Whole30 Shopping List for Pescetarians


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I’m on day 3 of my first Whole30 and I’m feeling great!

However, I’ve been seeing some mixed messages on what I can and cannot eat as a pescatarian on the Whole30. Are legumes and tempeh allowed for the vegetarian Whole30?

Also, I’m feeling a little overwhelmed with all of the meal preparation. I’m not the most confident cook. Does anyone have some super simple recipes? 

 

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The vegetarian Whole30 is not a true Whole30 -- the exceptions for legumes and tempeh and other non-Whole30 foods are a compromise to allow vegetarians to get enough protein. If you will eat any animal protein, like fish, it's really best to do a true Whole30, without any legumes or dairy or other exceptions. 

For recipes, these are good, and if you do find you like them, you can easily double the batch and freeze some to have on hand for later:   http://meljoulwan.com/2014/11/10/oven-fried-salmon-cakes/  There are also recipes for tuna cakes (like this one:   http://nomnompaleo.com/post/91332244628/spicy-tuna-cakes) and variations on both of these to change up the seasonings, so you don't have exactly the same flavors every time.

You can also do egg breakfast casserole, like this one (feel free to change up the vegetables to anything you like):  https://paleoleap.com/veggie-breakfast-casserole/ 

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Thank you for the recipes! I think having leftovers on hand will be the key to conquering my meal preparation woes.

Also, thanks for setting me straight on the vegetarian vs. pescetarian Whole30. Since I eat fish and eggs, I'm feeling confident that I can make it through without any legumes, dairy, or tempeh.

I did a bit more investigating last night, and I found the Whole30 shopping list for pescetarians:)

 

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