Health

5 Supermarket Muesli Bars WITHOUT Added Sugar

Muesli bars are deceptively high in calories, fat and sugar, but like most products if you look hard enough you’ll find a few gems that contain no sugar added and are made without fillers.

5 muesli bars without added sugar

What’s great about muesli bars is that they’re an anywhere and anytime snack, either for your or the kids. When you have to rush to an appointment or the kids are ‘dying of hunger’ when you’re out and about, having a healthy snack on hand is a smart move, especially if you’re following a healthy eating plan.

It wasn’t easy, but we’ve found five guilt-free muesli bars that are delicious and nutritious and won’t fill you up with unnecessary nasties.

5 muesli bars WITHOUT added sugar:

1. Food for health – Coconut almond and chia bars

With less than 100 calories these tasty morsels are vegan and contain nothing artificial, only the good stuff. What’s more they have only 6grams of sugar and have been naturally sweetened with Natvia which is low in GI and has 97 per cent less calories than sugar. Stocked by most major supermarkets. Buy it HERE

5 muesli bars without added sugar Food for health

2. Well Naturally – Currant, pepita seed and sunflower

All cereal bars from Well Naturally have no sugar added and have natural flavours. They are an excellent source of fibre and attract a 4.5 health star rating. The range includes nuts, fruits & seeds and nuts & seeds. Available in the healthier bites section at Woolworths and some independent grocers.  Buy it HERE

5 muesli bars without added sugar Well Naturally

3. Emma and Tom’s – Cacao and coffee bean

These bars contain dry fruit and raw nuts and have no added sugar, no preservatives, are a source of fibre and are made in Australia. The cacao and coffee bean bar has medjool dates, raw cashews, raisins, cacao powder and roast coffee beans – a perfect pick-me-up when your energy levels are low.  Buy it HERE.

5 muesli bars without added sugar Emma and toms

4. Soma Organics – Goji and chia

With a massive 5 health star rating, these bars are paleo, gluten-free, contain no refined sugar and they’re free of artificial colours, flavours and nasties. The goji berry and chia seed snack has a blend of almond and Brazil nuts with medjool dates, sesame seeds and raw honey. Available in the healthier bites section at Woolworths and some independent grocers.  Buy it HERE.

5 muesli bars without added sugar Soma Bite goji and chia

5. Naturally Nood – Apple rumble

All bars are naturally sweetened with fruit; simply-pressed not baked and contain no preservatives or artificial colours or flavours. Ingredients in the apple rumble are dates, dried apple, oats, almonds and walnuts, apple juice, cinnamon, nutmeg and natural flavour. Stocked by major supermarkets.  Buy it HERE.

5 muesli bars without added sugar Naturally nood

Want to try making your own muesli bars? Well here’s a recipe for chewy coconut oat bars and choc top breastmilk boosting muesli bars!

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If you prefer to make your own healthy snacks we have hundred’s of recipes for you to try HERE.

 

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Emily Toxward

When former journalist Emily Toxward isn’t wrangling her three kids she’s juggling the demands writing and failing fabulously at being a domestic goddess. A published writer for nearly 20 years, Emily left full-time work in 2008 to have children and write from home. Always on the go, she spends her days negotiating with an army of little people she created and visits her local Gold Coast beaches for a little sanity.