Whole30 Pantry Essentials & a Whole30-Approved Tuna Salad Recipe

Last Update: September 27, 2022

Hardcore Whole30®-ers know how crucial it is to have a well-stocked pantry heading into the month-long program designed to reset dietary habits by eating nutrient-dense, unprocessed foods. So, if you’re a newbie gearing up for the next 30-day challenge (or a veteran looking for inspo), then this list and episode of Prep School are for you. Megan Mitchell recommends some must-haves for building a perfect Whole30 pantry. She also shares her recipe for tuna salad lettuce wraps recipe using Primal Kitchen Green Goddess Dressing. Consider it required viewing to help you dominate those 30 days and embrace that Tiger Blood.

Tuna Salad with Olives and Green Goddess Dressing


Yield: 3 to 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes


2 (5-ounce) cans chunk albacore tuna in water, drained
¼ cup Primal Kitchen Green Goddess Avocado Oil Dressing & Marinade
¼ cup sliced kalamata olives
2 to 3 tablespoons Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil Mayo
Freshly ground pepper
Bibb lettuce, for serving

Optional additions:
Chopped parsley
Thinly sliced green onions
Chopped dill or minced chives


Combine all ingredients in a small bowl (along with any optional additions you’re using) and gently mix together. Spoon into lettuce leaves before serving.

Recipe by: Megan Mitchell

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Holly Thomas

Holly is the senior director of content & community at Thrive Market. She started her career as a Washington Post reporter before becoming a fashion editor at Refinery29. These days, she applies her lifestyle journalism chops to the world of healthy food and wellness trends.

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