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Food Review: Bumble Bar Chai With Almonds

Something about the flavor of cardamom makes me crave chai tea, so I was curious about the Chai Bumble Bar with Almonds. An energy bar that tastes like chai — how delightful.

This bar, like all Bumble Bars, is organic, vegan and gluten-free. These bars were dreamed up by avid hiker Elizabeth Ward who found it oxymoronic that hikers were enjoying nature while eating snack foods made with ingredients that harmed the planet, being conventionally grown. I wouldn't limit my consumption of this bar to just hiking, it is a great pre-gym snack.

To see what I thought of the bar and its nutritional information


Serving Size 1 bar
Calories 210
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 60mg
Carbs 20g
Fiber 4g
Sugar 10g
Protein 6g

It is chock full of seedy goodness and chai spices: ginger, cinnamon, cardamom and turmeric. The chai spices really jazz up this bar and I must say I think the flavor is superior to their Original vanilla flavor. The taste was a little jarring on the first bite, but the subsequent bites seemed perfectly spiced. The texture is great too and the almonds add a little extra crunch to the experience. I really appreciate those four grams of fiber and those six grams of protein! Try one and let me know what you think.

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parisaafshin parisaafshin 8 years
i found that these guys sell the bumble bars online they are an australian company and the price is really reasonable.
justanerd1975 justanerd1975 8 years
it does look like bird seed,lol but I loved a bar like this as a kid, it wasn't chai, I forget what it was it was supposed to be candy though and I think it was hispanic but anyways this looks really good and I will have to try it
Korsgal Korsgal 9 years
it looks like bird seed to me
Wikipedia Wikipedia 9 years
I hate the lemon one. Never tried this kind.
superfoxml superfoxml 9 years
they have this at whole foods and i even saw it at Kroger.
Spectra Spectra 9 years
Eh, I'm not a big energy bar person, so I probably won't be trying this. If you like chai, it probably tastes ok.
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 9 years
WHERE oh WHERE can I find this BAR?!
superfoxml superfoxml 9 years
lana, it's the good kind of fat though from almonds.
lana7128 lana7128 9 years
too much fat for such a little bar!
rumpel2 rumpel2 9 years
wackdoodle wackdoodle 9 years
I think I had one of those before. I recall that it looked just like this food block that I used to feed my parakeet when I was a kid. I don't remember what it tasted like - I only remember thinking "whatever happened to me bird?"
superfoxml superfoxml 9 years
This bar has been sitting in my pantry for a month because I was scared to try it, haha! Thanks for reviewing this so I can eat it safely now! :)
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
I love chai, I must try this!
j044 j044 9 years
There is also a Luna bar flavor called Chai Tea that is pretty awesome too.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
It looks SO yummy!!!
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