Whole30 Meal Plan For Beginners

Get ready to start your Whole30 journey!

If you’re looking for a new plan to kickstart your weight loss goals, there’s no better place to start than with the Whole30 program. This 30-day clean eating program cuts out dairy, grains, sugar, legumes, and alcohol from your diet to revitalize your body. While the program is not specifically designed as a weight-loss diet, most users do find themselves losing a bit of weight when they cut back on problem area foods. As you’ll see in this Whole30 meal plan for beginners, there’s not a lot of added calories but that doesn’t mean that we skimp on flavor!

The best part about the Whole30 program is how delicious all of these recipes are. Mose people find themselves staying on Whole30, at least part of the time, once the 30 days are up. This 7-day Whole30 meal plan for beginners is a great way to get started on the program and see if it’s for you. Some recipes do need a tiny bit of tweaking to make them free of grains, sugar, beans and legumes, or dairy. But, adapting your favorite recipes to make them fit your new clean-eating program can be part of the Whole30 fun.

So, without further ado, let’s dive into some of our favorite Whole30, cleaning eating recipes. We even put them together into a daily menu of breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks – that means there’s no reason not to get started with Whole30 this week!

Day 1: Whole30 Menu

Breakfast: Egg Stuffed Baked Portobello Mushroom (without adding the parmesan cheese)

Lunch: Cucumber, Tomato, and Avocado Salad

Dinner: Slow Cooker Turkey Breast and roasted sweet potatoes

Snack Option: Plantain chips and guacamole

Day 2: Whole30 Menu

Breakfast: Easy 2-Ingredient Sweet Potato Pancakes

Lunch: Cranberry and Brussels Sprouts Detox Salad

Dinner: One-Pan Roasted Chicken And Veggies Dinner

Snack Option: Prosciutto and fresh cut fruit

Day 3: Whole30 Menu

Breakfast: Egg and Bacon Stuffed Acorn Squash

Lunch: Grilled Shrimp and Radish Chopped Salad (skip the honey in the dressing)

Dinner: Skinny Chicken and Roasted Potato Bowl

Snack Option: Sauteed Broccolini, Zucchini, & Cranberries

Day 4: Whole30 Menu

Breakfast: Skinny Breakfast Sausage, eggs, and breakfast potatoes

Lunch: Super Green Honey Mustard Salad

Dinner: One-Pot Sesame Chicken served with riced cauliflower (skip the honey in this recipe)

Snack Option: Bananas and Clean Eating Almond Butter

Day 5: Whole30 Menu

Breakfast: Fried Eggs & Sweet Potato Hash

Lunch: No-Mayo Chicken Salad

Dinner: Skinny Salmon, Kale, & Cashew Bowl (double the vegetables and skip the quinoa)

Snack Option: Avocado and Grapefruit Salad (omit the mozzarella and honey)

Day 6: Whole30 Menu

Breakfast: Asparagus & Egg Scramble (using dairy-free milk)

Lunch: Avocado, Tomato, and Cucumber Salad with a grilled chicken breast

Dinner: Skinny Spaghetti Squash with Marinara (skip the parmesan cheese)

Snack Option: Sliced bananas with coconut cream

Day 7: Whole30 Menu

Breakfast: Bowl of mixed fruit with Mixed Berry Chia Seed Jam

Lunch: Roast Beef with Seared Pineapple & Side Salad (skip the honey in the dressing)

Dinner: Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken

Snack Option: Hard boiled eggs with crispy bacon bits


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Chef Lindsay

Lindsay D. Mattison is a professional chef, recipe developer, and food writer. After graduating from Cascade Culinary School, Lindsay worked as the executive chef of a farm-to-table restaurant in Bend, Oregon. She is passionate about using local, organic ingredients and loves teaching home cooks how to incorporate seasonal food into their diet. While she spends most of her time writing these days, she still exercises her culinary muscles on the regular, taking any opportunity to create beautiful meals for her family. She lives with her husband in Colorado, where she enjoys the trials and errors of gardening.

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