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30+ Easy Whole30 Dinner Recipes

Get ready for Whole30 dinner recipes that are easy, nutritious and delicious. Using wholesome ingredients, hearty proteins and flavorful herbs and spices, you’re gonna love these! From tons of zucchini noodle variations to delicious chicken and salmon dishes, these recipes will make dinner a breeze.

Several whole30 dinner recipes.

In case you missed my list of Whole30 breakfast recipes, let me quickly tell you what Whole30 is all about. It’s a program that’s designed to remove inflammatory foods and identify any foods that might have a negative impact on your individual body. By eliminating this specific list of foods for 30 days, you’ll know which ingredients you may have sensitivities for.

But for many people, finding compliant recipes gets a little tricky. Especially when you find out that added sugars are in so many products! So when it comes time to prep for lunch and dinner, don’t get into a rut. I’ve put together for you a list of foods that are Whole30 approved, as well as easy and delicious recipes to make. Now let’s get started!

Deviled eggs on a white plate.

Whole30 Appetizers

Just because you’re on Whole30, doesn’t mean you still can’t bring delicious appetizers to your next dinner party. From bite sized treats to scrumptious dips, your guests will be shocked at how healthy these recipes are.

Israeli salad made from tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion and herbs in a white bowl.

Whole30 Salad Recipes

Salads are always an easy throw-together meal that’s light, healthy, and loaded with greens. But don’t be alarmed with the fact that you have to avoid ingredients such as cheese or sugary dressings. These salads are surprisingly full of flavor and texture, while still following the guidelines.

Sweet potato soup topped with watercress and coconut cream.

Whole30 Soups

You can never go wrong with a soup and salad combo, or a big bowl of soup on it’s own! Either way, these soups are hearty, filling, rich in flavor, and make for a great meal any time of the day.

Bok choy on a plate.

Whole30 Side Dishes

Every meal needs an accompanying side dish. From light dishes such as garlic bok choy to a hearty mashed sweet potato, these recipes give some extra flavor and texture to your meals.

Zucchini noodles with chicken and pico de gallo on a white plate.

Zucchini Noodle Recipes

If you’re a lover of zucchini noodles (or zoodles), you’re in luck! The only thing you have to watch out for are the ingredients you mix into it. And be sure to leave off any cheese. Here’s a few of my favorite combinations.

Whole30 casserole recipe with shredded chicken, sautéed mushrooms and broccoli, then topped with my Vegan Alfredo Sauce for an easy and healthy weeknight dinner. It's also a dairy-free and paleo casserole recipe.

Whole30 Meat Recipes

Lucky for you, tons of meat recipes are Whole30 compliant. Whether it’s juicy chicken thighs or slow cooker pulled pork, these dishes are extremely scrumptious. Just be mindful in buying pastured, organic, or 100% grass fed meat.

Salmon patties are a deliciously healthy dinner recipe. They're incredibly moist and flavorful and also gluten-free and paleo. I used fresh salmon, but you could use canned salmon as well. #SalmonPatties #HealthyDinnerRecipes #GlutenFreeRecipes #PaleoRecipes #SalmonRecipes

Whole30 Fish Recipes

If you’re more of a seafood person, you’re in luck as well. Salmon, shrimps, and many other seafood types are highly recommended for a Whole30 diet. Just make sure you’re not adding in heavy creams and sauces that are not Whole30 compliant. Below are a few delicious ideas on how to do this.

If you try any of these recipes during your Whole30 journey, leave a comment on the recipe page and let the community know how you liked it!

Several Whole30 dinner recipes.
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Whole30 Dinner Recipes: Chicken Broccoli Casserole

Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Lisa Bryan
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A must-make Whole30 casserole recipe that creamy, cheesy and flavorful - without any cream or cheese! Shredded chicken is mixed with sautéed mushrooms and broccoli, then topped with my Vegan Alfredo Sauce for an easy and healthy weeknight dinner.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked and Shredded Chicken
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 heads broccoli, florets removed
  • 10 cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 small onion, diced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 recipe Vegan Alfredo Sauce
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • rosemary, for garnish

Instructions

  • Make the Vegan Alfredo Sauce and set aside. This can also be made the day before and stored in the fridge.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees fahrenheit.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add the sliced mushrooms and diced onion and stir for 3 minutes. Add the broccoli florets (make sure they're in bite-sized pieces and not too large) and stir for another 3 minutes or until the broccoli is crisp-tender and bright green.
  • Place the shredded chicken in a 9x13-inch casserole dish, covering the bottom. Add the sautéed mushrooms, onions and broccoli in a flat layer on top.
  • Stir the chicken broth into the Vegan Alfredo sauce, then pour on top of the broccoli in the casserole dish. Use a spatula if needed to make sure everything is well coated.
  • Cook the casserole for 20-25 minutes. The sauce should be bubbling and slightly reduced and thickened. Garnish with fresh rosemary if desired and serve immediately.

Lisa's Tips

Nutrition

Calories: 417.1kcal, Carbohydrates: 27.3g, Protein: 42.8g, Fat: 17.4g, Saturated Fat: 3.4g, Cholesterol: 76.9mg, Sodium: 593.9mg, Fiber: 8.3g, Sugar: 7.1g
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Whole30 dinner recipes, Whole30 dinners
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18 comments on “30+ Easy Whole30 Dinner Recipes”

  1. Hi Lisa 
    Can you please do a Whole 30 meal prep? I would like to start but i guess i need a little help. 
    Thank you

  2. Are the nutritional facts for the entire casserole or for one serving? If one serving, what would you suggest the serving size be?

    • Hi Julia – All my nutrition facts are for one serving :) And I have noted that there are 6 servings in this recipe so just evenly divide the casserole into 6 slices.

  3. Hi Lisa,
    What you have is amazing and I can definitely can use many of your recipes to help my daughter learning to eat healthy.  I’m very interested in the Chicken Broccoli Casserole.  However, I’m wondering what can you use to substitute for cashews in the sauce.  Cooking for my daughter can be a little challenging because she’s allergic to dairy, nuts, and peanuts.  I’m trying to get her to eat beans but…..
    I’m so glad I found you.
    Thank you!

    • Hi Teresa – unfortunately cashews are necessary in that sauce. But you can find coconut milk-based alfredo sauces online as well. I’m glad you’re enjoying all my recipes!

  4. All Recipes are extremely wonderful. Thanks for your post It will really helpful to me. I learned a lot from this post thanks for your post.

    • Hi there – Thrilled to hear you learned so much from this post, and the many ways you can make Whole30 delicious :)

  5. Salmon is my all-time favorite and salmon with avocado will make a tastier combination. All the various recipes that you have shared will make it easier for all of us to make it instantly. Thank you for sharing this information with us.

  6. Such a great list of healthy options for the new year! I’m all about those deviled eggs!

  7. I’m always on the hunt for new Whole30 recipes, so this roundup is perfect for me! Thanks so much for sharing :)

  8. Nothing like a great roundup of easy, healthy dinner ideas! This list looks so great! I’ll definitely be trying a few of these!

  9. That chicken in broccoli sauce looks so lovely. It’s easy and doable even for daily meals. :)