I feel skinnier and less bloated! Isn’t 28 as good as 30? The idea behind the Whole30 program is simple — just completely cut out foods that may harm your health for a period of 30 days. The Whole30 diet is a viral health movement that’s increasing in popularity. Following the Whole30 diet involves eating as much as you’d like, while avoiding certain foods for a period of one month. Lunch: Creamy Carrot & Ginger Soup *** with Kale Salad, Lunch: Paleo Chicken Salad with Dates and Walnuts***, Dinner: Leftover Paleo Buffalo Chicken Casserole, Lunch: Leftover Creamy Carrot & Ginger Soup, Dinner: Balsamic Rosemary Sheet Pan Chicken with Bacon & Apples, Lunch: leftover Paleo Chicken Salad with Dates and Walnuts, Dinner: Slow Cooker Meatballs in Marinara Sauce, Dinner: leftover Slow Cooker Meatballs in Marinara Sauce, Lunch: Easy Paleo Avocado Lime Tuna Salad, Lunch: Leftover Paleo Avocado Lime Tuna Salad, Dinner: Walnut Crusted Lemon Chicken Piccata, Lunch: leftover Walnut Crusted Lemon Chicken Piccata, Dinner: Butternut Sausage Bake with Kale and Tomato Cream, Lunch: leftover Butternut Sausage Bake with Kale and Tomato Cream, Dinner: Roasted Chicken with Figs and Olives, Lunch: leftover Paleo Creamy Potato Leek Soup, Dinner: leftover Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff, Lunch: leftover Avocado Chicken Salad with Bacon, Dinner: Slow Cooker Creamy Southwest Chicken, Lunch: Leftover Slow Cooker Creamy Southwest Chicken, Dinner: Zucchini Pasta with Spicy Shrimp Marinara, Lunch: leftover Zucchini Pasta with Spicy Shrimp Marinara, Dinner: Leftover Paleo Barbecue Chicken Casserole, Dinner: One Pan Dill Pistachio Salmon with Veggies, Lunch: Leftover One Pan Bacon Wrapped Chicken, Dinner: Paleo Beef Barbacoa Chipotle Copycat, Dinner: Leftover Paleo Beef Barbacoa Chipotle Copycat, Sweet Plantain Apple Bacon Breakfast Hash, Lunch: Easy Paleo Turkey Meatballs with Apples and Herbs***, Dinner: Creamy and Smoky Chipotle Pork Chops, Lunch: Easy Paleo Turkey Meatballs with Apples and Herbs, Dinner: Zucchini Pasta with Chicken Scallion and Avocado Sauce, Lunch: Leftover Zucchini Pasta with Chicken Scallion and Avocado Sauce, Dinner: Slow Cooker Or Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala, Lunch: Paleo Chicken Cobb Salad with Buffalo Ranch, Dinner: Paleo Lamb Burgers with Dairy-Free Tzatziki, Lunch: Paleo Chicken Cobb Salad with Buffalo Ranch, Dinner: Thai Coconut Curry Turkey Meatballs, Breakfast: Paleo Breakfast Chicken Sausage***, Dinner: Leftover Thai Coconut Curry Turkey Meatballs, Dinner: Caramelized Onion Apple Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash. I met two wonderful women during a solo vacation to Puerto Rico. 28 days is NOT as good as 30, and we’ll tell you why: You owe yourself 30 days. This phase, too, will pass. Hurray! Please make sure to give me a follow over on, Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window). Today is my final Whole30 day--my first. RuthintheDesert, We do expect you to listen to the feedback your body and mind give you and change your food relationships. This article reviews the Sugar Busters Diet and…, The Ornish Diet is a popular diet plan that promises to help reverse chronic disease and enhance health. Relax, drink a lot of water, and keep making good choices. You worked so hard, fought through all the anger, the naps, the cravings to get to the awesome you’re feeling now. Dinners and lunches are specific to the day. The thoughts you had yesterday of throwing in the towel are gone. We do expect you to take what you’ve learned and use the information to carefully evaluate how the foods you were eating before make you feel now that you’ve eliminated them (and any of their negative effects) from your body.