Becoming SUPER MOM: My Hunt for the Best Nutrition Bars

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You know how Popeye used to save the day simply by popping open a can of spinach? Some days, I wish I had a secret on-the-go snack like that. I’d carry a can of spinach in my purse if I knew it would work, but eating a can of spinach while shopping at the mall is kind of weird – plus I don’t really like spinach.

So what’s a tired, overworked mom have to do in order to become SUPER MOM? I have to find a high protein snack – preferably something portable and on-the-go – and it has to be something that gives me energy. During a recent trip to Walmart, I found my version of Popeye’s spinach.

I’ve been experimenting with different protein bars and snack bars for a while now, but the one I’ve finally settled on as my secret SUPER MOM snack is Energy Life Choice Bars. They’re only available at Walmart, and you’ll find them in the cereal aisle (not near the pharmacy with the weight loss bars).

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Life Choice Bars really make it easy for a sometimes tired mom like me to get the nutrition I need in in a snack that’s nutritious AND easy to take with you wherever you go. They’re also available in four types:

ENERGY (aka “SUPER MOM”) – A balanced blend of protein, carbs and whole grain oats to help give you the energy you need.

WELLNESS – Complete with vitamins and minerals to provide nutrition you can feel good about.

PROTEIN – An excellent source of protein to help support muscle recovery after your workout.

MEAL BAR – Under 200 calories each, each bar helps satisfy hunger with a good mix of fiber and protein.


Like I said, I need Popeye-style energy on a regular basis, so I grabbed a box of the Energy bars in Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip flavor (they’ve also got them in Chocolate Fudge Brownie). While I was there, I got a box of the Wellness Life Choice bars (Fudge Graham!) and Protein Life Choice bars (Peanut Butter Extreme!).

Now, wherever I am and wherever I go, I’ve got a quick snack (or a quick breakfast) that’s ready to give me the energy I need to tackle my day and anything that comes my way!

For more information about Life Choice Bars, check out their website!


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  1. thank you for the recommendation. I am completely lost when it comes to these bars.

  2. Thanks for the recommendations. I love bars to eat on the go. I usually eat Luna bars but I’m ready to switch it up.

  3. These sounds like a yummy way for a boost of energy especially on the go!

  4. I am always looking for a good mid day snack after a day of teaching….something with chocolate!! Thanks for the recommendation!!

  5. I love snacks like this that I can grab on the go! I need to get some of these.

  6. Yum! These look and sound super tasty! I have the same ‘backdrop’ too!

  7. There are SOOOO many bars out there. These look and sound great. Will have to try them!

  8. I love these Life Choice bars. I keep them in my purse so I don’t make unhealthy eating decisions while I’m out!

  9. I’m always looking for more
    On the go snacks
    My purse!

  10. These look like a great snack. Good taste and benefits.

  11. great energy and low calories looks like a win win snack.

  12. I’m ALL ABOUT anything that can keep me energized, and if it’s in the form of chocolate, that’s a WIN.

  13. Thank you for sharing this, my neighbor and I were both discussing snack options like this today to try out, I’ll be sharing this post with her!

  14. I have not had a nutrition bar in such a long time. I have been busy skipping breakfast and lunch because of being busy. But, they would be a great way to make sure I get some food in me during the day.

  15. I may have to try those in the chocolate fudge brownie flavor you mentioned.

  16. I bought these bars last week and they are delicious!

  17. I am on my way to losing over 100 pounds. These bars look like they would be a great mid day or evening snack. Thanks for sharing.

  18. I usually go with Power Bar or Cliff, but these almost look better. Will have to give them a try.

  19. I’ve never tried this brand before but will now that I’ve read about it. I am always needing snacks on the go.

  20. I love chocolate energy bars! And yes, they have to be chocolate 🙂

  21. Thanks- I feel like I’m always lacking energy. This would be great if it could help me get a boost.

  22. Oooh, I’ve never tried these but they sound delicious! I love having convenient snacks like these for when I’m on-the-go (always!)

  23. I need more energy. I feel like I try to be super mom but need something to keep me going to back it up.

  24. I want to be a super mom, too! I have a lot of work to do to achieve this, but at least now I know what snacks to buy. (and I totally don’t like spinach either, yuck!) #client

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