I've worked at Costco for 17 years. Here are 10 best things I bought this month.

Dujardin mango chunks; The writer holds a Neutrogena body oil
I'm picking up items like Dujardin mango chunks and Neutrogena body oil this month.Veronica Thatcher
  • As a Costco employee of 17 years, here are the best things I bought at the chain this month.

  • The Pierre raw stuffed chicken breasts and Red's Egg'wiches make for delicious family meals.

  • I think Costco has great deals on the Thinkspace beauty-sponge set and Neutrogena body oil.

The Pierre raw stuffed chicken breasts are a perfect family dinner.

Pierre raw stuffed chicken breasts
The Pierre cordon bleu-stuffed chicken breasts contain cheese and ham.Veronica Thatcher

Protein is a primary focus in our meals, whether it's breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Pierre breaded whole breast fillets with rib meat are great for an easy, quick dinner with 32 grams of protein per portion.

This month, I bought the cordon-bleu flavor, which features a breast filled with a blend of cheese and ham.

To make each portion, place the chicken on a baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit. For my family of four, I like to add mashed potatoes and vegetables as a side.

You can find a box of six Pierre stuffed chicken breasts in the frozen section for $17.

The Thinkspace Beauty 12-pack of sponges keeps me set for a while.

The writer holds a pack of Thinkspace beauty sponges in white, black, and gray colors
I bought a gray pack of Thinkspace Beauty sponges.Veronica Thatcher

Costco does it again with the Thinkspace Beauty sponges. The beauty sponges tend to fly off the shelf every time we get them in but I finally got my hands on a 12-pack.

You can choose between boxes of either mainly pink or gray sponges that come with a clear organizer.

The Thinkspace Beauty sponges are a great deal at only $8.80.

The Tru Fru strawberries are a family-favorite snack.

The writer holds a pack of Tru Fru strawberries
The Tru Fru strawberries are so addictive.Veronica Thatcher

Tru Fru Nature's Strawberries contain a frozen version of the fruit covered in white and milk chocolate.

According to the label, the strawberries are frozen fresh to capture their natural ripeness, immersed in chocolate, and are hyper chilled to lock in flavor and nutrition. I love that they're only 90 calories per serving and that they come in a resealable bag.

Find the yummy Tru Fru snack in the frozen section for just $11.

Chef Robert Irvine's Fit Crunch bars keep my energy up.

Robert Irvine's Fit Crunch bars
Chef Robert Irvine's Fit Crunch bars are a satisfying snack.Veronica Thatcher

It can be hard to find a snack that's tasty and a good source of protein but I think Chef Robert Irvine's Fit Crunch baked bars with chocolate and peanut butter are delicious.

Each bar contains 16 grams of protein with only 3 grams of sugar and 190 calories. They are gluten-free and made with whey proteins so I like to eat them after a workout or just as a simple snack.

Each box contains 18 bars for $18.80

Tyson Buffalo-style boneless chicken bites are great on salads or with fries.

Tyson Buffalo boneless chicken bites
Tyson Buffalo-style chicken bites are great to have in the freezer.Veronica Thatcher

The Tyson boneless chicken bites are made with fully cooked, breaded white-meat breast chunks with rib meat coated in Buffalo-style sauce. The bites have 15 grams of protein per serving.

I love that you have the option to quickly microwave them for a little less than three minutes or bake them in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes at 400 degrees. I usually have the Tyson Buffalo-style bites on my salad or just with a side of french fries.

You can find a bag that's just over 3 pounds in the frozen section on sale for $11.

The Kirkland Signature organic hard-boiled eggs are a time saver.

The writer holds a two-pack of Kirkland Signature hard-boiled eggs
Kirkland Signature hard-boiled eggs are super convenient for my family.Veronica Thatcher

Kirkland Signature organic hard-boiled eggs are so convenient for a person on the go or for family snacking. The hard-boiled eggs are already peeled and ready to eat and they're cage-free and keto- and paleo-friendly.

Each pack contains two hard-boiled eggs with 12 grams of protein. You can find 16-count packages of them in the refrigerated area for $12.

I use Dujardin organic mango chunks for smoothies.

Dujardin organic mango chunks
The Dujardin mango chunks have no added sugar.Veronica Thatcher

Dujardin organic mango chunks are perfect for smoothies, have no added sugar, and are an excellent source of vitamin C.

I also like that they're only 100 calories per 155-gram serving.

You can find 5-pound packages of organic mango chunks in the frozen section for $9.80.

I grab the Neutrogena body oil light-sesame formula when it's in stock.

The wrier holds a Neutrogena body oil
I love the fragrance of the Neutrogena body oil light-sesame formula.Veronica Thatcher

The Neutrogena body oil light-sesame formula leaves my skin with a radiant glow without being too greasy. It's instant hydration after the shower or can be added to bathwater to soften the skin.

I also love its light, soothing fragrance.

Out of all of the places I've looked, Costco seems to carry Neutrogena body oil for the cheapest price. A 32-ounce bottle normally retails for $25 but Costco had a deal earlier this month that made it just $20.

Yummy Dino Buddies are great for my kids.

The writer holds a box of Yummy Dino Buddies
The Yummy Dino Buddies are made with chicken breast.Veronica Thatcher

The Yummy Dino Buddies are a great way for my kids to eat chicken and get their protein in. We like having these in our freezer at all times because they're antibiotic-free, skinless, boneless white breast meat.

You can make them in the air fryer or microwave.

Get a 5-pound box of Dino Buddies for $14.50.

Red's Egg'wiches are a great find when they're in stock.

The writer holds a box of Red's turkey-sausage Egg'wiches
Red's turkey-sausage Egg'wiches are made with antibiotic-free turkey.Veronica Thatcher

Red's turkey-sausage Egg'wiches are a great source of protein and a staple for our family when we're in a hurry. Red's keto-friendly and cage-free egg patty contains 17 grams of protein per serving.

The gluten-free Egg'wiches are a fun way for me to eat a breakfast sandwich without worrying about the carbs.

Costco carries Egg'wiches often, but not throughout the whole year. In March, you can find boxes of eight individually wrapped Egg'wiches for $16 at Costco.

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