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I just tried the ginger snap one this weekend and LOVED it! I gave one to my brother (he was hungry for sweets) and he thought it was great. Said it tastes like pumpkin pie. I have had the banana one and while I love most things banana, I didn't like it all that much. I thought it would be my favorite. Who knows?

I have some of those kinikinick donuts in my freezer (maple and cinnamon) but I have not been doing well with sugars and grains lately. I had half a maple one yesterday afternoon as a treat and felt horrible the rest of the afternoon. I'm sad that I may have to stop eating them. But I did make a killer batch of brownies to compensate and am eating them even right now, as I type. Maybe I'll use my brownie recipe and leave out the chocolate and include cinnamon instead for a coffee cake-like treat. That will help me get over no more donuts. I use almond flour, flax meal, ground coconut, and rice protein powder in my brownie recipe. Yum!


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Ugh, I hate Lara Bars. My horse even refuses to eat them..i gave him a chunk once and he spat it all over me :rolleyes:

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I love Larabars. But then, I've never been a Burger King, McDonalds, donut, All American junk food junkie. I grew up in the sixties and seventies with an "organic French mom", raised on a farm. Processed food was never on the menu although plenty of gluten was. And, as a super sensitive, I don't even attempt to do 'replacement foods". Whole foods for me and almost no grains.

And I'm not against real sugar either..... to each his own.

Chow down,


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I like the Lara Bars. Apple Pie, Cherry Pie and Cashew Cookie... I tasted the Lemon and that is good too! I got VIOLENTLY sick from the Key Lime and The Chocolate Coconut (both of which contain raw coconut). I am pretty sure it was the coconut that did me in.

I have SOOOOO many allergies and intolerances that these are a welcome on the go treat. Most of what I can now consume is fraught with preparation and very time consuming. These are great for the ride to and from the kids camp, when I need to leave and don't have time for breakfast in the morning!

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The lara bars are alright at best for a quick snack or something to stash in the car for an emergency. I like the Kind Bars and to me they taste great. Most are gluten free, but there are a few varieties that are not. If they are it is labled on the front of the wrapper. I also like Enjoy Life Sunbutter Crunch bars. My 8 yo son likes them too, much to my suprise.

On the side topic, I like real sugar and find the fruity pebbles yucky. I do like the cocoa pebbles. I used them to make rice crispy treats and did not like them that way. Just give me a bowl and some milk.

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I personally like most of the Larabars. But, as with any manufactured product there will be flavors and kinds that are better than others depending on your preference and palate.

I have a simple palate and prefer pure natural tasting stuff free of preservatives, additives, and funky colors and modifications.

I cannot stand the thought of processed, nutrient-stripped, sugar and sodium-laden crap that is out there. then again, with all my food allergies and intolerances I couldn't eat them if I wanted.

So, I find the allergies and intolerances a blessing more than anything.

Anyway, it depends on your palate, if you're used to and prefer over-processed boxed and canned "food." and it depends on the tastes and flavors you prefer.

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