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Food Review: Yotta Bar

When I need a quick snack, granola and energy bars are the best because I can slip them into my purse, desk drawer, or gym bag, and they'll stay fresh until I need a pick-me-up. I just came across a new kind of bar made by the Undercover Vegetable Company. Incredible name, huh? The bars are called Yotta Bars, and they come in three flavors: Cherry, Orange, and Apple Cinnamon.

The package says, "One serving of veggies and fruits per chewy granola bar," and website says they're made without refined sugars and contain only ingredients everyone can pronounce. Sounds healthy, but how do these bars taste? To see what I thought,


I so wish I was loving this bar because the ingredients are so healthy. But I guess there's a reason no other energy bar company has added dehydrated peas, asparagus, broccoli, sweet potatoes, celery, green pepper, corn, spinach, and parsley to its granola bars. I'm sorry, but the dried bits of apple were not enough to cover up the fact that these bars are full of veggies. I did like the chewy consistency and the slightly crispy oats, but I'll be nice and say that I just didn't care for the flavor (I could say much worse). Peeking at the nutritional info, these bars aren't outstanding in anyway, so I'll stick to eating my veggies in a salad or with my meals, and if I'm feeling snacky, I'll take a Larabar instead.

Serving Size 1 Apple Cinnamon bar
Calories 120
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 40mg
Carbs 25g
Fiber 2g
Sugar 11g
Protein 2g
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emalove emalove 8 years
Guess I'll be passing on these...
Alexisis Alexisis 8 years
I just heard of these & was wondering what the nutritional rundown was, sounds like the other flavors might be able to mask the veggies a bit better
nnayap nnayap 8 years
I personally will stick to my Think 5 bars when wanting to get a lot of veggies and fruit into one snack. They're relatively ok tasting, but definitely worth it on days where you know you'll be at a BBQ and probably not able to sneak in all the servings of veggies and fruit you need. One bar = 3 servings of veggies + 2 servings of fruit! I get the Chocolate Red Berry kind because the chocolate masks the intense veggie/fruit flavor of the bar (which is green, by the way)...
Spectra Spectra 8 years
I don't eat a lot of energy bars, but these sound really healthy...almost like, too healthy. I tried a juice drink made with pureed spinach, broccoli, cucumbers, and watermelon. Supposedly, the watermelon was supposed to mask the veggie taste, but it didn't. I bet that's how these bars are. I prefer to have my fruits separate from my veggies, I guess.
MelissaE MelissaE 8 years
Sorry you didn't like the Apple Cinnamon bar. Have you tried Cherry or Orange Yotta bars? Cherry is our #1 best seller. I would be happy to send you and your readers free samples. Send an email with a snail mail address to and mention this blog. Healthy Living, Melissa Ewing Co-Founder, Undercover Vegetable Company Makers of Yotta bars
MDA-Guy MDA-Guy 8 years
Good call. Plus, other than the 1 serving (which really isn't that much) of veggies, the nutritional info (calories/fat/carbs/protein) is astoundingly similar to...a candy bar.
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