Fact: I love snacks and have tried a lot vegan snack bars. Some delicious, some less so. But apart from taste there are a few other specifics I look for when I turn the pack and read the ingredients and nutritional info.
After scanning the ingredients, I’ll zero in on the protein, fat and carbohydrate grams per bar. As a general everyday snack (different to a pre or post workout snack) I generally look for a high protein count – ideally over 11 or 12g, low in fat – ideally under 10, and medium carbs – perhaps no more than 20g. Obviously it needs to taste good too.
Sometimes this macro combo feels like a tall order because most snack bars are fruit and nut based (nothing wrong with that) but it just means the protein ends up being relatively low compared to the other macros.
That’s why I was keen to try VTMN Vegan Chocolate Protein Bar (£2.50 each from vtmn.com) when I was emailed about it. The macros looked impressive and nutri-info on point. I just hoped it would live up to the expectations in taste!Continue reading “A Great Tasting High Protein Vegan Snack Bar That’s Also Low in Fat”