11 Frozen Foods You Should Always Buy at Costco
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Low-cost pizza for pizza night
Everyone loves a good pizza night. But when ordering in means shelling out around $16 for a pie, it ruins some of the fun. Instead, stock up on Costco’s Kirkland Signature frozen pizza. You’ll pay just $2.50 for a pack of four pizzas. That’s the cost of a single slice in some cities.
Boneless chicken breast
If you’re constantly out of things to eat for dinner, pick up a bag of Kirkland Signature’s boneless, skinless chicken breasts. We promise you’ll turn to them again and again to add protein to whatever rice bowl, stir-fry, or sandwich comes your way. Additionally, here’s why professional chefs love Costco beef.
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With a melt-in-your-mouth taste and a not-so-scary nutrition label, Amy’s burritos are a cult favorite. The individually wrapped burritos pack a whopping 11grams of protein and cost just $10 for a box of 8. That’s definitely a steal, since the burritos sell for around $3 apiece at most groceries.
Costco is one of the only places to stock wild blueberries without charging an arm and a leg for them, writes Heather McClees for thekitchn.com. The berries are just $9.99 a bag and can be added to everything from oatmeal and cereal to smoothies and baked goods.
A three-berry blend
Surprise, surprise: more berries! If you’re not big on blueberries alone but can tolerate them when mixed with raspberries and blackberries, this is the mix for you. Add these super foods to smoothies or oatmeal, or defrost a few to graze on as a healthy snack. Learn the 10 best Kirkland items you should always buy at Costco.
Italian-style beef meatballs
This jumbo bag of about 140 Italian-style meatballs is great for two reasons: you can toss them into most dinners to add protein in a pinch, or you can serve them individually as the world’s simplest appetizer.
For another crowd-pleasing appetizer, try Ling Ling Potstickers. Choose between chicken, pork, or vegetable varieties, and make sure you’re prepared for people to snag them fast. These little dumplings are addictive. In contrast, these are the 6 things you should never buy at Costco.
A frozen breakfast kids will love
Mornings are hard, but you know what makes them better? Waffles. Stock up at Costco for the best deal possible. According to cheapism.com, you’ll pay about 13.8 cents a waffle at Costco versus about 20 cents at Kroger.
Broccoli that will last
Fresh broccoli might not be hard to come by, but it can be hard to finish up while it’s still fresh. In fact, the vegetable begins to spoil after just one day. Save money by purchasing a big bag of this meal-prep standby, and you’ll ensure you always have a leafy green on deck. Here are 15 other foods nutritionists always buy at Costco.
An easy stir-fry solutions
Everyone knows the feeling of craving a stir-fry but not wanting to chop the vegetables. Here’s your solution: Kirkland Signature stir-fry vegetable blend. You’ll get a mix of broccoli, sugar snap peas, green beans, carrots, mushrooms, red bell peppers, water chestnuts, and onions, all for just 35 calories per serving. The blend works as a great addition to any stir-fry, as well as a simple side dish.
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A delicious dessert
Craving something yummy and sweet that won’t leave you with a sugar headache? Try JonnyPops. Available in packs of 16 for just $12.99, these “smoothies on a stick” are the perfect sweet treats to keep in your freezer. Flavors include fruit and cream, mango and cream, and chocolate coffee and cream. Next, learn the 15 secrets Costco employees won’t tell you.