Protein Trail Mix + Krave Bar Review

It’s official. Zazu knows how to open gates.

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After he mysteriously got out of our gates a few times, we decided to watch him. He stuck his paw in the one of the cracks and pushed until there was a little space. Then, he used his head to open it just enough to squeeze by. And he was off.

Why am I not surprised?? Haha. We fixed the issue with a few locks, much to his annoyance.

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That’s why he was especially glad when I took him on a run yesterday. It was so funny though! My RunKeeper decided to freak out and said that I had run 4.27 miles in 11 minutes and 48 seconds. HAHAHA!  I wish!

With that pace, I should be in Sochi right now ;) In fact, I could probably run there in a matter of days with my “2:46″ pace lol!

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Anyways, it made me laugh!

I refueled with a homemade protein trail mix that is so addicting. Cut up protein bars, chocolate, dried fruit, and nuts make this a powerhouse of nutrition.

Ingredients::

  • 2 healthy protein bars, chopped into squares
  • 1 cup Dried raisins or cranberries
  • 1 cup salted or candied nuts
  • handful of coconut
  • handful of seeds
  • handful of Chocolate chips

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I used this little gem- a Krave Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bar sent over for review!

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Each bar has 20 grams protein, 2 grams of sugar, 9 grams of healthy fat, and 16 grams of fiber. And they taste magical haha. They also sent over an apple pie bar which was  good as well. They use Stevia to sweeten them, and also some Sucralose.  I don’t normally do artificial sweeteners but as the occasional post workout snack, these macros are hard to beat.

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Directions:

Combine everything in a tupperware and shake it up. Done, done, and done.

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Have a fantastic day and huge thanks to Pure Fitness Nutrition Krave Bars!

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Comments

  1. Hey Girl!
    How do you like Krave bars vs. Quest bars? They look pretty similar :) I absolutely love my questies- but wanted to know what you thought of the Krave bars in comparison!
    XO
    Bethany <3

  2. Great trail mix recipe! :)

  3. Combine all ingredients is my favorite way to cook. These look great!

  4. Yummy!!! I’ve never made my own trail mix before. I’ve gotta get on that! :) that is too funny about your pace haha! Yes you should definitely be in Sochi :)

  5. Mmmm this trail mix sounds like such a good post-run snack Sunnie! Yum.
    Haha… ah Zazu. My pup is a little escape artist too ;p

  6. Great review.

  7. OHHH man, this is amazing. Why is your food always soo good?! I must make this! Trail mix is a savory for me on my overnights, I just munch all day!

  8. Oh my goodness as per usual I’m experiencing food envy whilst viewing your blog!

  9. If only I could run a mile in a little under three minutes, life would be a lot more interesting!

  10. Waaaant that cookie dough

  11. I just wanted to let you know that I nominated you for a Liebster Award, if you wish to accept it and answer my questions!

  12. I wish I could get Krave bars in stores. They sound amazing!! If only dogs could UNlearn things… like how to open gates… They are too smart. Good luck!

  13. Too cute! I’ll have to remember this for next year’s Valentine’s.

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