Costco’s Healthiest Baked Goods, Says Dietitian – Eat This, Not That
Costco is known for their budget-friendly bulk items, and their bakery is no exception! Whether you’re Team Savory or Team Sweet, Costco has you covered.
The store offers a unique selection of baked goods ranging from their wildly popular Tiramisu Bar Cake to limited-time seasonal favorites like Pumpkin Pie. Plus, unlike many grocers, Costco bakes its bread and pies from scratch! And while you might assume that since everything is bigger at Costco, it might also mean that everything at the bakery is bigger portions and more unhealthy, that’s not true. Try these healthy baked goods for yourself the next time you go to the store. And for more on how to eat healthy, don’t miss Costco’s Best and Worst Bakery Items – Ranked!
Although bagels have a reputation for being rather high in calories, this choice is actually the healthiest bagel option at Costco! Sometimes being high in calories isn’t a bad thing.
These breakfast rounds contain 4g of fiber from whole grains. If you cut one in half and pair it with nutrient-dense foods, you’re on your way to a balanced meal.
Consider eating the bagel open with an egg and sliced avocado on top, and you have a breakfast option that is sure to satisfy.
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At the Costco bakery, this one takes the cake. A serving of this Latin-inspired cake is only 190 calories, a far cry from their other bar cakes which have almost double the calories per slice.
This cake is a double knockout as it is the lowest calorie and lowest carb cake option in the bakery section.
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These sweet, swirled cookies are a fan favorite, and for good reason. They clock in at 110 calories per cookie with 9 carbs and just 4 grams of sugar. It’s hard to beat when you’re looking for a low-sugar option to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Pair them with a hot cup of tea for a quick and satisfying post-dinner palate cleanse!
If you prefer savory, you’ll love the rosemary and parmesan bread. Compared to other dinner breads, this option has only 160 calories per serving and 26 carbs.
This savory bread goes well with a hearty vegetable soup or minestrone soup. Bonus points: the protein and fiber in the soup will help increase feelings of fullness and fullness during your meal.
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This whole grain option is sure to please the taste buds and is heart healthy. Rich in fiber from whole grains, this wholesome bread delivers. With only 150 calories per serving and 3g of fiber, this bread holds the gold medal at Costco for its fiber content.
Whether you’re making a breakfast sandwich or a quick afternoon peanut butter toast, this bread brings its best to your health.
These bites are a satisfying, low-calorie treat to stick to your taste buds. At just 90 calories per serving, we love Chocolate Covered Strawberries for the natural sweetness of the fruit paired with the creamy milk chocolate shell. With only 11 carbs per serving and 7 added sugars, your post-meal blood sugar will thank you here.
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