Vega Bars Review + Meal Planning

The following post is sponsored by Fit Approach on behalf of Vega.

Happy Sunday Funday everyone!

I hope you are enjoying your weekend to the fullest. We are getting soaked with rain and chilly temps. April showers bring May flowers, right? The rain didn’t stop me from getting my run on. I got in a hilly 10 miler yesterday and am hoping for a few recovery miles today.

Vega Protein Bar |

After my run yesterday, I was starving. I wanted something quick and fast. Most days, a smoothie sounds the most appealing. But I was freezing and cold drinks/food did not sound good. It was the perfect time to taste test one of the new Vega Sport Protein Bar. With 15 grams of complete, plant based protein, 2.5 g BCAAs, 2 g glutamine and 1 g Omega-3, it replenishes and repairs muscles after being beat up. Add chocolate and coconut and I’m in recovery heaven!

Vega has recently launched a whole new line of bars –ย VegaOne All-in-One Meal Bar, Vega Snack Bar, Vega Sport Energy Bar and the above mentioned Vega Sport Protein Bar. Non-GMO, gluten-free and made without artificial flavors, colors or sweeteners these bars are full of ingredients that I already have in my kitchen. I don’t like to buy packaged bars but when I do, it has to be real food. Nothing funky allowed.

Vega Bar |HappyFitMama.comWe taste tested the snack bars as a family. The kids saw me open the box and were so excited to see bars that I couldn’t hoard all of them for myself. The Dark Chocolate Mixed Nuts and Sea Salt was a favorite. I’m kind of bummed I didn’t get to enjoy it all by myself. I’m interested in trying out the Sport Energy Bar for fuel on my long runs. I’m forever in search of the perfect fuel that sits well with my tummy and powers me through. If it’s good enough for Brendan Brazier, maybe it’ll work for me?

On to meal planning for the week –

Sunday: Roasted Salmon + Leeks

Monday: Veggie Burgers + grilled veggies

Tuesday: Crockpot Orange Chicken

Wednesday: Black Bean and Avocado Tostadas

Thursday: Leftovers

Friday: Carrot Cake Protein Pancakes

Saturday: Ron’s Homemade Veggie Pizza

Which Vega Bar would you want to try?

What are you having for dinner this week?

8 comments on “Vega Bars Review + Meal Planning

  1. Sea salt sounds great! I had never heard of these until I saw them on Fit approach a few weeks ago. I am going to be reviewing one of the recovery shakes and I hope they are as delish as these sound. Thanks for sharing!
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