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R.e.d.d Superfood Energy Bar

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@reddbar Peanutbutter Bar Review –

230 cals / 10f / 29c / 10p –
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11 superfoods, 23 vitamins and minerals, a bit of caffeine , gluten free, non gmo, plant based, and pretty much free of everything so they got it on that front. Bar has a rich peanut butter smell off the bat. Visually looks exactly how a superfoods bar would look like in my mind. Peanuts , pats, quinoa, agave are the first ingredients so that’s your main fat and carb sources, so good energy there. I would complain about only 10g of protein if this claimed itself a protein bar but it doesn’t. First bite you get a good chew, a small bit of crunch which is nice. Overall flavor starts off with a bit of sweet from the agave, then you get a backdrop of peanut butter in there, but nothing stands out. If the peanut butter flavor was a bit richer, or they had better supporting flavor this would be a solid bar. .
Would recommend if you are trying to steer clear of unwanted goodies in your bars. .
Overall 7/10

Redd Peanut Butter Superfood Energy Bar, 2 Ounce (Box of 12), Gluten Free, Protein Bar + Energy Shot + Multi Vitamin

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PHD Protein Flap Jack Bars

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@phdnutritionuk Apple Raspberry Bar. Got it from my @supsbox

PHD protein flapjack apple/raspberry –
270cal / 6.6f / 37c / 19p Visually has a thick gooey oat top layer than a white chocolate coating over the bottom. Bit bigger weighing in at 75g compared to a typical 60g bar. Absolutely phenomenal raspberry aroma. The bar had pretty good chew, but is a tad dry the more you eat it. It’s strong flavored in the raspberry side and little in the apple. Overall the flavoring of the bar was way to artificial for me, and that’s saying something. I actually only ate about half as I had gotten tired of the flavor. Bit higher in carbs, which is coming from the oats I would assume. Not the worst bar I’ve had, but I definitely wouldn’t go out of my way to snag one.

5.5/10

Dymatize Protein Bars

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@dymatize Vanilla Cupcake –

270 cal / 7f / 24p / 28p
White coating and visible spranks on the inside. Slightly taffy like texture and takes a bit to chew. Overall not a bunch of flavor honestly. Tastes kind of like one of those frosted vanilla cookies that Walmart always sells out front that’s a few days old. The more you chew the flavor dissipates very fast and not the best after taste left in your mouth. Big hit of protein, and reasonable fat and carbs but overall not the best due to overall flavor.
6/10

Dymatize Nutrition Elite Bar, Vanilla Cupcake, 12 Count

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Butterscotch Oat Muffins

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Macros:

  • Calories: 143
  • Fat: 4.5
  • Carbs: 15.9
  • Protein: 8.6

Saturday, when I was in the kitchen standing there with all of my cabniets open aimless looking for inspiration I peered into the corner with the heaps of morsals in it. If you are like me then you probably have numerous different flavors and sizes. I started to file through what I had available. Passed the Nestle chunks, passed the pumpkin spice, even the peanut butter filled until I stopped at the Butterscotch flavored morsels. I knew at that moment what flavor I was going with. I find that butterscotch pairs very well with simple flavors like vanilla. I also know I love butterscotch as a morning flavor for some odd reason. I think most likely because it pairs fantastic with coffee to. If you cant tell, all of these little signs are leading me to figuring out what the heck I am actually going to make. So lets recap. Butterscotch, vanilla, and coffee. Where is my next connecting stop? Oats of course. Easy choice thinking of breakfast, coffee, and vanilla. Of course muffins come right into mind when thinking of breakfast, coffee, and what pairs well with a piping cup of joe.

Ingredients:

      • 3 Scoops of your favorite vanilla protein. I used Hydra¬†6 by Grenade
      • 120g Old Fashion Oats
      • 1 Whole Egg
      • 42g Lite Butter
      • 30g Brown Sugar Blend(Splenda)
      • 20g Raw Honey
      • 92g Liquid Egg Whites
      • 122g Unsweetened Applesauce
      • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
      • 1/8th Teaspoon Butter Extract
      • 56g Butterscotch Morsels

Directions:

      1. In a bowl, place your butter and melt it. Microwave for 15-30 sec usually does the trick.
      2. Proceed to add in your brown sugar and mix together. This step ensures the brown sugar gets broken down and evenly distributed.
      3. Next place in your whole egg and whisk well breaking down the yolk.
      4. Proceed to place in the rest of your wet ingredients into the bowl. Combine well
      5. Next place all of your dry ingredients into a the bowl minus your morsels. Combine well.
      6. Finally take 23g of your morsels and mix into the batter. Place batter into fridge for at least 15 min, or up to 30min. At this time, start to preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
      7. After 15 min, spray your muffin pan and place your batter in. Once batter is placed add the remaining 23g of morsels on the top of your muffins. Spread evenly.
      8. Place in your oven for roughly 14-18min. This time will depend on protein used, as well as how long it was in the fridge.
      9. Use the toothpick test to check if done. Once done, remove from oven and place on cooling rack for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes remove from pan and place back on rack to finish cooling.

Things you may need:

Y.S. Eco Bee Farms Raw Honey – 22 oz

Splenda Brown Sugar Blend, 16 oz

Grenade Hydra 6, 50% Whey Isolate and 50% Casein. The World’s First Ultra Premium Slow/Fast Protein Blend, Killer Vanilla, 4 Pound

McCormick Imitation Butter Flavored , 16-Ounce Plastic Bottle

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Luna Bars

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@lunabar white chocolate Macadamia – 7f/25c/9p
High expectations as this is one of my favorite flavor combos.
Very strong but pleasant smell of vanilla with a hint of cinnamon. Texture just like a rice crispy, with a good chew. Coating of white chocolate on the bottom, and a drizzle on top. Don’t get to much Macadamia nut unfortunately, I would say maybe make the pieces a bit bigger. A few bites did have good combo of flavor tho. Overall macros are not that great but it was enjoyable to eat. I will definitely be eating more of these to try their flavors

7.8/10 would get higher if macros were better.

 

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@lunabar smores review.
6f/27c/9p
Overall weak macros. Designed for women I would assume it to be lower in calories. Anyway, decent smell when opening. Chocolate meets Graham cracker. Rice crispy top coated in chocolate. Good chew when your eating this, and the chocolate coating on the bottom is nice. No real marshmallow found when eating this bar. Maybe they counting it as whats holding the rice crispy together? If this woulda had little chunks of marshmallow this woulda reminded me of those granola smores bars I ate when I was younger.
7/10 decent taste, but not smores.
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Muscle Frosting

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@youfreshnaturals muscle frosting review
Cookies & cream – 13f/8c/10p – first Smell is a bit of CnC, decent macros for a spread. Unfortunately I’m not a huge fan. Very grainy texture, and it doesn’t have a ton of actually flavor IMO. Hint of cookies n creme then it kinda fades away by the time you swallow it. You definitely get to the cashew flavor quick. Definitely wouldn’t be a Sammy spread or something like that. Would be more of a spoon eating spread. Needs more ‘cnc’ flavor definitely.
5/10
Cookie dough – 14f/7c/10p – get mainly just a chocolate smell. Also very grainy texture. Chocolate on top is pretty cool but it’s kind of a thick layer with not a ton of sweetness. More of a coco flavor. More of a spoon spread. The chocolate could be used to spread I suppose. The cookie dough by itself is also slightly unsweetened as well, and it’s needing more flavor.
5.5/10

FluffButter

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Up for today’s #nutbutter review: @dsnaturals

Vanilla Maple 15f/7c/11p – very good smell of Maple, great texture as its very smooth. Would be great for a drizzle of some sorts. I get more vanilla than I do maple. I make my own maple syrup so I got a taste for it, so definitely try to increase that. Pleasant aftertaste as well. Good consistency for being kept in the fridge. Doesn’t get hard as a rock

8/10
Brownie batter – 15f/7c/11p – good chocolate brownie smell, again good smooth consistency even after being in the fridge. Easy to spread. You can taste the almond a lot on this one with a backdrop of chocolate. Would definitely try to increase the chocolate.
8/10

Both also get good marks for vegan friendly, gluten. Dairy, soy, lactose, etc etc free.
These are both solid buys, and I would recommendūüĎć

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