Are you struggling to find the perfect Optavia approved grocery list for Costco? Well, look no further!
We know from experience that impulse shopping can be a real problem on the 5 and 1 plan. And without an Optavia Costco list, it can be easy to make, well, impulse choices.
Our goal was to put together an effective checklist of snacks and everyday staples that won’t break the bank and keep you on track with your diet.
In this blog post, you get all the information and advice you need to make your next grocery run a breeze.
Why do we shop at Costco for Optavia?
Costco is like a diamond in the rough – an unexpected treasure that has become one of the most popular stores in America.
But what sets it apart and drives us to do our Optavia shopping at this particular location?
Save time and money.
Costco is popular because of its low prices and budget shopping.
How Costco simplifies our Optavia shopping
- Automated checkout: We always use automated checkout, which gets us quickly out of the door without wasting time.
- Quick assistance: We never had a problem with help or customer service.
- Product availability: If you prefer shopping in bulk like us, Costco won’t disappoint.
Although you need to have active Costco membership, your subscription grants you access to additional perks, savings, and deals.
- We get an annual refund of our membership fees.
- Costco Rewards card which allows me to track my spending and save even more money.
- They also have exclusive discounts on merchandise, although we don’t use them.
Basically, I get the most out of my dollars when shopping at Costco.
It (almost) makes me feel like I’m part of some sort of “secret club”.
And while I like the Optavia food list for Trader Joe’s, I find that Costco prices are consistently lower.
They offer bulk discounts that make it easy to save even more.
It’s no wonder that people flock to Costco for a great deal on their purchases.
Optavia Costco shopping list
The following Optavia Costco list includes most of the diet foods that are approved for your lean and green meals.
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Dairy Costco options for Optavia
Below is a table featuring Optavia-approved dairy options available at Costco, including serving sizes.
|Kirkland Signature Organic Almond Beverage Vanilla||1 cup = 1 Condiment; 2 cups = 1 Healthy Fat|
|Silk Almond Unsweetened Milk||1 cup = 1 Condiment|
|So Delicious Organic Coconut Milk||1/2 cup = 1 Condiment; 1 cup = 1 Healthy Fat|
|Shamrock Farms Lowfat Cottage Cheese||1 1/2 cups = 1 Leaner|
|Kirkland Cage Free 100% Liquid Egg Whites||2 cups = 1 Leanest|
|Laughing Cow Cheese Wedge||1 Condiment|
|Babybel Mini Snack Cheese||1 mini = 1 Healthy Fat|
|BelGioioso Fresh Mozzarella Cheese Slice||2 oz – 1/3 Leaner|
|Kraft PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese||1 Tbsp = 1 Healthy Fat; 1/2 Tbsp = 1 Condiment|
|Chobani Zero Sugar (all flavors)||5.3 oz = 1 Leanest|
|Oikos Triple Zero Greek Nonfat Yogurt||1 container = 1 Leanest|
|Kirkland Signature Organic Salted Butter||1/2 Tbsp = 1 Healthy Fat|
|Grade Free Large Eggs||3 eggs = 1 Lean|
|Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides||1 scoop = 1 oz Protein|
|Premier Protein Shake (11 fl oz)||1/2 pack = 1/3 Leaner|
|Fairlife Protein Shake (all flavor)||(1 bottle) = 2/3 Leaner|
|Nestle Coffee-Mate Liquid Creamer||1 tub = 1 Condiment|
Lean options at Costco for Optavia
You will find a table below that showcases a variety of fresh and frozen meat and seafood options available at Costco, all of which are Optavia-compliant.
The table also provides you also information on serving sizes.
|Kirkland Lean Ground Beef 91 %||5 oz = 1 Lean|
|Kirkland Wild Alaska Sockeye Salmon||5 oz = 1 Lean|
|Kirkland Farm Raised Atlantic Salmon||5 oz = 1 Lean|
|Kirkland Farm Raised Raw Shrimp, Peeled||7 oz = 1 Leanest|
|Boneless Beef Top Sirloin Steak; Ribeye Steak||5 oz = 1 Lean|
|Beetnik Organic Fire Roasted Pepper Steak||1/3 pack = 1 Lean|
|Boneless and Skinless Breast||6 oz = 1 Leaner|
|Swift All Natural Lamb Loin Chops||5 oz = 1 Lean|
|Elk Burger||7 oz = 1 Leanest|
|Trident Seafood Alaskan Salmon Burgers||1 1/2 burger = 1 Lean|
|Kirkland Wild Pacific Mahi-Mahi||7 oz = 1 Leanest|
|Kirkland Farm Raised Tilapia Loins||7 oz = 1 Leanest|
|Wild Alaska Cod||7 oz = 1 Leanest|
|Halibut Fillets||6 oz = 1 Leaner|
Costco pre-made meals for Optavia
You can refer to the table below for a list of Optavia-compliant ready-to-eat meat options available at Costco.
|Kirkland Uncured Extra Lean Ham||5 oz = 1 Lean|
|WestEnd Cuisine Grilled Beef Skewers||2 skewers = 1 Lean|
|WestEnd Cuisine Chicken Skewers||3 skewers = 1 Leaner|
|Red’s Egg’wich Turkey Sausage||1.5 Sausage = 1 Lean|
|Handy Claw Crab Meat, can||7 oz = 1 Leanest|
|Chicken of the Sea Lump Crab (16 oz)||2.3 oz = 1/3 Leanest|
|Chicken of the Sea Chunk Tuna in Water||7 oz = 1 Leanest|
|Kirkland Chicken Breast Packed in Water (12.5 oz)||6 oz = 1 Leaner|
|Tyson Chicken Breast Strips||6 oz = 1 Leaner|
|Realgood Chicken Breast Grande Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce||2 pieces = 2/3 Lean|
|Caesar’s Kitchen Lemon Chicken Piccata with Cauliflower Rice||1 serving = 2/4 Lean + 2 Greens|
|Outer Aisle Plantpower Sandwich Thins (all flavors)||3 thins = 1/2 Lean + 1 Green; 2 thins = 1/3 Lean + 2/3 Green|
|Don Lee Farms Chicken Raised||2 patties = 1 Leaner|
|Jones Dairy Farm Fully Cooked Chicken Sausage||3 links = 1 oz protein|
|Bill Bailly’s Beef Sirloin Flap||6 oz = 1 Lean|
|Perdue SimplySmart Chicken Breast Chunks||6 oz = 1 Lean|
|Amylu Organic Chicken Burger, Kale and Mozzarella||1 1/2 patties = 1 Lean|
|Amylu Caramelized Onion Chicken Burger||1 1/2 Patties = 1 Lean|
|Amylu Italian with Peppers and Onion Chicken Sausage||2 links = 1 Leaner|
|Amylu Apple and Maple Chicken Mini Links||7 links = 1 Lineaner|
|Coleman Organic Basil and Roasted Garlic Chicken Meatballs||5 meatballs = 1/2 Lean|
Vegetarian-friendly Costco products for Optavia
If you are following an Optavia diet and are a vegetarian, the table below can be a helpful resource for finding vegetarian-friendly products available at Costco.
|Impossible Plant-Based Burger Patties||<1 Lean (add 1 oz low-fat mozzarella or Low fat-mixed shredded cheese) for 5 oz Lean|
|Morning Star Farm Frozen Chipotle Black Bean Veggie Burgers||2 burgers = 1 Lean|
|MorningStar Farm Veggie Breakfast Sausage Patties||3 patties = 1 Leaner|
|Beyond Steak Plant-Baed Seared Tips||1 cup = 1 Leaner|
|House Food Organic Tofu||11 oz = 1 Lean|
|House Food Tofu Extra Firm||10 oz = 1 Lean|
|Thai Kitchen Coconut Milk||1/2 cup = 1 Condiment|
|Orgain Protein Shake||1/2 pack = 1/3 Leaner|
Vegetable options for Optavia at Costco
For Optavia-compliant vegetable options available at Costco, please refer to the table below.
It provides an extensive list of vegetable choices that you can incorporate into your Optavia lean and green meals, including servings.
|Vegetables from Green List (tomatoes, cucumber, celery)||1/2 cup = 1 Green|
|Multi-colored Organic Cauliflower||1/2 cup = 1 Green|
|Grillo’s Pickles Dill Spears||2 spears = 1 Optional Snack|
|Crepini Egg Wraps||1 wrap = 1 Green|
|Crepini Egg Thins||2 thins = 1 Green|
|Healthy Noodle||1/2 cup = 1 Green|
|Miracle Noodle Spaghetti||1/2 cup =1 Green|
|Organic Riced Cauliflower Stir-Fry||1/2 cup = 1 Green|
|Earthly Choice Riced Cauliflower||1/2 cup = 1 Green|
|A La Carte Organic Spaghetti Squash||1/2 cup = 1 Green|
Optavia salad dressing options at Costco
To find Optavia-approved salad dressings, sauces, and dips available at Costco, see the table below.
|Garden Fresh Organic Jack’s Cantina Salsa||2 Tbsp = 1 Condiment|
|Herden Guacamole Medium Salsa||2 Tbsp = 1 Healthy Fat|
|Kirkland Organic Salsa: Medium||1 Tbsp = 1 Condiment|
|Victoria White Linen Marinara Sause||1/4 cup = 1 Green|
|Primal Kitchen Buffalo Sauce||1 1/2 Tbsp = 1 Healthy Fat|
|Mustard Yellow||1 Tbsp = 1 Condiment|
|Primal Kitchen Mayo Avocado Oil||1 Tbsp = 1 Healthy Fat|
|RAO’S Homemade Sauces (Vodka, Marinara, Tomato Basil, Arrabbiata)||1/4 cup = 1 Green|
|Bitchin Sauce Chipotle Almond Dip||1 Tbsp = 1 Healthy Fat|
|Good Food Plant Base Queso Style Dip||2 1/2 Tbsp = 1 Healthy Fat|
|La Terra Fina Spinach Artichoke and Parmesan Dip and Spread||2 Tbsp = 1 Healthy Fat|
|Taste of the South Fried Pickle and Ranch Dip||2 Tbsp = 1 Healthy Fat|
Optavia-approved Costco Kevin’s Chicken meals
If you are looking for Optavia-approved TV dinners and ready-to-eat meals at Costco, you may want to consider Kevin’s Chicken meals.
The table below provides details on these meals that you can use for your lean and green meals.
|Kevin’s Korean BBQ Style Chicken||6 oz = 1 Leaner|
|Kevin’s Lemongrass Chicken||6 oz = 1 Leaner|
|Kevin’s Roasted Garlic Chicken||6 oz = 1 Leaner|
|Kevin’s Chipotle Lime Chicken||6 oz = 1 Leaner|
|Kevin’s Chicken Tikka Marsala||6 oz = 1 Leaner|
|Kevin’s Cilantro Lime Chicken||6 oz = 1 Leaner|
|Kevin’s Thai Style Coconut Chicken||6 oz = 1 Lean|
|Kevin’s BBQ Style Steak Tips||5 oz = 1 Lean|
|Kevin’s Teriyaki Style Chicken||6 oz = 1 Leanest|
Healthy beverage options for Optavia at Costco
Looking for healthy beverage options that are Optavia-compliant at Costco?
Check out the table below which showcases a variety of coffee, tea, and other drink options.
|LaCroix Sparkling Water||0 calories and sweetener|
|Hint Flavored Water||0 calories and sweetener|
|Celsius Sparkling Energy Drink||1 can = 2 Condiments|
|Red Bull Energy Drink, Sugar Free||1 can = 1 Condiment|
|Kirkland Coffee Bold K-Cup Pod|
|Whole beans or Blended Coffee – all type|
|Kirkland Green Tea Bags|
Other Optavia friendly products in Costco
|Kirkland Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil||1 tsp = 1 Condiment|
|Lindsay Extra Large Black Pitted Olives||5 – 10 olives = 1 Healthy Fat|
|Wholly Avocado (smashed)||1 container 2 oz = 2 Healthy Fats|
|Wholly Guacamole Mini Cups||1 cup = 2 Healthy Fat|
|Kirkland Balsamic Vinegar||1 tsp = 1 Condiment|
|Kirkland Chicken Stock||1 cup = 1 Condiment|
|Urban Accents Balsamic and Roasted Onion||1/4 tsp = 1 Condiment|
|Kirkland Pine Nuts||1/8 oz = 1 Condiment; 1/3 oz = 1 Healthy Fat|
|Kirkland Walnut Halves||1/3 oz = 1 Healthy Fat; 1/2 oz = 1 Optional Snack|
|Kirkland Pecan Halves||1/3 oz = 1 Healthy Fat|
|Kirkland Supreme Whole Almonds||1/3 oz = 1 Healthy Fat|
|Kirkland Almond Flour||1 Condiment; 1 1/2 Tbsp = 1 Healthy Fat; 1/2 oz = 1 Optional Snack|
|Organic PBfit Peanut Butter||1 tsp = 1 Condiment; 1 Tbsp = Optional Snack|
|Arm and Hammer Pure Baking Soda||1 Tsp = 1 Condiment|
|Splenda Zero Calories Sweetener Packets||1 packet = 1 Condiment|
|DaVinci Sugar-Free Caramel Syrup||2 Tbsp = 1 Condiment|
The bottom line
As you can see, Costco truly has it all!
With this comprehensive guide to Optavia grocery shopping at Costco, your dieting efforts won’t be put on hold while stocking up on items!
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