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So, This Girl Walked Into a Bar …

by caroline

Boys and girls, I’m all about the bars. No, not those bars.

Instead, I’m talking about food bars. The ones I keep in my purse for times of desperate eating measures. The ones I opt for as a quick treat before an afternoon workout. The ones I ♥.

So, you can imagine my delight when the good folks at LUNA offered to send me a few of their LUNA Protein bars which are now made gluten-free. My response? YES, PLEASE!

LUNA Protein Bars weren’t always gluten-free, but in March 2011 they decided to makes the switch. Lucky us, right?! Here are the stats on these babies:

  • All of the bars are under 200 calories.
  • They each have 12 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber.
  • They’re about $1.39 at the grocery store!

I had an opportunity to try the Mint Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Peanut Butter and Cookie Dough flavors (there is also Chocolate and Chocolate Cherry Almond). We’re visiting my family in Pittsburgh this week, so my mom and I decided to have a taste party.

Honestly, all of the bars are delicious and I love that they actually make me feel like I ate something, rather than some of the ones that just seem like empty calories.

But the winner … the winner is …

MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP!

Sure, I love chocolate and peanut butter together, and who doesn’t love cookie dough? But I’m also a sucker for mint chocolate chip ice cream and Grasshopper Brownies. And so, the Mint Chocolate Chip LUNA Bar reigned supreme.

And guess what? My mom picked the same one as her favorite … swear! We didn’t even cheat. Instead, I kept my favorite to myself and then had her choose. Samesies! :)

Thanks, LUNA, for sending these along. I am definitely adding these to my bar repertoire!

TELL ME, PLEASE: What’s your favorite food bar?