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Organic Foods That Make a Trip to Costco Worthwhile

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Food prices may be rising, but thanks to the increasing variety of organic food and drink products, opting for higher quality choices may not blow your weekly food budget — if you plan it right. Costco offers a surprising treasure trove of organic goodies and the savings can be significant if you have some spare pantry and freezer space.

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Kirkland Signature Organic Ground Beef

$24

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Raised without antibiotics and no additional growth hormones, this 85/15 ground beef isn’t likely to be available at this price anywhere else so stock up if you’ve got the freezer space.

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Kirkland Signature Coffee Organic Pacific Bold K-Cup Pod

$38

The secret to a happy life? Never run out of good coffee. And at $0.31 per pod, this is a small daily luxury to enjoy in the comfort of your home, whenever you feel in the mood for a warm cup of coffee.

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Farmer Focus Organic Boneless/Skinless Chicken Breasts

$150

Shop NowGood quality juicy chicken breasts can be hard to come by, much less from a 100% organic, GMO-free company committed to sustainable farming practices. A nice touch is that the farmer’s name is printed on every pack of their certified-humane chicken so you know exactly where your chicken comes from.

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Kirkland Signature Organic Coconut Water

$18

Shop Now Organic coconut water isn’t that hard to find but for this price, it is worth buying in bulk if you’re trying to cut down on sodas, or having a daily green shake.

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Tropicland Organic Sweet Potato Fries

$12

You may never pay for sweet potato fries ever again after having a taste of these. While these fries are still a processed food, they are vegan and gluten-free, and crisp up beautifully in an air fryer.

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Kirkland Signature Organic Fruit and Veggie Pouch

$12

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The trick to a happy child is to have snacks at the ready whenever the hunger pangs strike. These easy-to-pack pouches travel well for school lunches, or to keep on a low cupboard for 24/7 access. The variety (5 different flavors) also ensures the little tyke doesn’t get bored for at least a week.

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Kirkland Signature Organic Creamy Almond Butter

$14

Shop NowReviewers comment on having to stir this almond butter well upon opening (Tip: use a hard butter knife) but largely overlook this element in favor of the roasted almond flavor and creamy smooth consistency. Extra points for being made in the USA.

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Kiolbassa Smoked Meats Organic Smoked Beef Sausage

$90

Shop now Grass-fed and grass-finished, this certified organic beef sausage gets props for being made with no fillers or added nitrates. Made in small batches and smoked over hardwood, this sausage has a distinctive full flavor that makes it a popular choice for cookouts, or to add  punch to a bowl of zucchini noodles or a cauliflower rice bake.

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Pacific Foods Organic Bone Broth, Chicken

$18

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When you’re pressed for time, use a packaged chicken bone broth to add depth to your meals is an easy trick. Use one that’s been slow-simmered with onion, apple cider vinegar, and rosemary, or sip it on its own as a great way to warm up in the wintertime.

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Organic Rana Ravioli Savory Butternut

$12

Stash this in the fridge for busy work periods, and you’ll have a meal that goes from stove to table in under 10 minutes. The butternut filling tastes great with some freshly grated Parmesan cheese and prosciutto.

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Garofalo Organic Pasta, Variety Pack

$11

Shop NowIt’s never a bad idea to stock up on pasta when you find a good one. Reviewers like this 100% durum wheat semolina made in Italy for being denser, heavier, and packing more taste than run-of-the-mill brands. The variety pack also makes it super easy to elevate those one-pot weeknight pasta meals. Pro Tip: Mix all three for your next casserole gift.

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Green Mountain Creamery Organic 2% Greek Yogurt

$6

An affordable way to up your probiotic and protein intake, a single serving is 120 calories but has 16g of protein, and when combined with frozen berries is a healthy and creamy after-meal dessert.

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Kirkland Signature Organic Almond Beverage, Vanilla

$8

Shop Now Use this to sweeten your smoothies or to have it on its own, either way, this non-dairy carrageenans (seaweed derivative used as a stabilizer or thickening agent) free beverage will likely be heavy rotation for its subtle vanilla flavor. Pro Tip: This post by the Pioneer Woman suggests some ways to enjoy almond milk beyond breakfast.

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Innofoods Organic Coconut Keto Clusters

$12

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Keto snacks are great for a midday pick-me-up and these keto clusters made with organic pecans, pumpkin seeds, and almonds with lightly-sweetened toasted coconut do the trick. It’s just 4-gram net carbs per serving, so if you’re counting macros this is a safe treat, in moderation.

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Kirkland Signature Organic Pure Maple Syrup

$12

Shop NowDon’t ruin a pancake breakfast with subpar maple syrup with maple flavor or high-fructose corn syrup. This Kosher-approved, full-flavored, grade-A, dark amber maple syrup is 100% maple syrup. The flip cap makes it easy to transfer to a child-friendly squeeze bottle, too.

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Nature’s Path Organic Pumpkin Seed + Flax Granola

$9

Shop Now Start your morning off on the right note. This organic granola may not be sugar-free (there are 10 grams per serving) but it is an excellent source of ALA Omega-3’s and contains 6 grams of protein per serving, which should keep you feeling full for a while.

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Annie’s Organic Cinnamon Rolls

$14

Weekend home brunches just got a lot tastier with these cinnamon rolls that are made without artificial flavors, preservatives, hydrogenated oils, or high-fructose corn syrup. If you want to keep it healthier, leave off the old-fashioned icing.

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Namaste USDA Organic Gluten-Free Perfect Flour Blend

$70

Shop NowGoing gluten-free doesn’t mean missing out on baked goodies like biscuits and pies — you just need the right wheat-free flour blend that resembles white-wheat flour. Reviews rave about this being a good 1:1 substitute and for its non-gritty texture. Pro Tip: Tweaks will have to be made to reproduce grandma’s pie crust but here are some recipes to start you off.

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Kirkland Signature Organic Blue Agave

$10

Shop Now Keep a bottle of this all-purpose sweetener handy to add a touch of sweetness to your morning coffee or bowl of oatmeal. This syrup dissolves quickly in cold beverages but don’t go nuts, it still holds 60 calories and 16 grams of sugar per tablespoon. Pro Tip: As blue agave is one and a half times sweeter than table sugar, you can adjust accordingly.

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Suja Organic Cold-Pressed Uber Green Juice

$15

You could make your green juice but the clean-up might not be worth it. This cold-pressed organic version with celery, green chard, grapefruit, and cucumber is full of nutrients and has just 5 grams of sugar, so even keto dieters can have it.

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Windmill USDA Organic MCT Oil

$20

At the heart of every morning’s bulletproof coffee is a quality MCT oil with at least 14 grams of medium-chain triglycerides per one tablespoon serving. Reviewers like this brand for its smooth, tasteless flavor that mixes easily into coffee (or any other beverage) or to be consumed on its own.

 

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Thai Kitchen Organic Coconut Milk, Unsweetened

$10

Shop NowSave some money and use canned coconut milk (not the expensive refrigerated kind) for cooked meals. This organic version by Thai Kitchen works well for curries, or to mix with berries for a cool, whipped dessert. Full fat with no added sweeteners and smooth consistency, it’ll give a subtle nutty punch of coconut-y goodness.

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Kinder’s Butcher’s Pantry USDA Organic Rubs and Seasonings Variety Pack

$60

Shop Now Do your grill/smoker/oven justice by having a collection of organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, and MSG-free rubs to be used solo on a piece of meat or as part of a sauce or marinade. We’re willing to bet that Kinder’s Buttery Steakhouse Rub and The Blend Seasoning (keto-friendly) will become your next go-to seasonings.

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Seeds of Change Organic Quinoa and Brown Rice

$13

Shop NowForget about shelling out a small fortune for a lunchtime salad when you can bring it from home. Pop one packet of this brown rice and quinoa mix in the microwave so your greens have something warm to eat with.

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Organic Tasty Bite Madras Lentils

$15

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These single-serve lentil pouches are a busy weeknight savior. Warm up a pouch in the microwave and have it with some rice or naan, and dinner is sorted. Add some rotisserie chicken if you need a protein-rich meal.

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Kinder’s Organic BBQ Sauce Variety 4-pack

$27

Shop Now Looking to gift that die-hard griller in your life something he or she will use? This variety pack will earn you a few extra juicy ribs thanks to the thick, slightly sweet, and perfectly smoky barbecue flavors that pair with just about anything you can throw on the grill.

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Nasoya Organic Sprouted Firm Tofu

$8

Shop Now With 8 grams of protein per serving, this firm, organic-certified tofu made from sprouted soybeans comes in slabs so it can be eaten whole (with some spring onions and soy sauce) or cut into bite-size pieces for stir-fries or air-fried to take on the go.

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Oregon Chai Original Organic Chai Tea Latte Concentrate

$10

Shop Now When you’re snowed in and craving a warm cup of chai, you’ll thank yourself for bulk buying this chai tea latte concentrate in advance. Just add milk and sit back and savor the comforting flavors of black tea laced with vanilla, chai spices, and just a hint of honey.

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Made in Nature USDA Organic Goji Berries

$35

Shop NowGoji berries (wolfberries) aren’t always readily available (especially for $0.87 per oz.) but it’s worth hunting down for the berries’ antioxidants (they’re rich in vitamin A and C) and as a food that helps to regulate inflammation. Sun-dried and unsulfured, these are perfect for adding to salads, smoothies, or as part of a trail mix. Some reviewers make tea out of it with water, rock sugar, and ginger. Pro Tip: This easy-to-follow goji berry tea recipe can be enjoyed post-delivery.

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RW Garcia Organic 3 Seed Sweet Potato Crackers

$12

Fresh and crisp, this is one snack even the kiddos might enjoy. Have it alone, or with some hummus for a mid-afternoon pick me up.

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Nature’s Garden Organic Trail Mix Snack Packs

$16

For all-day grazers, this organic trail mix makes for a good desk or lunch box buddy. At less than $1 a pack, you won’t go broke enjoying some heart-healthy snacks.

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Chewmasters Organic Superfoods Turkey Jerky Dog Treats

$40

Shop NowThese may not be the cheapest treat for your furkid, but on occasion, Costco knocks off $10, which makes the price a lot more palatable. Reviewers comment that dogs with sensitive stomachs and GI issues have no problem ingesting these turkey jerky treats.

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Terra Delyssa USDA Organic Pitted Deglet Noor Dates

$30

Shop NowHand-harvested and hand pitted from Tunisia, these sun-dried dates can be enjoyed alone or used as a natural sweetener for baked goods like brownies, protein balls, and lactation cookies. Reviews comment on it being “ soft, sweet and simply delicious” and how easy the bag seals to keep the dates fresher for longer.

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Mayorga Organic Chia Seeds

$25

Shop NowGrab this on your next Costco haul and never be without a chia seed pudding breakfast ever again. Certified 100% organic, the seeds are grown on soil with no synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. As a bonus, the company works directly with farmers in Latin America, so voting with your wallet helps support long-term responsible trade.

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Kirkland Signature Organic Dried Mangoes

$18

Shop Now These mangos are dried with no preservatives or additives and certified organic and non-GMO. What else do you need to know to add to the cart now?

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Feel Good USDA Organic Ashwagandha Powder

$30

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If you’re making moon milk, you want to use organic ashwagandha grown without synthetic pesticides like this one from Feel Good. Ashwagandha powder is also known as Indian ginseng for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory content and can be added to warm drinks or smoothies to treat insomnia or be part of a nighttime ritual.

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Bamboo Lane Organic Brown Rice Rollers

$11

If you’re trying to snack better, these brown rice rollers are guilt-free, fat-free, and taste good. It’s also a school-safe snack and can be paired with some cheese or a small portion of dip.

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Gimme Organic Teriyaki Seaweed Snacks

$12

Add variety to packed lunches with this individually-wrapped seaweed snack that’s just 25 calories per pack. Reviews like it for its subtle teriyaki flavor.

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