15 Snack Recipes to Make During Your Whole30

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)

So you’re doing a great job of following Whole30 and suddenly snack time hits. Your stomach is grumbling for something satisfying, but what’s approved on this 30-day abstention from some of our favorite snack foods?

Here are 15 great recipes to have in your back pocket for moments like these — from sweet to savory and chewy to crunchy, one of these ideas is sure to fix those afternoon hunger pangs.

Chewy Bars

Dried fruit forms the base of these easy no-bake bars that will give you a bolt of energy when you need it most. Just make sure your dried fruit is sulfite-free in order for it to be Whole30-compliant.

3-Ingredient Roasted Lemon Sauce(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)

Dips & Items to Be Dipped

Dips always make for a fun snack, whether they are simply paired with crudité or with something a bit more unique, like roasted potatoes wedges.

Spiced Cucumber Sticks with Chaat Masala(Image credit: Michelle Peters-Jones)

Crunchy Bites

When all you really need is something crunchy, look to spiced nuts, raw veggies, and even seaweed-wrapped hand rolls.

Tropical Turmeric Smoothie(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)


While not a favorite of the plan, smoothies are technically compliant and can make a satisfying snack when you fill them with good things that keep your energy steady, like leafy greens or fiber and protein-rich nuts and chia seeds.

30 Days of Whole30: We kicked 2017 off with 30 days of Whole30. Why Whole30? It’s not a permanent diet; it’s not a prescription for eating. It’s just 30 days of eating whole foods and exploring a more purposeful, mindful approach to food. Read more here on what Whole30 is and how to follow along.