The hubs finally got back late Sunday after a great race in G-town and now he's enjoying a recovery week while I am
Anyway, Saturday was ALSO a great day because I got some goodies in the mail.
Kardea Nutrition sent a sample of their bars. I was so anxious to try them! I've been seeing them at Whole Foods and other Health Food stores around Austin. Here are the stats on the bars.
•Plant Sterols-1 grams
•Total Fiber-7 grams with 5 grams Soluble Fiber
•Heart Healthy Soluble Fiber-3grams
•Protein-7 grams of Protein
•Vegetarian-Friendly (Chai Spice & Banana Walnut Are Vegan)
•Only 150 Calories/Bar
•No Trans Fats
•Lower Glycemic Formulation
Pretty good to me! Now the question is.........how do they taste? Well, I first ripped open the the lemon/ginger (because I love that flavor combo) and took a bite. It was scrumptious! So scrumptious that I wanted to treat it as a luxurious topping to my yogurt mess. Plain Greek yogurt/cottage cheese mixture with lemon ginger kardea bar crumbled on top. GENIUS! This gave my mess such good flavor and added lots of fiber and extra protein.
My husband tried the Cherry almond and his exact
I think a lot of people in the food/blogger world have probably tried these and loved them. They are great for post workout snacks, etc. Try 'em! Let me know your favorite flava!
Mission Monday will be back next week with Me & Bre tweakin' a Pre-Race Meal recipe. Stay tuned!