I like the zone bars myself, but more important is that my kids really like them, also. I've found them to serve nicely as a healthy snack or a quick lunch. I think what my kids like best about them is the crunchy soy nuggets which have a similar texture to a crisp rice cereal.
My husband and I are following the Zone Diet along with a very popular workout regimen (which I am not sure I can say here) and it has been the most successful program we ever tried! The Zone bars are a great meal replacement or midday snack to get us through until dinner. We have tried several flavors and have not been disappointed...the dark chocolates are my heavenly indulgence!
I love these bars. They are the best tasting protein bars on the market. Lots of protein, lots of bulk, very filling and bottom line: absolutely delicious. I love the unusual flavors like choc mint, mango and cinnamon bun and I'm going to try the new fruit flavors. Most protein bars are too chocolatey/caramely and have a gummy texture. These are drier, crunchier, very very satisfying texture and again.. super flavor.
There are currently 4 Zone bars that are not chocolate or candy-like (too sweet), for those of us who prefer that. The 4 are of varying hardness, or crunchy-ness, with the Strawberry yogurt being the softest. Two make an excellent, affordable lunch, for those who prefer a quick, neat meal that is not like a candy-bar.
This review is specific to ZonePerfect Bars, Strawberry Yogurt
I have only tried the Chocolate Mint, Fudge Graham and the Chocolate Raspberry Supreme bars. I enjoyed all three, but I prefer the Chocolate Mint and the Fudge Graham bars. I'm ordering the Chocolate Peanut Butter, Dark Chocolate Almond and the Dark Chocolate Caramel Pecan today (have not tried these yet) along with my favorites - the Chocolate Mint and the Fudge Graham. I'm not a dark chocolate lover so we'll see how that goes. They offer something for everyone and I definitely recommend giving your preference a try.
My husband LOVES these. His favorite is Chocolate Coconut Crunch...he eats one for a snack, but 2 for a meal. Every time I try to buy him something different he tells me to buy Zone Perfect and to stop trying to switch things up.
This review is specific to ZonePerfect Bars, Chocolate Coconut Crunch