While it might seem like your options are limited when you’re on the Whole30, there’s actually a ton of food you can eat. And it's delicious. Here's a list of the essentials to get you started. For a complete Whole30 shopping list, visit Whole30.com.

Because animal products will be the main source of protein since
soy and legumes are off-limits.

  • Meat (ground beef and pork FTW)
  • Poultry (chicken sausage will be your new BFF)
  • Seafood (even the canned stuff is OK)
  • Eggs

Because vegetables are practically unlimited.

  • Acorn squash
  • Beets
  • Bell peppers
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Butternut squash
  • Cauliflower
  • Cucumbers
  • Kale
  • Onions
  • Spaghetti squash
  • Spinach
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Zucchini (hi, zoodles)

Because we need something to satisfy our sweet tooth.

  • Apples
  • Avocado (yes, avos are fruits, and we can’t live without them)
  • Bananas
  • Lemons (mostly for dressings and water)
  • Oranges
  • Pineapple
  • Strawberries

Because you gotta get in your fats.

  • Almonds
  • Cashews
  • Pistachios
  • Walnuts

Cooking Oils/Fats
Because we had to throw out our canola oil.

  • Coconut oil
  • Ghee
  • Extra virgin olive oil

Because sauces and dips make everything better.

  • Bragg’s Coconut Aminos
  • Cholula
  • Frank’s Red Hot
  • Primal Kitchen Mayo

Because we need something to take the place of wine.

  • Club soda (La Croix galore)
  • Kombucha
  • Water

Whole30 Shopping List

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