21 Recipes With Your Favorite Costco Ingredients

Food: Nutrition

By: // August 31, 2017


Everyone has their favorite Costco finds and if you find yourself peeking in other’s people’s carts at checkout to see what you might have missed, you’re not alone. The Get Healthy U team has developed a sort of love for Costco as we believe it can actually help save you money in your clean eating efforts since you can buy good-for-you ingredients (like oats & flax!) as well as produce in bulk. Thus, we’ve come up our favorite recipes to use all of these Costco ingredients that we love! So next time, you have a little too much Greek yogurt or marinara lying around, we’ve got you covered!

Egg Muffins with Savory Oat Crust by Food Faith Fitness

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

Use your Costco old fashioned oats to make this savory breakfast treat. The oats are used as a crust to hold the delicious egg/veggie cups. It’s a protein packed breakfast that the kiddos will love to.

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Organic eggs
  • Broccoli

Related: The Best Things To Buy at Costco For Clean Eating

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies by Ambitious Kitchen

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

You’ll be happy you purchased your almond butter in bulk from Costco with how often you’ll want to make these almond butter cookies, . They’re moist, chewy and gluten free too! Plus, they’re loaded with decadent chocolate chips for a delicious treat that’s only 110 calories!

Other featured Costco ingredients:

    • Chocolate chips
    • Unsweetened almond milk

Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad by Fit Foodie Finds

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

Chicken salad is a lunchtime staple and this recipe will put your Greek yogurt to good use. It’s a healthier ingredient than mayo but still provides that nice creaminess you want. Plus, it’s got loads of other yummy ingredients like lemon juice, grapes, slivered almonds and a touch of honey to balance out the tang from the Greek yogurt.

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Rotisserie chicken
  • Grapes

Cauliflower Pizza with Greek Yogurt Pesto and Grilled Veggies by Food Faith Fitness

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

Cauliflower everything is the norm now and what better way to put yours to use than in this cauliflower pizza with pesto and veggies. It’s a low-carb, high protein dinner option that taste delicious and is also super good for you!

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Pesto
  • Greek yogurt

Muffin in a Minute by Get Healthy U

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

The Freytag family makes this muffin on a weekly basis. These delicious and healthy muffins are so simple to make (just mix & pop in the microwave) plus, they pack good for you ingredients like milled flax seed compared to your typical coffee shop muffin that packs loads of sugar and calories, not to mention the price tag.

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Blueberries
  • Walnuts

Crunchy Thai Quinoa Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing by Ambitious Kitchen

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

Quinoa has so many health benefits including being high in fiber, protein, heart-healthy fats and antioxidants as well as reducing your risk of cancer and diabetes, so yes, that bulk bag you bought from Costco was a good decision. And one of our favorite recipes to use it is this Thai Quinoa Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing. It has tons of delicious, crunchy veggies and it’s even been known to change the minds of non-quinoa lovers.

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Peanut butter
  • Cashews

Overnight Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding by Get Healthy U

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

Chia seeds are another ingredient that pack a major health punch. With omega-3s, protein and fiber, sneaking them into breakfast is one of the smartest decisions you can make to start the day. And this recipe for overnight chocolate chia seed pudding makes it so easy. Chocolate-y and creamy, you’ll feel like your getting away with something.

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries

Sheet Pan Pesto Chicken by Lemon Tree Dwelling

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

Ask any Costco shopper their favorite items and the Basil Pesto is sure to top their list. The only negative is you have to use it up pretty quickly but this sheet pan pesto chicken is sure to do the trick. Add this recipe to your repertoire and the whole family will thank you!

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Cauliflower
  • Parmesan cheese

Beet Arugula Quinoa Salad with Citrus Dressing by Get Healthy U

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

Once you’ve discovered the pre-packaged Love Beets at Costco, it’s hard to go back to roasting and peeling your own. And now that you’ve always got them on hand, you can make this beet, arugula and quinoa salad in a cinch. It makes for a delicious and healthy vegetarian lunch.

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Quinoa
  • Pecans

Chipotle Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili by The Real Food RDs

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

This paleo chipotle chili recipe is a cool-weather favorite. Made with ground turkey, it’s super delicious while still being light. We also love the addition of sweet potatoes and chipotle powder for a hearty soup with lots of flavor.

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Chicken broth
  • Diced tomatoes

Chicken Bean and Rice Burritos with Avocado by Get Healthy U

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

This simple dinner recipe is a weeknight favorite. With a few shortcuts like rotisserie chicken, canned black beans and microwavable rice, you’ll have a filling and healthy dinner in no time at all.

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Black beans
  • Flour tortillas

Vegetarian Brown Rice Bowl by Fit Foodie Finds

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

A big dollop of Costco hummus fulfills your protein quota in this vegetarian brown rice bowl. It’s simple, filling and loaded with good-for-you ingredients, plus it’s super versatile so you can throw in any veggies you have on hand.

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Broccoli florets

Berry Light Breakfast Smoothie by Get Healthy U

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

A team breakfast favorite, smoothies are a healthy, quick and tasty breakfast. This Berry Light Breakfast Smoothie uses only a handful of ingredients and thanks to the berry blend gives you tons of antioxidants to start the day!

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Greek yogurt
  • Oats

Creamy Sausage and Kale Soup by Everyday Maven

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

There’s something about creamy sausage and kale in soup that makes the best combination. And ask any cook out there, the base you choose for a soup can make all the difference which is why we love using Costco’s organic chicken stock for a richer flavor or more health benefits.

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Kale

Grilled Salmon with Peach Salsa by Get Healthy U

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

Using wild caught salmon as opposed to farmed salmon is a smart choice thanks to it’s added boost of potassium, zinc and iron, less calories from fat, and fewer contaminants. And another smart choice? Making this grilled salmon with a super flavorful and fresh peach salsa.

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Peaches

Lazy Turkey Salsa Chili by Fit Foodie Finds

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

The name of this recipe says it all; it doesn’t get any easier than this. All you do is dump a bunch of ingredients into a slow cooker, set it and go! Of course, the addition of salsa in this recipe pushes it to over the top delicious!

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Ground turkey
  • Canned beans

Mu Shu Beef Lettuce Wraps by Get Healthy U

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

Asian lettuce wraps are a restaurant favorite and this version is much healthier than the one you’d typically order. With lots of crunch from bok choy, bell peppers and bean sprouts, it’s a lovely handheld bite packed with flavor.

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Bell pepper

Coconut Oil Zucchini Bread by Fit Foodie Finds

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

Coconut oil is a Costco pantry staple. And it’s put to good use in the zucchini bread recipe. Extra moist and super soft, it’s a great way to start the day and sneak in some veggies without the kiddos even knowing!

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Maple syrup
  • Apple sauce

Skinny Italian Stuffed Peppers by Get Healthy U

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

Stuffed peppers are the perfect marriage of healthy eating and comfort food. And while there are many varieties out there, this Italian version with marinara, lean ground turkey, mozzarella cheese and quinoa is a definite favorite.

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Ground turkey
  • Quinoa

Blueberry Walnut Protein Pancakes by Get Healthy U

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

Think a post-workout snack is limited to a dry protein bar? Think again. These blueberry walnut pancakes get their protein hit from eggs, protein powder and walnuts plus the batter is made in the blender for a super quick prep time. Oh and did I mention how yummy they are?

Other featured Costco ingredients:

  • Blueberries
  • Oats
  • Maple syrup

Healthy Southwest Pasta Salad with Chipotle Lime Greek Yogurt Dressing by Ambitious Kitchen

These delicious recipes are all made with your favorite Costco ingredients!

This may look like a normal pasta salad, but it’s actually gluten free thanks to the red lentil and quinoa “pasta” which alongside the black beans makes for a fiber-filled dish. Throw in the avocado, corn, tomatoes, olives, cilantro and chipotle lime dressing and you’ve got yourself a winner!

Other featured Costco ingredients:

    • Greek yogurt
    • Honey

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