Food Review – Cocoa Cherry and Cocoa Mint Squarebar Protein Bars – Lazy Girl Vegan

For a while, it seemed like every single protein bar out there was made with soy protein isolate, which was frustrating as a plant-based eater. Since I eat edamame, tofu and tempeh every week, I like to limit my soy-based protein bar consumption since too much soy isn’t good for our bodies. Thankfully, Squarebar uses brown rice protein for a different way to fuel up!

Review - Cocoa Cherry and Cocoa Mint Squarebar Protein Bars - Lazy Girl Vegan

I recently tried a couple products from Squarebar and loved the cocoa cherry and cocoa mint flavors. In a nutshell, these organic, non-GMO protein bars sort of taste like I’m indulging in a candy bar, but without the artificial ingredients, GMOs, corn syrup, and high glycemic index number. Tricking my brain into eating quality foods with the great taste of chocolate is always a win.

Review - Cocoa Cherry and Cocoa Mint Squarebar Protein Bars - Lazy Girl Vegan

Here are some reasons why I love Squarebars:

They Pack 12 Grams of Portable Protein

Each bar within the box comes individually wrapped, so they’re perfect to take with you on busy days out of the house. I like to toss one in my purse and have it for an afternoon or mid-morning snack. They’re also great for long car rides, traveling, backpacking and hiking!

Review - Cocoa Cherry and Cocoa Mint Squarebar Protein Bars - Lazy Girl Vegan

They’re USDA Certified Organic

Squarebar products are USDA certified organic. As a health-conscious person and natural health proponent, I look for this label when shopping to avoid harmful chemicals and additives.

Review - Cocoa Cherry and Cocoa Mint Squarebar Protein Bars - Lazy Girl Vegan

They’re NON-GMO Project Certified

Here’s another label I look for as a consumer. NON-GMO means none of the crops for these ingredients contained genetically modified organisms. I know many people eat GMOs and believe they’re safe, but I’m skeptical. I would just rather eat all-natural, all-organic items.

Review - Cocoa Cherry and Cocoa Mint Squarebar Protein Bars - Lazy Girl Vegan

They’re Free of Gluten, Peanuts, Dairy, Corn, and Soy

Hooray! Since these bars are free of so many contentious ingredients, they accommodate the needs of those with food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities.

Review - Cocoa Cherry and Cocoa Mint Squarebar Protein Bars - Lazy Girl Vegan

They’ll Satisfy Your Chocolate Craving

I love chocolate. LOVE. When faced with two dessert choices, the one with most chocolate will always win. So of course I love that Squarebars are coated in real, rich dark chocolate.

Review - Cocoa Cherry and Cocoa Mint Squarebar Protein Bars - Lazy Girl Vegan

They Taste Delicious ANd Make a Great Add-ON to Your Breakfast

The chocolate component of the bar tastes great, and I liked the inside, as well. It has a dense, pleasant texture and can easily be chopped up into smaller squares to top smoothies, granola and acai bowls – all perfect breakfast meals.

Review - Cocoa Cherry and Cocoa Mint Squarebar Protein Bars - Lazy Girl Vegan

 Try a Recipe From the Square Kitchen

Props to Squarebar for having a Square Kitchen section on their website with lots of yummy recipes for using your Squarebar, like these Black Forest Cherry Pancakes.

Review - Cocoa Cherry and Cocoa Mint Squarebar Protein Bars - Lazy Girl Vegan

Squarebar seems like a great company who is obviously dedicated to providing a quality, wholesome food product. It’s always nice when we can have the best of both worlds — healthy and lazy! Have you tried Squarebars? How did you like them and how do you eat them?

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