Have Your Cake

 

…and eat it too!

Nutrition bars have begun to resemble your favorite desserts and pastries… with decadent flavors like Maple Glazed Donut, Birthday Cake, White Chocolate Truffle, and Peanut Butter Pie. Replacing a meal or snacking on one of these new delicious varieties is a great way to satisfy a sweet tooth while getting in your daily nutritional requirements too — especially during the Holiday season! Whether you’re trying to cut carbs or sugar, or fuel up for a workout, these eight bars pass the taste test with flying colors – and with grab and go convenience!
 

ZING BAR

Dark Chocolate Coconut, Oatmeal Chocolate Chip, and Lemon Cashew Crunch are just a few of the delicious Zing Bar flavors. Offering both plant-based and vegan options, 220 calorie Zing Bars pack 10 grams of high quality protein; 7 grams of prebiotic dietary fiber; and 22 grams slow burning low-glycemic carbs for long lasting energy. If you’re a Girl Scout Cookie fan, the Dark Chocolate Mint flavor tastes just like a Thin Mint!

QUEST HERO

Chocolate Caramel Pecan, Blueberry Cobbler, Vanilla Caramel – when you taste a Quest Hero bar you really will think you’re eating a candy bar. Carry on guilt-free because these 180 calorie nutrition bars pack 17 grams of protein and only 4 gram of net carbs. With chocolate flavored protein coating, deliciously sweet and gooey caramel filling, and a crunchy cereal bar at its core, Quest Hero bars are irresistibly scrumptious and delicious!

RXBAR

Now available in seasonal flavors like Pumpkin Spice and Gingerbread, no matter the flavor RXBARS contain just the short list of simple ingredients listed in large type under the logo. What’s not inside is added sugar, dairy, or gluten. With egg whites as the protein source for the 12 grams in each bar, almonds as the source of 9 grams of healthy Omega 3 rich fats, and dates as the sweetener, RXBARS also come in many other favorite flavors like Chocolate Sea Salt, Peanut Butter and Berries, and Chocolate Hazelnut.

KIND BAR

Boasting ingredients you can see and pronounce, Kind Bars come in such wholesome and delicious nut, fruit, chocolate, and caramel blends as Caramel Almond & Sea Salt, Dark Chocolate Cherry Cashew, and Apple Cinnamon & Pecan. Tasting like your favorite nut clusters, these nutritionally dense bars average about 200 calories each and are low in sugar – many less than 5 grams per bar.

POWER CRUNCH

Power Crunch has turned the cream wafer into a protein bar, and with a full array of flavors like Red Velvet, Cookies & Cream, and Peanut Butter Fudge. Crunchy, light, and delicious, you’ll swear you’re eating a cookie, but these 220 calorie chocolate covered wafers have on average about 14 grams of protein and just 5 grams of sugar per bar. 

OPTIMUM NUTRITION PROTEIN CAKE BITES

Have your cake — and protein too! Confection inspired Protein Cake Bites are available in tempting flavors like Red Velvet, Chocolate Frosted Donut, and Blueberry Cheesecake – each with a sweet, whipped center dipped in a delicious coating. Conveniently packaged in 3-piece servings, each bite contains about 70 calories, 7 grams of protein, 8 grams of carbohydrate, 1.5 grams of fat, and 4 grams of sugar. 

CLIF BAR

Peanut Butter Banana with Dark Chocolate, Carrot Cake, Oatmeal Raisin Walnut, Clif Bars are packed with wholesome and organic ingredients for performance nutrition that tastes great too (it’s this editor’s marathon training fuel). Going on a hike, hitting the slopes, or competing in a triathlon, Clif Bar recipes are purposefully crafted to help provide the energy you need to go the distance. Bars average 250 calories, 44 grams of carbohydrate and 10 grams of protein. Try their peanut, hazelnut, and almond Nut Butter Filled Energy Bars too!

ONE BAR

Peanut Butter Pie, Cinnamon Roll, White Chocolate Truffle… these are just a few of the mouth-watering flavors from One. With 20 grams of whey protein, 9 grams of fiber, and only 1 gram of sugar delivered in deliciously decadent flavors, who needs candy bars! Each One bar has on average about 230 calories, with 24 grams of carbohydrate and 9 grams of fat.

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