ALDI is one of my favorite stores. I even created a handy PDF of Whole30-compliant ALDI findings! The following is a frequently asked question:
Is ALDI Almond Milk Whole30 Approved?
Some of them are! Unsweetened Almond Milk and Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk from Friendly Farms are Whole30 compliant! The ingredients are listed below. SimplyNature Organic Unsweetened Almond or Unsweetened Vanilla Non-Dairy Beverages are also Whole30 compliant and can be found on occasion.
Friendly Farms Unsweetened Almond Milk from Aldi
Almondmilk (filtered water, almonds), Tricalcium Phosphate, sea salt, gellan gum, Dipotassium Phosphate, Xanthan Gum, Sunflower Lecithin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2, D-Alpha Tocopherol, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D2, D-Alpha Tocopherol (natural Vitamin E).
Friendly Farms Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk from Aldi
Almondmilk (filtered water, almonds), natural flavors, sea salt, gellan gum, dipotassium phosphate, xanthan gum, sunflower lecithin, vitamin a palmitate, vitamin d2, d-alpha tocopherol (natural vitamin e).
Is almond milk allowed on the Whole30 diet?
This was the first Whole30-approved almond milk in 2016, according to Whole30 founder Melissa Hartwig. Water, organic almonds, organic acacia gum, and sea salt are the only four components. You’ve seen it at almost every grocery store, and now you know: Yes, you may drink it while on the Whole30 diet.
What kinds of milks are acceptable on the Whole30 diet?
Aldi There are a few Whole30-friendly almond milks available at Aldi. Both Friendly Farms Unsweetened Vanilla and Simply Nature Unsweetened Vanilla are agreeable.
Califia Farms makes excellent almond milk as well. Instead of half and half, I like their Better Half. Both their unsweetened almond milk and their unsweetened vanilla almond milk are smooth.
Is it okay to eat bananas on the Whole30?
Pickles and bananas are both acceptable on the Whole30 diet. However, if bananas are a possible trigger food for you (for example, the sweetness of the fruit triggers a hunger for other sweets or makes you want to binge on the fruit), you should put them on your “don’t eat” list.
Is Starbucks’ almond milk Whole30 compliant?
Is Starbucks’ almond milk Whole30 compliant? No, Starbucks’ almond milk isn’t Whole30 compliant because it contains sugar and other ingredients. Bring your own Whole30-compliant almond milk instead!
Is there any almond milk that is free of carrageenan?
One of the most popular nut-based milk replacements is almond milk. Some brands, however, thicken with carrageenan. Silk Unsweetened Original Almond Milk is devoid of carrageenan and high in protein. This almond milk substitute can be used in smoothies, cereal, baking, tea or coffee, and even straight from a glass, just like cow’s milk. Silk Unsweetened Original Almond Milk is cholesterol and saturated fat free, in addition to being healthful and nutritious. $62.29. This bulk bundle contains two 6-packs of 32-ounce jugs.
Is almond butter a Whole30 approved food?
Yes, almond butter is a Whole30 approved food. During the Whole30 regimen, almond butter is a great and delicious alternative to peanut butter.
Almond butter is the holy grail of the Whole30, and I swear I’ve seen individuals live Whole30 purely on Almond Butter (which we don’t advocate). People’s love for almond butter is insane, and I’m a little afraid of you just kidding!
Here’s how it works. The whole point of the Whole30 is to stay as near to the source as possible. That is to say, the less processing that is done, the better. Fresh vegetables and locally sourced meats are perfect! A typical Whole30 meal includes a fistful of protein, a few vegetables, and some healthy fats. This keeps you full and prevents you from snacking.
So, where does almond butter come into the Whole30 diet if it isn’t a snack-heavy diet? You can consume it as an intentional fat source during a meal or as a pre-workout snack, but you can’t eat an entire meal of almond butter, no matter how much you want to.
If you’re starting Whole30 with an addictive peanut butter habit, it might be preferable to try to break it first before switching to almond butter.
Remember that the Whole30 emphasizes the importance of balance. The concept of forming new, healthy behaviors!
Why isn’t oat milk Whole30 compliant?
Oat milk is not consistent with the Whole30 diet and should not be drunk while on it. It’s not allowed on the Whole30 diet since grains aren’t allowed, and oats are grains.
Is popcorn Whole30-friendly?
No, popcorn is produced from a whole grain (dry corn), and the Whole30 diet forbids grains.
But what do you do if you acquire a yearning for popcorn? I’ve been there, so you can rest assured that I’ve got your back.
Here are 10 Whole30 popcorn substitutes to help you get past your craving and onto a healthier path.
Every snack is sugar-free and Whole30-compliant, so stock up and keep going until you reach the 30-day milestone!
Store-Bought Whole30 Essentials: Condiments
I took a quick look at all of the condiments in my fridge before starting the Whole30. Each and every one of them was disobedient! All of the dressings, all of my pickles/relish, and the salsa are made with organic mayo. When it comes to condiments, be sure to read the labels. Almost often, there is sugar in there. Soy sauce, sriracha, Worcestershire sauce, and most ketchups are prohibited (the one I linked below is compliant). Warning: Whole30-compliant condiments are significantly more expensive than regular condiments. They are, however, of superior quality and almost invariably taste better. All of the items listed below should last you the entire month, with the exception of the mayo (particularly if you’re cooking tuna salad like crazy. #guilty).
Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil Mayonnaise: While making homemade mayonnaise is suggested on the Whole30, if you’re like me and “ain’t nobody got time for that,” this is my favorite store-bought mayo. It’s creamy and wonderful, and there’s even a Chipotle Lime variation.
Organic Coconut Secret Coconut Aminos: The greatest umami soy sauce substitute. It’s great in Asian cuisine, marinades, fried cauliflower rice, and homemade burgers.
Annie’s Naturals Organic Horseradish Mustard: A wonderful horseradish mustard with a kick. This one goes great with roast meat or in savory sauces and marinades.
Avocado Oil Greek Dressing & Marinade from Primal Kitchen: A delicious dressing with spices, herbs, and lemon zest. This is a great dressing for a simple dinner salad.
Whole30 Kit from Primal Kitchen: This is a nice kit with a lot of Whole30 delights. In addition to the Greek Dressing & Marinade, a Ranch dressing, and extra virgin avocado oil, both of the mayos described above are included.
Tessemae’s All Natural Buffalo Hot Sauce: Tessemae’s All Natural Buffalo Hot Sauce is a delicious and versatile buffalo hot sauce from a reputable company.
When it comes to Whole30 compatible fish sauce, Red Boat Vietnamese Extra Virgin Fish Sauce Bottle is the finest of the best. There are no preservatives, MSG, or sugar in this product.
Fruitchup Paleo Ketchup is sweetened with dates and raisins, making it one of the few compatible ketchups available.
Lips that are saucy Fresh pineapple, apple cider vinegar, olive and sesame oil, garlic, sea salt, and spices are used to make Pineapple Thai All Natural Sauce. It’s possible that you’ll have to restrain yourself from slathering it on everything.
Organic Raw Fermented Classic Sauerkraut from Oregon Brineworks is packed with probiotics and excellent on hot dogs!
Bubbies Kosher Dill Relish: I love dill relish, and this one from Bubbies is one of my favorites.
Green Curry Paste from Thai Kitchen: When it comes to curry paste, read the labels carefully because most contain sugar, maize flour, or soybean oil. This Green Curry Paste from Thai Kitchen is easy to use.
Store-Bought Whole30 Essentials: Nut and Seed Butters
Whole30 saviors are nut and seed butters. Perfect for dipping apples in, using in sauces, or just enjoying with a spoon.
Raw Barney Butter Almond Butter with Chia: Thanks to the delectable small chia seeds, this Barney raw almond butter offers double the protein power.
Nutrawbar Pistachio and Macadamia Butter Organic Superfood Spread: Nutrawbar Pistachio and Macadamia Butter Organic Superfood Spread: Pistachios, macadamias, and vanilla bean combine to make a delicious nut butter.
Dastony Sprouted Pumpkin Seed Butter: This company offers a variety of seed butters, including pumpkin, watermelon, and hemp seed butters, for people who are allergic to nuts.
Artisana Organics Raw Tahini: Use this raw tahini in salad dressings, sauces, or to add smoothness to soups.
Store-Bought Whole30 Essentials: ‘Creamers’
Do you believe you couldn’t survive without cream in your coffee? These are some delectable compliant alternatives.
Variety Pack of nutpods Dairy-Free Coffee Creamer: This is one of my favorite brands. Get a sampler pack to see which one you prefer: Original, French Vanilla, or Hazelnut flavors are available. They’re all on the same page.
Wander Life Coconut Creamer: This creamy concoction incorporates MCT oil and has a hint of vanilla bean.
Coffee Booster: Produced with virgin coconut oil, grass-fed ghee, and raw cocao, this organic, chocolate-y coffee additive is made with virgin coconut oil, grass-fed ghee, and raw cocao.
Store-Bought Whole30 Essentials: Vinegars
With the exception of malt vinegar, which includes gluten, almost all vinegars are Whole30 compliant. As you can probably tell from the above, I buy my vinegar from Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods because it’s both affordable and handy. However, there are a few additional fantastic organic products that I usually have in my pantry.
Bragg Organic Raw Apple Cider Vinegar: One of the greatest apple cider vinegars available is Bragg Organic Raw Apple Cider Vinegar, which is raw, unfiltered, and organic.
Even if you can’t eat rice, you can still have rice vinegar from Eden Foods Organic Brown Rice Vinegar. Make an Asian-inspired dressing using it.
Bionaturae Organic Balsamic Vinegar: There are no added sulfites in this organic balsamic vinegar.
Napa Valley Naturals Organic Red Wine Vinegar: When it comes to a quick, flavorful, and adaptable dressing, red wine vinegar is always a good choice.
Store-Bought Whole30 Essentials: On-the-Go Snacks
Being hungry while on the road, stuck in the office, or in class is the toughest part of the Whole30. Your vending machine and convenience store selections will be restricted, assuming they exist at all. That’s why I have a stash of emergency on-the-go snacks in my handbag or car at all times. Here are some of my personal favorites.
Artisana Organics Nut Butter Packs: Artisana Organics offers a wide range of nut butter packs, including almond butter, walnut butter, pecan butter, and cashew butter.
Artisana Organics Coconut Oil and Coconut Butter Packs: For raw coconut oil and raw coconut butter, Artisana offers the same convenient compact packs.
Sun-Maid Raisins: This dried fruit is Whole30 compliant because it is unsweetened. Sun-Maid raisins are something I like to keep on hand. They’re 100 calories per box and made entirely of raisins with no additional sugar.
Individually portioned nuts and compliance trail mixes are a terrific grab-and-go snack, and you can purchase them pretty much anywhere. Trader Joe’s ‘Just a Handful’ raw almonds are my favorite.
Strawberries, Freeze Dried: Freeze dried fruit is tasty and adds a delightful crunch to your snacks. Just make sure you’re buying a sugar-free brand like Karen’s Naturals or Natierra (see links above).
Apple Chips, Bare Natural: These apple chips are produced entirely of apples and include no additional sugar (or apples and cinnamon, if you get the cinnamon version). They’re crispy, tasty, and packed with fiber. They’re great dipped in almond butter!
Store-Bought Whole30 Essentials: Oils
Some oils are better than others when it comes to Whole30-compliant cooking and finishing oils. Here are my suggestions for what to pair them with.
Chosen Foods 100% Pure Handcrafted Avocado Oil: I love this oil so much that I bought the large bottle at Costco (which is a wonderful deal!). It has a very high smoke point, making it an ideal cooking option.
Nutiva Organic Virgin Coconut Oil: I know there’s a lot of misinformation about coconut oil going around the Internet right now, but I still love it and use it sparingly. Along with Artisana Organics, this is a brand I always carry in my cupboard.
Walnut oil, which is high in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, is ideal for spreading over a simple salad or grilled veggies.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil from California Olive Ranch: Of course, this is my go-to for salads and roasting vegetables. This brand appeals to me because it is inexpensive, made in the United States (California), and readily available in most supermarkets.
Spectrum Naturals Organic Unrefined Sesame Oil: According to the Whole30, sesame oil should be consumed in moderation. I never cook with sesame oil, but I enjoy drizzling it on cauliflower fried rice, stir-fries, and making a delicious Sesame Ginger dressing with it.
Store-Bought Whole30 Essentials: Bone Broth
Bone broth is flexible, tasty, and packed with protein. You can drink it straight from the cup, but it’s also great in soups, stews, chili, sauces, compliant gravy, and even gazpacho.
Bone Broth from Bare Bones: This is my favorite brand of bone broth, and it’s likely the only one you’ll ever need. They manufacture bone broth from beef, chicken, and turkey in a variety of tastes, including Rosemary Lemon and Tomato Spice. One of the best things about this organic bone broth is that it comes in handy, eco-friendly pouches that are ready to drink! You may buy them on Amazon (mentioned above), their website, or use the store finder to see if they’re available in your area. They’re available at a lot of food stores in my town (both chain and smaller natural markets), which is fantastic.