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    Does anyone know of a healthy pre-made (canned) soup? Am I going to be banned from MDA for suggesting a canned food?
    Thanks!

  • #2
    Sorry if this sounds sarcastic, but it's not: what's the reason for wanting canned? If it's time, make some soup one weekend in a huge batch, portion it in zip-top freezer bags (or tupperware, if you have a lot of them around) and freeze 'em. Then you just heat the portion(s) up when you want, just as you would the canned stuff.

    But, if you must...

    Amy's Organic soups are pretty good, and I believe they make primal-friendly ones. Their website is really good, showing all allergens and ingredients so you can make a good choice.
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    • #3
      Seeing you can't even get a broth with under 5 ingredients and some sort of glutens, wheat and sugar in some form, I am very much doubting a canned soup is of any value.

      But if you want a soup quick out of the can, dump a can of salmon into a small pot of boiling water, add chopped bock choy stems, boil it a couple of min, add the green part in, spice to taste with red pepper flakes and salt, and enjoy your single serving of goodness. Replace bok choy with any other pre-chopped veg of your choice.... The same can be done with sardines.
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      • #4
        If I put together my own pot of soup with primal ingredients and then can them, then they are still primal. Same as making tomato sauce and can it, or stew and can it, or cutting, blanching, and canning asparagus, etc. So, I don't see how canning food is necessarily non-primal.

        Unless canned food is by principle non-primal. Then canned salmon and coconut milk would also be non-primal. And I am sure that most people here would be happy to say that canned salmon and canned coconut milk are primal foods.

        I think it would be more important to check ingredients.
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        • #5
          i think amy's organic tastes like crap, personally. pacific makes delicious organic soups, and several are primal. they even have a decent cream of mushroom soup.
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          • #6
            I know this is a little late to be answering, but True Primal has created the world's first primal/paleo friendly canned soup: True Primal Beef & Vegetable Soup!

            Check out https://trueprimal.com/

            Or get True Primal Beef & Vegetable Soup (Pack of 12) on http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00UIRG34C

            What do you think?

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            • #7
              I am a soup lover ! I will definitely give it a try. It looks delicious and $44 for 12 pack is a good price.

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              • #8
                almost $4 a can? soup costs pennies to make.

                even if you can't be bothered to make stock, buy good organic stock and add some frozen veggies, a bit of gelatin and bits of meat. et voila. primal soup. portion. freeze.
                As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.

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                • #9
                  It's true that it's more expensive than S.A.D. competitors, but that's not due so much to production costs, as it is the ingredients. Most canned soups are full of cornstarch/noodles/etc, and this one has no fillers like that. Also, for what it's worth, at 19.6 oz, it's larger than some common brands.

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                  • #10
                    oh, smh. you sell the stuff. lolz.
                    As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.

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                    • #11
                      Well yes, the forum user name True Primal is the same as the product name. That was certainly intended to be up front about the source. (To be even more clear I tried to change my forum avatar to match the logo on the True Primal Soup website, but the forum doesn't appear to allow that for a new user.) The information is still accurate though. Hope that helps.

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                      • #12
                        last night i didn't pay attention to your user name. i flagged your posts. it's against forum rules to advertise your own products.
                        As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.

                        Ernest Hemingway

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                        • #13
                          Well that's a bit draconian. This is a user's question actually requesting information on this product. Until now there were no primal/paleo-friendly soups on the market. Answering the question seems perfectly legitimate and helpful. It's great that you like making frozen soup, but there's a convenience factor to having a primal/paleo-friendly canned soup.

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                          • #14
                            Plenty of people will buy quality canned soup, priced includes shipping so it seems inline with local store high end soup prices. Organic soup would be a bigger winner. Good luck with it!


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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by True Primal View Post
                              Well that's a bit draconian. This is a user's question actually requesting information on this product. Until now there were no primal/paleo-friendly soups on the market. Answering the question seems perfectly legitimate and helpful. It's great that you like making frozen soup, but there's a convenience factor to having a primal/paleo-friendly canned soup.
                              am just telling you forum policies. it's not my rule, dude.
                              As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.

                              Ernest Hemingway

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