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How to Set Up Your Plant-Based Whole30 Reintroduction Period


You made it through your 30 days!

The Reintroduction period is a very important part of the Whole30 program. Once you have eliminated non-compliant foods for 30 days, you will be able to tell exactly how they impact your body when you reintroduce them properly.

If you are using thewebsiteyou can follow the steps below.Mobile app usersclickhereto learn how to set up your Whole30 reintroduction using our mobile app.

Select the Whole30 reintroduction

  • Click thegear iconin the upper right corner of the website (this is where you access yourSettings)
  • Select the Plant-Based Whole30 Meal Plan icon
  • ClickReintroductionin the column in the left


Set up your Plant-Based Whole30 reintroduction

  • For the Plant-Based Whole30 reintroduction, you will need to select either Schedule 1 or Schedule 2
    • Schedule 1 allows you to reintroduce foods, but does not reintroduce animal products
    • Schedule 2 allows you to reintroduce foods, including animal products
  • Select your 10 day Fast Track reintroduction start date
  • Review the order that you want the foods reintroduced
    • A suggested schedule for reintroduction is preloaded for you based on Whole30 recommendations, but you can adjust the schedule if needed.
    • The reintroduction foods will be added to your plan at the selected intervals
  • Enter any additional food reintroductions you may want
  • Clickdietto make changes to your current dietary exclusions
    • You should not add foods that are being reintroduced using thedietsetting
    • The foods that you have selected for reintroduction will already be automatically added to your planner according to the schedule you have selected
  • Clickscheduleto change the schedule for your reintroduction period
    • On the day that you are reintroducing a food, the meal planner will automatically schedule recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
    • This may vary from the schedule you have established in your settings, but ensures that the reintroduced food is eaten at each meal that day
  • ClickSave
  • SelectUpdate My Planto create a new plan with your reintroductions

Pro tip:It is suggested that you eat the food that is being reintroduced during each meal on the day it is reintroduced. This will ensure that you are getting enough to tell how it affects you. The meal planner will automatically schedule recipes for you that include the reintroduced food. If you find that one of the meals does not include the reintroduced food, or if you would like to schedule a different recipe, please follow the steps inReplace a suggested meal, below.

Replace a suggested meal

To replace one of the recipes scheduled during your reintroduction day:

  • Click the X on the recipe that you want to replace to remove it from your plan
  • Using theRecipe Boxon the left side of thePlanner
    • Remove theMy Dietfilter in the Diet Type section on the left side of the screen
    • Scroll to the bottom of the screen
    • Click on theWhole30 Reintroduction filterto expand the available options
    • Click on the circle next to the reintroduction day for which you are replacing a recipe (e.g. Plant-Based Whole30 + gluten grains)
    • Browse the available recipes until you find the one you would like to schedule
    • Click on the recipe you want to schedule and drag it to the desired cook day

Note:The Add Recipes toolwill not work in this situation because it will not pull the reintroduction foods since they are not compliant with your food exclusions.

Slow Roll Reintroduction

If you are concerned about reintroducing foods and would prefer a gentler approach, you may be interested in theSlow Roll Reintroductionprocess. Clickhereto learn how use the meal planner for a slow roll reintroduction.

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