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YouBars and YouShake

The other morning you may have noticed my Green Smoothie received a little amp up fromYouShake Berry Bliss ...I've never been a protein powder fan so I thought.. I don't know about this. Well I was wrong, the stuff had 14 grams of protein for 110 calories plus some great taste...and I could read all the ingredients! I seriously can not wait to get some more or make my own mix with spirulina!

I have now also tested out a YouBar...and my friends let me tell you it was a yummy...and again I can procounce the ingredients! I have really come to love putting only the best fuel in my body and this is excellent.You have the ability to customize your own bar which means you can make it as low cal or high cal as you desire based on your needs. The YouBar that I taste tested earlier was about 140 calories and felt like a decadent treat (like a brownie really!), but many others are close to 200 calories and thus better for a post or pre-run fuel up....unless you are out of PB like me and then it's just good anytime! You can see from the picture that they are not terribly big...but they are very dense unlike a granola bar.

YOUBARS were created by a runner...containing peanut butter...HELLO DO I EVEN NEED TO TELL YOU MORE!! In case I do, here are some answers from Anthony (owner and RUNNER!)How did you come up with the ingredients for the build a bar? As a PB fan I looooove that it's the base!
My mom and I came up with our original ingredients from the nutrition bar recipes my mom has been making for years. Then over the years our customers and requested different ingredients so we just add them to our ingredient list. We are always looking for new ingredients to add to our website.

When did you add shakes to your product line?
We added You Shake to our You Bar product line in September 2008 and it became an instant hit! We are the first protein shake that uses organic freeze dried fruit to flavor and sweeten our shakes which make them taste great and really healthy.

Are you still running marathons?
I am still running marathons. I am actually going to run the LA Marathon in May this year. I am also going to do the LA Triathlon for the first time in October.

Interested in trying these out: 10% off with coupon code "RunToTheFinish"...I love coupon codes with my name, hehe.

what Bar or Shake you would create??

82 comments:

  1. Hey there! Thanks for stopping by my blog, your eats look great! I love your side panel too, nice to see everything you have goin on right now! My creation would be:
    * Sunflower Seed Butter
    * Whey (Milk) Protein
    * Chia Seeds
    * Organic Black Mission Figs
    * Organic Dried Apricots
    * Organic Brown Rice Syrup
    * Carob Powder
    * Organic Oat Bran
    Because I don't normally eat these things, I pretty much went with the most unique bar ever! ha ha

    I like this idea of making my own bars for sure!!!

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  2. On your home page, the second YouBar link you gave takes you to a website in a different language! Just wanted to let you know!

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  3. i want to try these!!!
    what a clever concept.

    i think id try the youbar base
    with soy protein chia seeds goji berries agave nectar and granola and chocolate chips. NOM!

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  4. My bar would look like this...

    Base:

    * Organic Dates (Fat-free)
    * Organic Soynut Butter
    * YouBar Base **Recommended

    Protein Powders:

    * Whey (Milk) Protein

    Nuts/Seeds:

    * Organic Flaxseeds
    * Pecans

    Fruits/Berries:

    * Organic Dried Apple
    * Organic Shredded Coconut

    Sweeteners:

    * Organic Agave Nectar

    Seasonings:

    * Organic Cacao Nibs

    Grains:

    InFUsions:

    * Greens Infusion (Spirulina)

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  5. There's so many choices - I think this would be really hard to choose just one mix-up!
    I'd definitely go for something with the whey in it - I'm looking for more ways to add protein into my diet for stronger muscles while eating less meat. This would be perfect!

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  6. Well, I made about a million, but here was the last shake:
    Protein Powders:

    * Soy Protein

    Flavors:

    * Chocolate (Cocoa)

    Fruit:

    * Organic Bananas

    Sweeteners:

    Infusions:

    * All One Vitamin Infusion
    * Fiber Infusion
    * Greens Infusion (Spirulina)

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  7. Oh wow, this sounds awesome! I would make a shake:

    * Rice Protein Powder
    * Chocolate (Cocoa)
    * Organic Strawberries
    * Organic Brown Sugar Cane Juice
    * All One Vitamin Infusion
    * Greens Infusion (Spirulina)

    I'll post about the give away on my blog in my next post (I'll let you know when it's up.) Hope your massage was great. :)

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  8. I am a shake lover...
    Whey protein, vanilla powder, bananas and strawberries (2 to 1 on the berry to banana ratio), light organic brown sugar, stevia and creatin. I'd add it to a little orange pineapple juice when it came with a bit more vanilla yogurt and voila...a great tropical smoothy.

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  9. Oh wow, sounds so yummy!

    I'd go for:
    - Almond butter
    - Whey protein
    - Hemp Seeds and Soy Nuts
    - Goji Berries and Dried Apricots
    - Honey
    - Organic Cacao Nibs
    - Galaxy Granola

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  10. My shake would be:

    2 scoops chocolate fudge ice cream
    2 tbs malt powder
    1 cup low fat milk
    Whipped cream to taste

    Oh... It's supposed HEALTHY... um, I'll get back to you on that.

    Meanwhile, I'll look at the other yummy recipes.

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  11. Make shake would be the same as Rookies...yummy. Ooops..I guess not healthy. Let's throw on a dash of crushed pecans. :)

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  12. I think this sounds like a fun and yummy combo!

    Base:
    * Organic Peanut Butter
    Protein Powders:
    * Whey (Milk) Protein
    Nuts/Seeds:
    * Organic Sunflower Seeds
    Fruits/Berries:
    * Organic Raisins
    * Sweetened Dried Cranberries
    Sweeteners:
    * Organic Clover Honey
    Seasonings:
    Grains:
    * Organic Galaxy Granola
    InFUsions:
    * All-One Vitamin Infusion

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  13. How very cool. I am going to have to check You Bar out. I have never heard of them before, but I am so excited!!

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  14. My creation:
    YouBar base and peanut butter
    Whey protein
    Almonds and org cashews
    raisins
    clover honey
    Cinnamon, cocoa and coffee crystals

    YUM!

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  15. Oh my gosh this all looks amazing though i'd definitely like to make some shakes that were lower in sugar than their popular shakes. But, I LOVE the Breakfast shake and would love slurping it down each morning after my workout!!

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  16. I actually blogged about these not too long ago, but now I'm drooling thinking about it!

    http://acaseoftheruns.blogspot.com/2009/02/youbar.html

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  17. My creation would be a bar with as much peanuts and chocolate as they could stuff in that thing. Adding in whey protein and probably some flax seed too.

    Great idea though

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  18. I love all these websites with customized products. So many things to chose from!!
    I'd go with the recommended base, whey protein, chia seeds and organic walnuts, goji berries and dried apricots with a little galaxy granola. Now can I win some of this stuff so I can actually try it?! ;)

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  19. I totally want to make these. When Denise was trying them out I went and played already with making a flavor. I think its so cool that you can name it too!!

    peanut butter
    whey protein
    agave nectar
    choc chip
    cocoa
    oat bran

    My bar would be named PBLova

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  20. whoa what an awesome concept!!! My PERFECT bar would be

    * YouBar Base **Recommended
    * Whey (Milk) Protein
    * Almonds
    * Organic Dried Apple
    * Organic Raisins
    * Prunes
    * Organic Clover Honey
    * Cinnamon
    * Coffee Crystals
    * Natural Unsweetened Cocoa
    * Organic Galaxy Granola
    * All-One Vitamin Infusion

    Can't wait to hear the results! Thank you for offering such an awesome product =) <3 xo

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  21. I love Larabars, and these don't seem too far off base...

    I'd love to try:

    Base:

    * Organic Dates (Fat-free)
    * Organic Peanut Butter

    Protein Powders:

    * Whey (Milk) Protein

    Nuts/Seeds:

    * Organic Walnuts

    Fruits/Berries:

    * Sweetened Dried Cranberries

    Sweeteners:

    * Organic Agave Nectar

    Seasonings:

    * Natural Unsweetened Cocoa

    Grains:

    InFUsions:

    * Greens Infusion (Spirulina)

    This is a really great concept!

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  22. you are linked to my post today

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  23. AMAZING!

    here is my shake:

    Protein Powders:
    Whey (Milk) Protein Recommended**
    Flavors:
    Organic Vanilla Powder
    Fruit:
    Organic Bananas
    Sweeteners:
    Organic Brown Sugar Cane Juice
    Infusions:
    Greens Infusion (Spirulina)
    Nutritional Yeast


    sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!

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  24. here is my bar:
    Base:

    * YouBar Base **Recommended

    Protein Powders:

    * Whey (Milk) Protein

    Nuts/Seeds:

    * Almonds
    * Chia Seeds
    * Hempseeds
    * Organic Flaxseeds
    * Organic Sesame Seeds

    Fruits/Berries:

    Sweeteners:

    * Organic Clover Honey

    Seasonings:

    * Natural Unsweetened Cocoa

    Grains:

    * Organic Galaxy Granola
    * Organic Oat Bran

    great giveaway!

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  25. I have been wanting to try these for over a year and would love to win some!

    I would make this bar:
    Base: Organic Dates
    Protein Powders: Whey Protein
    Nuts/Seeds:Almonds
    Fruits/Berries: Shredded Coconut
    Seasonings: Chocolate Chips
    Grains: Nutty Rice Cereal

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  26. I've made my own Youbars before, but I would love to make a shake! Soy protein, chocolate, strawberry, and cane juice. yums.

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  27. Anonymous1:11 PM

    Thanks for the great giveaway!
    My bar would contain: peanut butter, cinnamon, cocoa, and lots more!

    ~Steph (sprausa@comcast.net)

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  28. My Bar would be:

    * Organic Dates (Fat-free)
    * Whey (Milk) Protein
    * Almonds
    * Organic Flaxseeds
    * Organic Dried Apple
    * Sweetened Dried Cranberries
    * Organic Agave Nectar
    * Natural Unsweetened Cocoa
    * Nutty Rice Cereal
    * Fiber Infusion

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  29. I just posted about the giveaway:

    http://healthylawyer.blogspot.com/2009/03/first-time-lunch-post.html

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  30. Yum! So much fun to pick and choose your OWN bar!!

    * Organic Dates (Fat-free)
    * Soy Protein
    * Almonds
    * Chia Seeds
    * Goji Berries
    * Organic Dried Apple
    * Sweetened Blueberries
    * Organic Brown Rice Syrup
    * Cinnamon
    * Organic Cacao Nibs
    * Organic Ginger
    * Organic Galaxy Granola
    * Organic Oat Bran

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  31. my YouBar would contain Oat Bran, peanut Butter, Chocolate Chips, Coconut, and so on and so on :)

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  32. My shake would be called "Aham-bam banana" And it has the following in it:
    Whey (Milk) Protein Recommended**
    Organic Vanilla Powder
    Organic Bananas
    Splenda (Though I am torn since I would like to try Stevia)
    All One Weight Loss Infusion
    Fiber Infusion
    Greens Infusion (Spirulina)\

    This was really fun and I think it would taste pretty darn good too.

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  33. What a great giveaway! I love the idea of making my own bars!! Here's what mine would include!

    YouBar Base
    Whey Protein
    Cashews and Peanuts
    Dried Apples
    Brown Rice Syrup
    Cinnamon
    Chocolate Chips
    Unsweetened Cocoa

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  34. Mmmmm Thanks for the great giveaway and the heads up on these bars. How cool. I would probably like my bar pretty plain though.

    Base:


    * Organic Soynut Butter
    * YouBar Base **Recommended

    Protein Powders:

    * Whey (Milk) Protein

    Nuts/Seeds:

    * Organic Flaxseeds
    * Pecans

    Fruits/Berries:

    * Organic Shredded Coconut

    + the chocolate flavor. ;)

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  35. Great giveaway! I would go for Almond Butter, Whey Protein, Organic Dried Apricots, Goji Berries, and Organic Cocoa Nibs!!

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  36. This is such an awesome giveaway! My bars would have cashew butter, dates, extra whey protein, almonds, figs, coconut, honey, ginger, oat bran, and stevia

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  37. extra entry: Missy Maintains

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  38. i would do almond butter, dates, soy protein, flax seeds and honey! yum!

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  39. Laura E4:19 PM

    Wow, great giveaway! I've always wanted to try these, thanks for the opportunity!

    This would be my bar:
    Base:
    Cashew Butter
    Organic Dates (Fat-free)
    Protein Powders:
    Whey (Milk) Protein
    Nuts/Seeds:
    Almonds
    Fruits/Berries:
    Organic Shredded Coconut

    I don't have a blog but I emailed you!

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  40. So many choices!
    K, here's what I would like to try:
    You Bar Base, Whey protein, chia and flax, Goji and Blueberries, Honey, Granola, Cinammon and Cacao nibs

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  41. this would be really hard to choose just one mix-up?!
    why protein would be in there for sure!

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  42. Extra Entry: Laura Evans

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  43. what fun!
    cashew butter
    cranberries
    apricots
    honey
    ginger
    chocolate
    mmmmmmmmm

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  44. blogged
    http://sweeps4bloggers.blogspot.com/2009/03/runtothefinish-you-bar-giveaway-32009.html

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  45. You are linked to my post today. Great giveaway!

    http://fitfeet.blogdns.com/sara/?p=55

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  46. I'm laughing at Rookie on the Run's shake. YUM!

    I could go for the honey cashew bar that they have.

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  47. My bar would look like this:

    Base:
    Cashew Butter
    YouBar Base **Recommended
    Protein Powders:
    Whey (Milk) Protein
    Nuts/Seeds:
    Almonds
    Organic Flaxseeds
    Fruits/Berries:
    Goji Berries
    Organic Sweetened Cherries (w/Sunflower Oil)
    Sweeteners:
    Organic Brown Rice Syrup
    Organic Clover Honey
    Seasonings:
    Chocolate Chips
    Coffee Crystals
    Grains:
    Organic Galaxy Granola
    InFUsions:
    Fiber Infusion

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  48. I added a link to your giveaway on my giveaway blog. http://msgiveaway.blogspot.com/2009/03/youbar-giveaway.html

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  49. Very cool. I tested the YOU SHAKE on the website and I'd use whey protein, chocolate, greens. What a cool invention.

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  50. wow, so many options! here's what i've got:

    * YouBar Base
    * Soy Protein
    * Almonds
    * Organic Flaxseeds
    * Organic Walnuts
    * Goji Berries
    * Prunes
    * Organic Agave Nectar
    * Chocolate Chips
    * Cinnamon
    * Nutty Rice Cereal

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  51. These look tasty!
    Here's my Youbar:
    Base:
    Almond Butter
    Organic Dates (Fat-free)
    Protein Powders:
    Rice Protein
    Nuts/Seeds:
    Almonds
    Organic Walnuts
    Fruits/Berries:
    Organic Raisins
    Sweeteners:
    Organic Agave Nectar
    Seasonings:
    Cinnamon

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  52. Count me in for the contest! I've gone to this website a few times over the past couple months and created all sorts of different concoctions just to see how the nutrition changes with each one :)

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  53. Base:
    Organic Peanut Butter
    Protein Powders:
    Whey (Milk) Protein
    Nuts/Seeds:
    Almonds
    Organic Pumpkin Seeds
    Fruits/Berries:
    Organic Dried Apricots (w/Organic Rice Flour)
    Organic Sweetened Cherries (w/Sunflower Oil)
    Sweeteners:
    Organic Clover Honey
    Seasonings:
    Grains:
    Organic Galaxy Granola
    Organic Oat Bran

    This is cool, wish you could create in a local location, even htough online rocks!
    ashlomb at yahoo dot com

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  54. I would buy the 'breakfast bar' sine the description was mouth watering!!!!

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  55. Just came across your blog, and I love reading it!

    The "Gillian" Bar would include:

    I'd go for:
    - Organic peanut butter
    - Whey protein
    - Hemp Seeds and Chia Seeds
    - Goji Berries and Sweetened Dried Cranberries
    - Honey
    - Organic Cacao Nibs
    - Galaxy Granola

    YUM! (onegillianreasons.blogspot.com)

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  56. oh man too many choices! mine would be a PB, cocoa, sunflower seed, whey protein, and honey! yummmmmy!

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  57. Oh my gosh, I was having so much fun making up combinations! haha. Mine would have:
    * YouBar Base **Recommended
    * Whey (Milk) Protein
    * Chia Seeds
    * Organic Flaxseeds
    * Goji Berries
    * Organic Clover Honey
    * Cinnamon
    * Organic Cacao Nibs
    * Organic Ginger
    * Organic Oat Bran
    * Fiber Infusion

    Cool!

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  58. How fun!

    Here's mine cut and pasted.

    * Organic Peanut Butter
    * Whey (Milk) Protein
    * Organic Flaxseeds
    * Organic Sunflower Seeds
    * Organic Raisins
    * Organic Sweetened Cherries (w/Sunflower Oil)
    * Organic Clover Honey
    * Natural Unsweetened Cocoa
    * Organic Cacao Nibs
    * Organic Oat Bran
    * Fiber Infusion

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  59. pb
    brown rice protein
    cocoa
    flaxseeds
    cacao nibs
    agave nectar
    goji berries
    spirulina
    granola

    yum!!!

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  60. I would eat it all, but my personal favorite additon would be goji berries.

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  61. Base: Organic Dates (Fat-free)

    Protein Powders: Whey (Milk) Protein

    Nuts/Seeds: Almonds, Organic Flaxseeds

    Fruits/Berries: Organic Sweetened Cherries (w/Sunflower Oil)

    Sweeteners: Organic Brown Rice Syrup

    Grains: Organic Oat Bran

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  62. I am so excited! Make your own bar? Wow, it is on!

    My (first) concoction would be:
    * Almond Butter
    * Organic Dates (Fat-free)
    * Whey (Milk) Protein
    * Almonds
    * Organic Cashews
    * Organic Shredded Coconut
    * Sweetened Blueberries
    * Organic Agave Nectar
    * Cinnamon
    * Organic Cacao Nibs
    * Organic Oat Bran

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  63. extra entry swirly cakes

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  64. Base:

    * Almond Butter
    * Organic Dates (Fat-free)

    Protein Powders:

    Nuts/Seeds:

    * Almonds
    * Peanuts

    Fruits/Berries:

    * Organic Shredded Coconut

    Sweeteners:

    * Organic Agave Nectar
    * Organic Clover Honey

    Seasonings:

    * Chocolate Chips
    * Natural Unsweetened Cocoa

    Grains:

    * Organic Galaxy Granola

    addeviant006 at gmail dot com

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  65. My bar would be:
    Base:

    * Almond Butter
    * YouBar Base **Recommended

    Protein Powders:

    * Rice Protein

    Nuts/Seeds:

    * Almonds
    * Peanuts

    Fruits/Berries:

    * Sweetened Dried Cranberries

    Sweeteners:

    * Organic Clover Honey

    Seasonings:

    * Chocolate Chips
    * Cinnamon
    * Natural Unsweetened Cocoa

    Grains:

    * Organic Oat Bran

    InFUsions:

    * Fiber Infusion

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  66. you bar base, extra whey protein, agave nectar, almonds, coconut, chia seeds, goji berries, cinnamon, spriulina

    i've totally wanted to try these!!

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  67. So many bar options...I would make a bar with these yummy ingredients:
    * Almond Butter
    * Organic Dates (Fat-free)
    * Whey (Milk) Protein
    * Organic Dried Apple
    * Organic Raisins
    * Organic Clover Honey
    * Cinnamon
    * Organic Oat Bran
    * Fiber Infusion
    Thanks!

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  68. My bar would have:
    cashew butter
    dates
    extra whey protein
    almonds
    cashews
    figs
    coconut
    honey
    ginger

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  69. Anonymous9:15 AM

    I would make a bar with youbar base, whey, pecans, raisins, apple, honey, choccolate chips, cacao nibs, and granola.

    Buddy

    budree@bellsouth.net

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  70. ohhhh man, so many options! i'd use ginger, cacao, cinnamon, dates, sunflower butter, pumpkin seeds, coconut. umm, actually, how about everything!

    i'll link back to you later today!

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  71. Oh, I want to try these soooo badly! My bar would have:

    YouBase
    Whey PP
    Chia seeds (want to try these!)
    Hempseeds (also want to try these!)
    Goji berries
    Organic raisins
    Agave nectar (not too much)
    Cacao nibs
    Maca powder (sounds interesting!)
    Oat bran
    Greens infusion

    Wow, that would be a phenomenal bar!! I want to win! :) And I dyou linked back to you at:

    http://lifeloveviolin.blogspot.com

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  72. thanks for such an amazing giveaway! I have been dying to try these bars! I just headed over to their website... and customized my own youbar =)

    Base: Organic Dates & YouBar Base
    Protein Powders: Rice Protein
    Nuts/Seeds:Almonds
    Fruits/Berries: Organic Raisins & Organic Shredded Coconut
    Seasonings: Chocolate Chips & Cinnamon
    Grains: Nutty Rice Cereal & Organic Galaxy Granola
    InFUsions: Stevia

    I'm also posting a link to this giveaway in my next

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  73. Oh wow, that is so neat!
    Youbar base.
    Rice protein.
    Chia seeds, almonds.
    Agave Nectar
    Chocolate chips
    Nutty rice cereal

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  74. I would love to win this because I can't eat most bars due to my peanut allergy. I think I'd go for a sunflower butter, whey protein, flaxseed, fig, and brown rice syrup sweetened bar. Sounds delicious!
    Sarah
    http://sarahdbelle.wordpress.com/

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  75. Weird combo of flavors, but I just picked all the ones I love on it's own. ^^

    Base:
    Organic Dates (Fat-free)
    Protein Powders:
    Rice Protein
    Nuts/Seeds:
    Chia Seeds
    Organic Flaxseeds
    Fruits/Berries:
    Goji Berries
    Organic Shredded Coconut
    Sweeteners:
    Organic Agave Nectar
    Seasonings:
    Organic Ginger
    Grains:
    Organic Oat Bran
    InFUsions:
    All-One Vitamin Infusion

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  76. I think I'm going to create this whether I win or not haha
    *PB
    *Whey protein
    *Choc Chips
    *unsweetened Cocoa
    *Organic Brown Rice Syrup
    *Coconut
    Also I am going to Link Back!

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  77. extra entry: http://www.tri2cook.blogspot.com/

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  78. extra entry Anne Keller

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  79. I love the idea of YouBars and would love to try them! I would definitely include protein, chocolate and figs!!

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  80. Protein Powders:
    * Soy Protein
    Flavors:
    * Chocolate (Cocoa)
    Fruit:
    * Organic Strawberries
    Sweeteners:
    * Splenda
    Infusions:
    * All One Weight Loss Infusion

    Is what I would create!

    mommyhoodisthankless{AT}gmail.com

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  81. I would do something like this:
    YouBar base with peanut butter
    Almonds and org cashews
    cranberries and coconut
    clover honey
    Cinnamon

    mdhohn(at)msn(dot)com

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  82. I just tried a youbar for the first time and loved it!! i'd want anything with the sunflower seed butter base + dates :-)

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