12 Best Protein Bars You Can Buy, According to Dietitians

Dark Chocolate Mint BarDark Chocolate Mint Bar








When to eat it: You need something to hold you over until dinner.

Why they’re great: These bars are created by dietitians, meaning they’re full of whole ingredients, like almond butter, dark chocolate, and fruits. Plus, they are high in protein and fiber, which will help you stay full between meals. They’re also great for snackers because they come in satisfying flavors like dark chocolate mint and chocolate mocha, says Davis.

Our fave flavor: Dark Chocolate Mint ( 210 cal, 10 g pro, 22 g carb, 10 g fiber, 7 g sugars (0 g added sugars), 11 g fat (2.5 g sat fat), 100 mg sodium)

Double Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

KIND Double Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

When to try it: You’re traveling and want to avoid junk food.

Why they’re great: Choosing healthy snacks is tough when you’re on the go, but no matter where you end up, you’ll probably find a KIND Bar as an option. They have a great texture since they’re mostly made with nuts and seeds, lots of unique sweet and savory flavors, around 12 grams of protein, and typically less than 10 grams of sugar—perfect for a pick-me-up.

Our fave flavor: Double Dark Chocolate Nut (250 cal, 12 g pro, 17 g carb, 5 g fiber, 8 g sugars (6 g added sugars), 17 g fat (4 g sat fat), 125 mg sodium)