Granola bars are a quick and delicious grab and go snack, but they aren’t always healthy. The average granola bar often contains added sugar, some even as much as a candy bar. While they make a convenient snack you can take with you on the go, there are some healthier alternatives that are just as filling and delicious.
Here are five granola bar alternatives that taste even better than the average bar.
5 Healthier Granola Bar Alternatives
#1 Homemade Trail Mix: If you're a big fan of granola bars, then you would likely enjoy making some homemade trail mix to snack on when you are on the go. Making trail mix is also super easy. Just toss together some nuts, seeds, and some superfoods like goji berries and raw cocoa nibs. The healthy fats and plant-based protein will help keep you full and your blood sugar stable between meals.
#2 Energy Bites: With just a handful of ingredients, you can make some energy bites that will keep your body fueled on the go. Give these Almond Coconut Energy Bites a try, which features Dr. Vim's Magnificient Mushrooms Brain Blend for an added boost.
#3 Overnight Oats: Overnight oats aren't just meant for breakfast. Making some oats to have as a healthy snack in between meals is also a great way to keep your snacks healthy. Try this Strawberries & Cream Overnight Oat recipe that makes healthy snacking delicious.
#4 Chocolate Chunk Hemp Cookies: Chocolate chip cookie fans, this recipe is for you. We came up with our own guilt-free chocolate chip cookie recipe with the addition of out Magnificient Mushrooms Brain Blend and hemp seeds. These cookies will be a welcome and delicious sweet treat that you can enjoy as a snack without the guilt.
#5 Chocolate Raspberry Shake: Smoothies are a great way to pack in lots of nutritional value without having to do much meal prep or cooking. We came up with a chocolate raspberry shake with superfoods like chia seeds that makes the ideal quick and easy snack.
Snacking can actually be an opportunity to nourish your body, so long as you choose the right foods. Ditch the sugary granola bars, and choose one of these five granola bar alternatives to keep you full and your blood sugar balanced between meals. We promise they taste just as good (if not better) than your favorite bar!