Energy bars provide a quick pack of nutrients and protein for those on the go. Finding some that are both organic and soy-free can be a challenge for those concerned. Thankfully, there are a few bars that meet this criteria, while providing energy and a great taste.
Purchasing Organic Soy Free Energy Bars
There are several different companies selling energy bars that are both organic and soy free. Check out these options for great tasting energy bars.
BumbleBar products are all certified organic and gluten-free. In addition they also have several flavors that are made without soy ingredients as well:
- Chocolate Crisp
- Classic Cashew
- Mixed Nut Medley
- Harvest Hazelnut
- Awesome Apricot
- Chunky Cherry
- Cherry Chocolate
- Paradise Pineapple
- Chocolate Mint
- Chocolate Peanut Butter
- Original Peanut
- Amazing Almond
All of their bars are available in 1.4 ounces sizes; a few flavors are also available as a JuniorBar - .65 ounces. Customers love these bars for their flavor, texture and the way they help stave off an energy drop, although they do warn that the bars can be very sticky.
The bars were also reviewed positively on Gluten Free Boston Girl; they got high points for flavor, texture and nutrition. All of their bars are vegan and ethically sourced as well. Most of the bars use sesame and flax seeds as a base with brown rice syrup and evaporated cane juice as sweeteners.
Hammer Bars are all organic, gluten-free, vegan, non-GMO bars that are also free of preservatives, trans fats, additives, coatings, soy, peanuts and refined sugars. They come in several flavors:
- Cashew Coconut
- Chocolate Chip
- Almond Raisin
- Oatmeal Apple
The bars use a base of nut butter and date paste, combined with brown rice protein and sprouts from ingredients like flax, raisins, quinoa and sesame seeds. They're sweetened with organic agave nectar.
Customers enjoy the taste, quick burst of energy they provide and the fact that while they fill you up, they won't weigh you down on a hike, run or bike ride. Ultra168 also reviewed the bars and gave them five stars for taste, quality, nutrition and the fact that they sit well during a run.
Juti Bars are organic, gluten-free and vegan energy bars that have no refined sugars, preservatives or soy. All Juti Bars are handmade and shipped fresh to you; they are meant to be consumed immediately or frozen for later use. The company currently only makes one flavor, but it does sell its bars in bulk orders of up to 100 bars at a time, and offers bulk discounts.
Their Organic Chocolate Chunk Bars are made with gluten-free rolled oats, almond butter and brown rice protein powder, along with vegan chocolate, coconut flour and other all natural additives. They are sweetened with organic raw coconut nectar.
Customers enjoy the flavor and texture of the bars, as well as their staying power and the fact that they don't sit heavy in your stomach. The bars have been reviewed favorably on Eating Rules for the chewy texture and taste.
Pure's Ancient Grains bars are certified organic, non-GMO, vegan, gluten-free and soy-free bars made with an exclusive ancient-grain blend of quinoa, amaranth, flax and hemp. They come in two flavors:
- Chocolate Chunk Nut
- Triple Berry Nut
There are only 6 grams of sugar per bar, which is lower than many other energy bars on the market.
Make Your Own Organic Soy-Free Energy Bars
Making your own energy bars is a great way to control all the ingredients that go into your body. If you want a bar that's completely organic, you know you're getting one if you bought and mixed together the ingredients yourself. You can make it soy-free, dairy-free, gluten-free or whatever your preference is. You'll also save a lot of money, since most organic energy bars sell for a couple of dollars each.
Make any of the following recipes using organic ingredients to get an energy bar that will give you exactly what you need:
- Organic Chocolate Chip Granola Bars: Three recipes for organic granola bars, including a no-bake version you can put together very quickly.
- Gluten-Free Energy Bar: Make this no-bake recipe using organic ingredients for a soy-free energy bar that is also gluten-free.
- Homemade Cereal Bars: Use organic ingredients to make this no-bake recipe that includes peanut butter and honey for energy.
Energy bars can help keep you fueled during a fast-paced day. Try any of these organic, soy-free options to help get the most out of your energy and time.