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.
The 10 Frozen Foods This Nutritionist Always Buys at Costco
It's not all fruits and veggies, either.
2 days ago
I Finally Canceled My Costco Membership After 6 Years — Here’s Why
I’ve saved almost $500.
Sep 13, 2023
The $10 Frozen Costco Snack I’m Stocking up on While I Get Ready for Summer
"They are the perfect little something to cap off any warm-weather meal."
Jun 6, 2022
10 Freezer and Pantry Grocery Staples I Buy from Costco for $10 or Less
Including frozen fruit and vegetables, breakfast staples, and more!
May 28, 2022
I Figured Out How to Basically Get My Costco Membership for Free
This trick might just work for you, too.
Apr 29, 2022
10 Cult-Favorite Costco Items You Can Buy on Amazon
Load up on these best-loved products without leaving your house.
Apr 5, 2021
The $4 Costco Item I Use to Clean Everything in My Kitchen
I recently discovered a kitchen cleaner that I like much better than vinegar, lemon, or baking soda. It's simple and super efficient.
Aug 11, 2019
The 5 Biggest Lessons I Learned During My First Year as a Costco Member
Most people (my former self included) think that Costco is only for folks with giant families. “The warehouse store can’t possibly make sense for me, a single person on a budget,” I used to think. Oh, how I was wrong. I was convinced to join Costco a little more than a year ago (see: The 3 Items That Convinced Me to Become a Costco Member) and I’m so glad I did.
Jun 8, 2019
Why I Sold Both of My Instant Pots (and What I Got Instead)
I admit it: I am a kitchen appliance junkie. I have been for more than a decade, since I fell in love with cooking. I want to buy nearly everything that comes on the market, but actually only buy the ones I know I will use on a regular basis. I make sure that the ones I do buy are the best value for the money no matter how inexpensive or expensive they may be. And then I love them to no end. I have a few high-speed blenders (because is one really enough?
Jun 18, 2018
This is The Smartest Thing I Ever Bought for My Fridge
When it comes to grocery shopping and my food budget, the worst thing that can happen isn’t running out of food (although that’s pretty close) — it’s discovering that half of the precious produce I bought just two or three days ago has already gone bad. It’s no fun finding mushy apples or a wilted head of lettuce that I so carefully wrapped and stored in the crisper.
May 9, 2018
A Nutritionist’s 10 Favorite Costco Finds for $10 or Less
Fact: There are several steals at Costco that are so cheap and versatile, it’s almost a shame not to buy them. While I don’t allow myself to buy the 10-pound tub of organic coffee every time I go (I know I’d never drink it all before it turned rancid), there are a few things I always buy. Bonus: They’re all $10 or less, and they help me stick to a healthy diet between trips. Read about my favorite finds — and how I use them — below.
Apr 30, 2018