Real Talk: Manitoba Harvest Hemp Heart BarsPosted: March 1, 2016 Filed under: Food, Health and Wellness, Uncategorized | Tags: chocolate, Food, health and wellness, healthy-living, hemp heart bars, hemp hearts, review, snacks 2 Comments
Helloooo! Happy Tuesday y’all!
Can we talk about snacks today?! I am stopping in today with a quick review for Manitoba Harvest. They recently came out with a new product, their hemp heart bars, and I was lucky enough to get to sample two of the flavors!
*Full Disclosure-Manitoba Harvest provided me with product for review purposes through my relationship with Fit Approach as a Sweat Pink Ambassador. Per usual, all opinions are my own.*
I was excited to test these out as I am a big fan of hemp seeds as a plant-based protein and am always game for trying new snacks.
There are many days when I get caught up at work and do not have time to sit down and eat a real lunch, so I try to keep relatively healthy and filling snacks around. These definitely fit the bill!
I was sent the apple cinnamon and the chocolate to try. While both were good, the chocolate was definitely the winner in my book. I will be on the lookout for the vanilla so I can try all three!
Side note: I know this probably doesn’t matter to most people, but I really like the packaging for these… it’s nice and simple, just like the ingredients.
Speaking of the ingredients, I can pronounce all of them, which if you know me, is very important! You can also see pretty much everything listed!
A quick run down of the bars from the Manitoba Harvest Website:
“Manitoba Harvest Hemp Heart bars are crafted with the goodness of hemp and other tasty ingredients too. We’ve whipped up three different delicious flavours to choose from: vanilla, chocolate and apple cinnamon. Each 45 gram bar contains 10 grams of plant-based protein and 10 grams of omegas, so whether you grab one for a pre-workout snack or nutrition on the go, these convenient bars are sure to get you through even your busiest day!”
10 grams of protein! I was super thankful to have one of these in my purse the other day… Once again, I hadn’t had time for a real lunch and I needed a quick snack before heading out to meet a friend for a run! It didn’t bother my stomach and kept me satiated through my workout and up until dinner! Winning!
Overall, I would absolutely buy these again. However, I would definitely recommend the chocolate over the apple cinnamon. It’s just…I personally would rather eat an actual apple…but that’s just me…don’t let that rain on your apple cinnamon loving parade!
In other exciting news, Manitoba Harvest is running a wicked cool photo contest! You can find the full details here.
Here are some quick details if you’d like to play along:
- Tag @manitobaharvest #hempheartbar #fuelledbyhemp #sweatpink @fitapproach for a chance to win a box of your favorite flavor of Hemp Heart Bars!
- A winner will be chosen each month!
- Eligibility: open to US and Canada residents.
AND if you’d like to order your own hemp heart bars, Manitoba Harvest is generously offering 15% off your purchase. You can buy them here.
- The discount code hhbarlaunch1015 will get you 15% off! Expires 3/31/2016
A big thank you to Manitoba Harvest and Fit Approach for allowing me to sample out another awesome product!
Lets’ chat: Hemp Hearts-yes or no? Favorite pre-run (or other workout) snack? Chocolate or Apple Cinnamon?
I am waiting for my second delivery of mine….they got sent to me but were open…yuck.
I have heard how delicious they are…I can’t wait to try them out.
10 grams of protein…wow that is high and awesome!
Oh bummer! Well I hope you enjoy them! Let me know if you get the vanilla to try, I am dying to try that one now! I am almost always a chocolate person but there is something about a good quality vanilla!