Reality is that none of us have time for full, healthy, home cooked meals three times a day. Luckily, there are a handful of brands who are doing a great job at offering healthy meal replacement solutions.
When deciding on a protein bar, here are a few things that I make sure to look for and why:
When it comes to brand, I am pretty particular (shocking, I know!). Here are some of my favorites-
I can’t stress enough that quality of calories is more important than quantity. If a bar is higher in calories but has cleaner ingredients (words I can easily read) and more protein, I will likely go with that because it will make my body feel better. Protein bars with tons of artificial ingredients (and just intake of artificial ingredients in general) can cause side effects like upset indigestion, bloating, lack of energy, hunger, + more.
I hope this helps, friends! As always, let me know if you have any questions or comments. I love hearing from you!