Chimpanzee Bars

Going beyond natural ingredients, the Czech company takes a user-centric approach to their products

In the world of energy bars, the use of all-natural ingredients has become commonplace. While it’s a largely positive shift for a host of reasons, the use of those ingredients doesn’t necessarily result in a healthy product and can umbrella some rather nefarious sweeteners. The team at Prague-based Chimpanzee Bars, however, takes every single one of their ingredients and the nutritional value behind each component …

Bearded Brothers

All natural, gluten-free energy bars from Austin, Texas that are as healthy as they are delicious

Beards are (or, at least, were) often associated with wisdom. While the scientific jury may be out on this one, the facial hair-donning fraternal partnership at Austin’s Bearded Brothers might lend a little weight to the adage. The duo creates natural, raw, organic energy bars—that are gluten-free and soy-free to boot—in small batches. Sometimes taste and texture lack in favor of all the health benefits, …

Enduro Bites

Gluten-free, all-natural energy food with dark chocolate and Adriatic figs

Whether it’s skiing, running, or pushing the pedals on the road or single track, your body needs fuel to keep moving. As much as we’d like to nosh on a burrito during a long ride, it doesn’t exactly travel well. There’s no shortage of portable energy food but few gluten-free options as tasty and natural as Colorado Springs, Colorado-based Enduro Bites. “They originated from a …