I got to review 3 flavors and they are:
2. Peanut Butter Honey
3. Peanut Butter Chocolate
Let's start with some basics so you get a good idea of what these little babies have in them and what they don't. They are between 54% to 74% raw, 8 grams protein, fiber, iron, gluten & grain free, Non-GMO, no soy, no dairy, raw honey and 70% dark chocolate. There are a few more here and there but these are the most important things that you need to know for now.
The Peanut Butter Chocolate is good also, just didn't really taste the chocolate. There is an overwhelming salty nut flavor to it that really isn't bad, if you like salty nutty things. My hubby liked this one the best. See, my theory is this, I don't think everyone is gonna like the same things and that really is the way it should be. If we all liked the same things we would be boring and dull. So, with that in mind, if I am not too crazy about something, I will get hubby's opinion and my best friend's opinion. They both loved this one. I liked it but not as much as they did.
Now, the Peanut Butter Honey was a big hit with my best friend. She is like one of those 100% true organic natural type people. I knew I could count on her from that angle to give me the God's honest true about these bars so I wouldn't steer any of my organic natural friends here on my blog wrong. And it really paid off on this one. She said they were all top notch good nutrition and fiber bars that would sustain you with enough energy to work out, run errands, etc. if you did not have time for breakfast or lunch.
The GoodOnYa Bar is a bar gone rogue. Not afraid to use real food with healthy fats. This is not just an energy bar, but an organic nutrition bar that offers you real value for your money. Organic, dehydrated and full of flavor. This is what you should you be eating.
I am going to quote one of the owner's of theGoodOnYabar's owner's because she made a compelling case for organic nutrition that I had not thought about and I wanted to make sure I did not mess up the thought process so I am quoting and there was alot more to it but I don't have enough space to quote all of it.
I hope that you visit their website, especially the About Us, and read all the wise things that they have to say about nutrition:
What I believe is that our bodies are a part of nature. When we eat food our bodies literally convert that food into our cells, and our cells make up who we are! When we put in things that are made in labs by the food giants our bodies simply don't recognize it. Our body knows better so it takes those chemicals and gets them out of the blood stream to protect us… and it stores them in our fat cells. This is why when people do a detox they often feel really bad before they feel better. That junk is being stirred up and hopefully released.
Our bodies are designed to eat unprocessed, organic food. Real Food. When we created our bar we went to the co-op and picked out a bunch of nuts and seeds. We had maple syrup at home so we chopped up the nuts in a food processor, mixed it all together, added a little celtic sea salt and vanilla. We put some dark chocolate in b/c we aren't totally insane:) and there you have it…. A bar. That's what we tell people to do when we meet them at events. Make your own.. It's easy. If you look at the back of some other bars you would need a lab to be able to make them. You don't even need an oven for ours:)
On the back of all packaged food we are trained to look at the white nutritional panel. The #'s. How much fat? How many calories? For 50 years we have been looking at fat and calories. And look at our country! We are fat! It's NOT about the fat and the calories and that part isn't really up for debate anymore. People can argue, and they do, about this diet vs that diet….. But the low fat diet has already been debunked in modern nutritional science. it's dangerous on a cellular level, and it's dangerous to our brains, joints, hormones and overall health. It's NOT the fat, IT'S THE SUGAR! And it's basic bio chemistry.
I also just read an article on their blog about gluten being linked to RA and now I am really intrigued because I have that also along with IBS and I am taking Orencia injections every Saturday for the RA and I can't really tell too much difference yet. So, I am going to ask my RA and Gastro doctor about gluten maybe being the problem that is behind the RA and the IBS. If you have RA, I would read this article and talk to your doctor also to see if you need to start eating less gluten.
There is a wealth of information on theGoodOnYabar's site and you really need to go and read some of their interesting findings. I will go back when I have more time and really read some of their posts on their blog.
Here are several ways to connect with theGoodOnYabar:
9275 Sky Park Court
San Diego CA 92123
Phone: 858 277 9275
Fax: 858 277 9200
The great folks at theGoodOnYabar have been kind enough to offer one winner the same three bars that I reviewed. Open to the U.S. only.