Trader Joe’s – a paleo/primal friendly supermarket
Whenever I read other nutrition blogs or websites, I’m always wondering “Ok, that’s great that you know the science behind nutrition, but what food do YOU buy?” I’ve done posts like this in the past (see below links), but here’s one from Trader Joe’s. Hit up the comments for questions or…comments!
Per request, an itemized list (approx. price next to it since I threw out the receipt. If I do something like this again, I’ll be sure to include the receipt!)
2 dozen cage free eggs ($3/doz)
4 avocados ($3.50)
Seedless cucumber ($1.50)
3 Zucchini ($2)
2 Squash ($2)
Almond Meal ($7)
Roast Beef ($3.50)
Turkey breast ($3.50)
Banana slices ($2)
5 Pink Lady apples ($0.50/ea)
3 pounds grass fed ground beef ($5/ea)
1.5 lbs. free range beef stew chunks ($8)
mango chicken sausage ($4?)
2 dried mango slices ($3/ea)
slivered almonds ($2)
3 gluten free beef jerky ($5/ea)
1.5lbs strawberries ($7)
Produce Junction, What’s Your Function? – this chain of stores offer great prices on fresh produce. Another chain that just opened up is Bottom Dollar which I now frequent. Bottom Dollar does not pre-package food in certain quantities as Produce Junction does. If you have access to a farmer’s market, that’s an even better choice!
How to Read Past Fancy Labels – Get past the marketing and find out what is real food
On the Road with Chris P. – going on a business trip or just need something quick to eat?
Save Money – Buy More Meat! – go in with a group of people to buy a cow (members of CrossFit KoP recently did this)
The Chris P. Chronicles – pictures of my refrigerator and cabinets of food. This is from over a year ago and it’s interesting to see the evolution of our food. For instance, we no longer have dairy (cream, cheese, milk, etc) because of unfavorable reactions such as acne, rashes, upset stomach, etc.