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Nature Valley-General Mills Informative - Nature Valley Roasted Nut Crunch Bars

Review by Alain on 2011-10-17
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA -- Last night I wanted something for a snack that was sweet, but reasonably healthy, as well. The Nature Valley Almond Crunch bar was satisfying, just a bit sweet and not as high in calories and sugar as something like a slice of cake or a regular candy bar. They aren't perfect (nothing that taste good is, in my opinion), but they are better than some of the things I used to indulge in, like cheesecake or sugar coated almonds. The almond crunch I had was about 190 calories, 180 mg. sodium (recommended daily allowance for me is around 1,500 mg daily), 0 mg. cholesterol, 6 grams sugar and 13 grams of fat. It's a tasty snack and one that I can have with a minimum of guilt. If you like nuts and want something that's a bit more healthy for a snack, you'll like these!
Comments:5 Replies - Latest reply on 2011-10-18
Posted by Venice09 on 2011-10-17:
That sounds like an excellent snack! There are a lot of healthy alternatives out there now, and they are tastier than they used to be. I sometimes snack on cereal like chocolate Frosted Mini Wheats right out of the box. It's not as good as cookies but there's less guilt.
Posted by Anonymous on 2011-10-17:
Nature Valley has a Sweet & Salty bar that is delicious as well. Good review!
Posted by NutterButter on 2011-10-17:
Thanks for sharing, I'll try those out! Cinnamon Cheerios are my go-to snack.
Posted by Venice09 on 2011-10-17:
Cinnamon Cheerios are great for snacking, too!

Nature Valley has been around a long time. I think they made the first granola cereal and bars. Other companies eventually jumped on board. Bars are now extremely popular, with lots of varieties to choose from.
Posted by Alain on 2011-10-18:
Thanks to all for the additional snack ideas!

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