6 Delicious & Healthy Energy Bars

Boost your energy and ignite your taste buds 
with these delightful superfood-packed bars.
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The hunt for a clean snack bar can be a challenge when you're facing the slew of grocery-store granola bars touting themselves as “healthy” when they are anything but. That's why it pays to be a label sleuth. Look for brands that artfully blend naturally sweet foods like dates with nuts, seeds, dried unsweetened fruits and superfoods like spirulina and cacao, and nix non-CE–approved ingredients like brown rice syrup, cane sugar and canola oil. Here are six of our guilt-free snacktime favorites.

See also The Best + Healthy Workday Snacks. 

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1. Minty Melon

With moist, chocolaty flavor reminiscent of an after-dinner mint, Go Raw Grow Sprouted Raw Plant Protein Bar in Mint Chocolate boasts sprouted watermelon seeds as its star ingredient – they provide magnesium, zinc, folate and amino acids.

$2, goraw.com

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2. Superfood Snack

Lärabar Organic with Superfoods Turmeric, Ginger and Beet Bar combines six nourishing real foods for a pleasant punch of sweet and piquant flavors. It also offers 19% of your daily value (DV) of fiber.

$3, larabar.com 

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3. The Raw Stuff

Sweetened with honey, figs and crushed organic vanilla beans, Earthling Organics Rawnola Vanilla Bar combines crunchy coconut, almonds and pumpkin seeds with spicy ginger and cinnamon.

$2, earthlingorganics.com

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4. Nuts About It

Organic ingredients like sprouted nuts, cranberries and nutmeg give big flavor to Soul Sprout Cranberry Crush Nut Bar. It's a chewy snack that's both tangy and sweet.

$2.50 to $3, soulsprout.com 

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5. Grain-Free Granola

Just one bite of Steve's Paleo Goods Tropical PaleoKrunch Bar and you'll feel like you're vacationing in the tropics. It offers a vibrant mix of dried pineapple, shredded coconut, macadamia nuts, honey and more.

$2.50, stevespaleogoods.com

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6. Nutritious Nosh

Made with healthful ingredients like spirulina, hemp, chia and Turkish apricots, SHANTI Spirulina Energy Bar provides 95% of your DV of vitamin A and 9 grams of protein per serving.

$3, shanti.bar