A rich, herbaceous butter turns this simple roasted chicken into a wow-worthy dish. Here, we dry brine the bird with salt overnight for a perfectly juicy result with golden skin, but if you’re short on time, you can skip that step.
Cauliflower stands in for rice in this remake of the takeout favorite. This veggie-based rice can be found in the refrigerated section of your supermarket’s produce department or in the frozen aisle. You can also make your own by pulsing cauliflower florets in the food processor until the pieces reach the size of rice grains.
Cashew butter and an array of cooked vegetables are blended into a creamy sauce that’s drizzled over these nachos made from sliced sweet potatoes. You may have some leftover sauce, but it’s great reheated and poured over roasted vegetables or drizzled over chili. Simply cover and refrigerate and then reheat on the stove top.
Vibrant in color and loaded with flavor, this slaw is the perfect side for protein. You can prep it entirely at home and take it on the road – or take it camping, as Melissa Urban suggests in her book. If making it ahead, simply pack the salad, dressing and garnishes separately and toss together right before serving.
A popular Mexican seasoning blend, Tajín is often sprinkled on mango or melon. It contains dried and ground chiles, salt and dehydrated lime juice, so it’s Whole30 compliant. Urban suggests using this recipe for a backyard barbecue, but we love it on an indoor grill to serve on game day as well.
It might seem strange at first, but wrapping your turkey in cheesecloth as it roasts locks in the moisture for extra-juicy meat. A simple glaze made from orange marmalade and a jus made with arrowroot round out the dish without any wheat flour, which most gravies would use.
Squash stands in for lasagna noodles in this hearty, vegan-friendly dish that makes both ricotta and béchamel out of cauliflower.