By Melissa Hartwig, co-founder of the Whole30 program and superplanner when it comes to travel. You’ve been seeing promotions for our NEW book, The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Heath and Food Freedom, all over our website and social media feeds. We’ve answered your most commonly asked questions about the book, […]
There is no such thing as the perfect Whole30. We know that, and we hope you know that too. (If you’ve been trying to do the perfect Whole30, pause on this article and read the link in the first sentence. We’ll wait.) We encourage you to follow the rules 100%, […]
Since the creation of the Whole30 program in April 2009, we’ve cautioned against the recreation of breads, muffins, pancakes, and cookies with Whole30 compliant ingredients. In fact, this concept has been one of the cornerstones of the program, specifically requiring the elimination of these items for the duration of your Whole30. Here are our thoughts on why you shouldn’t try to recreate junk food with “approved” ingredients during your Whole30. It really comes down to just one thing: sex.
In April of last year, Whole30 advocate Shannon Colavecchio of Badass Fitness put together a hilarious (Un)Official Whole30 Glossary. Her post got us thinking – there are an awful lot of acronyms, words, and phrases that are unique to the Whole30-sphere. Since we’d hate for anyone or anything to get lost […]
An update to our original (and wildly popular) Whole30 Timeline article by Whole30’s Robin Strathdee, for those new to the Whole30®, and veterans who simply need a reminder. As with any process that involves personal experience, your results may vary, but it’s my hope that this timeline will give you […]
Header images courtesy of Mel Joulwan and Paleo Spirit. Updated January 1, 2018. One of the most active sections of our free Whole30 Forum is the “Can I Have…” section. This is where Whole30’ers ask about ingredients that they wish to include as part of their Whole30 program—things like bee pollen, […]
Since the creation of our Whole30 program in April 2009, we’ve cautioned against the Paleo-ification of poor food choices. In fact, this concept has been one of the cornerstones of the program, specifically requiring the elimination of Paleo brownies, pizza and pancakes for the duration of your Whole30. […]
We’ve heard it a million times – how can I afford to eat like this? (“Like this” meaning “Whole30” or a general Paleo diet.) We can’t argue the fact that it’s cheaper to eat a McDonald’s value meal than to craft your own healthy Paleo dish by hand… but then again, diabetes medication is pretty expensive too. […]