Heather McClees

Heather McClees is a nutritionist and freelance writer from South Carolina who covers health, food, and lifestyle topics for a variety of online publications. She has a B.S. in Nutrition Science and Dietetics and a background in communications and news journalism.
Why I (Finally) Canceled My Costco Membership After 6 Years
“I’ve saved almost $500 in the course of a year.”
Aug 1, 2023
5 Groceries I Started Buying at Walmart to Save Money
Groceries
Including her go-to boxed cereal!
Mar 30, 2023
3 Kirkland Signature Items This Nutritionist Always Buys at Costco
Groceries
She buys at least four bags of this one freezer item!
Feb 19, 2023
6 Costco Staples I’m Stocking Up On for Soup Season
Groceries
Number two might surprise you.
Oct 26, 2022
3 Big Ways Aldi Helps Me Save on Groceries Every Week
Groceries
Don't sleep on the produce section.
Oct 18, 2022
The Costco Hack That Helps Me Stick to My Grocery Budget
Groceries
No more impulse buys (or at least fewer of them)!
Sep 20, 2022
These Are the 7 Costco Groceries I’m Buying on Repeat Right Now
Groceries
Including frozen breakfast and dinner shortcuts!
Sep 17, 2022
6 New Frozen Desserts This Nutritionist Is Buying Now Before Summer Ends
Groceries
Including Popsicles, dairy-free pints, chocolate-covered fruit, and more!
Sep 2, 2022
8 Groceries (for $5 or Less!) This Nutritionist Always Has in Her Fridge
Groceries
Including four bottles of the best cold brew she's ever tried.
Aug 26, 2022
The $6 Freezer Find That’s Helping Me Eat More Veggies
Groceries
They take just 35 seconds in the microwave!
Jul 30, 2022
3 Clever Ways to Save Money at Costco
Groceries
Including one that took six months of research!
Jul 25, 2022
I’m a Nutritionist and These Are the 12 Costco Groceries I Buy to Eat More Veggies
Groceries
Including frozen dinner shortcuts, grab-and-go snacks, fresh produce, and more!
Jul 11, 2022
7 Meat-Free Costco Groceries You Can (and Should) Grill
Groceries
Including lots of fresh produce and two kinds of burgers!
Jun 1, 2022
I’m a Nutritionist and These Are the Ready-to-Eat Breakfast Options I’ve Been Buying on Repeat
Groceries
Including bites, bars, oats, and more!
May 24, 2022
5 Not-to-Be Missed Costco Breakfast Finds — They’re All Ready in 5 Minutes or Less
Groceries
A warm double chocolate muffin in just 35 seconds! Yes, please.
May 11, 2022
The $10 Costco Snack I’m Stocking in My Freezer While I Gear Up for Summer
Groceries
"They are the perfect little something to cap off any warm-weather meal."
Apr 30, 2022
I'm a Nutritionist and These Are the Breakfast Finds I've Been Buying on Repeat
Groceries
They're all just $5 or less!
Apr 26, 2022
I’m a Nutritionist and I Buy This Bag of Frozen Vegetables Every Time I Go to Costco
Groceries
Why settle for one frozen veg when you can have five?
Apr 18, 2022
7 Not-to-Be-Missed Groceries in the Baking Aisle — Even If You Don’t Bake
Groceries
Sometimes I wonder why these items aren't shelved in other parts of the store!
Mar 12, 2022
I Figured Out How to (Essentially) Get My Costco Membership for Free
Groceries
This trick might just work for you, too.
Mar 9, 2022
7 New Costco Snacks I’m Buying on Repeat (Bonus: They’re All Less than $10)
Groceries
Everything crackers! Chocolate-covered clusters! Frozen ice cream cookie sandwiches!
Feb 19, 2022
I’m a Nutritionist and These Are the 7 Costco Snacks I’m Buying for Super Bowl This Year
Groceries
Including two cheesy dips, veggie tots, and a keto-friendly lasagna!
Feb 11, 2022
7 Costco Dinner Staples I’m Buying on Repeat This Year
Groceries
Including plant-based items, flavorful shortcuts, and a pizza kit!
Jan 9, 2022
The 10 Costco Groceries I’m Buying to Start Off 2022 (They’re All $10 or Less)
Groceries
Including frozen fruit and vegetables, breakfast staples, and more!
Jan 3, 2022
The Best Thing I’ve Learned About Ordering Groceries Online with Costco
Groceries
Attention, Costco members!
Dec 20, 2021
The 3 Costco Groceries I Use to Make Breakfast Every Single Day
Groceries
Grab a spoon!
Dec 11, 2021
The 5 Best Costco Breakfast Finds to Buy for the Holidays
Groceries
Including cinnamon rolls that taste like homemade!
Dec 4, 2021
10 Best Desserts to Buy at Costco for Thanksgiving
Groceries
Including pie, cheese, cake, cheesecake, and more!
Nov 21, 2021
5 of the Best Kitchen Gifts to Buy at Costco (They’re All $135 or Less)
Tools
Including a KitchenAid food processor, a Keurig, and more!
Nov 17, 2021
6 of the Best Plant-Based Frozen Appetizers to Buy at the Grocery Store Right Now
Groceries
Including cauliflower wings, chick'n tenders, and more.
Nov 17, 2021
The 5 Best Frozen Appetizers to Buy at Costco Right Now
Groceries
Including a dessert option!
Nov 15, 2021
10 Groceries from Costco I’m Buying on Repeat This Fall (They’re All Just $10 or Less)
Groceries
Including a baking swap that doubles as a frosty-like treat!
Nov 1, 2021
The 5 Best Small Appliances You Can Buy at Costco Right Now
Shopping
These all make great holiday gifts. Just saying.
Oct 17, 2021
This Is My Favorite Thing to Buy at Costco — And It’s *Not* in the Grocery Section
Shopping
Your leftovers will never be the same.
Oct 5, 2021
How To Make DIY Jewelry Cleaner with Ingredients from Your Pantry
How To
You'll just need some baking soda, salt, and aluminum foil.
Sep 25, 2021
The $33 Drip Coffee Maker I’ve Been Using (and Loving!) Multiple Times a Day for 5 Years
Tools
If you're looking for a bare-bones drip coffee maker you'll love, this is it.
Sep 11, 2021