Only two more days! Congratulations to everyone who has held on this far. Now the most important part is coming next: Life After Whole30. Don’t mess this up! Carefully re-introduce foods in the proper manner. You’ve worked hard so please don’t throw it all away now.
Sausage Egg Cups
Spicy Breakfast Stew (I’m sure by now you guys have become accustomed to eating weird stuff for breakfast!)
Meat Crust Quiche
Beef Pot Roast
Baked Garlic Mushroom Chicken
Grilled Flank Steak with Cilantro Balsamic Marinade
Spicy Shrimp Butternut Squash “Rice” with Tomatoes
Italian Chopped Salad
Hawaiian Turkey Burgers
Crockpot Pulled Pork Chili
Week 3! Finally in the second half of Whole30 where everything starts feeling gooooooood. I can’t believe that I can wake up now and actually function without coffee. I definitely still miss the taste, but I’m so glad that I’m not relying on it.
What do you find the most challenging about Whole30? For me it’s definitely the social functions. I hate being the odd one out, not eating yummy treats at a ladies night or dinner get together. I also hate turning down food that has been cooked for me by someone who loves me. A friend of mine had me over last night and baked a wonderful looking gluten free peanut butter pie and I felt awful for turning it down. I REALLY hate being thought of as the girl who is always on a “diet”. That’s not at all who I am, but when you give the 30 second Whole30 run down to someone, it can certainly come across that way.
However, with all that being said, I’ve found that most of those people at those social functions eventually come to me later wanting more information about Whole30. I’ve seen a lot of them change their lifestyle around completely, and then it’s all worth it, right? We’re spreading the Good Food Word. Plus, no hangover, no food baby, and no extra toilet time.
Here’s what I’m eating this week.
Paleo Sausage Egg “McMuffin”
Baked Yam and Brussel Sprout Hash
Sweet and Savoury Quiche
Easy Paleo Pot Roast
Roasted Nectarine Salsa on Wild Salmon
Healthy Braised Pulled Pork
Vegetable and Mango Curry With Basil-Ginger Quinoa (Use cauliflower rice instead of quinoa, chicken instead of chickpeas, and coconut aminos instead of soy sauce.)
Sweet Potato Soup with Bacon
Bacon Chorizo Chipotle Smothered Meatloaf (I always skip the almond flour here and have no problem, but it IS approved to use on Whole30 for this recipe if you wish to use it.)