear Melissa, where I answer your questions about transitioning into or completing a Whole30, successfully sticking to your new healthy habits, and figuring out how to make this lifestyle work in the real world. Today, I’m talking to a woman who gets up early and is unsure how to plan her meals and snacks with so […]

Convenience vs. Homemade: We Did the Math

We like bringing you the coolest new foods (and drinks) on the block… the stuff that makes your Whole30, Paleo, or Primal lifestyle easier, more convenient, less stressful. But as with anything else, convenience has its price, and not everyone likes the idea of paying $2.50 a pop for a snack-sized emergency food bar. However, […]

Second Time’s the Charm? Maybe Not with the Whole30.

Congratulations—Your first Whole30 is over; you look better, you feel better, your self-confidence is at an all-time high! At some point you’ll likely come back for another Whole30. For those who come back for a second round, however, more than 1 in 4 of you find the second one even harder than the first. How can this be? Melissa Hartwig goes over the most common scenarios and outlines strategies to help you succeed the second time around.