Greek yogurt. And
we’ve dished on granola from dawn
‘til dusk. But we’ve never tasted ‘em
Guys, I found the best thing ever. No, seriously! I know
we’ve talked about
put our two favorite snacks together and wrapped it all up in an easy-to-tote
package. Introducing their out-of-this-world Greek yogurt-coated granola bars,
which come in tons of delish flavors (but paws off the cranberry almond—that
Here’s the deal: Rickland Orchards loads their brand-new
bars with the best ingredients out there—fruit, oats, nuts, real yogurt, honey.
But that’s not why they’re our new favorite. When you compare them to other
nibbles, like pretzels or even a plain yogurt, they totally lead the
competition. One bar packs 7 grams of protein, 5 grams of dietary fiber and just
a teeny bit of sodium. Compare that to a muffin loaded with sugar or a handful of
salt-laden pretzels, and your three o’clock munchies are lookin’ pretty darn
Just to prove my tastebuds weren’t tricking me into boosting
my snack IQ, I decided to hand them out to friends and family, simply telling
them to eat up—and did they ever! They wolfed down the bars and asked for more.
When I read the nutrition facts off the label, they were surprised something
that tasted so yummy could possibly be the teeniest bit good for you.
So, here’s your challenge, sweeties: Grab a Rickland
Orchards granola bar and do a taste test. They come in eight different flavors
(blueberry acai, cherry almond, toasted coconut, cranberry almond, apple and
honey, orchard peach, strawberry and peanut butter), so unless you have food
allergies, picky palates should not be an excuse! Go on, hit up the grocery
store. You can thank me later (wink wink).
BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 11/7/2012 4:01:00 PM
POSTED IN healthy eating 101, snack, we tried it