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Healthy Warrior Chia Bars

Chia ~ the ultimate superfood! Just over the last few weeks I have kept it right on my counter in a container so that I can add to anything – my smoothies, yogurts, salads, even sprinkled on my ice cream. I need to get some nutrition in my dessert right?

Health Warrior was born because that is what you can turn into by the power of the Chia. Really! Take it regularly and you will find yourself feeling stronger, working harder, and having more energy.

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Flavors I received ~ Banana Nut, Apple & Cinnamon, Coconut & Acai Berry. There is actually a Coffee flavor too that I didn’t receive. Didn’t they know who they were sending these too?! hee hee.

Each small bar contains…

1000mg Omega 3
4g dietary fiber
3g plant-based protein
5 critical antioxidants

Gluten, dairy and soy free. 100% vegan. 100% natural.

I saw small because they are the smallest bar I’ve seen, but I LOVE that. A few bites to give me the energy I need to stay on track for the rest of the day without being hungry. They are Yum!

Keep up with Health Warrior on Facebook!

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I think that I may be the last one on the planet to try KIND Snack Bars.

First of all I love their name. “do the KIND thing for your body, your tastebuds and the world.” I quite agree.

Now for the variety? 22 KINDS of bars! This is great because I love any of the chocolate ones (of course!) and Hubby does not like any chocolate (blah!) so we’ve been having fun eating and comparing.

Dark Chocolate Cherry Cashew, Blueberry Pecan, Almond & Coconut, Fruit & Nuts in Yogurt ~ just to name a few!

KIND Snack Bars

All-natural whole nuts, fruits and whole grains. No secret ingredients and absolutely nothing artificial here. Just a delicious way of getting your body essential nutrients like fiber, protein and antioxidants (to name a few).

Any of you who LOVES nut mixes has to try these KIND bars. I knew they would be good, but really they are GOOD. I planned on eating half a one the first time I opened a bar, but no. It went down way to easy. Yum!

Win a case of KIND bars on their Facebook page!

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Van’s Natural Foods

Did you know that Van’s carries Gluten Free Snack Bars? yep they do! They come in Chocolate Chip, Cranberry Almond and Peanut Butter Chocolate.

I had fun creating one of their recipes with the bars. Check it out!

Sweet & Savory Cranberry Pecan Mix

Here is the recipe with Slow Cooker Spiced Pecans. yum!

Sweet & Savory Cranberry Pecan Mix
Recipe Type: Healthy Snack
Author: Van’s Natural Foods
Make Slow Cooker Spiced Pecans first, then easily combine the trail mix.
Ingredients
  • *spiced pecan ingredients
  • 1 lb pecans (or any nut mix)
  • 1/3c brown sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • **trail mix ingredients start here**
  • 5 Van’s Cranberry Almond Bars, cut into small pieces (I used 3)
  • 2c Van’s Cinnamon Heaven Cereal (I used 1)
  • 2c Slow Cooker Spiced Nuts
  • 1c dried cranberries (I used dried fruit mix)
  • 1 c pitted dates, optional.
Instructions
  1. Toss all ingredients gently inside slow cooker. Cook on Low for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occassionally.
  2. When sugar and butter have melted, and nuts are toasted, pour onto foil lined pan and let cool.
  3. Once done combine nuts with trail mix ingredients. Store in air right container.

The kids have been taking it to school and hubby to work. Love having easy prepared homemade snacks ready!

I also want to quickly mention that Van’s Natural Foods has lots of great foods ~ Pancakes, Waffles, French Toast Sticks, Cereals and Crackers!

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oh crackers we love you too! Fire Roasted Veggie, The Perfect 10 and Lots of Everything are Yum for dipping into my daily hummus splurge. And those gluten free Say Cheese crackers? They come in individual bags which O’Bear is happy to take to school for this morning snack. All the boys at my house love their cheese crackers and there are only so many brands (not many!) of this I will buy. Thank you Van’s!

Right now on their Facebook page you can snag a $1.50 off coupon plus enter to win great prizes!

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I think I have you covered in the Snack Bar Dept for awhile. 🙂

Snack Bars Giveaway

WIN 3 free coupons for any Van’s Natural Foods products & 16 Healthy Warrior Chia Bars

2 Winners!

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 I received these items for free for review and all opinions are my own. This giveaway will end on October 2, 2013 at midnight EST. Winners will be drawn via rafflecopter. Once a winner is drawn I will contact them and they will have 48 hours to reply before I draw a new winner. Giveaway is open to anyone in US and you must be 18 years of age or older. Giveaway not affiliated with Facebook & I release them of liability. Winner will be posted in the rafflecopter widget.

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