By Shanna Keller, who enthusiastically eats an egg-free Whole30 breakfast hash almost every morning. When I was preparing for my first Whole30, there were two challenges that seemed nearly insurmountable. The first was not having half-and-half in my morning coffee.* The second was eating breakfast. Every day. Following the Whole30 meal template, which meant I would ideally include a protein, veggies, and a healthy fat on my breakfast plate. The idea was so overwhelming that I nearly scrapped my Whole30 plans entirely.
From Whole30 headmistress Melissa Hartwig, who works really hard to make the program both effective and easy to follow: It’s been a long time since I’ve issued any changes to the Whole30 rules; the last was in 2014, when we brought back the white potato. Making a rule change is a really big deal; it’s a huge communication effort to share the new information with millions of people worldwide and update all of our books and resources. Here are two new Whole30 rules, effective April 1, 2017.
Here’s a question we hear almost every day: Is the Whole30 safe for a pregnant woman? We asked registered dietitian and women’s health expert Stephanie Greunke for her perspective. Today, she’s answering the question and addressing the four common fears that are often behind it. Her goal is to help you determine how the general principles of the Whole30 program can support your desire to have a healthy, happy pregnancy.
Congratulations, #JanuaryWhole30’er! As of this morning, you’ve successfully completed 30 days of the Whole30 program—no small feat! (Yes, we know the most famous line of the Whole30 is, “This is not hard,” but as we explain in the preface of The Whole30… we knew this would be hard, and we […]
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 […]
When Whole30’er Abby R. (@arebarchek on Instagram) got in touch with us about her Whole30 Meal Prep Parties, we had a few questions: How do these work? Is this something that any Whole30’er can host? Can we come to the next one? Since Abby lives in Janesville, Wisconsin—nowhere near any […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s almost here… our 8th Annual #JanuaryWhole30, starting on Monday, January 2nd, 2017. Change Your Life in 2017 January is always an exciting month for the Whole30 community, as thousands of Whole30 newbies decide to start the new year by taking on our program. If you’re one of those newbies, […]
By Whole30 team member Jen Kendall, who did some on-the-ground research for this article during her recent trip to beautiful Vancouver. Whole30’ers to the north: WE HEAR YOUR CRY. Finding Whole30 Approved and compliant on-the-go, emergency, and pantry items in Canada is more difficult for you than it is for […]