Thirty Days of Whole30 Meals

Thirty Days of Whole30 Meals – Day 2

Join my family and me as we start out 2017 Whole30-style! These are our Thirty Days of Whole30 meals.

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It’s a new year and time to buckle down and eat healthily again. Day 2 of our Thirty Days of Whole30 is down, and it was almost as easy as the first! I woke up feeling puffy all over, especially in my hands and feet. Kind of like I was retaining a lot of water. I didn’t have any major cravings or temptations throughout the day, but I did have a slight headache in the afternoon and evening. But man! The Whole30 meals sure were good!


For breakfast, I whipped up these Warm Butternut Squash Banana Smoothie Bowls. It was an awesome breakfast, combining the convenience of a smoothie with the warmth I was craving. Plus I had all sorts of fun with the toppings! You can substitute pumpkin or sweet potatoes for the butternut squash, and it’ll be just as yummy. I had a glass of water and a cup of blackberry sage herbal tea on the side.

Thirty Days of Whole30 Meals


For lunch, I had some Crock Pot Sweet Potato and Mushroom Chili (recipe coming soon!) and a glass of unsweetened tea. The chili is similar to my Easy 8-Ingredient Paleo & Whole30 Chili but made in the crock pot and with chunks of creamy sweet potatoes and meaty mushrooms added. Yum!

Thirty Days of Whole30 Meals

Afternoon Snack

I was a little hungry in the afternoon, so I whipped up a quick Chipotle-Lime Tuna Salad. In a mixing bowl, I combined a can of Whole30-compliant tuna, a couple tablespoons of Primal Kitchen’s Chipotle Lime Mayo (made with avocado oil), a handful of shredded carrots and some cherry tomatoes sliced in half. It was a great little pick-me-up. I washed everything down with an ounce of 100% pomegranate juice diluted with about 6 ounces of sparkling water.

Thirty Days of Whole30 Meals


My husband mentioned he’d really like to have a burger for dinner. Well, I made the next best thing! Hamburger bowls! I took a pound of locally raised grass fed ground beef, browned it with some seasonings (a little chili powder, smoked paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper), stirred in some Whole30-compliant diced tomatoes and piled it onto a bed of fresh spinach. I drizzled it with Tessemae’s Ketchup and some mustard and added a dollop of my Whole30 mayonnaise along with a few pickles and onion slices. I didn’t miss the bread at all! I had plain sparkling water to drink.

Thirty Days of Whole30 Meals

That’s it for Day 2! All in all, it was an easy day filled with yummy Whole30 meals.

If you’re new to the Whole30, make sure to check out my Ten Must-Have Whole30 Convenience Products article.

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