Energy Bar Slideshow
Energy Bar Slideshow
Calories: 100, Fat: 4.5g, Carb: 13g, Sugar: 4g, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 4g
Make sure you have some floss handy after downing one of Health Warrior's energy bars. Although tasters enjoyed the balance of peanut butter and cocoa flavoring, they spent the next 20 minutes picking chia seeds out of their teeth.
Calories: 210, Fat: 7g, Carb: 23g, Sugar: 14g, Fiber: <1g, Protein: 14g
Tasters were uncertain about the “nut blast” flavor descriptor, but enthused about the bar’s candy taste. “Needs crunch,” one reviewer lamented tersely.
Calories: 190, Fat: 8g, Carb: 19g, Sugar: 12g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 12g
Before biting into this snack, tasters had no idea that an energy bar could be both lusciously chewy and...chalky? "Fascinating, yet disappointing," one wrote. The nougat was also bland, failing to achieve a satisfying peanut or chocolate flavor.
Calories: 170, Fat: 5g, Carb: 27g, Sugar: 13g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 8g
Tasters gushed over the combination of simple flavors (Chocolate and almonds? Yes, please!) and the crunchy, crispy texture. One comment about the "delightful lightness" of the crispy rice base received rousing affirmation from the other tasters.
Calories: 190, Fat: 12g, Carb: 20g, Sugar: 9g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 4g
This energy bar is about as straightforward as a kick in the mouth (a delicious one, mind you). The simplicity of 10 simple ingredients shines through after the barrage of soy and whey-protein laden bars. The tasters gave the balance of fruit, nuts and honey five stars.
Calories: 210, Fat: 8, Carb: 26g, Sugar: 15g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 13g
Arguably healthier than Clif, Snickers Marathon Energy was nonetheless cheerfully rated and described as crunchy, not too sweet and chocolate and nuts marries energy; this hit me in the spot reserved for tasty afterthoughts.
Calories: 130, Fat: 4.5, Carb: 17g, Sugar: 12g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 4g
This bar served as a bready affront to all taste sensibilities and inspired reviewers to pen angry screeds on various holes it should be jammed into and/or buried. No amount of energy in the world is worth another bite of this hateful, berry monstrosity, one ranted, while another simply scrawled, Soft. Ugly. Offensive.