The 7 Healthiest Energy Bars

The KIND Energy Bars: are the ideal pre-workout fuel. "These are slightly different from the original KIND bars in that they have added carbohydrates and protein for sustained energy," Pelitera explains. 

Picky Bars Ah, Fudge Nuts! Made with components like dates, peanuts, and tapioca syrup, Pelitera is a huge fan of Picky Bars and especially suggests them to her athletes who are gluten-free.

Perfect Bar Layers Crispy Peanut Butter & Berry A traditional PB&J sandwich could carry you through a day on the slopes, but it's not exactly travel-friendly. Upgrade to a Crispy Peanut Butter & Berry Perfect Bar for your ski snack instead.

Kate's Real Food Bars Dark Chocolate Cherry & Almond Real foods are the only ingredient in Kate's Real Food Bars. Among the delicious and energetic ingredients listed are dried cherries, honey, almond butter, and gluten-free oats.

Larabar Peanut Butter Cookie Larabars are whole-food bars that fulfill their purpose with little ingredients.Their main ingredient is dates, which offer a rapid and natural source of sugar for energy during physical activity.

That's it. Fruit Apple + Blueberry Bar Bars are crafted solely from fruit, just as the name implies. Take the Apple + Blueberry bar, for instance, made with one apple and 20 blueberries.

Skratch Energy Bar Skratch Energy Bars are ideal for gluten-free, plant-based athletes, offering 34g of whole food-based carbohydrates. Perfect for sustained endurance activities.