It’s amazing how ubiquitous energy bars have become. You often find an impressive selection in even modest convenience stores…and the category “bars” is even elevated onto supermarket aisle signs.
Since I eat healthy snacks a couple of times a day and travel a lot while trying to still eat well, the trusty energy bar has long been one of my staples.
I’ve tried a ton of ‘em, and dutifully read any best-of list I see on the Web.
Here’s how I suggest you think about criteria for the “best” energy bars. And, a synthesis of high-quality best-of lists. Combining these two views highlights five great bars you should try.