KIND Breakfast Blueberry Almond
Five nutrient-rich grains including oats, millet, buckwheat, amaranth and quinoa make an ideal breakfast bar from ethical company KIND. Also contains refreshing, wake-you-up ingredients including citrus, blueberry, apple and plum purees, raisins, cranberries and more. At 220 calories per serving, this take-along morning meal is sure to stave off hunger until lunch.
Mamma Chia Maple & Pecan with Chia
A sweet-tasting, nut and whole-grain bar that contains just 4 grams of sugar? Be still my fluttering heart! We’re wildly excited that Mamma Chia ditched the sugar-in-everything trend with this new chia bar that delivers 1,000 mg of omega-3s from chia seeds. Also in this USDA Organic snack bar: almonds, pecans, fair trade tapioca syrup, quinoa, popped sorghum, chia seed oil and more.
Forth Brain Bar
Each bar from Forth contains functional ingredients targeted to support a specific body part. The Brain Bar is a nutrient-dense concoction of oats, quinoa, peanut butter, pumpkin seeds, dates and also unique add-ins like dried aronia berries, acai resveratrol, maca, dehydrated coffee and a large hit of spices (is that cardamom and cloves I taste?).
ProBar Bite Organic Energy Bar Superfruit + Greens
Ever go to sleep and realize you haven’t eaten anything green all day? I get it. Getting in romaine lettuce is hard, let alone nutrient-dense wheat grass, alfalfa and barley grass. That’s why I’m psyched about this USDA Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified bar, which combines oats, cashew butter, sunflower seeds, brown rice flour, pumpkin seeds chia, raisins and the aforementioned greens are into a surprisingly delicious nosh. Oh, acai is here too for pumped up antioxidant power.
FLYJOY Ancient Grain Energy Bar Blueberry Almond
We were impressed with this soy-free, gluten-free and vegan bar made with clean ingredients, including almond butter, organic brown rice syrup, organic quinoa crisps, dried blueberries, chicory root fiber, gluten-free rolled oats, almonds, organic evaporated cane juice, flax meal, organic chia seeds and organic palm fruit oil. From a conscious Austin, Texas-based brand that donates 10 percent of profits from every bar to a nonprofit organization called HOPE International.
EPIC Venison Salt + Pepper
Tasters were pleasantly surprised by the clean taste and nutrition in this consciously sourced venison bar. Made with grass-fed free-range axis deer, this no-sugar-added bar is part of Epic’s Wild Game Line, which also includes a bar made with wild boar, an animal that is deemed an invasive species in Texas. Per its flavor name, the venison bar also contains sea salt, cracked pepper, celery powder, onion and garlic powder and lactic acid.