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Amazing Grass Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bar Review

Posted Jun 14 2010 11:34pm

Disclaimer: The product in this review was provided as a free sample from Amazing Grass ; however, I was not paid to write this review. All opinions, thoughts, and ideas in this post are my own.

Hi, y’all! I’ve been crazy busy on this Amish farm lately but I haven’t forgotten about ya – promise! I do have lots more reviews and giveaways coming in the near future but gardening has kept me on my toes – or shall I say knees?! ;-)

isn’t the easiest, in my opinion. Some people may think it is. I don’t know. But without chemicals to kill the bugs, weeds, and grass, it keeps a gardener on their toes concocting natural recipes – plus all the grass- and weed-pulling. Phew!

The funniest thing happened today: I was literally taking out the trash and as I walked was thinking “gosh, I have a crazy craving for chocolate and peanut butter” – and the UPS man backed in to the driveway with a package (I kid you not!!!!) and I thought I’d pass out when I opened it! Inside was a couple of the chocolate-covered peanut butter protein bars and the new Lemon Lime Energy Drink Powder from Amazing Grass.

So… was this fate? Karma? Luck?

Whatever the reason that I had chocolate and peanut butter delivered to me, I am a happy girl! Thank you, Amazing Grass !!! :-D

Of course, you know I had to break right in to one of those bars immediately. It was meant to be! I only ate half, though. Why? Because it’s dense, delish, and filling!

 

Amazing Grass Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bar 9


About the Company

I love sharing with y’all the real people who are behind the companies whose products I review. Without them, the products I love and review wouldn’t be here. I think it’s the people who make all the difference—whether it’s a big or small company. Why? Because they’re the ones who give the company character, value, and history.

So what’s the Amazing Grass story? And what’s so amazing anyway? Check this out…

How we got started….
We started out of our garage (well it was really a dining room table) in August of 2002 in San Francisco, California. We were two guys with a desire to build a ‘grass’ roots business that aligned with our passion for the outdoors and a healthy lifestyle.

We had each spent 7 years at large telecom companies and met 4 years ago at a start-up telecom company that was trying to break the bandwidth bottleneck, but ended up going broke instead. Working in a start up environment, we witnessed first hand the effect 17 hour work days, lack of exercise and poor eating habits had on many of our colleagues. Constantly hearing people say “I’m exhausted”, “I’m sick” and “I need to get in better shape” seemed to be directly related to stress and diet.

Todd noticed that Brandon seemed immune from the common cold and the contagious mid-afternoon yawn. Brandon’s thumb is the furthest shade from green, but luckily his uncle has continued to run the family dehydrating business that his Grandfather started over 50 years ago. Brandon swore the wheat grass he’d been taking gave him more energy, a stronger immune system and an overall healthier life. He gave some to Todd along with a great book by Ron Seibel called Cereal Grass, What’s in it for you. Within weeks, Todd was a big believer…he developed increased energy throughout the day and saw his need for sleep decrease. In fact, Todd has eluded everything including the common cold since taking wheat grass. Brandon had a long list of friends that were hooked on wheat grass and would often call or stop by when they ran out. His freezer was being raided on a daily basis. (We know this sounds like a scene from Cops, but we swear it was just wheat grass.)

With the help of a college marketing class at Cal Poly SLO, their wives, families and friends, Todd and Brandon started Amazing Grass.

It is our passion to educate the world about the benefits of cereal grass, green foods and the improved quality of life from eating healthy. It is our goal to always listen to our customers and constantly improve what we do. We pledge to produce the healthiest products that offer real benefits at prices everyone can afford. It’s an amazing adventure to grow this business to reflect our dreams, passions and beliefs.

Today, Amazing Grass offers the most potent green vegetables in a convenient way that aligns with our hectic lifestyles. We take great pleasure in hearing your stories about how Amazing Grass has changed your life and encourage our new friends to write us with their stories. One timeless phrase will sum up many of our responses…”You are what you eat.” Eat Grass…Get Healthy!!!

RAWsome! :-)

About the Bar

I could go on and on and on about how wonderful this bar is, but I’m sure you don’t want to hear that. How about all the juicy details you really want to know…

Our Organic Green SuperFood Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bar is a premium blend of organic peanuts and whey protein in a chocolate covered bar that will satisfy your hunger anytime of the day. One caddy contains 12 – 60 gram bars.

  • 270 calories
  • 14 grams of fat (healthy omegas)
  • 12 grams of protein
  • 19 grams of sugar
  • 28 grams of carbohydrates

We’ve taken our alkalizing Green SuperFood, with antioxidant rich fruits and vegetables and combined them in a bar that will satisfy your hunger and deliver nutrients to your body the way Mother Nature intended…unprocessed, organic and delicious.

  • Gluten Free
  • Fair Trade
  • Whey Protein

Ingredient List:

Organic Peanut Butter, Organic Agave Nectar, Organic Dates, Whey Protein Concentrate, Organic Peanuts, Organic Rice Crisps, Amazing Grass Green SuperFood (Organic Wheat Grass, Organic Barley Grass, Organic Alfalfa, Organic Spirulina, Organic Spinach, Organic Chlorella, Organic Broccoli, Organic Acai, Organic Maca, Organic Carrot, Organic Beet, Raspberry, Organic Rose Hips, Pineapple, Green Tea, Organic Flax Lignans, L. Adidophilus, Alpha and Beta Amylase, Protease, Lipase, Lactase, Cellulase, Organic Peppermint), Natural Flavor, Peanut Extract, Organic Vanilla Extract, Sea Salt

Organic Dark Chocolate Coating: Cane Sugar, Unsweetened Chocolate, Cocoa Butter, Non-GMO Soy Lecithin, Natural Vanilla Flavor
Allergy Information: Contains Peanuts

  Amazing Grass Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bar 1

Amazing Grass Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bar 2

Amazing Grass Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar 3

Amazing Grass Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bar 4

Amazing Grass Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bar 5

Amazing Grass Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bar 6

Amazing Grass Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bar 8

Amazing Grass Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bar 9

 

 

Pros

I love that it’s jam-packed with greens, nutrition, superfoods, whole foods, antioxidants, probiotics and overall health benefits. The flavor is absolutely AMAZING. I’m serious, y’all. I DO taste the peanut butter. The chocolate is DIVINE. And I really only tasted the teeniest hint of greenness. I am not even joking. These bars ROCK!

Cons

If you’re allergic to peanuts, these bars are out for you. Other than that, I really can’t think of a con here. Well, you might consider them pricey. They do cost $35.99 a case (you get a dozen bars). But price goes down if you buy 3 or more cases. You can also join the Amazing Grass “Grass Heads Club” to save 15% on every order, get free stuff, free shipping, and receive monthly shipments. You can cancel at any time.

 

Verdict/Grade

This bar definitely gets an A+ from me!

 

Your Turn

1. Have you tried this bar? Or any of the Amazing Grass bars? Do you love ‘em? Hate ‘em? Would you give ‘em a shot?

 

2. Do you like the chocolate/peanut butter combo? Or do you totally not get some people’s obsession with it? I’ve always loved it myself. I ate quite a few Reese’s growing up!

 

Special Discount!

Use the code hwj (represents healing with juices! ;-) ) to get yourself a 15% discount on your Amazing Grass order! Woo hoo!!!

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