Whole30 Meal Log Days 1-10

Captain’s Log, Stardate July 1, 2015. Wait. The lack of sugar has me confused.

Whole30 food log, week 1, Start Date 7/01/15.

I know, I know. Food logs are boring. Thing is, they are super helpful when you run out of ideas. Plus, I googled and googled for no egg whole30 breakfast / paleo breakfast ideas. (Truman is allergic to eggs so I am trying to do this egg free. I did have eggs for breakfast one morning when he was napping.)

I didn’t take photos of everything, but I grabbed some. I’m posting them here and there on instagram (@babybabylemon) but it is not an all meal log by any means. My beverages have been coffee (with coconut milk), water (plain, sparkling, sometimes with lemon) and tea (various).

It’s taken me a little while to get portion size worked out so there have been some snacks, mostly raw veggies, almonds, almond butter or some plain chicken straight out of the fridge.

Whole30 Meal Ideas with Mostly No Eggs

Day 1:
Breakfast: banana, raw almonds, poached chicken
Lunch: poached chicken breast, cherry tomatoes, arugula, olive oil, vinegar
Dinner: cabbage slaw (with lime vinaigrette), pork carnitas (from The Whole 30 book. SO. GOOD.), bell peppers, braised kale, apple
Family changes: they had tacos with corn tortillas and cheese added.

Day 2:
Breakfast: braised kale (leftover), carnitas (leftover), watermelon, cherry tomatoes
Lunch: poached chicken, cabbage slaw (leftover), kalamata olives, pickled peppers
Dinner: cod (baked in clarified butter and lemon with capers), cabbage slaw (leftover), oven roasted asparagus, boiled white potatoes with olive oil, lemon and parsley

Day 3:
Breakfast: banana (1/2), asparagus (leftover), cod (leftover), potatoes (leftover), mixed greens, raw almonds
Lunch: poached chicken, baby bell peppers, raw, cherry tomatoes, olives, mixed greens
Dinner: pan fried pork blade steak, artichokes with butter

Day 4:
Breakfast: egg white scramble with bacon (local store/compliant), cherry tomatoes, baby bell peppers topped with pico and wholly guacamole
Lunch:poached chicken, romaine, olives, baby carrots
Dinner: 4th of July cookout! crudités (carrots, celery, tomatoes, radishes), Aidell’s chicken & apple sausage, watermelon, grilled cherry tomatoes, grilled pineapple, grilled zucchini
Family changes: They added in hot dogs and buns. And beer sadface

Day 5:
Breakfast: banana, almonds
Lunch: 100% angus hamburger patty, mustard, grilled onions, artichoke w/ butter (leftover)
Dinner: meatballs (homemade), zoodles, tomato sauce
Family changes – Lunch – patty melts with toasted bread and cheese added
Dinner – parmesan, garlic bread and pasta added (this one was hard)

Day 6:
Breakfast: Banana, Almonds, Chicken Apple Sausage
Lunch: carnitas (leftover, from frozen), baby bell peppers, grilled onions (leftover), carrots, bean sprouts, mixed greens, rice wine vinegar
Dinner: chicken thighs cooked with cabbage and onion, cantaloupe and crisp prosciutto salad

Day 7:
Breakfast: Banana, Almond butter, carrot sticks
Lunch: Cold Thai Salad (from The Whole30) with added chicken
Dinner: Taco Salad (ground beef, pico, guacamole, tomatoes, olives), fruit salad
Family had tacos in corn tortillas and added cheese

Day 8:
Breakfast: bacon, fruit and almond butter (I think)
Lunch: Leftover chicken and cabbage with some added veggies
Dinner: leftover thai salad with chicken

Day 9:
Breakfast: leftover hamburger (that was borderline old, but didn’t kill me), banana, crisy fruit freeze dried apples
Lunch: green salad, tri-tip, almonds
Dinner: carnitas (leftover, from frozen), guacamole, olives, tomato, spinach, apple on side
Family had quesadillas

Day 10:
Breakfast: chicken apple sausage sautéed in clarified butter with chopped apples, over spinach topped with almonds
Lunch: zoodles sautéed with olive oil, garlic and tomatoes, meatballs (leftover) with added olives and peppers
Dinner: chicken and vegetable stir-fry with sunshine sauce (sauce from Well Fed)

Weirdly the hardest thing was making a peanut butter and jelly rice cake for Spencer. It looked so good and I do have a habit of eating the extra peanut butter on the knife. Not this time.

The snacking got better by day 9. I mostly didn’t need one unless I worked out and then it was more of the sanctioned mini-meal. Upping breakfast was huge in stopping the snacking. The more I ate in the morning, the less hungry I was at 3 pm.

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links for the books The Whole30 and Well Fed (which is $2 for kindle right now. Bargain even if you aren’t paleo.

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