3 Whole 30 Lunch Recipes

Top off your work week with these 3 delicious make ahead whole 30 recipes. You can thank us later.

Autumn Chicken and Kale Salads

Ingredients
– 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– 2 teaspoons thyme
– 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
– 3 cups butternut squash (chopped)
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– sea salt and pepper (to taste)
– 1 bunch kale (destemmed and chopped)
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– 1 tablespoon lemon juice
– 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
– 1 apple (chopped)
– 1/4 cup pecans
– 1/4 cup golden raisins

1. Season the chicken with olive oil, thyme, salt and pepper. Add to the broiler tray.
2. Season the sliced butternut squash with olive oil, salt and pepper, and add to the other half of the pan.
3. Bake on 400 degrees F for 15 minutes. If baking in a conventional oven, increase baking time to 20-22 minutes.
4. While the chicken and squash is cooking, destem and chop the kale. Add it to a bowl, along with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and lemon juice. Massage the dressing into the kale using your hands.
5. Chop an apple.
6. When ready to assemble the salads, split the kale into 4 containers or plates. Add sliced chicken, squash and chopped apple. Garnish with pecans and golden raisins. These easily store for up to 4 days.

Sausage and Pepper Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients
– 4 chicken sausage (compliant)
– 2 bell peppers (sliced thin)
– 1 onion (sliced thin)
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– 1 teaspoon cumin
– 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
– 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
– 8 romaine lettuce leaves

Instructions

1. Add sliced onions and peppers to a bowl, and coat with olive oil, sea salt, and spices.
2. Add sausage and seasoned onions and peppers to the broiling pan.
3. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes. If using a conventional oven, increase baking time to 20-22 minutes.
4. Add lettuce leaves to plates or meal prep containers.
5. Once the sausage, onions and peppers are baked, add a sausage and 1/4 of the pepper mixture to each wrap. Use a compliant mustard or other sauce to top.

Sweet Potato Turkey Burgers

Ingredients
– 2 sweet potatoes (sliced in rounds)
– olive oil (to spray)
– sea salt and pepper (to taste)
– 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
– 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
– 1/2 teaspoon garlic
– black pepper (to taste)
– lettuce (to top)
– tomatoes (to top)
– 1 avocado (sliced, to top)

Instructions

1. Spray broiling pan with olive oil.
2. Season turkey with sea salt, pepper and garlic. Form 4 patties, and add to the broiling pan.
3. Cut sweet potatoes in 1/2 inch thick rounds, and add to a baking tray.
4. Spray the sweet potatoes with olive oil, and season to taste with sea salt and pepper.
5. Bake the turkey burgers and sweet potatoes on 450 degrees F for 18 minutes.
6. While the burgers are baking, prepare lettuce, tomatoes and avocados, or other compliant toppings.
7. Assemble burgers with desired toppings.