We’re absolutely hooked on Balance Bars. We eat one, sometimes two, a day. The plethora of vitamins and minerals (C, E, A, K, B12, calcium, thiamin, niacin, folic acid, zinc …) helps us believe a Balance Bar is a good start to our day. Or a healthy alternative to a candy bar, though there’s plenty of sugar in there too—at least in our favorite flavor, Chocolate Mint Cookie Crunch—which is probably why we’re so enamored of this “nutrition energy bar.” But any delivery system for good stuff like vitamins can’t be all bad, right? Plus the company has just rolled out a line of organic bars. Balance Bars even got a nod from Chowhound Emme. For other energy bar suggestions from the Chowhounds, click here.

Balance Bars, $11.99–$16.49 for a box of 15 (organic box holds 9)

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