Snack Attack: Energy Bars Based on YOUR Nutritional Needs
When you have a busy schedule or an upcoming trip, figuring out the right type of snack for your goals is the last thing you want to worry about. However, when you have a custom nutrition plan created by a WAG coach, you will already have an idea of the types of snacks that fit your macros. So, here are a variety of energy bars I recommend that fit different macronutrient goals, so it makes it easy to find one that works for you!
Bulletproof Collagen Protein Bar
220 calories 14f/13p/14c (9 g net)
This bar melts in your mouth the second you take a bite. It’s the protein treat version of what you remember your grandmother making!
Nomz Energy Bites (Canadian)
180 calories 14f/4p/10c (8 g net) *nutrition per 2 bites/package
Perfect little energy bites that are the socially acceptable version of eating nut butter in public. Nutty and subtly sweet, these guys are a winner.
Dark Chocolate Coconut
210 calories 18f/7p/10c (2 g net)
Dark Chocolate Coconut has been a bestseller for Keto Bars for a reason. Chewy coconut and rich chocolate — what more could you ask for?
Macadamia Sea Salt
250 calories 18f/15p/12c (7 g net)
Dairy Free, GF
Salty and creamy, this bar is a perfect option for those who prefer a more savory snack. It’s like the best parts of a bowl of mixed nuts, without getting scolded for picking out the good stuff.
150 calories 5f/16p/15c (8 g net)
Looking for a bar that’s not high in carbs or fat, but also doesn’t steal your protein for the day? This balanced bar is like a light, healthier version of a Rice Krispie square.
Turkey and Buffalo w/ Cranberries
90 calories 1.5f/7p/11c (10 g net)
Sweets not really your thing? Tanka Bars are like a mini jerky strip with some extra carbs to balance out your snack time.
Chicken Sriracha Bar
100 calories 4f/15p/1c (1 g net)
Dairy Free, GF
Love some spice? This jerky-like bar packs some heat along with a healthy serving of protein.
210 calories 9f/12p/22c (17 g net)
This OG whole-food-based bar has stood the test of time. Chocolate Coconut combines salty and sweet with chunky nuts for those who like a bar with some crunch.
Colossal Coconut Mango
190 calories 10f/5p/22c (18 g net)
Paleo, Vegan, GF
Inspired by needing a balanced bar for backpacking, two brothers combined a few natural, raw ingredients for a balanced snack to keep you energized no matter what your itinerary.
Apricot and Pistachio
180 calories 6f/7p/26c (23 g net)
Black Olives and Walnut
170 calories 10f/6p/17c (11 g net)
This is the closest thing to an adult granola bar you can find, based on the principles of the Mediterranean diet. Mediterra has a bar whether you prefer sweet or savory!
210 calories 7f/12p/24c (21 g net)
If you’re a fan of Rx bars, give these a try! Made with cage-free eggs and an ingredient list that you can actually pronounce, you can feel confident in what you’re putting into your body.
Real Food Bar (Canadian)
230 calories 10f/7p/31c/ (27 g net)
Only Maritimers might understand the delicacy this bar is inspired by, but let me tell you, it’s a treat. Nova Scotia is known for its beautiful blueberries, so it’s a no-brainer! Minimally processed and with the freshest ingredients? Yes, please!
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