Is Sliced “Deli” Turkey Paleo?
Maybe, but probably not.
There are a few brands I’ve come across that are truly, clean. For example, Heidi’s Hens is one brand I’ve seen at Whole Foods that is a ‘family -run, organic sustainable ranch’ producing sliced turkey with an ingredient label that reads : turkey.
Unfortunately, they’re the anomaly and more often than not, most ‘deli turkey’ will contain a wide range of mild to severely noxious additives, colors, fillers and products to increase shelf life.
Here’s an idea: roast your own turkey, slice it, freeze what you won’t use over the course of a couple of days and, in the process, save money! Packaged deli turkey, in my local market, ranges from about $6 – $ 7 for three 2-ounce servings (please note, this is what the company considers a serving, not what I’d suggest! Two ounces of protein is rather tiny!), while a bone-in, skin-on turkey breast is roughly $4.99/ pound.
You do the math!
An easy part of your hour in the kitchen (as described in Paleoista), it’s a no-brainer way to make Paleo more cost effective, and to ensure you’re not getting any fillers in the process!