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by 287 · April 29, 2013 at 4:15 AM

Im 18, still living with parents and of course they're not paleo but we do tend to get fruit veg nd a little meat in.....so Im about to go shopping and get some snacks and other essentials, what should I buy? :)

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shezmu 0 · April 29, 2013 at 4:15 AM

if you haven't gone shopping yet, I'd focus on items you can't have shipped personally. The business model of groceries themselves don't lend themselves to well to taste and special diets other than veggie. Stuff has to store while exposed to... (more)

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by 0 · February 12, 2013 at 5:31 PM

HELP. I am brand new. Overwhelmed. Trying to just start small with a 2 week menu plan, mainly dinners, and a shopping list. Budget is tight so ingredients that can make more than one meal are great. I've been trying to do this but I'm just... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · February 12, 2013 at 5:31 PM

I mostly just buy the cheapest kinds of meats (ground beef, roasting joints, tough slow-cook cuts or any kind of offal) and some vegetables (largely carrots or frozen brocolli or spinach in my case, but sweet potato would be another cheap option).... (more)

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by 23 · January 29, 2013 at 6:41 PM

Hi all, I'm new to the Paleo scene, and I totally get it. My trouble is shopping. I feel overwhelmed going into Whole Foods. There just seem to be so many options, and I feel like I spent half my day there and only bought about 7 things! ... (more)

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dzone 0 · January 29, 2013 at 4:01 AM

BY SOME DAMN FRUIT YOU NOOB, INB4 BUTTHURT> EAT FRUIT NOOBZ

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by 45 · August 15, 2012 at 11:45 PM

Where can I buy pastured eggs? I have access to Whole Foods and Trader Joe's and ideally I'd like to buy them from there; they do have omega-3 enriched eggs, but it's not clear they're pastured -- they claim "vegetarian diet" which I'm concerned... (more)

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Dallas_1 0 · August 15, 2012 at 11:45 PM

I get Vital Farms eggs at the Whole Foods in Oakland; they are organic and pastured ($7.39 for a dozen). Marin Sun Farms is another pastured egg supplier in the Bay Area. Maybe check your local Health Food Store and see if you can request them to... (more)

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by 11555 · July 18, 2012 at 5:46 PM

Regular grocery, warehouse club (Costco, Sams etc), big box store (Walmart, Target etc)? Produce stands or markets, butchers, fish markets? Asian markets, other ethnic or specialty markets? Health food stores? Farmers market, CSA, meat share,... (more)

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Crabbycakes 0 · July 18, 2012 at 5:46 PM

I work for a co-op, so I buy most of my stuff there with my staff discount. Otherwise, Fred Meyer and sometimes Costco.

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by 63 · July 17, 2012 at 6:10 PM

Does anyone have a paleo approved list of foods/ meat / fish from places like BJ's or Costco ???

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Crabbycakes 0 · July 17, 2012 at 6:10 PM

I don't know if you'd really need a list, but more of an open mind. Like others have said, every location carries a slightly different mix. The last things I got while I was there was romaine, eggs, water, Kerrygold butter, salmon, spinach, and... (more)

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by 4086 · July 16, 2012 at 11:12 PM

I went to Whole Foods recently and they did not have a lot of organic produce, but they did have a lot of "locally grown" produce, and large signs everywhere promoting this new trend. Now for me, local can mean New Jersey...Is this really a good... (more)

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thhq 0 · July 16, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Fresher and cheaper usually. Yesterday I bought farmer's market rhubarb for 99 cents a pound, a third what the grocery charges. The huckleberries I picked for free a week ago are so local you can't get them anywhere else, at any price. I eat what... (more)

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by 4176 · May 27, 2012 at 1:43 AM

I know it can be inconvenient if you have kids and a full time job but I've gotten into the routine of food shopping every day I go to the loose fruit and veg section of the supermarket and pick out a nice selection for the day depending how I... (more)

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Julia_2 0 · May 26, 2012 at 10:27 PM

I do. Almost every damn day. My roommates are comparing me to a senior citizen regularly.

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by 90 · April 07, 2014 at 5:05 PM

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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Mills26 0 · April 07, 2014 at 5:05 PM

We were having the same issues, it all being terribly overpriced to. www.paleo-cave.co.uk is a little online store we set up. We are based in the North and we just couldn't find anything. We try to keep prices at the bottom of RRP to make sure... (more)

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by 10 · May 05, 2012 at 2:26 AM

Hi everybody... first posting, apologies for the tl;dr crowd I am 34 and have been overweight since 7th grade and my highest weight was approx 310. I have also suffered from debilitating migraines since I was 13 and had strep-induced psoriasis... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · May 05, 2012 at 2:26 AM

Just to echo other comments here, I think that a high-protein, low carb breakfast every morning for about a month or two is one of the main things that broke my poor nutrition cycle and put me on a better path. I like egggs, but other options are... (more)

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by 50 · April 17, 2012 at 2:09 AM

This isn't really a question, but more of an affirmation. It dawned on me as my wife and I left the grocery store this past weekend. We only went down one aisle of the grocery store for some frozen vegetables. Our entire shopping experience was... (more)

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Nemesis 0 · April 16, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Takes a lot less time, doesn't it? You're not holding boxes of Hamburger Helper and Rice-A-Roni, trying to compare the ingredients or compare prices with generic soups vs. name-brand. Plus, you avoid the bulk of the store congestion, with people... (more)

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by 78 · April 11, 2012 at 4:17 PM

Possible Duplicate: Seattle PaleoHackers, where do you shop for grass-fed beef, pastured eggs, raw dairy? Any Paleo people from the Seattle area here?'where do you all shop from meats and produce? And any other good paleo products? (more)

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thhq 0 · April 11, 2012 at 4:17 PM

The Northwest isn't exactly beef-land. Stick with the best seafood on earth. I like Olympia Seafood in Olympia for fresh Dungeness crab, but Pike Place is good if I'm in Seattle.

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by 262 · January 06, 2014 at 1:57 PM

I have moved to Paris for a while and I'm just getting started at settling in. I have two questions: are there places that I could by pastured beef, eggs, and milk? And then...what are the French terms that are used to describe something as... (more)

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Dieva24 0 · January 06, 2014 at 1:43 PM

I personally prefer bio c'est bon to naturalia as it is a little bit cheaper. Especially eggs. Label rouge or bio doesn't mean that animals are grassfed. They feed them with organic grain and consider that it is bio. I don't trust bio label in... (more)

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by 78 · March 02, 2012 at 3:40 AM

Hey Everyone. I am considering the Paleo Diet. I have read a couple books and been lurking here for about a week. Can someone help me with a shopping list? Looking for something just to get started. Once I can come up with that I am sure I... (more)

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April_S_ 0 · March 02, 2012 at 3:34 AM

There are a few things that will last you for a month or more and there are other things you should probably get once or twice a week. For example, a big tub of coconut oil, organic ghee, several bars of Kerrygold butter, a big bottle of extra... (more)

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by 361 · February 05, 2012 at 8:39 PM

A local VONS in San Diego, California has a brand called Open Nature. On all of their packages, it says vegetarian fed. I did some research and found this site. Under the Angus Beef category, it says it is raised on vegetables - including... (more)

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Nance 0 · February 04, 2012 at 10:50 PM

Well, for starters it's a polite way of saying they aren't being fed chicken poop which is a widely used livestock feed ingredient. I think in the past meat scaps were also used but that may be forbidden now due to mad cow concerns. I read quite... (more)

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by 6629 · December 13, 2011 at 3:14 AM

Possible Duplicate: How many like to evaluate other people’s grocery carts? First and foremost, I DO. I do judge them. At least I am being honest. When I see a 400 pounder walking around Walmart with industrial size boxes of... (more)

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January 0 · December 13, 2011 at 2:00 AM

No. I look at carts, and I worry for people who fill them with wrong food-type-products, but I don't judge. They don't know any more than I knew that whole-grain blueberry bagels are not heart healthy foods. Even the carts full of soda and chips... (more)

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by 8497 · August 14, 2013 at 4:27 AM

Recently I seem to have developed a habit of looking at other peoples' shopping baskets at the checkout. This morning the guy next to me had a bunch of bananas, sliced ham, spinach, a packet of mixed nuts and box of blueberries. I was tempted to... (more)

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Ben_Joven 0 · August 14, 2013 at 4:27 AM

Yeah, either that or looking at pregnant Kim Kardashian pictures in line.

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by 2327 · November 24, 2011 at 8:13 PM

Does anyone know of anywhere online or otherwise that will be running any sales on meat, paleo snacks, or any other kind of paleo food?

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Curmujeon_1 0 · November 23, 2011 at 11:36 PM

Check out your local farmer's markets! The goodness that they sell is always a bargain!

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by 15120 · October 26, 2011 at 3:11 PM

I already know it's true that I have the best, smartest and most beautiful friends in the world, so no hate! My family and I are going through a hard time, and have been getting our food from a food pantry (luckily a paleo friend of mine is the... (more)

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Podunk_Primal 0 · October 26, 2011 at 3:11 PM

What wonderful friends! To make the most of this blessing, I would suggest buying the 75% ground beef in bulk (lower cost, higher fat and more flavor- all the good stuff vs the 85%). Minute steaks are a good value and easy to marinate. The Large... (more)

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by 115 · November 05, 2011 at 3:30 PM

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

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botao 0 · November 05, 2011 at 3:30 PM

Alexa, Mine is not there either :((( Although I live in Hungary, and my blog is written in Hungarian too :((( http://paleo-inyenc.blogspot.com/

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by 1806 · August 06, 2013 at 9:15 AM

I pick up a produce CSA once a week, a meat CSA once a month and go to the farmer's market every week. I find myself at Trader Joe's at least twice a week and at Whole Foods a few times a month. A run of the mill standard grocery store is within... (more)

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Jesse_5 0 · October 01, 2011 at 11:06 PM

Never thought of this, but an interesting question. We live in a very rural area. I probably use 2 lunch hours picking up groceries during the week, and I use a full morning on the weekend driving 20 minutes in the other direction for our local... (more)

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by 517 · November 11, 2013 at 2:08 PM

I live in Portugal and although access to quality foods is fairly easy (iberian pork, fresh seafood, grass fed - although grain finished - beef, etc.), I do struggle to find some items. Coconut products are almost nowhere to be seen (I pay way... (more)

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Karen 0 · August 09, 2011 at 10:29 PM

If you aren't able to find any, making jerky is really quite easy. You'll need a cheap dehydrator, or an oven you can keep at very low temperature, or VERY dry sunny days, racks and screening to keep the bugs away. You can also build a solar... (more)

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by 12118 · September 19, 2012 at 2:27 PM

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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Brian_22 0 · September 19, 2012 at 1:11 PM

One comment about US Wellness meats: their liverwurst and braunschweiger nutrition label shows Vitamin A: 0%. I'm not really sure why, but liver is one of the highest sources of Vitamin A. Update: I got a response from US Wellness: "Much to our... (more)

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by 15 · April 15, 2011 at 4:45 PM

I'm working hard with a bunch of Paleo enthusiasts to set up a high quality Paleo store, primarily for non-perishables with the hope of eventually moving into perishable items in certain local markets. I'm amazed there isn't a good online store... (more)

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uwiniwin 0 · April 15, 2011 at 4:45 PM

real canned/boxed coconut milk w/o additives! and not the watery stuff. soo hard to find! it would also be fun to see random (sustainable) lifestyle compatible things culled from around the net - e.g. cookbooks, shoes, iron cookware,... (more)

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by 922 · March 07, 2011 at 1:46 AM

I placed my first order at US Wellness Meats yesterday. I wanted to try the liverwurst I've seen mentioned here a few times. My wife hates liver but she's cool with deli/supermarket liverwurst. Of course, that's usually pork liver plus bacon so... (more)

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · March 06, 2011 at 3:35 PM

So I ask those with experience shopping at US Wellness Meats, what are the best products/deals in your opinion? Chuck roasts. They contain a lot of fat and are tasty. You can cook them like roasts or cut them into thick slices while they... (more)