Costco Members Share The 15 Healthiest Snacks You Need Right Now
Costco is like a mini treasure trove of goodies. But like any treasure, unless you know what you’re looking for, you need to be prepared to dig a little deep to find the right things, especially when it comes to finding practical and healthy Costco snacks. With so many shelves and so many options, it can be difficult to find healthy snacks you can rely on.
But fear not, Reddit is here! Costco members took to Reddit to discuss some of their favorite healthy Costco snacks that they like to buy during a popular warehouse run. Whether it’s a snack you can grab on the go or something to add to your weekend meal prep extravaganza, these snack suggestions have you covered. Here are some healthy Costco snacks members recommend, and if you’re looking for even more Costco shopping tips, be sure to check out our list of the best supplements to buy at Costco, experts say.
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While Reddit user u / drustein has a huge list of suggestions, one of the most talked about snacks was Catalina Crunch Dark Chocolate Keto Cereal. If you can’t find the dark chocolate version, other Reddit users say Catalin Crunch Cinnamon is another great low-carb cereal as well. So if snacking on a bowl of cereal is your thing, this is it!
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A salty snack that doesn’t accumulate carbohydrates? Another suggestion from u / drustein! Skinny Pop is an easy on-the-go snack if you need something crunchy and salty on the go.
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How about a sweet snack? Reddit user u / drustein also recommends apple crisps for great healthy eating, and at Costco you can easily find bags of bare apple crisps.
Reddit user u / profiliga says their all-time favorite snack to grab at Costco is a bag of pre-shelled chili roasted pistachios. Pistachios are packed with plant protein and healthy fats, making them a perfectly healthy snack when you’re looking for something tasty. You can easily find a bag of Wonderful Pistachios Chili Roasted at Costco.
Don’t feel like making a whole batch of guacamole for just one? These u / rhaizee recommended single serving guacamole cups are ideal for wrapping and taking with you. Enjoy them with dipping veggies, like baby carrots or bell pepper slices.
For u / HeyGirlBye, a healthy, easy-to-use snack at Costco is grabbing mini naan breads to dip in little bunches of hummus, which, don’t worry, we’ve also listed below. You can pick up a packet of Stonefire Mini Naans Original, or even get a container of Stonefire Naan Dippers if you’re looking for an even smaller flatbread.
Hidden away in Costco’s dairy section, you’ll find individually wrapped containers of ready-to-eat oats from a brand called Mush. Reddit user u / good_i_dea says they’re typically around 230 calories, 7 grams of protein, and dairy-free. So if you need the extra fiber and are looking for something sweeter, this is the perfect Costco healthy snack for you.
Okay, maybe it’s not traditional to have a shrimp cocktail for a snack on the go. But if you work at home more often and are looking for something simple yet elegant to snack on, why not grab a shrimp cocktail to put in your fridge? At least that’s what u / drustein suggests!
For Reddit user u / pitchingfitness, a basic 100-calorie snack is a packet of roasted seaweed. Each pack contains around 50 sheets, according to this user, and is the perfect vehicle for making “sushi” with tuna at home.
If you’re looking to limit your sodium intake, Reddit user u / CreditCaper1 suggests getting a container of Kirkland’s Unsalted Mixed Nuts. Considering that sodium is one of the main culprits in hypertension and increased risk of cardiovascular disease, this sounds like a great suggestion!
Need something salty and savory that won’t overdo the carbs, while keeping you full? Jerky is a great snack, especially the Kirkland Turkey Jerky recommended by Reddit user u / justmadethisup111.
While dipping these mini naans in hummus is a fun option for a healthy snack at Costco, Reddit user u / Zhuzhuuu also suggests grabbing a bag of mini carrots for dipping them. They also say peppers are an amazing vegetarian alternative!
Reddit user u / fauxfei says that for a low-carb, keto-friendly snack, go for the Parm Crisp Snack Mix. They are nut-based (usually made from almonds and pistachios) and come in different flavors like Ranch and Smokey Barbecue.
If eating unsalted mixed nuts isn’t your thing, Kirkland also sells a variety of flavored nuts to choose from, like these Garlic Roasted Almonds recommended by Reddit user u / Jules4326.
Craving a sweet treat like chocolate or ice cream, but you don’t want to overdo it with the sugar? Clio Less Sugar yogurt bars are a great option and a personal favorite for the Reddit user u / Australiaaa. These bars contain only 100 calories and are available in several flavors like peach, mixed berry and coconut.
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