How do cricket flour energy bars stack up? Exo & Chapul vs Team Favorites

We are obsessed with bars. We maintain a spreadsheet that tracks nutrition data, ingredients, and factors like texture and flavor for over 50 bars! What we know for sure is that bars are like jeans. You have to try on MANY pairs to find right one(s) -- yes plural. We have bars for different occasions...tastes...goals.

The key to finding YOUR bar is a willingness to taste. And taste them twice. But before you buy, you can do a little homework to maximize your investment in time and money:

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Feed me! Fueling the hard-core athlete post workout.

Editor’s note: This blog was contributed by Joel Ankeny, a fifth generation bike racer. He has notched two top 5 finishes in the Nightmare Tour of Lancaster County, completed a double century (200 miles), and most recently placed 4th in the 2010/11 Mid-Atlantic Cyclocross Regional Championship B race. (Picture to right courtesy of Joe Mallis)

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Quinoa recipe that everyone will love

You can now follow Athletic-Minded Traveler on Twitter!  Our moniker is @healthytravel.  We will keep you up to date (and sometimes even entertained) on all things active and healthy.  Today, @WeightNoMoreDC tweeted about quinoa and we let her know that we had a great recipe for the amino-acid rich protein.

We like this recipe because it is flavorful, looks good, and gets rave reviews!

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