Bar Harbor Smoked Wild Kippers

Kipper Snack Review

For my money, there is no better paleo food in terms of cost and convenience than canned fish. Sardines, Salmon, and Tuna are my favorites, but I’m always willing to try something new and different, which is what prompted me to purchase a can of Bar Harbor All Natural Smoked Wild Kippers. “Kipper” is the…

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Bella Lightly Smoked Sardines in Olive Oil Review

Bella Lightly Smoked Sardines in Olive Oil

Bella Lightly Smoked Sardines in Olive Oil are a premium brand of sardines usually sold in upscale grocery stores like Whole Foods or The Fresh Market. The price is higher than the typical tin of sardines, and is usually sold at between 3 and 4 dollars- almost twice the price of Trader Joe’s similarly named…

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Wild Planet White Anchovies in Extra Virgin Olive Oil Review

Anchovies, Wild Planet

When most people think of anchovies, they think of the tiny little fileted salt bombs you find in the supermarket that are used to add a salty bite to pizza and Caesar salads. Eaten on their own, the taste would best be described as fishy salt mush. This is a shame, because as a small…

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Trader Joe’s Lightly Smoked Sardines in Olive Oil Review

Trader Joes Sardines Lightly Smoked

I go to Trader Joe’s about once a month. From a paleo perspective, Trader Joe’s is a mixed bag. They sell a lot of processed frozen foods and grain heavy snacks, but among the junk there are a lot of hidden gens at great prices. Organic avocados, Kerry Gold Butter, a variety of frozen veggies,…

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Cole’s Petite Sardines Review

Cole's Petite Sardines

Coles’ Fine Foods is headquartered out of Bristol, Rhode Island. They are an environmentally focused company that specializes in sustainably caught canned seafood. Coles’ products aren’t widely sold in mainstream US Supermarkets, but they are stocked in The Fresh Market along the Southeast US and that is where I found a box of their Petite…

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King Oscar Cross Pack Sardines Review

King Oscar Cross Pack

King Oscar Sardines date back to 1902 when King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway gave the company “special permission” to use his name on their product. Oscar II was actually the last “Swedish” King of Norway. Just three years after giving the King Oscar brand his name the Norwegian Storting voted to dissolve the…

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