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Heather McClees

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South Carolina, United States

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Recent articles by Heather:

3 Clever Ways to Save Money at Costco

With the goal of stretching grocery dollars as far as possible, this frequent shopper is sharing three great tips to help you save money, including one she spent six months tracking. → Read More

I’m a Nutritionist and These Are the 12 Costco Groceries I Buy to Eat More Veggies

Including frozen dinner shortcuts, grab-and-go snacks, fresh produce, and more! → Read More

7 Meat-Free Costco Groceries You Can (and Should) Grill

These are the bulk items this nutritionist is putting in her cart to to grill all summer long, including lots of fresh produce and a few frozen finds. → Read More

I’m a Nutritionist and These Are the Ready-to-Eat Breakfast Options I’ve Been Buying on Repeat

Need a quick and easy breakfast that you can grab and eat on the go? The list includes ready-to-eat oats, two types of yogurt, breakfast bars, and more! → Read More

9 Costco Groceries I’m Buying to Kick Off Summer (They’re All $10 or Less)

These are the bulk items this nutritionist is putting in her cart to kick off the summer. Bonus: They're all just $10 or less. → Read More

The $10 Costco Snack I’m Stocking in My Freezer While I Gear Up for Summer

The vanilla ice cream in these cookie sandwiches is rich and creamy and it balances the crispy, crunchy chocolatey cookies in just the right way. Plus, you can get a giant box for just $10. → Read More

5 Great Breakfast Finds I Started Buying This Year (They’re All Less than $5!)

This nutritionist changed up her breakfast routine in 2022 and has five new favorites — including a kefir, cream of buckwheat, and a Folgers blend. → Read More

I’m a Nutritionist and I Buy This Bag of Frozen Vegetables Every Time I Go to Costco

The Calabrian Roots Organic Balsamic Glazed Vegetable Blend at Costco comes with a mix of asparagus, zucchini, yellow squash, grape tomatoes, and red bell peppers. At just $12 for four 12-ounce bags, it provides days-worth of easy and affordable dinner planning. → Read More

7 Not-to-Be-Missed Groceries in the Baking Aisle — Even If You Don’t Bake

If you've been skipping over the baking aisle, you're missing out. It's stocked with versatile groceries that will save that will add nutrients, flavor, and variety to your everyday dishes. → Read More

I Figured Out How to (Essentially) Get My Costco Membership for Free

This membership includes access to any Costco location, online shopping services, savings on gas, and an annual 2% reward on select purchases. One frequent shopper even used it to renew her membership. Here's how. → Read More

7 New Costco Snacks I’m Buying on Repeat (Bonus: They’re All Less than $10)

You'll want to buy these budget-friendly snacks on repeat. The list includes everything crackers, chocolate-covered clusters, frozen ice cream cookie sandwiches, and more. → Read More

I’m a Nutritionist and These Are the 7 Costco Snacks I’m Buying for Super Bowl This Year

Including two cheesy dips, veggie tots, and a keto-friendly lasagna! → Read More

7 Costco Dinner Staples I’m Buying on Repeat This Year

These are the bulk dinner staples you'll want to stock up on all year long, including plant-based items, flavorful shortcuts, and a pizza kit! → Read More

The Best Thing I’ve Learned About Ordering Groceries Online with Costco

Costco has its own same-day delivery service, which is open to all members. One of our regular contributors tried it out. Here's how it went and how much she saved. → Read More

The 3 Costco Groceries I Use to Make Breakfast Every Single Day

A Costco-obsessed contributor loves these three breakfast staples so much, she eats them every single day. Can you guess any of them before you read this? → Read More

The 5 Best Costco Breakfast Finds to Buy for the Holidays

Whether you’re looking to feed a crowd or just your immediate family, Costco has a wide selection of ready-made and heat-and-serve options, including the most homemade tasting cinnamon rolls. → Read More

The 5 Best Frozen Appetizers to Buy at Costco Right Now

Some of these picks have been available at Costco for many years, while others appeared on shelves within the last few months. → Read More

10 Groceries from Costco I’m Buying on Repeat This Fall (They’re All Just $10 or Less)

Along with fresh apples, fresh pears, and loads of butternut squash, these are the seasonal items this nutritionist is filling her cart with — and they're all just $10 or less. → Read More

The 5 Best Small Appliances You Can Buy at Costco Right Now

Including fantastic deals on coffee makers, blenders, toaster ovens, and more. → Read More

This Is My Favorite Thing to Buy at Costco — And It’s *Not* in the Grocery Section

Costco has some amazing deals on food storage container sets. Here are the three we recommend buying. → Read More