Snack Smart in New Year – #SimplyProtein Bars & Chips Giveaway

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What do you eat when you’re having a snack attack?  I’ll be honest and say that I WANT and occasionally DO reach for candy-coated chocolates or buttery, salty popcorn when my tummy starts talking (sometimes explicatively). But this is not the way to feeling good for the remainder of the day, protein rich snacks are the way to go and I blog about this all the time – and try my best to walk (and eat) the talk at least 90% of the time.

Simply Protein Giveaway

One brand I loveee, love, love is Simply Protein – and I’m sharing this addiction (keep reading to the bottom of the post). Simply protein makes a flavorful array of bars and snacks that are packed with energy-sustaining, muscle-making protein – my energy level typically stays even without sugar rushes or crashes for about 3 hours.

The name Simply Protein just says it all. Well, almost ALL – with flavors like Banana-Caramel-Cashew, Cocoa-Raspberry and BBQ Tomato, maybe they should be renamed Simply Delicious Protein!  In addition to being high in protein, all products low sugar, gluten free and they contain no artificial sugars – most products are also non-GMO, high in fiber, high in iron. These are the perfect protein snacks for everyone including athletes, busy moms, children, diabetics and others with special dietary needs (some products vegan and kosher).

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Simply Protein makes lots of yummy protein bars in different flavors and formats – there is something for everyone, including Kid’s Bars! I have a special place in my heart (and gym bag) for the Lemon Coconut Protein Bar – it’s a zesty way to refuel with the protein my muscles need to mend after a workout or intense run.  Plus, the lemon and sweet coconut in a crunchy bar takes the edge off my sweet tooth. Each of these 150 calorie Lemon Coconut bars has only 1 gram of sugar, balanced by its 7 grams of fiber and 15 grams of protein.

Here are the Lemon Coconut Protein Bar details so you can get an idea of the nutritional quality.  lemon coconut bar nutrition

Simply Protein ChipsAnother Simply Protein product I can’t resist is a bag of the Savory Protein Chips. Baked with real ingredients and 15g of protein, I stay fuller longer and my energy is sustained throughout the day – such a better choice than hitting the vending machine.  Four flavorful choices to choose from, but I must say I crave the Spicy Chile Protein Chips with their smoky, peppery profile. For just 150 calories per bag and 15 grams of protein and 20% of daily iron, these are a smart choice for snacking — I always pack a bag when travelling (so I don’t get the airplane hangries)! Also, they make excellent croutons!

Simply Protein Spicy Chile chips

You’ll want to enter the giveaway for a box of the Spicy Chile Chips (12 per box) and case of Lemon Coconut Protein Bars (15 per box) – but go ahead and stock up in the meantime. Right now, there is a New Year’s Special where you can save 10% on orders under $75, save 20% on orders over $150 and save 15% on orders between the two (details on the site).  Too many delicious sounding choices to choose from? Try a sample pack before you commit to a large order – you get to taste all of the best-sellers.
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I am a Wellness Ambassador for Simply Protein who is the sponsor of this giveaway, however all opinions and enthusiasm are my own.

83 thoughts on “Snack Smart in New Year – #SimplyProtein Bars & Chips Giveaway

  1. Ok, I have a seriously unique use for honey: put terrible tasting pills in it and knock it back. Part of the reason that I am weird about honey–I had to take a big med in it for my Crohn’s, so it is kind of PTSD.
    I remember with Simply Bars came out years ago–I tried them when I was still in grad school! I would love to try the protein products!

  2. I use it as a homemade cold buster remedy- two lemons sliced thinly, 2 inches of ginger sliced like dimes, and a tablespoon of turmeric. Place all in a mason jar and slowly add the honey until completely full. Let it marinate in the fridge a few hours and then you have a slurry. Add 1-2 tbsp to hot water for a more natural Theraflu alternative! Works for me every winter.

  3. My usual protein snack is some plain greek yogurt mixed with honey and blueberries or other fruit.

  4. For a protein snack I am eating Yoplait Plenti Greek Yogurt ~ Maple Brown Sugar flavor. Yumo! Thank-you for a great #giveaway 🙂

  5. Sometimes we do protein bars or shakes. Since Christmas we have just been doing peanut butter on crackers

  6. For protein, my go to snack is a boiled egg. My husband and i started working out and that’s what he makes us for breakfast! 🙂

  7. I eat a variety of protein snack bars. I just try to watch the number of carbs in them.

  8. Currently I do not have a high protein snack that I am eating but I do drink a high protein shake for breakfast everyday.

  9. I try to keep hard-boiled eggs on hand and chilled in the fridge for a protein pick-me-up.

  10. My protein snack lately is a boiled egg or yogurt with berries, chia seeds, and hemp. A snack bar for *on the go” would be fabulous! I love the flavor combinations of your review…unique and not boring!

  11. I love protein bars, but also eat jerky for pure protein. The protein chips look like a yummy option!

  12. Lately I’ve been into Perky Jerky, Enlightened broad bean crisps, and (as always) Quest bars! Yum! I’d really like to try Simply protein products, they sound delicious.

  13. Thank you for the giveaway. I am not currently snacking on any protein products yet, but I plan to start drinking whey protein shakes.

  14. I’ve been really into nuts lately. I wish they weren’t so expensive, I’d eat them more often.

  15. I eat protein bars for my snacks. I like them but would like to change to some other kind.

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