Usually I reserve protein bars for refueling after a hard workout or run, but I always keep one in my purse for emergency hunger attacks. Sunday I took Hannah and her friend to see The Avengers, good movie, but a little too long (2 hours 22 minutes to be exact). We all know that typical [...]
I have been a fan of NuGo Bars for a while now. I love the NuGo Free dark chocolate crunch – it is a fabulous gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free emergency bar to keep on hand in my purse or gym bag. In addition to the NuGo Free line, the NuGo Slim bars are also a [...]
Last week I wrote about the new ZonePerfect bars that I found at Target with the “gluten-free” label on them. I sent an email asking about oats to ensure that they were gluten-free and to see which certification company Abbott was using.
This is the response I received:
I just wanted to [...]
While you are reading this post, I am out finishing my last long run before my upcoming half marathons! After my 12 miles today, I will be in taper mode. Some people love taper, others hate it. I believe that I am in the latter group. The purpose of tapering is to allow your [...]
Saturday mornings seem like the perfect time to talk protein bars since I am normally doing my long runs as my posts go live. As a runner, I have learned that what may work for one person, doesn’t always necessarily work for another. As long as a product is gluten-free, I am willing to give [...]
It has been long known that Luna bars were off limits to those on the gluten-free diet due to oats and/or barley malt in the bars. Yes, some oats are considered gluten-free, but those that are, go through a different process so that they are not contaminated with gluten-containing grains. Just recently I blogged about [...]