I'm going on vacation to Italy where eggs for breakfast is basically unheard of. I'm going to be on the move constantly, so I planned to bring a bunch of Steve's Paleostix with me to eat in the mornings when I'm used to having protein.
The problem is they're sold out!
Is there another product like this out there? All beef jerky in the store is full of nasty crap. Yes, I will be indulging in plenty of non-paleo foods while in Italy, but still.. corn syrup solids, hydrolized corn and soy protein, MSG, etc are not thing I want to knowingly ingest.
Do you have any suggestions?
asked byKim_30 (591)
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on June 26, 2014
at 09:12 PM
These guys run a cool build-a-jerky shop ($45/lb): http://www.slantshackjerky.com/meetourmeat
If you want to do it up right, invest in a dehydrator / vacuum sealer and throw it in your fridge if you have a chance -- premium grass-fed bison heart jerky for days.
on June 26, 2014
at 07:29 PM
Hi, Kim! I'm so jealous that you're going to Italy! That is my ultimate dream. I was supposed to go this summer, but it looks like I'll be waiting until next year. Have a wonderful time!
I found a beef jerky that is 100% clean, grass-fed and made with organic ingredients:
The brand is The New Primal and I've been working with the founder to offer it my store (we just got our first shipment last week). I've had dozens of strict paleo people try it, and even people who don't typically like beef jerky have enjoyed this one. It has a great texture and no weird additives. The ingredients are organic and there's even a trail pack version that has some raw nuts and organic dried fruit. I've tried all 4 varieties and love them all. The packages are small at 2-2.5 ounces, but surprisingly filling.
I do need to disclose that I offer these for sale in my store, but I am being completely honest when I say this beef jerky is delicious and the healthiest version you'll find out there. I also have Epic bars available - they're a protein bar featuring grass-fed, pastured animals and organic ingredients, but I don't particularly care for them so I don't often recommend them.
I do highly recommend The New Primal beef jerky. The link above will take you to the page that has all the varieties and you'll be able to see a full list of ingredients (it's a short list).
Enjoy your trip!