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Grocery Shopping Questions

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by 45 · about 4 hours ago

I couldn't have picked a worse time to get back on the paleo horse, but here we go. I recently had some major expenses that depleted my savings, so I'm back to living paycheck to paycheck, and scrounging. I've got $20 to spend on food for the... (more)

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Chelsea__1 0 · June 15, 2013 at 2:46 AM

16 days (just over 2 weeks) isn't too bad. My suggestion, organic coconut milk (1000 calories a can). You already have a good meat supply and get a dozen or two eggs and you have some great combinations.Don't waste your money on veggies and fruit... (more)

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by 35 · about 4 hours ago

I want to add coconut milk to my coffee, and just to use in general. But every store I've checked only had coconut milk with fillers, sugar and other not good for you/ no paleo things. So I'm wondering where I could find some coconut milk that is... (more)

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greymouser 0 · April 04, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Buy a coconut at any grocery store. Crack open, reserve the coconut water into blender. Scrape flesh into blender. Peel brown skin off flesh, first (use a carrot peeler). Add a cup of water to blender. Blend, adding more water as needed. Enjoy... (more)

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by 91 · about 4 hours ago

Everyone keeps talking about "grass-fed beef" and other luxuries of the middle-class & super-wealthy, but I simply cannot afford it. And when I say I can't afford it, I don't mean "it would interfere with my wine of the month subscription", I... (more)

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primalpat 0 · November 16, 2012 at 12:18 PM

Some people take "Paleo" way too far. No electricity? No internet? Give me a break. Buy big, fatty, tough cuts of meat: pork shoulder, beef chuck, shanks, whatever. And buy a crockpot. It will change your life. Buy frozen vegetables/fruit. Forget... (more)

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by 83 · about 4 hours ago

I called A & P (local mega store) national customer service line to ask if they could suggest a brand of beef, butter in their store that is grass fed / finished. I called twice. Both times I was put on hold for 5 minutes and then the line... (more)

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BaconHealsChic 0 · October 23, 2012 at 1:48 PM

I did the same thing when I was first trying to find it. The Butchers at the counter know what that is but it is unlikely they have it. Sprouts has a frozen brand called Springer Ranch that has a grass finished version. Other than them I buy... (more)

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by 264 · about 4 hours ago

What are the fattest cuts/limbs of freshly dead land animals (so excluding bacon, brisket, etc.) at a local grocery store? I know I can look up what cuts of a cattle contain the most fat, but then again I know that typical, large chain grocery... (more)

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Robin_10 0 · October 20, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Nice chart here that shows the leanest & fattiest common steak cuts: http://www.mensfitness.com/nutrition/the-leanest-and-fattiest-cuts-of-steak Most supermarkets also put the % fat on the ground beef packaging. It is hard to find really... (more)

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by 145 · about 4 hours ago

Ok, Lame Title, had to enter at least 15 characters.. I am fairly new to Vancouver, awesome place to live for a Paleo lifestyle it seems. (great food everywhere, outdoors everywhere, love it so far) HOWEVER.... its mega expensive> I live... (more)

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DemingRN 0 · October 18, 2012 at 2:13 AM

Take a trip to Whatcom County just across the border. Way cheaper food prices (notice the hordes of Canadians shopping here), lots of variety of grass fed meat and organic veg/fruit throughout the county as well as a great food co-op. Look for... (more)

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by 1017 · about 4 hours ago

I just reviewed my food expenses and I'm averaging about 900 a month on food, which includes 500 at Whole Foods and other grocery stores and about 400 eating out (which obviously could be much lower, and isn't necessary). What are your grocery... (more)

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monaLisa 0 · July 08, 2012 at 5:02 PM

We have a budget of $400 to $500 per month for 2 adults and 2 toddlers (don't let their size fool you they eat as much if not more than we do) If we eat out at all it brings up the bill to $600 or so. How do I do it?? 1) Farmers market once a... (more)

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by 396 · about 4 hours ago

New Question: You have $35/week to spend on Paleo only food. What do you buy? and what do you already have in your pantry? Edit: I put in the new question to be more inclusive, and to provide more information for other people who read the... (more)

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Glaceaus 0 · July 08, 2012 at 10:46 AM

Since no one has mentioned it; if you can get local lard, it may be one of the cheapest fat srouces possible. I buy nearly a pound of leaf fat for about $4. Thousands of calories that I can add to any hot dish, especially vegetables. Just an idea.... (more)

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by 90 · about 5 hours ago

Hi all, I'm looking to stock up the cupboards with coconut oil, flour, almond and coconut flour, nuts etc. I wondered if any of you could recommend a wholesaler / online store that is really good value for money. For example Holland &... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · May 11, 2012 at 2:32 PM

www.Amazon.co.uk

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by 89 · about 5 hours ago

Hey guys I know a few cities offer this, I was wondering if anyone would be interested in a Paleo meetup in Toronto? I figure we could all meet up somewhere and talk about the paleo lifestyle, recipes, share ideas on the being paleo in a city with... (more)

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Cindi_1 0 · February 23, 2013 at 1:11 PM

Christian, We run the Meetup Group 'Toronto GTA Paleo Life' and we have regular meetups--usually about 2 per month, sometimes more. We hold everything from Potlucks to hikes and picnics to movnat hikes to weekends up north. We sometimes get... (more)

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by 40 · about 5 hours ago

I am going to be working abroad in Copenhagen from May to September. I'm having some anxiety because I really don't know what to expect from a food standpoint. I will have a kitchen, which will be extremely helpful, but I am wondering if anyone... (more)

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Emil_Steensen 0 · April 06, 2012 at 4:41 PM

We have some high end supermarkets, where you're able to get wild game meat and good quality food. Such supermarkets are: F??tex, Super Brugsen and Irma. These have free range meat and/or organic meat. A few of those have wild game such as boar... (more)

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by 1418 · about 5 hours ago

Where are some good grocery stores in brampton to buy general paleo items?

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silverkts 0 · March 22, 2012 at 3:06 PM

There is Wanigan (http://www.wanigan.com/) which is a organic fruit and vegetable delivery service, but they do have a store. Haven't been yet, but it's on my todo list. Haven't found much else, but am still looking.

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by 60 · about 5 hours ago

My husband and I are checking out a local ethnic grocery store that is supposed to have stuff from all over the world. I'm going primarily to check out their produce and see if they have any decent pickled herring (PLEASE tell this swedish girl... (more)

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Georgia 0 · January 20, 2012 at 6:25 PM

Banana leaves, for wrapping fish in when I cook it. It adds a lovely flavor. Zataar, an Arabic herb blend with thyme and sesame seeds. Really amazing on grilled lamb! Goat meat, which I actually buy from a local halal market. The goat is more... (more)

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by 115 · about 5 hours ago

This thread is for anything Paleo related that you know of in... (more)

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Nourished_Girl 0 · October 20, 2011 at 5:58 PM

Wow I think it's awesome how international and far reaching Paleo is. I'm curious what other countries think about American food/farming practices. For me I found out about Paleo through food politics.

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by 828 · about 5 hours ago

I'm considering buying a membership to Costco or Sam's and need some advice. It's just 2 of us, we eat meat and seafood and my boyfriend eats some cheese. I buy organic fruit and veggies when they are on the "dirty dozen." I use frozen veggies... (more)

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CS 0 · September 07, 2011 at 7:56 PM

Costco. 100x more organic food than you will find at Sams.

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by 12174 · about 5 hours ago

I am kind of obsessed with liverwurst, but only have immediate access to the supermarket brand. Is there a brand of pastured liverwurst that I can order online that you would recommend? P.S.: Braunschweiger is great, too! (more)

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Jason_Crain 0 · July 07, 2011 at 6:37 PM

Is there a reason you want to ship it to your house? If you can't find some good stuff at the local store or farmer's market, consider buying your own liver and processing it. You get more control over flavor that way and, well, it only takes a... (more)

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by 25 · about 5 hours ago

I recently moved to the USA and find it really difficult to stick to a paleo diet because all raw meat and produce is extremely expensive. I thought that food in the USA would be extremely cheap though I'm finding the prices impossible to afford... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · July 06, 2011 at 2:10 PM

If you don't mind me asking, where did you move from? Yes, Paleo is expensive. And no, you won't really find it cheaper. At least here on the East Coast (Florida) Organ meats are normally considerably cheaper than $3/lb, however most fleshmeat is... (more)

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by 2297 · about 5 hours ago

I'm going to be moving to Germany for a year this fall, and I want to get there already knowing what to eat. I'll be in Potsdam, so local advice would be nice. I'm also on a rather small stipend, so I'm going to have to eat on the cheap. I've... (more)

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Paul 0 · June 22, 2011 at 7:02 PM

Kerrygold you can find in any cheap supermarket (paradoxically not in Aldi afaik) Berchtesgardener Land is pastured dairy (maybe not 100 % year around but the best dairy products you can find in lots of organic Shops) Freilandhaltung is not... (more)

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by 18701 · about 5 hours ago

Cheese is yummy. There are many, many kinds of cheese. What's your favorite? Top 3? Bonus points if you include where you buy it! My current favorite is these little baby Bries they just started selling at Trader Joes. They come in... (more)

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tartare 0 · May 19, 2011 at 10:15 PM

3 favorites would have to be Parmigiano-Reggiano, Tallegio and Delice de Bourgogne. good stuff.

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by 10 · about 5 hours ago

How do I discern between processed/unprocessed food? If I go buy a tin of tuna for lunch - that is processed food isn't it? What is the rule of thumb here How accurate is http://www.clovegarden.com/diet/paleo.html ? (more)

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wjones3044 0 · February 04, 2011 at 5:32 PM

Maybe "processed" isn't the way to think of it. "Additive-free"?

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by 12174 · about 5 hours ago

I saw this thread on Costco finds. Right now we're weighing whether or not to switch from Sam's Club to Costco when our Sam's membership runs out this summer, and at the core of this decision is the quality and prices of paleo-friendly items... (more)

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Steve_7 0 · January 15, 2011 at 10:00 PM

I buy LandOLakes heavy cream at Sam's by the quart. As I recall, it's ~$3.75. I also buy wild salmon filets, although I do not recall the price.

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by 8858 · about 5 hours ago

Community co-op-type grocery store for grassfed meats, liver, bones for stew Trader Joe's for cheap wine, parmesan Reggiano, ground beef, Kerrygold butter, frozen wild-caught salmon, cod, halibut, and sole Costco for lamb and cheap cuts of meat... (more)

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familygrokumentarian 0 · December 17, 2010 at 2:42 AM

You're not at all unusual - in fact I find it perfectly consistent. The same mindset of resourcefulness and making the most of what you have (= healthy Paleo eating) has also ultimately led you to source well in your grocery shopping. Here's my... (more)

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by 140 · about 5 hours ago

What paleo food items do you buy from Costco? Looking for help with grocery lists. Thanks!

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maurile 0 · November 05, 2011 at 11:05 PM

My last few hauls have included: Fletcher's dry-cured bacon. (Yes, it's factory farmed, but it's extremely tasty.) Zico coconut water Frozen wild-caught mahi mahi. Tinned sardines in olive oil. Canned wild-caught salmon. Pickled herring. Dried... (more)

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by 416 · October 23, 2014 at 4:11 AM

I'm trying to buy more high quality meats. I make a grocery list for every two weeks and wanted to find out how much my bill would be if I bought my meats from US Wellness. It all came to almost 200 bucks. I wanted to stay at 75 but it was... (more)

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Lily_4 0 · July 03, 2013 at 6:41 PM

I know you're asking about groceries but I wanted to drop this in: I can't 'eat out' being Celiac BUT I can easily fall into a fancy coffee routine that can go as high as $200/ month. I didn't realize it was that bad til I needed to sock away... (more)

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by 90 · October 23, 2014 at 4:06 AM

Hi Vancouverites or anyone else that has information:) Does anyone know of any good places to buy grass-fed meats, pasture-raised chicken/pork, wild fish and other fresh local foods in Vancouver? I am also looking to buy in bulk so it will last... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · April 19, 2013 at 2:40 AM

http://www.eatwild.com/products/canada.html

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