Saving Money On Paleo

Saving Money On Paleo

Saving Money On Paleo Questions

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by 439 · 1 minute ago

If you are stuck in an area like I am where organic produce just isn't even sold, so you're stuck paying grocery store prices for inferior (pesticide laden) produce, this might be of interest: I just finally tried Angel Food Ministries. Their... (more)

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by 78422 · 6 minutes ago

http://www.primalforce.net/catalog/ have anyone passed primalforce and MD al Sears by? Sometimes he has some interesting points on helatzh topics and natural remedies. Behind that he is a marketing guy try to sell his products. Whats your... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · July 29, 2011 at 2:39 PM

I can answer my own question. and have to say he is a snake oil seller. also his newletter one of them are unique information on traditional cutlures and he has contacts to traditional healers and cutlures.

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by 50 · 12 minutes ago

I love paleo and feel better the more paleo I eat, but it can be expensive. There are a lot of tips available on how to save money on paleo, but I haven't found any info on what it costs the average person to eat paleo for a month. The reason I... (more)

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amanda_1 0 · February 27, 2011 at 1:31 AM

My boyfriend and I spend around $350/month, not because our money is going elsewhere, but because we don't have any. (When I say that I am not being melodramatic--our combined AGI last year was just over $12,000.) A large chunk of this budget... (more)

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by 12174 · 14 minutes ago

There are lots and lots of threads dealing with "paleo on a budget". However, I'm interested to hear from folks who have faced a sudden budget shift. Maybe you: Found the house of your dreams and are now paying more for your mortgage than you... (more)

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Cheryl___Diabetes_Bootcamp 0 · January 28, 2011 at 10:33 PM

When I was laid off, Whole Foods was no longer on my shopping list. I have a Trader Joe's in my neighborhood, so I started paying attention to their deals, and I also paid attention to the many farmer's markets in my area. I started buying... (more)

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by 4086 · 14 minutes ago

http://finance.yahoo.com/taxes/article/111918/the-unseen-taxes-that-you-pay-every-day?mod=taxes-advice_strategy (scroll down to the Bread part) If I don't eat anything but real, un-processed food, and I get all of my meat and eggs from a farm... (more)

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Steve_7 0 · January 28, 2011 at 7:27 PM

Interesting side-benefit that I had not previously considered. Of course, even fresh whole foods encounter extensive taxes as they move through the traditional food distribution channel. However, if you buy direct and local from small producers,... (more)

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by 12174 · 15 minutes ago

I am a huge fan of Amazon's short shipping times, selection, and competitive pricing. I've bought macadamia nuts, macadamia oil, single-serve packets of almond butter, dried apple chips, and many, many other nonperishables from Amazon. Now I'd... (more)

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Bisous_2 0 · April 24, 2012 at 3:26 PM

This question cost me $50...

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by 10294 · 16 minutes ago

Which organic fruits and vegetables are most worth of your money? And I'm not asking about taste and/or vitamin/nutrient contents. What fruits and veggies are most treated with products that can harm us? And the reverse question, what fruits and... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · January 06, 2011 at 7:14 PM

I buy organic everything because in addition to reducing my personal pesticide exposure, I like to "vote with my dollar" with regard to pesticide use in general by farmers. Even if I don't live right next to it, someone's getting poisoned. I think... (more)

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by 95 · about 24 hours ago

I have been doing Paleo for over two months now and LOVE it. I love the foods and the way i feel. I understand that eating whole foods is going to be more expensive then the cheap processed stuff, but my new shopping habits are affecting my bank... (more)

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jessher 0 · April 26, 2012 at 4:05 PM

I'm just going to share what I have been trying to do to save money. Joined a CSA for meat. I pay 90.00/month for 4 steaks, 4 pork chops, 4lbs ground beef, and 2 whole chickens. It would be only 76.00 if I did the slow cooker CSA, which is... (more)

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by 2290 · about 24 hours ago

So I've done my fair share of scoping out all of my local supermarkets in order to find the best quality food at the cheapest price. I buy local and from the farmer when I can (ie. buying my grassfed beef from a local farmer) but it makes sense to... (more)

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Primal_Toad 0 · March 04, 2012 at 8:55 PM

You're buying cocount milk for $3 a can?! Buy a 12 pack from amazon for as little as $24.79 which is just over $2 a can!

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by 828 · October 31, 2014 at 3:22 AM

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 199 · October 31, 2014 at 3:19 AM

I have been Paleo for 6 months, never eating gluten, but now my family and I are in a bind. For 2 months I have only a $50/week budget for all food, and there are 6 of us. The rest of my family refuses to give up bread, so I will break into our... (more)

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being 0 · August 07, 2011 at 12:38 AM

thats not very much money. think outside of the food buying economy. *do you have a yard, or any outdoor space? its fairly easy to grow some food in a pretty small space without a lot of skill. a friend of mine in a studio apartment in... (more)

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by 12174 · October 31, 2014 at 3:08 AM

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 1443 · October 30, 2014 at 4:02 AM

I only go for organic (preferably farmer's market) when it comes to animal produce. Eggs (farmer's market egg yolks are bright orange and big while even Whole Foods organic cage free is pale yellow, and they are same price), meat (grass fed),... (more)

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Sarah_33 0 · March 27, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Below is a list of the "Dirty Dozen" and the "Clean 15". http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/summary/

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by 91 · October 30, 2014 at 3:55 AM

Im only 18 and i work at winn-dixie, i pay for my own college tuition at uwf, and i'm saving for a car. O.x help.

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cerement 0 · January 22, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Whole9 has a good overall guide: Paleo Poor, Your guide to the grocery store. It gives a good description of where to spend your budget in a grocery store and what alternatives to look for to save money. That being said, where you shop can matter... (more)

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by 1276 · October 30, 2014 at 3:17 AM

I'm thinking of joining one of the wholesale club stores to save on groceries. Do they all have pretty much the same stuff and prices, or is one better for paleo items? I'm particularly looking for frozen meat, dairy and butter, and occasional... (more)

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familygrokumentarian 0 · February 25, 2011 at 4:40 PM

See these big box / warehouse / wholesale threads for tips: http://paleohacks.com/search?q=costco http://paleohacks.com/search?q=sam%27s+club (more)

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by 1242 · October 30, 2014 at 3:10 AM

Part of the beauty of the Paleo lifestyle is that you don't need new-fangled gizmos to get through the day. But... There are definitely items that can help us save money, right? My top money-savers are: chest freezer for buying and storing... (more)

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Pieter_D 0 · October 29, 2010 at 3:27 PM

I don't know if this is what you want, but buying cheap (or cheaper) parts of grass fed meat or game. I don't care if it is not lean (on the contrary), and you can make delicious meals with them. If you want a product, I would say a slow-cooker or... (more)

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by 5 · October 29, 2014 at 3:58 AM

I have been fairly strictly paleo about 8 months and I feel great. Recently however I lost my "real job" and went back to my former job of 10 years as a bike messenger. This is problematic because I burn a lot more calories than I was, and I work... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · April 07, 2013 at 7:56 PM

yeah plus if you be bangin' on bitches all day you gonna need dem rice and beans fo real though.

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