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Look at what we found at Costco!

I am so used to my quick shopping routine at Costco that I don’t typically take time to go down every single aisle. But today, I did just that (well, the food aisles). I was so excited with all the good stuff I found, I wanted to share it with you all. Alice kept giggling at me because I was so excited. I love good healthy food, and I love a deal, so the two together were a happy combination for me. Here are most of the things we got today. In case it’s hard to tell what is what, you can see my more detailed list below…

  • Organic chia seeds
  • Organic lentil noodles (21 grams protein/13 grams fiber per serving)
  • Organic chicken breasts
  • Organic whole chicken
  • Muir glen tomatoes (in BPA free cans)
  • Black bean noodles (25 grams protein/12 grams fiber per serving)
  • Love crunch (with only 6 grams of sugar per serving, this is my husband’s favorite granola) 
  • Organic freeze dried apple chips
  • Organic frozen strawberries (perfect for our strawberry smoothie)
  • Organic wild frozen blueberries are great for muffins or smoothies and they have more antioxidants more than the average blueberry!
  • Kerrygold grass-fed butter
  • Organic quinoa and brown rice (just heat and serve with some Kerrygold, ghee or olive oil)
  • Wild salmon fillets

Some other staples for us that I didn’t need on this last trip include:

  • Fresh Organic Spinach
  • Organic Almond Butter (Brad’s Organic)
  • Organic Eggs (comes in handy when making muffins with 9 eggs in the recipe!)
  • Artichokes (for my Pesto Chicken Pasta and Tuscan Chicken)
  • Frozen organic broccoli (4 individual packs in a one bag. Great for stir fry!)
  • Ground bison
  • Sprouted pumpkin seeds (Go Raw)
  • Olives

I also get VSL-3, which is my favorite probiotic with 112 billion cfu per capsule. Be sure to  ask the pharmacist for it. It’s not prescription but it has to be kept in a refrigerator. 


 A few more things that I like but didn’t get include:

  • The Wild Tuna is great as we use it for these tuna cakes. It’s almost $5 for one can at WF but here it’s $14 for 6 cans.
  • Kind Bars with only 5 grams of sugar tastes like a candy bar!
  • Nut exactly is fun gluten free sweet treat with 8 grams of sugar per serving.
  • Hemp Hearts have all of the essential amino acids and good healthy fats. These are great in smoothies, muffins or even oatmeal they are great when trying to get in extra added healthy fat and or protein.

And a few other things I found…


  • Honest company shampoo and body wash is ranked 1 on EWG.
  • I really don’t know anything about this protein powder but thought it could be a good option for someone looking for a plant-based protein powder.
  • My daughter looking at me like I’m crazy.
  • Crunchmasters crackers are a great tasting gluten free cracker.

And last but not least… how could we not get Tate some Tate’s Gluten Free cookies?? 


What things do you love from Costco?

  • Grace - Ok. I have 95% of this list in my pantry. Does this mean I’m living a healthy life? My favorite are the apple chips. I live at Costco and spend my whole paycheck there weekly! Made the okra out of your cookbook again yesterday. 🙂ReplyCancel

    • landriav - 🙂 Ha good to hear, Grace!! I know you guys are super healthy already!ReplyCancel

  • Courtney Ward - My Costco has Local Raw Honey!!! At WF it is $8.99 for 18ozs and at Costco it is $9.99 for 45ozs!ReplyCancel

    • landriav - No way! Good to know Courtney!!ReplyCancel

  • Coleen - I’m a Costco girl from way back and buy some of these things. Didn’t know about Tate’s GF cookies! (Be careful as they make regular (gluten) cookies too and the bag is very similar.)ReplyCancel

  • Amy - This list is wonderful! Which Costco did you find all this at? I saw bought several of these things at Cumberland the other day, but didn’t know to look for some of the other great things you listed. Thanks!ReplyCancel

    • landriav - Hey Amy! I go to Cumberland Costco as well. The only things on this list that I can’t seem to find at Cumberland Costco (but know it’s at Brookhaven) is the Sprouted Pumpkin Seeds.ReplyCancel

  • Lisa - I love all on your list and the Kirkland organic extra virgin olive oil, huge vat of Carrington Farms coconut oil and the kids love proscuitto for pork chips and Good Foods chunky guacamole in snack sizes (the yummiest premade guac)!ReplyCancel

    • landriav - Ah yes, how could I forgot? Thanks Lisa!!ReplyCancel

  • Cynthia - Thanks for this list. I need to make a Costco run and have some things to add to the list. I did buy the protein powder on my last visit and enjoy it. I also buy the organic chicken broth, canned salmon, and Kirkland brand tomato sauce, diced tomatoes and tomato paste. Any thoughts on the grass-fed beef? I will run out of probiotics in a couple of weeks and will try the one you mentioned.ReplyCancel

    • landriav - Nice, thanks Cynthia! As for the beef, I know it’s organic but it’s not grass fed, to my knowledge. I wish it were!!ReplyCancel

      • Cynthia - I moved from Atlanta one year ago and my Costco has organic, grass-fed beef. It is about $5.50/lb. ($7.99 at Kroger). I need to ask where it comes from.ReplyCancel

  • Michelle - this is so helpful…thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Leane - I buy a lot of these items but look forward to trying some of these new ones! Thank you! I also buy local GA honey and organic maple syrup from Costco.ReplyCancel

  • Maryann Griffin - I buy cartons of Organic Chicken Bone Broth at Costco. Great for your soup recipes when you don’t have time to make your own bone broth. I also like to get the Medjool Dates there in the recloseable tub. They do sell them in a bag also, but the tub is much more economical.ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca - Just curious if you eat the lentil and black bean pastas or just do these for your kids? As well as the treats that contain sugar?ReplyCancel

    • landriav - Hey Rebecca, I don’t eat the pasta but I think it’s totally fine. As for the treats, I don’t eat the nut exactly very often (because I can’t stop easily!) but I do like the kind bars and I will have those once or twice a week.ReplyCancel

  • Emilia - How do you dose the probiotic? And do you think it’s better to take with or without food? On the bottle it says to take 4-8 tabs a day which seems a little much for such a high concentration…ReplyCancel

    • landriav - Emilia, I use to take two pills, three times a day when I was ill awhile back. Now I just take 1 a day about 15-30 min before I eat. 1 or 2 a day is fine unless you are dealing with an IBD.ReplyCancel

  • David - Just an update on VSL #3. It is still 6/12/17) available at our Costco for $46. That is the best price and it is usually in stock.

    Thank you for letting us know it was available a number of years ago.ReplyCancel

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