Larabar ALT Bars Review & Giveaway! {CLOSED}

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again:
I believe Healthy Snacking is an important component of a Healthy Diet.

I believe in eating wholesome, real foods, and I also try to avoid processed foods.

Sometimes, however, I’m on-the-go and don’t have the means to carry around a typical snack.  In those times, I’ll snack on a bar that has good ingredients.

In case you’re unfamiliar with Larabar snack bars, they’re bars that are made from whole, real ingredients – nothing that you can’t pronounce or possibly even find in your own kitchen.  ALL Larabars are non-GMO  They’re my first choice when choosing a snack bar.

Recently, Larabar released their new (vegan) protein bars called ALT bars.

I received one of each of the four bars to sample and share my thoughts on them with all of you.

Larabar ALT bars

Each ALT bar contains 10 grams of protein, non-GMO ingredients, and is gluten-free, dairy-free, kosher, and vegan.  They really fit the bill for nearly everyone.

I honestly thought they all tasted great, and my favorite was the Cinnamon Apple Crisp bar.

larabar ALT bar

I’ve tried protein bars in the past that tasted so chalky but these are nothing like that.

To be honest about one more thing, however, I do think that the original Larabar snack bars would be my top pick over the ALT bars, because while the ingredients are still pretty good, I think the original bar ingredients are even better.

But like I said, in one of those on-the-go situations, these are a great choice for a protein bar!

Larabar ALT bars

Larabar has graciously offered to give one of my readers the same 4-bar sample pack!

To enter the giveaway*, all you have to do is comment on this post and tell me which bar you’d be most excited to try or tell me about your favorite on-the-go snack.

The giveaway will be open until Friday, June 7th at 7a.m. (central time), and I’ll announce the randomly chosen winner later that morning!

this giveaway is now closed.

*giveaway for U.S. residents only

Good luck!  :)


  1. Peanut Butter Cookie!!

  2. I love the regular larabars, and have been wanting to try these ever since I started seeing them in the blog world. I would love to try peanut butter cookie!

  3. Pumpkin pie all the way!

  4. I would love to try the peanut butter cookie! As a fellow teacher (health and PE) I always like to have healthy snacks on hand!

  5. Mmm i’d love to try the cinnamon apple one!
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  6. Thanks! I think peanut butter cookie sounds the best!

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  8. Oh my gosh… PUMPKIN PIE Please! Peanut butter cookie is a close second.
    I keep looking for these, I can’t wait to find them and try them!

  9. I would like to try pumpkin pie.

  10. One of my favorite snacks lately lately is Buffalo cauliflower… random, I know. And I’d love to try the Peanut Butter Cookie one first!
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  11. I would love to try the peanut butter cookie!

  12. I would love to try the Peanut Butter Cookie one! : )
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  13. All of them! If I had to pick one it would be the pumpkin because I’m curious about it :) the peanut butter cookie and lemon sound delish though :)

  14. The lemon for sure!!
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  15. I’d be most excited to try the Lemon Pound Cake Bar.

  16. Carleigh says:

    Peanut Butter Cookie!

  17. mmm peanut butter cookie!

  18. My favorite on the go snack? Probably walnuts and raisins! These bars look yummy!

  19. Lemon Pound Cake!

  20. The cinnamon apple crisp looks great!! I like to grab a greek yogurt to bring with me to work every day. That way when I get hungry between meals I have a good snack, with lots of protein!
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  21. I love Luna bars, Larabars, Clif bars, and trail mix for on-the-go snacks!
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  22. Pumpkin pie!! I love the larabar PB&J original for a snack on the go.

  23. Yum! I would be most excited about the Cinnamon Apple Crisp :-)
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  24. The peanut butter one!!!
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  25. I would love to try the Pumpkin Pie :) I love throwbacks to Thanksgiving!
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  26. Jill Weber says:

    I’m vegan and would love to try the cinnamon apple crisp!!

  27. Peanut butter cookie – it sounds amazing!
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  28. I’d LOVE to try the apple crisp one, as the regular larabars applie pie is my favorite right now. I ALWAYS have one in my purse with me so I can have a good snack on hand.
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  29. Larabars are my favorite snack, especially the blueberry muffin flavor. I would love to try these.

  30. PUMPKIN PIE sounds the best!! :)
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  31. Peanut Butter Cookie all the way!! I just found your blog and I really like it :)

  32. they all sound yummy to me. right now my fav snack are think thin protein bars.
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  33. I’d love to try peanut butter cookie! However, they all look fantastic.
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  34. Definitely Lemon Pound cake!! :)
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  35. Molly C. says:

    I’m most excited to try peanut butter cookie!

  36. lemon pound cake!
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  37. I would like to try PB cookie or the apple! Yum!

  38. The pumpkin pie would be my choice to try!

  39. Lemon pound cake sounds interesting…I’ve never tried a Lemon protein bar! I really want to try these- so many protein bars have really weird ingredients.
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  40. Breanna says:

    My favorite on-the-go snacks are definitely the regular Larabars. I would love to try the ALT bars, especially the Cinnamon Apple Crisp.

  41. Tiffiny Duke says:

    I would love to try the peanut butter cookie! YUMMY!

  42. I’d love to try the lemon pound cake. My current on the go snacks of choice are trader joe’s fruit bars (only 50 calories) and Kind bars.


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