I encounter many people asking of healthy ways to satisfy your sweet tooth while getting your protein in, and not sacrificing your macros/diet. Since it is Christmas time-- meaning fantastic sales, and therefore time to try and stock up while the deals last-- I decided to list some of my favorite protein bars. These are perfect for a snack/dessert, or make a great gift. I will be doing a top holiday gift guide for the fitness inspired person in your life; from the hard to buy for bodybuilding teen son/nephew, boyfriend, mother, to the yoga enthusiast and outdoor hiker. For now, I 100% recommend giving these bars a try. Non of them contain sugar, and are high in fiber and protein. ENJOY
DR.CARBRITE PROTEIN BARS
These bars are low carb--NO added sugar, low fat, contain 20g of protein and come in a variety of flavors:
Calorie counts vary between 190 kcal-200kcal, and the fat from 3.5-7 depending on the flavor. My personal favorites are Banana Nut, S'mores, Chocolate Brownie, Cinnamon Bun, Raspberry, Blueberry, Cookie Dough, and Choc Mint. They are chewy and fantastic. The only downside is that they are not very filling.
OPTIMUM NUTRITION DIET PROTEIN BARS
The stats on these bars are also impressive, although they are much more of a snack bar, and are small. They come in 4 flavors, and are also sugar free!
They come in: