How to Do Rosh Hashanah on the Keto, Paleo and Whole30 Diets

On a restrictive diet? You can still celebrate the New Year with these delish recipes.

On a regular day, maintaining a crazy — no offense— diet that cuts out sweets and pastries takes a heck of a lot of willpower and strength. And on Rosh Hashanah, the sweetest day of the year, it becomes particularly difficult. How does one welcome the Jewish New Year without dunking a chunk of doughy challah in gooey, honey goodness?

It’s challenging, but not impossible. While most of Rosh Hashanah’s festive dishes include ingredients banned by strict diets, there are holiday friendly substitutions that can be made. Here’s a list of Keto, Paleo and Whole30 diet approved dishes perfect for welcoming the New Year.

The Ketogenic Diet

Instant Pot Georgian Pomegranate Chicken Recipe 

Gluten-Free Apple Kugel 

Israeli Salad 

One Pan Lemon Herb Salmon and Veggies from Tasty

Cauliflower Steak with Tahini and Pine Nuts 

The Paleo Diet

Paleo Challah from Create Delicious

Honey Horseradish Chicken 

Chicken Soup with Vegetables 

Date Coconut Rolls 

Honey Cake from Elana’s Pantry

The Whole30 Diet 

Garlic Braised Brisket

Sweet Potato Noodle Kugel from Paleo Running Momma

Roasted Carrots with Tahini, Mint and Pistachios 

One Pot Chicken Soup with Seasonal Vegetables 

Grain Free Cinnamon Raisin Bagels from In My Bowl

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