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Earth Day Balance Bar Giveaway

Happy Earth Day! Did you know that Balance Bar Dark Bars are made with 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified™ cocoa? I didn’t!

The Rainforest Alliance certification assures consumers that our cocoa beans are grown on sustainably managed farms that protect people and their surrounding ecosystems of water, soil and wildlife.

In celebration of Earth Day, I [...]

The Gluten Free Bar Adds New Varieties

It was almost two years ago that I first reviewed The Gluten Free Bar on my blog. Since then, they have added three new bars for a total of six varieties. I was thrilled when I received a box of bars to sample and review.

The new varieties include:

Coconut Cashew Crunch -organic brown [...]

Review: NuGo Stronger Protein Bars

I am a big fan of NuGo protein bars, so when I heard they debuted a new bar, I was excited to try it. The new bar, NuGo Stronger, is a higher protein bar with no soy ingredients.

The NuGo Stronger bars come in four different varieties:

Real Dark Chocolate Peanut Cluster Cookies ‘N [...]

Product Review: PR Bars

Refueling on-the-go is a way of life these days.  In a perfect world we would be able prepare a meal to refuel after every hard workout, but we all know the world is far from perfect.  The next best thing is a bar you can eat on-the-go that is packed full of the important nutrients [...]

Gluten-Free Mondays

Everyone seems to dread Mondays.  It’s back to work or school and the hectic schedules that keep us on our toes.  My Monday morning started at 5:00 AM, when I got up for a 4 mile run.  I ran errands until 1:00 PM, but I found some pretty rockin’ deals to make my Monday pretty [...]

Review: FITzee Bar

I love when protein bars taste like a decadent treat!  The FITzee Bars I sampled recently reminded me of apple pie and chocolate chip blondies!  What better way to refuel after a hard workout or hold me over to my next meal?

More about FITzee Bars:

We offer you our FITzee Bars with confidence [...]

Review: Core Defender Meal Bars

Working out later in the day always poses a challenge for me, especially if the workout is around dinner time. Some Tuesday nights I go to BodyPump class with my friends and then grab a drink after the class, so I am forced to eat a small, early dinner and then to refuel with a [...]

Review: New GF NuGo Nutrition Dark Chocolate Bars

Chocolate is one of my favorite foods.  There aren’t many things that I will turn down if they have some kind of chocolate in or on them, gluten-free, of course.  NuGo Nutrition has some of the best protein bars on the market and they just made two more of their Dark Chocolate bars gluten-free!  The [...]

Review: NuGo Dark Protein Bars

Not too long ago I shared some very exciting news from NuGo about their Dark Chocolate bars.  Three of the five varieties are now certified gluten-free!  I was finally able to find the Chocolate Pretzel with Sea Salt and Peanut Butter Cup varieties the other day at Giant Eagle.  They were on sale and I [...]

Wholesome Cravings Protein Snack Cake

Who doesn’t like cake?  Wholesome Cravings combines protein and cake, which is a definite win-win in my book. 

More about Wholesome Cravings:

Mission Statement- Wholesome Cravings is passionate about producing delicious, healthy, all-natural and gluten-free products that embody the best in whole food nutrition. We use only high quality ingredients without preservatives, fillers [...]