Did you know energy bars were called ‘space food sticks’? Yep, these slim bars were created as compact nutrition that could fit comfortably in the helmets of astronauts. Soon athletes started stocking up on energy bars, and gradually it made its way into our snack dabbas too. Whether you are a sports enthusiast or not, there are times during the day when you need an instant boost of energy to keep going. Here's our list of some of the most trusted choices when it comes to energy bars and these are totally worth your money.
Got A Meeting In 5? Fuel Up With These Delicious Energy Bars
Bar A Day
Bar A Day’s Hearty Bite Superfood Energy Bars are made of nutritious nuts, seeds and dry fruits. These delicious chewy bars are available in four wholesome flavours - Apricot, Cranberry, Dark Chocolate and a Standard one. These are made from ingredients like walnuts, almonds, chia seeds, flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, rolled oats, dates, natural honey and dark cocoa. Loaded with nutrients that will keep you charged up.
Running low on energy and miles to go before you sleep? Bite into Plant Power’s Blueberry Energy bar. Their protein and energy bars contain a nutritional mix of ingredients that include peanut flour, pea, soy, brown rice, rolled oats, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, raisins, berries, and fruits. They also have a lot of other plant-based snacks you must try out.
Having a particularly tiring day? Enter Mojo Bar to the rescue. Munch on these gluten-free bars when the hunger pangs are not letting you focus on the task at hand. They come in variants such as, Choco Almond + Protein, Nutty Apricot + Fibre, Yoghurt Berry + Antioxidants, and other flavours. They also have something called Mojo Thins, which is basically dark chocolate paired with hazelnut, quinoa crisps, almond with sea salt, pistachios, and cashews.
Are you someone who races from sunup to exhaustion? Then you need to stock up on something good that keeps you going no matter what the day throws at you. Something Good’s nutri bars come in three variants - Fruit Bar, Multi-Grain Bar and Fruit & Nut Bar. With ingredients like cashew nuts, berries, oats, dates, honey and more - you are treating your body and palate to something really good.
Ritebite Energy Bars are free from sugar, contain fibres and can give you energy for hours of physical activity. Apart from chocolate, peanut butter, and berries, they have variants like honey lemon, chocolate fudge, green coffee, almond mocha, nuts & seeds, among others. These contain almonds, cashews, flax seeds, whole grain rolled oats and more.
The Whole Truth
All good things come in small packages. These energy bars offer you the whole truth and nothing else. Find all the ingredients used to make the snack bars listed on the pack so you know what you're putting in your body. The Whole Truth has protein bars in seven different flavours - peanut butter, coffee cocoa, cranberry, coconut cocoa, peanut cocoa, orange cocoa and double cocoa.
O’Greens has gluten-free and dairy-free bars that are simply delicious. With unique flavours like Coffee Berry and Pistachio Moringa or Choco Orange and Pistachio Moringa - these bars are a total delight to bite into when the munchies kick in. No second thoughts needed as these are completely free from artificial flavours, colours and sweeteners.
I love Nutlings energy bars! You will find four flavours and nut combinations namely cherry-chana, sunny crunch, spicy garden mix, cashew-raisins. Ideally, use it as a post-workout snack because it’s loaded with protein and fibre that will tackle your exhaustion and get you back on your feet to rock the rest of the day. You can even crumble the bar and add it to your smoothie.
Eat Anytime is what you need to stash in your snack cupboards and carry it wherever you go. They have different bars for different needs. Want something to help you boost your immunity? Go for the Chyawanprash Bars. If you are looking to carry something crunchy, delicious and healthy - their Butterscotch Energy Nutrition Bar is a great option. We love the Mango and Ginger combo too.