Monday, May 10, 2010

Product Review

As review of the Bora Bora Exotic Coconut Almond Superfood Bar.

They arn't lying when they say coconut! I am a huge coconut fan but this coconut flavor overpowers all. I bought this bar because its packaging was so appealing. Mentioning all natural, gluten free, no refined sugars, superfood, non-GMO and kosher. Quite pleasing for all, wouldn't you agree? In addition to the great claims, a USDA Organic seal compliments the exotic themed packaging.

Nutritional low down:
210 calories, 14 g fat, 7 g saturated fat (unfortunately, that's what coconut does), 0 mg cholesterol, 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 4 g protein
Ingredient list reads all legible products in which are all organic; you know that’s a plus in my book!

Now whilst this bar hit the high note for flavor profile and had all the flavor a coconut fanatic could dream of, it was more of a treat bar than "feel great" superfood bar that they claim it to be. Got a super sweet tooth? then it's for you! Otherwise, stick to your usual power bar while I search for something to suit you not so sweet toother's ; )

You may catch me snackin' on another Bora Bora bar in the future but for now I am on the look out for the next top bar that curbs my cravings, maintains satiety and is nutritionally appealing. What does a girl have to do to find this!?

Head's up Local Foodies:
Triangle Restaurant Week 2010 is right around the corner! May 17th-23rd offering Lunch at $15 and Dinner at $25 at participating restaurants in the Durham, Raleigh and Chapel Hill areas. Be sure to check out the website, maybe a restaurant you have been dying to try is participating! I know I have been wanting to check out Zely & Ritz on Raleigh's Downtown Glenwood South, featuring an organic bistro and wine bar! Exciting times for culinary excellence and us, foodies!


  1. Speaking of coconut food bars. I had an awesome one the other day. GREAT tasting and I love coconut. I found these KIND Fruit + Nut bars at the grocery store. Nutrition facts look pretty good too but i'm not the expert. Check them out if you find them in your area.

  2. They sell those at Sbux by the registers! I have yet to try one though :) Thanks for reminding me about them!