Product Spotlight: Freedom Bars

Anyone who’s been following The Specific Carbohydrate Diet at all knows how difficult it is to find a snack when you’re on the run. Pre-packaged foods are SCD-legal are hard to find and it’s not always easy to know if they are truly ok or not.

I try to make as much of my own food as I can, but I work full time and I travel fairly often. I just can’t always make everything and I don’t find my homemade food to be all that portable – it usually needs refrigeration or is too delicate to throw in my bag (or both).

Freedom Bars - Variety Pack

That is why I was so excited to dicover Freedom Bars. They sent me one of their sample packs so I could see for myself how great they are. Saul, the found of Freedom Bars, has IBD and created these bars he and fellow IBDers could have a safe snack with healthy ingredients.

Three of the flavors of Freedom Bars are SCD-compliant – Peanut Butter, Raisin Almond, and Apple Cinnamon. The fourth flavor Chocolate Cocoa isn’t SCD, but cocoa is the only non-SCD ingredient. It’s perfect for those that have added cocoa back to their diet – cocoa is something I have added to mine (when I eat a non-SCD food I try to limit it to one non-SCD ingredient, which is why I really like these bars). If you don’t eat cocoa, the other flavors are just as good.

I loved all of the flavors. It’s hard to pick a favorite, but I think it may be the raisin almond. Prior to SCD, I probably wouldn’t have picked a raisin thing as a favorite, but now I love the slightly sweet taste raisins add, along with the soft, plump texture.

You can order Freedom Bars directly from their site and at other select online retailers.

Sherry Lipp

Sherry is a writer/blogger specializing in entertainment and food writing. She has been following a gluten, grain, and sugar-free diet for over 15 years and is the author of Don't Skip Dessert: Gluten-Free, Grain-Free & Sugar-Free Sweet Treats. She also enjoys writing about movies and television. You can find her entertainment articles at cinemalowdown.com.
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