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9 Best Costco Buys for Your Family

If you go through peanut butter ALL the time, you need this.
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If you're feeding a big family, warehouse stores like Costco and Sam's Club are probably your best friends. The low prices on staples like fresh fruit and peanut butter will make up for the cost of the membership pretty quickly if you shop there regularly. But are you taking advantage of all that Costco has to offer?

We've rounded up some of the best Costco buys for your family, from the fresh produce to the freezer aisle. And for more, don't miss these 15 Classic American Desserts That Deserve a Comeback.

1

Beyond Burger

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Per patty (113 g): 260 calories, 18 g fat (5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 350 mg sodium, 5 g carbs (2 g fiber, 0 g sugar), 20 g protein

Even if your family is full of carnivores, give the Beyond Burger a try. Each patty contains a whopping 20 grams of protein, and we promise they're (almost) as good as the real thing.

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2

Avocados

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Per avocado (136 g): 218 calories, 19.9 g fat (2.89 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 9.52 mg sodium, 11.6 g carbs (9.11 g fiber, 0.898 g sugar), 2.72 g protein

If you're shopping for a small household, you might steer clear of the Costco produce section. Nothing's a good bargain if you can't finish it before it goes bad! But if you have a home full of hungry eaters, avocados are one of the best fruits you can buy. They're high in fiber and promote heart health.

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3

Yasso Mint Chocolate Chip Greek Yogurt Bars

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Per 1 bar (62 g): 100 calories, 2 g fat (1.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 40 mg sodium, 15 g carbs (0 g fiber, 13 g sugar), 5 g protein

Does your household include children who love ice cream? Try these frozen Greek yogurt bars! They're just as delicious, and the handheld format makes everything more fun.

4

Kodiak Cakes Buttermilk Power Cake Mix

kodiak power cakes

Per 1/2 cup (53 g): 190 calories, 2 g fat (0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 380 mg sodium, 30 g carbs (5 g fiber, 3 g sugar), 14 g protein

It's a fact: Kids of all ages love having pancakes for breakfast. If it's not a Sunday morning without flapjacks, at least use this mix, which features a nice dose of fiber and protein in every serving.

5

Kirkland Signature Organic Creamy Peanut Butter

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Per 2 Tbsp (32 g): 200 calories, 16 g fat (3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 85 mg sodium, 7 g carbs (2 g fiber, 2 g sugar), 8 g protein

Your kids may not be able to bring peanut butter sandwiches to school, but they can eat them if they're learning at home during the pandemic! If your household goes through peanut butter quickly, the Costco-brand version will be your best friend.

6

Rotisserie Chicken

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The Costco rotisserie chicken is classic for a reason. It's perfect in any number of rotisserie chicken recipes, and it's only $4.99!

7

Shrimp Cocktail

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You don't have to head to a restaurant to get a delicious shrimp cocktail platter. The ones at the Costco deli are ready to serve, with cocktail sauce and all.

8

Fresh Blueberries

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Per 1 cup (148 g): 84.4 calories, 0.488 g fat (0.041 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 1.48 mg sodium, 21.4 g carbs (3.55 g fiber, 14.7 g sugar), 1.1 g protein

The clamshells of fresh blueberries at Costco aren't huge, so this is a great buy for smaller families, too. After all, you'll need something to top those Kodiak Cakes pancakes!

9

Veggies Made Great Spinach Egg White Frittatas

box of veggies made great spinach egg white frittatas

Per 1 frittata (57 g): 70 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 200 mg sodium, 5 g carbs (1 g fiber, 1 g sugar), 5 g protein

For those days you don't have time to whip up a healthy breakfast from scratch, these frozen egg white frittatas will satisfy the whole family. Serve them with some fresh fruit!

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Meghan De Maria
Meghan De Maria is a senior editor at Eat This, Not That!, specializing in food, product, and restaurant coverage. Read more