For Nutribar meal replacement barsmany, the first thing that comes to mind when you’re not in the mood to cook is fast food, or skipping a meal or two. Neither of  these things is good for your long term weight loss goal. Skipping meals can actually lead to overeating. That’s where Nutribar meal replacement bars come in.

As opposed to protein bars that are intended as a snack to manage hunger between meals and may not have an optimal nutritional breakdown, Nutribar meal replacement bars provide “Nutrition on the Go”.

Therefore, delivering all the essential vitamins and minerals, protein, carbs and fat found in a completely balanced whole foods meal without the required time and energy to prepare it.

Research has shown that meal replacement bars like Nutribar can be a positive addition to your weight lost goals providing that you’re also incorporating nutritious, whole foods into your day. Clinical studies show that Nutribar meal replacement bars satisfy hunger and cravings for up to five hours, eliminating the desire to snack between meals. Nutribar meal replacement bars are regulated under Canadian government guidelines and approved by Health Canada.

According to Brenda Embree, Nutribar Brand Manager, replacing one meal a day with a Nutribar meal replacement bar not only saves time, but also helps maintain a healthy weight. Replacing two meals a day with a Nutribar meal bar has been clinically shown to lead to weight loss of up to eight pounds over six weeks.

Nutribar meal replacement bars are available in both Original and High Protein for those with a more active lifestyle.

Original flavours include Chocolate Fudge, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Belgian Chocolate. Creamy Caramel, Deep Brownie Delight,  Mocha Almond, Hazelnut Vanilla and Oatmeal Raisin.

High Protein flavours include  Chocolate Truffle, Double Chocolate, Milk Chocolate Peanut, Caramel Nougat Chocolate Temptation and Peanut Delight.

Also available for online purchase are additional Nutribar products, including Nutribar Type 2 Brand for diabetes management and all-natural, gluten-free Nutribar Health bars.

Retail price is about $2.50 a bar.

Nutribar High Protein Milk Chocolate Peanut Bars

This was my lease favorite of all the bars. It was lacking any kind of sweetness and tasted a lot like soy peanut butter, which I am not a fan of.

Ingredients: Protein blend (soy protein isolate, modified milk ingredients, whey protein isolate), chocolate flavoured coating (sugar, modified palm kernel oil and palm oils, cocoa, modified milk ingredients, soy lecithin, natural flavour), glucose-fructose, maltitol syrup, defatted peanut flour, soy crisp (soy protein isolate, tapioca starch, malt extract), polydextrose (2.4 g / 65 g serving), soybean oil, soy lecithin, sorbitol, honey, fructo oligosaccharides, peanuts, brown flax seed meal, gum arabic, oat fibre, natural and artificial flavour, cocoa powder, salt, sucralose (1 mg / 65 g serving). CONTAINS PEANUTS. MAY CONTAIN TRACES OF OTHER TREE NUTS.

Nutribar Original Belgian Chocolate Bars

This one tastes much like a chocolate cookie base. I of course did not mind this bar at all.

Ingredients: Protein blend (soy protein isolate, modified milk ingredients), glucose-fructose, chocolate flavoured coating (sugar, modified palm kernel oil and palm oils, cocoa, soy lecithin, natural vanilla flavour), crisp rice, (rice, sugar, salt, malt), cocoa powder, sorbitol, sugar, honey, soybean oil, soy lecithin, fructo oligosaccharides, peanuts, oat fibre, chocolate chips (sugar, chocolate liquor, dextrose, cocoa butter, soy lecithin, artificial flavour), brown flax seed meal, natural and artificial flavours, salt, guar gum. CONTAINS PEANUTS. MAY CONTAIN TRACES OF OTHER TREE NUTS.

Nutribar Original Creamy Caramel Bars

This one reminded me of a candy bar with gooey caramel inside, but not as sweet. If you’re a caramel fan you’ll love this one.

Ingredients: Protein blend (soy protein isolate, modified milk ingredients), glucose-fructose, chocolate flavoured coating (sugar, modified palm kernel oil and palm oils, cocoa, soy lecithin, natural vanilla flavour), crisp rice, (rice, sugar, salt, malt), maltodextrin, sorbitol, sugar, honey, fructo oligosaccharides, soybean oil, soy lecithin, toasted soybeans, oat fibre, rice flour, brown flax seed meal, cocoa powder, glycerin, natural and artificial flavours, salt, guar gum.
MAY CONTAIN TRACES OF PEANUTS AND / OR OTHER NUTS.

Nutribar Chocolate Temptation

This bar was chocolatey, and I noticed a bit of a chalky after taste to it.

Ingredients: CraveX blend (soy protein isolate, brown rice syrup, pumpkin seeds, soy nuggets (isolated soy protein, tapioca starch, salt), green tea extract) glucose-fructose, chocolate flavoured coating (sugar, modified vegetable fat, palm oil, palm kernel oil, cocoa pwoder, soy lecithin, natural vanilla extract), modified milk ingredients, dextrose and dextrin blend, cocoa powder, soy fibre, soy lecithin, canola oil, salt, maltodextrin, natural and artificial flavours. Contains soy and milk, may contain wheat, gluten, sulphites, peanuts and tree nuts.

Mocha Almond

This bar is my favorite of all the bars I have tried.   The bar is a blend of coffee and toasted almond flavours. You can definitely taste the mocha in this bar. I enjoy the distinct chocolate taste.

Ingredients: Protein blend (soy protein isolate, modified milk ingredients), glucose-fructose, chocolate flavoured coating (sugar, modified palm kernel oil and palm oils, cocoa, soy lecithin, natural vanilla flavour), crisp rice, (rice, sugar, salt, malt), cocoa powder, sorbitol, sugar, honey, soybean oil, fructo oligosaccharides, soy lecithin, maltodextrin, oat fibre, brown flax seed meal, almonds, coffee powder, natural and artificial flavours, salt, guar gum.
MAY CONTAIN TRACES OF PEANUTS AND / OR OTHER NUTS.

I normally skip breakfast.  I am not a morning person. Mornings are often lazy, which is why I love Nutribar meal replacement bars. They definitely do curve my cravings and I feel full after eating one.

To get the nutritional ball rolling, Nutribar is providing you with 50% off all products purchased online at www.nutribar.com using coupon code SUMMER50 between now and July 30, 2018.

In addition to using Nutribar meal replacement bars, be sure to fill half your plate with vegetables and fruit.

About Nutribar

Nutribar shakes have been available in Canada since 1979 and bars since 1987. Nutribar is formulated under the meal replacement regulations of the Food and Drugs Act of Canada. Meal replacements provide the body with the equivalent of a complete nutritionally balanced meal but with lower caloric content than most regular meals. One Nutribar contains all the essential elements of a complete meal. For more information visit www.nutribar.com

Nutribar meal replacement bars giveaway

Nutribar Are you interested in winning five boxes of Nutribar meal replacement bars ($75 value)?  All you need to do is comment below with what flavor you would like to try and share with me a tip of how you keep healthy when on the go. This is mandatory! I will be picking 3 lucky winners on Tuesday July 31st. This giveaway is for Canadian (excluding Quebec) residents 18 years and over. Only one person per household may enter.

Nutribar meal replacement bars giveaway

Rose DesRochers
Rose DesRochers is a Blogger, Writer, product reviewer and Founder of Today's Woman. Please feel free to contact me if you are a company with a product for me to review.

44 Comments

  1. I love anything with peanut butter or coconut

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  2. Mocha Almond. I always try and have a healthy snack and lots of water.

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  3. Would love the creamy caramel. I’ve learned to always keep my water bottle close at hand so it becomes natural instinct to keep drinking through the day. Thanks!

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  4. Mocha Almond please…I always have water with me on the road.

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  5. Mocha Almond please!

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  6. Original Creamy Caramel sounds delicious. Trying to stay hydrated with Lemon water throughout the day helps me keep healthy.

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  7. I would like to try the Mocha Almond 🙂 My tip is to always drink plenty of cool water throughout the day, and keep prepared fruit/veggies on hand for quick snacking with no prep.

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  8. Nutribar Original Belgian Chocolate Bars sounds really yummy. Keep hydrated at all times especially this Summer season. Always bring along a recyclable water bottle.

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  9. I would love to try the belgian chocolate flavour

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  10. I usually carry a small bag of unsalted nuts with me.

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  11. Anything chocolate and peanut butter immediately gets my attention! When I am on the go, I try to remember my water bottle and a small healthy snack that fits in my purse.

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  12. They all sound good but the peanut butter one appeals to me the most! I always travel with herbal tea and maybe trail mix or raw nuts or goji berries.

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  13. I would love to try the Nutribar Original Belgian Chocolate Bars. I do a lot of walking, taking water with me and I always eat healthy. My doctor is quite happy with me.

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  14. Chocolate Peanut Butter sounds amazing! I try to take the stairs whenever they are an option for me!

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  15. Mocha Almond sounds like a great flavour. don’t leave home without water to drink on the way. thx

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  16. I would love the Mocha Almond and carry a granola bar and bottle of water to stay healthy on the go.

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  17. I would love to try the Mocha Almond and to stay healthy on the go I usually have a granola bar with me and a bottle of water.

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  18. Chocolate Peanut Butter sounds divine. I eat very low carb, low sugar and have lost 40 lbs, it’s not as hard as I thought it would be.

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  19. Chocolate Truffle sounds good to me.

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  20. I always carry a water bottle with me as I otherwise wouldn’t drink enough. I also keep a snack like almonds or an apple for hangry moments.

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  21. I’d love to try Mocha Almond Crunch first. Make sure there is sufficient fibre and water in your diet. It really helps. Thank you.

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  22. They all appeal to me especially the Nutribar High Protein Milk Chocolate Peanut Bars. My tip- do not get so hungry that you will over eat, stop and eat at your regular meal times and your body will thank you/

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  23. I will definitely try out the Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars. These sound fabulous.

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  24. I would love to try the Mocha Almond! My tip is I always carry a few granola bars and a water bottle with me when I’m the go.

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  25. Nutribar Original Belgian Chocolate Bars I would love to try. I always plan out my snacks for the week. Pull premade items like avocado chocolate mousse, energy balls or apple sauce out of the freezer as needed. Part of meal planning so I have quick go to items when pressed for time.

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  26. I would love to try the Deep Brownie Delight and when on the go I like to carry water

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  27. They all sound good, but the one I’d probably demolish first are the Nutribar Chocolate Temptation!

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  28. I would love to try the Mocha Almond. My tip is to always have something healthy for breakfast in the morning!

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  29. Mocha Almond wins for me. When I am on the go I try to ensure that I still get some activity in such walking around if it is a new city,

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  30. I’d love to try the mocha almond bars. I usually carry a bottled water with me and speed walk as much as possible.

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  31. I would like to try the Nutribar High Protein Milk Chocolate Peanut Bars. My tip for nutrition – is to keep healthy snacks easily on hand (IE cheese sticks and cut up veggies) so they are easy to grab when you have the urge to snack!

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  32. I would like to try the Caramel Nougat Chocolate Temptation and I keep healthy when I’m on the go with nuts and seeds and plenty of water.

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  33. I would love to try the Mocha Almond. My tip is to bring your own healthy snacks when out doing errands, it helps avoid temptation.

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  34. Mmmm I would love to try the Deep Brownie Delight, these are perfect to get you by!!

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  35. the original Belgian chocolate sounds yummy. I always have snacks ready to grab and go like sliced veggies, cut up fruits, but mixes etc. great to grab for a purse or backpack for a healthy snack

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  36. I like to try the Peanut Delight first. They all look so good. I liked to keep a granola bar on me in case I get hungry when out and about.

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  37. Nutribar Original Creamy Caramel Bars sound great. sufficient hydration – usually just water – really makes a difference. thanks

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  38. I’d love to try Mocha Almond Crunch and always keep water on me on the go!

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  39. I would love to try the Chocolate Peanut Butter, and when on the go I like to carry a granola bar and water

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  40. I would like to try the Creamy Caramel. I had some health issues and went vegan and with eating lots of vegetables and fruits and beans and drinking water with lemon and cucumber.. i feel so much healthier and i jave lost 50 pounds in seven months..

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  41. I would like to try the Mocha Almond bar! It sounds fantastic!

    One of the ways that I eat healthy on the go is to prepare fresh fruits and veggies ahead of time. Having containers ready to go makes it so much easier to eat well. I recommend watermelon/blueberry combo. 🙂

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  42. I would love to try the Mocha Almond and my stay healthy on the go tip is to keep a water bottle frozen at all times. I take one with me whenever I leave the house and then I have icy cold water to drink while I go about my day so I’m not tempted to buy sugary drinks.

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  43. I would like to try the Nutribar Original Creamy Caramel Bar. My tip for nutrition on the go is to always bring water and to bring veggie sticks with you for an easy snack.

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  44. The Mocha Almond bar sounds delicious and I would love to try that first. I usually try to carry cereal bars or small bag of nuts in my purse in case I get hungry.

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