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LARABAR Review and Giveaway!

It's no secret that I have a love for snacks. And bars? Be still, my heart. There is something so wonderful about their perfect packaging for one, pre-portion controlled, and sweet taste. But most of the time, I have to look at these bars as "treats" that are filled with additives, preservatives, and who-knows-how-to-pronounce-that sweeteners. So when I discovered LARABARs a few months back, I was smitten.

Don't get me started on the variety

Hands down, the best part of these bars is the ingredients. I love reading the label and seeing WHOLE foods, REAL foods, and NATURAL ingredients. No bar has more than 9 ingredients. So I couldn't wait to do an official review and I got some awesome goodies in the mail recently:



I asked for a selection of LARABARs, because I love tasting new flavors. I got sent five delicious ones: Apple Pie, Blueberry Muffin, Cherry Pie, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, and Chocolate Chip Brownie. 


Oddly enough, I am not in love with the varieties that contain chocolate--the dates (which is the main ingredient in every bar) doesn't go well with their chocolate, in my opinion. My favorite of the batch was definitely Apple Pie, and I'll be getting my hands on plenty of them soon. They each have anywhere from 190-230 calories apiece, and are gluten-free, vegan, kosher, and um...delicious. Although I don't have kids, I can imagine these being the perfect candy bar replacement because they are all naturally very sweet. 

Want to find out how you can win your own LARABARs? The lovely folks at LARABAR will be sending the same awesome goodie bag to one winner. Here's how to enter:

Mandatory:
Let me know you are a follower, or become one! +1
Head to the LARABAR website and let me know which bar you would like to try most! +1

Bonus Entries:
Like LARABAR on Facebook and tell them I sent you +1
Blog, tweet, Facebook, carrier pigeon, or skywrite about this giveaway, and leave the link +1

Make sure you leave a comment for each entry, so it is counted! Giveaway will end on Wednesday, September 14th at midnight, so be sure to enter before then.

I was given these products by LARABAR to try out for free, but the opinions are completely my own.


Comments

  1. I want to try the pecan pie bar! Yum!

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  2. I liked Larabar on FB and told them you sent me!

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  3. I really want to try the new cherry torte flavour!

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  4. I posted the giveaway on my FB page: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=38510796

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  5. like lara bar on facebook and told them you sent me.

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  6. I tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/Moultgard/status/111789575092977664

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  7. I follow you. But I think most larabars taste like tar. I guess the blueberry pie is OK.

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  8. I love LARABAR's but I have not tried the Blueberry muffin flavor yet!! Would love to try it!!!

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  9. I like LARABAR on FB and I left them a comment!

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  10. I'm a follower and I love all the giveaways you have!

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  11. Chocolate coconut sounds ridiculously good!

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  12. I would said one of the chocolate ones is what I'm looking forward too, but if you didn't like them I am a little skeptical... But I really want to try the key lime pie!

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  13. I tweeted the giveaway! @wealths_health

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  14. i would like to try the blueberry muffin one!

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  15. Blueberry muffin sounds amazing!

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  16. I "like" Gourmet Runner on Facebook. Why have I not "liked" it before?!

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  17. I already liked Larabar and I told them you sent me. You're famous now.

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  18. I tweeted!

    http://twitter.com/#!/emysue/statuses/111798258229182465

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  19. I would like to try the peanutbutter chocolate chip or the peanutbutter cookie.

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  20. The Coconut Creme Pie looks amazing!

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  21. Love cinnamon roll, but she retired now. Boo. So I'd say the cookie dough!! YUM!

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  22. And I've been wanting to try the peanut butter chocolate chip (even if the dates and chocolate don't mix so well!).

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  23. Liked Larabar on Facebook and told them you sent me!

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  24. I would love to try the Chocolate Chip Brownie Larabar. Anything with chocolate sounds good to me!

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  25. the flavor i'd most like to try is chocolate coconut chew!

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  26. i tweeted about the giveaway as well!

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  27. I want to try the pecan pie and blueberry muffin bars.

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  28. I just followed you and I already know which barS I like b/c I love larabars....I wanna try the blueberry pie one and the peanut butter chocolate chip! mmmmmmmmmmmm

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  29. Oh, peanut butter chocolate chip please!

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  30. linking your post on my blog

    eatrunsail.blogspot.com

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  31. I already like you and all that jazz! I'm not trying to win any, I just wanted to say that I LOVE Larabars. They are a perfect 'Primal' snack with no crazy stuff added. Great for on the go if you get caught not planning ahead!

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  32. OMG! I want to try ALLLLLLLL of them!!! Let's start with PB & J!!!!

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  33. I tweeted about your giveaway!! http://twitter.com/JennsAdventures =)

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  35. I'm a follower to your blog!

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  36. I went to the website and the cashew cookie sounds right up my allie!

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  37. I liked Larabar on fb & let them know you sent me!!!

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  38. I posted your giveaway on FB & Twitter!

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  39. I posted this giveaway to my bloggy :)

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  40. I would love to try the Ginger Snap, because I have a strange obsession with ginger

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  41. I like larabar on FB adn I sure told them that you sent me there!

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  42. I wanted to send an owl, but I blogged it instead!

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  43. so Lara bars are actually my pre race fuel- there are only 2 races i haven't used them, and both didnt' go well- thus i'm convinced on needed something 'pure' before a half marathon. I've had every flavor except the following 3 because I've NEVER seen them: Ginger Snap, Tropical Fruit Tart, and Pecan Pie. Any of those I would LOVE to try

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  44. already like you on facebook :0)

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  45. adding this delicious giveaway to my blog on my giveaway sidebar!

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  46. Apple Pie and Key Lime Pie are my FAVORITES!!

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  47. The blueberry muffin one sounds yummy.

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  48. The chocolate chip cookie dough one sounds delicious!

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  49. I also like Larabar on Facebook. :)

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  50. Hmmm- I would love to try the Coconut Cream Pie. I've only tried one LaraBar and did not really like it. Maybe it was because it was a chocolate one.

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  51. I tweeted about this giveaway! http://twitter.com/#!/jerileeplus5/status/111839723911266304

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  52. I'd like to try the peanut butter chocolate chip. yum!

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  53. I think I might like to try out the choc. coconut one. I have only tried one larabar so far and really liked it!

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  54. I'm a follower! I love LARABARS! My favorite is their coconut cream pie but I also like anything with chocolate (I don't mind the dates).

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  55. Peanut Butter Cookie sounds right up my alley!

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  56. I like Larabar on FB and let them know you sent me

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  57. I'd like to try the chocolate cherry flavor-only one I haven't tried yet :)

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  58. I really wanna try the Key Lime Pie. Yum.

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  59. Oh yeah, and the bar I;d like to try most is... Cinnamon Roll

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  60. I would love to try Ginger Snap. I love ginger and larabars so why not together :)

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  61. i would love to try a fruity one...like the apple pie!

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  62. i have already liked you on FB!

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  63. Wow - what a popular give away!!! Already 154 comments. Well, add mine to the list. I'm a follower and HUGE GR fan :)

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  64. I discovered Larabars at the Chicago RnR expo 3 weeks ago - lifechanging!!! Oh my goodness - how could I have never known how awesome these were before just 3 weeks ago? Wow - YUM. I have posted this give away on my blog's sidebar.

    be-amazing.net

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  65. I went to Larabar - I want to try them ALL - could that be one of my 2012 goals? To try all the flavors? sounds like a delicious goal for sure. I think I want to try cherry pie, pecan pie, and keylime pie the most -but honestly they all sound delcious. I have only tried peanut butter & jelly and peanut butter chocolate chip (I think it was). Liked them both very much!

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  66. I would love to try the Blueberry Muffin bar.

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  67. I like larabar on fb and left comment

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  68. I wanna try the chocolate chip brownie!

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  69. I'm a follower! I like these Larabars, they are super yummy!

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  70. Of course I already follow your wonderful blog!

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  71. And follow you on facebook so I don't miss a thing!

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  72. I followed them on facebook and let them know I already loved their bars!

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  73. I surprised myself when I went to the website and actually want the carrot cake? Weird, but sounds awesome.

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  74. Tweeted it! Then I am seriously boycotting giveaways. This is my last one. For reals.

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  75. Yahoo!!!!! I LOVE Larabars! And I follow you... obvs.

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  76. I already like Larabar on facebook- I'm supposed to be getting some of their stuff too!!!! I want to be you.

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  77. And I SO want to try the chocolate chip cookie bar. For obvious reasons. (I have a problem!)

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  78. its a toss up between peanut butter and jelly and ginger snap

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  79. liked gourmet runner on facebook

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  80. like larabar and said gourmet runner sent me

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  81. told people about this giveaway and left the link on fb

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  82. I would like to try...peanut butter chocolate chip!

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  83. I'm a follower (via Twitter bleudragon1412)

    bleudragon1412(at)hotmail.com

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  84. I would LOOOOVE to try Blueberry Muffin :)

    bleudragon1412(at)hotmail.com

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  85. I liked Gourmet Runner on Facebook

    bleudragon1412(at)hotmail.com

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  86. I like Larabar on Facebook and told them you sent me :)

    bleudragon1412(at)hotmail.com

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  87. I posted your giveaway link on my Facebook wall at:

    http://www.facebook.com/Larabar?ref=ts#!/profile.php?id=100000362728243

    bleudragon1412(at)hotmail.com

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  88. I would like to try either the peanut butter & jelly or the pecan pie

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  89. I would like to try the cookie dough. YUM!

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  90. I'd like to try the Blueberry Muffin or the Ginger Snap.

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  91. The ginger snap bar sounds tasty!

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