Zeroing In On the Best Energy Bars
As a meal replacer, pre- or post-workout treat, afternoon snack, or protein source, here are our top picks for the best tasting and most nutritious energy bars.
Best for Protein: Zing BarsOur top flavor pick: Chocolate Peanut Butter
Bar Stats: 210 calories, 13g protein, 3g fiber, 14g sugar, 10g fat (3.5g saturated)
Pros: Leave chemical-tasting behemoth protein bars to the body builders. This pairing of peanut butter and dark chocolate offers a delicious 13 grams of quality protein. It's plenty to quench an appetite too. Also noteworthy: Agave nectar for the sweetener and a line that includes gluten, dairy, and soy-free choices.
Cons: Not as widely available as big name brands.