The most nutritious foods are the ones that don’t come with packaging or labels such as the fresh foods found on the outside perimeter of your grocery store. While I recommend that you avoid the packaged foods that you find in the middle aisles as much as possible, I know that in real life relying on a box or jar can often mean the difference between a home-cooked meal and the drive-through.
Disclosure: I received a copy of the Whole30 Cookbook by Penguin Random House Canada for review purposes.
Even though everyone says it’s not, the Whole30 is a diet – the very definition of a diet is restricting the food that you eat – and if you’ve been here for awhile you know that I don’t do diets.
But I do make an exception for the Whole30 because we could all benefit from 30 days without sugar, processed foods, gluten, dairy, soy, alcohol and even grains, beans and legumes. (more…)