Raw Rev Glo Bars

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@rawrev Peanutbutter Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Glo Bar
11f/19c/11p and 13fiber.
I’ve had this on my shelf for awhile so I figured it was time to try it. Smaller bar, and not to visually appealing at first glance. Very strong natural PB aroma. Very dense bar with a great chew. Has a touch of sweetness without overpowering. Dark chocolate chips spread throughout it. Don’t get much sea salt unfortunately as i think it would go great with this. I feel just a tad bit more sweetener and this would be great. Heating it up did bring out a bit more sweet and salty. Fat is a bit high, but it’s also a natural Peanutbutter bar, so there’s that. Protein could be upped a bit more as well. These reminded me kind of like @g2gbar
Things to note- gluten free, non gmo, minimally processed ingredients, organic raw super foods, and antioxidants. Ingredient list is also very short, and very easy to read(aka nothing you can’t pronounce cept ISO-1ūüėā) Macros arnt great but I did enjoy eating this bar and it’s more filling than you think.
7.8/10
Raw Rev Glo Peanut Butter, Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt, 12 Bars/1.6 oz per bar

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@rawrev Creamy Peanutbutter & Sea Salt
180cal / 11f / 17c / 15p
Small dense bar at 46g. Big ole natural PB smell. You can see chia seeds scattered throughout the bar that almost look like mini chocolate chips. These are very soft bars with just a bit of crunch coming from the chia. Not an overall sweet bar by any means, not much of a sea salt nor is it an overpowering PB flavor. Warming it up didn’t really change the flavor. I do like how these are very simple easy ingredients, it’s almost all fiber source of carbs which makes these quite filling, and the mission behind the company seems to be good intentions. That being said, this one fell short unfortunately. Tighten up the flavor a bit, and throw some more salt and you’ll be good.
5.5/10

Raw Rev Glo Creamy Peanut Butter and Sea Salt, 1.6 Oz. Bars, 12 Count

 

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@rawrev Dark Chocolate Espresso Crunch

180cal/ 10f / 21c / 10p
On the visually appealing side of things these definitely rank in the lower side of things. Let’s remember minimal, natural ingredients though. Has a very nice faint coffee aroma to it which I quite liked. #teamcaffiene Loads of noticeable chocolate chunks through out setting you up for some #chunkporn Smaller bar at 46g, so it’s a bit calorie dense, but you find that, with natural bars so that’s expected. Honestly first thought I had when chewing was I thought I was eating a coffee flavored nut, then right twords the end a blast of peanut butter hits you. Makes loads of sense as if I’m not mistaken coffee beans in it. Usually natural bars need more of a sweetner but this has a nice balance. Starts of kinda tart and loads of coffee, finished sweet with hints of pb and chocolate. Beans also gave it a nice Crunch for some texture.
Definitely a solid choice if your looking for a change up.
8/10
Raw Rev Glo 12 Pack Case – Dark Chocolate Espresso Crunch Bars with Raw Superfoods. High Protein (Plant Based), High Fiber, Low Sugar (Sweetened with Imo), Organic Ingredients, Gluten Free, Non GMO
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Clif Builder Bars

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@clifbarcompany Chocolate mint 9f/29c/20p

Great mint aroma when busting it open.¬†Thick chocolate coating covering this bar. It’s mainly comprised of a rice crispy style texture, with a chocolate layer above that. Macros are not¬†terrible but, a bit high on carbs comparing to say a quest or CC. Sugar is also 22g, but it’s advertised as a higher carb ‘energy’ bar. Bar gives you a pretty good chew with a mix between a gooey chocolate and crispy bottom layer. Definitely not a over powering menthol mint flavor. Good mix between chocolate and mint with this. Only downfall I found is after you swallow it you get some dry crispies left in your mouth that are slightly un enjoyable. Maybe increase the chocolate just a bit on the crispys.
Solid bar though
8.5/10 would buy again.
CLIF BUILDER’S – Protein Bar – Chocolate Mint – (2.4 oz, 12 Count)

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@clifbarcompany Peanut butter Crunch Builder Bar Review. –

10f/29c/20p — first off, absolutely great peanutbutter aroma with this guy. Nice peanutbutter coating around the bar with then a pb layer covering some rice crispy texture. This bar didn’t disappoint in the chew factor. Great blend of chew and crunch. Macros arnt the worst for being a Peanutbutter based bar, but that sugar is pretty dang high. To be honest, I didn’t think this flavor was bad at all, but I felt like I was eating a vanilla bar with hints of peanutbutter. Warming it up did bring out the pb flavor a bit more though.
8/10 would eat again.

CLIF BUILDER’S – Protein Bar – Crunchy Peanut Butter – (2.4 oz, 12 Count)

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@clifbar chocolate hazelnut –

280 cals / 10f / 28c / 20p

Chocolate coated bar, with crisps and a layer of hazelnut filling it. Decent Chocolate flavor but isn’t extremely overpowering here, more so emphasis on the hazelnut. That flavor is more pronounced. Decent chew as the crisps offer some crunch. The more you chew it, the drier and slightly grainy it becomes. 68g bar so similar size to most. Bit high on the fat for me, as I like 5-7g for a bar personally. Not terrible but nothing special.
Overall : 6/10

CLIF BUILDER’S – Protein Bar – Chocolate Hazelnut – (2.4 Ounce Bar, 12 Count)

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Supreme Protein Bars

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@supremeprotein Caramel Nut Chocolate Review

15f/36c/30p РNice big bar coming in at 96g. The macros are high, but the size makes up for it. Nice thick and great tasting chocolate coating with a good bit of crispies for a great texture. Thick caramel layer, then a nougat type layer. Unfortunately, I was a bit let down on the caramel flavor, as you get just a slight bit of it the more you chew. It does taste similar like if Snickers were to meet Milkyway. I was expecting to find some nuts in it but there were none to be found. I do quite enjoy these bars though. This is one of my preferred brands; I just wish the caramel was a bit more prevalent and the fat maybe came in round 10-12g.
7.5/10 would buy again.

Supreme Protein Bar, Caramel Nut Chocolate, 30g Protein, 3.38 Ounce Bars (Pack of 12)

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@supremeprotein Peanut Butter Crunch Review:
18f/26c/30p – If you’ve been eating protein bars for awhile,¬†IMO, the Supreme bars use to be one of the top bars on the market. Before¬†Fit Crunch, before Combat Crunch, and even before Quest was big, there was Supreme. They had¬†¬†loads of flavors: Caramel Nut Crunch, and a pb&j pretzel were my favs. First let’s get the negatives out the way. High fat macros. Definitely had to plan ahead for this guy. With that being said, it’s a peanut butter and chocolate based bar, of course fat will be higher. I also found just a slight aftertaste after swallowing. Now back to the positives; it is a big bar, has a great chocolate pb aroma, a thick layer of peanutbutter, a nice Chocolate coating, chewy almost nugat filling, and some¬†crispies to add some crunch. They even threw in some vitamins & minerals cause they care.
8.5/10 would eat again, if my fat macros allows it.

Supreme Protein Bar, Peanut Butter Crunch, 30g Protein, 3 Ounce Bars (Pack of 12)

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Detour Bars

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@detourbar Cookie Dough Caramel Crisp.
12f/33c/32p
Macros on this bar are definitely fair. it’s a good sized bar, has a thick chocolate coating, nice layer of caramel, whey Crisps, and then a thick cookie dough layer. Kinda like a snickers feel but without nuts and then add cookie dough lol. Good chocolate aroma, and a great chew. The flavors this bar says on the package definitely lives up to their claim. Solid bar by @detourbar . Woah @gnclivewell¬†stopped carrying them and I had to pay like $4 at a gas station for it. Oh what I do for you guys. Video review on YouTube!
8/10 would eat again!

Forward Foods Detour Lean Muscle Cookie Dough Caramel Crisp, 3.2-Ounce Bars, 12-Count

 

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@detourbar Chocolate Chip Caramel (mini)
2.5f/13c/10p and 3 fiber.
Nice Chocolate aroma as well as a chocolate coating. Visible chocolate chunks underneath the coating as well as a caramel layer. Under that you find a nugat type filling scattered with crispies. Good chocolate flavor, with just a hint of caramel. Very soft bar with a good chew. Had a bit of crunch but coming more from the chocolate chips vs the crispies. They arnt quite as prominent as the picture shows. Decent bit of fiber but not a redic amount like some bars, and only 2g of sugar which was surprising as the bar has a great flavor that isn’t to sweet and overpowering. This bar is also Non-GMO and Gluten free for those that gotta watch that. Warming this up really brought out the caramel flavor. I’d say, only improvement would be to make the crispies a bit crunchier and prominent. Solid bar though. @detourbar was so kind to send me a few flavors so be on the lookout for a bunch more reviews to come!
8/10 would eat again!
Detour Simple Bars, Chocolate Chip Caramel, 9 pk 1.1 oz (Pack of 1)
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@detourbar Caramel Peanut Bar
120cal – 4f – 12c – 10p

Nice Chocolate coating around the bar , with a thin caramel layer underneath it. Nugat filling, and it has just a few peanuts scattered throughout it. Macros arnt terrible with a decent split. I’m all for lower fat bars #teampovertyfats really got a nice peanut flavor with this bar. Backdrop a caramel, with them just a touch of chocolate. It made for a real nice blend of flavors tbh. I felt what needed to stand out did. I also enjoyed that in every bite I got a bit of peanuts. Helped with the texture a bit. Only negative I found was right at the last chew or two before swallowing you notice a bit of a grainy texture. I’d say only recommendation with this would be increase the amount of nuts slightly so there’s more contrast of texture. Similar to eating a snickers tbh.
8.5/10 would eat again.
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Detour Simple Bars, Caramel Peanut, 9 Count

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@detourbar Salted Caramel Cookie Dough mini
110 cals
4f/11c/10p – chocolate coating, covering a caramel layer that’s trying to bust out. Chocolate chips scattered throughout and then cookie dough bottom. Great chew. Just enough caramel to know its there but not be over powering so you can still get a mix of chocolate and cookie dough. Great amount of sweetness in the bar with only 4g of sugar as well. Heating it up made the caramel so much better and more prominent of a flavor. Only then did I taste the salty component. There was a few copies thrown in but not many, so my critiques would be to add a bit more of a salty component and increase a crunch factor. When eating protein bars I find texture is half the battle. Solid bar. @detourbar definitely has some quality bars out there.
8/10 would buy.
Forward Foods Detour Simple Salted Caramel Cookie Dough 12-2.1 oz / 60 g Bars

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@detourbar Smart Apple Cinnamon Bar

130cal / 2.5f / 18c / 10p
Pretty excited for this bar being a oat base, and apple cinnamon flavor. I feel those are just a match made. First off it gives a nice almost danish meets granola smell. Can’t think of exactly what it reminds me of. Good macros imo. I always look for a low fat bar with out much luck. this was awesome. I’ll take just a bit higher carb for the trade off. Oat base with apple chunks and a nice icing on top. This is extremely chewy to start, and I was pleasantly surprised when it had some crunch! Great mix between apple and cinnamon here with neither overpowering, then the icing just comes in and finishes it off with a sweet aftertaste almost like those apple cinnamon nutragrain bars almost. 38% organic ingredients, gluten, and GMO free as well so there’s that to. I am super freaking impressed and happy to eat this. I definitely would and will eat these again. I don’t give many 9’s but this gets it.
9/10 what do you guys think of these?
Paired so well with @alphamind_coffee
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Detour Smart Nutrition Bars, Apple Cinnamon, 1.3 oz., 9 Count

 

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@detourbar Blueberry Smart Bar.
130cal / 2f / 18c / 10p – Macros are spot on. Low fat, with a good mix of carbs and protein. Low cal but would make a good pre workout in a pinch. Looks almost identical to their apple cinnamon bar, only difference is the blueberry aroma. These are just a bit bigger than your average fiber 1 bar for comparison. Oat and fruit bar with a icing drizzle. Good mix between oats, blueberry, and icing. Not one or the other overpowers here. At first I thought the blueberry was weak, but the more you u chew the more it comes out. Could be just a bit more prevalent though, as it does slightly have a artificial taste. Great chew with just a bit of crisp with this. Great bar all in all. Loved eating it. Definitely would get again.
8.5/10 so far pretty happy with these bars.

Detour – Detour Smart Blueberry, 9 bars

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Donut Tease Me

Good afternoon foodies,

 

So, if you have been living under a rock lately you might not of heard the news; I am working on cookbook number two!! Yes, that is right! No typo! no joke! I had received such amazing feedback from cookbook number one  that I just had to make another.

For this cookbook I have decided to dedicate it completely to Donuts. Yes, that’s right. The Holy Grail of breakfast bakery. If that is not getting you excited let me add this into the equation. All donuts recipes will be 100 calories or less! 10 recipes for 100¬†calories¬†or less!

I have decided to name this book Dusty’s Donuts.¬†I also have plans to be releasing a special edition T-Shirt just for this book, so be on the lookout for that! I am shooting to have a mid July release. I will be sure to keep you updated as we get closer to its release.

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Detour Bars   Gatorade Power Protein Bars   Chocolate Chip Apple Cinnabun bake  Chocolate Coconut Combat Crunch  Chocolate Filled, Upsidedown Chocolate Buttermilk Donuts w/ Salted Caramel Glaze

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Chocolate Chip Apple Cinnabun bake

So, If you know me then you know I love cinnamon rolls. I’ll take them anyway you serve them: Warm, cold, stuffed, deep fried, baked, and now even turned into a bake! This is everything I love about a good cinnamon roll and more. Warm, gooey, crunchy, and soft all at the same time. The chocolate chips and¬†apples make sure to keep pockets of soft gooey pockets, well the cookie dough and syrup crisp up for a nice crunchy texture addition almost forming a crust through out the bake. Enough chatting, lets get down to business.

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Macros:

  • Cals – 378
  • Carbs – 66.2
  • Fat – 10.8
  • Protein – 4.6

Macros will vary depending on what cinnamon rolls, cookie dough, and syrup you use.

Ingredients:

 

Instructions:

  1. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9×9 with non stick spray
  2. Cut of cinnamon rolls into 4 pieces and place into dish.
  3. Next place your apple pieces, cookie dough, and syrup evenly through out the bake.
  4. Crush up 2 Oreos and sprinkle over the top(you can leave out and do once completed as well)
  5. Bake in the oven for 20 min, or until the cinnamon rolls turn golden and slightly hard.
  6. Remove from oven and place on cooling rack for 5 minutes.
  7. Warm icing sugar up enough to drizzle. Proceed to drizzle all over the bake.
  8. Cut into 4 large pieces and enjoy! Goes great with a Apple Pie ice cream!

 

 

 

 

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Caramel Apple Stuffed Egg Rolls!

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Caramel Apple Stuffed Egg Rolls!

 

 

Hey hey everybody! I know I’ve been slacking on recipes, but I’m working on donuts yo!
In the meantime check this super easy, low fat recipe featuring my new jar of @waldenfarmsinternational caramel dip.
My take on Salted Caramel Apple egg roll coved in Graham cracker crumbs.

 

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1. Lay out egg rolls

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2. In a bowl mix 2 svg apple pie mix, 50g caramel dip, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/8 tsp salt.

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3. Place filling in each egg roll.

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4. Roll them up better than I did.


5. Melt 7g butter and coat.
6. Cover in Graham cracker. Roughly 6-10g depending on how thick you want it.
7. Bake for 14min at 350

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8. Let sit and cool once done.

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9. Try and plate fancy.
10. Fail

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11. Add ice cream and @nutsnmore salted caramel pb to make it better.

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12. Enjoy!
1f/18.5c/2.5p per roll (before pb)

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