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My Ode to the AllieBar

by Meghann on August 18, 2010

Hello AllieBar,

I think I love you. ๐Ÿ™‚

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I know your recipe is top secret, but it doesn’t stop me from dissecting your make up with every delicious sweet bite. ๐Ÿ˜‰

I now believe the secret to your wonderful sweetness is that all your nuts and oatmeal bits have been coated in brown sugar and lightly baked before being made into bar form. Allie, am I close? ๐Ÿ˜‰

Some granola bars are tought and hurt my jaw as I chew, but not you AllieBar. You crumble and practically melt in my mouth. I would like to have more and more of you. Le sigh, if only Allie would give up the recipe! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Love Forever & Always,

Meghann

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The AllieBar was the perfect pre-hot yoga snack. It was light and sweet, but still filling enough to power me through an 80 minute sweat sesh.

And sweat i did. As the summer temps continue to rise all around us in central Florida, so does the temperature in the tiny, hot room. It had to reach over 100 degrees in there this evening. Yikes!

I’ve pretty much given up eating real food after yogurt. I mush prefer a big smoothie in a bowl instead.

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Isn’t tonight’s bowl pretty? I think the addition of the kale may have had something to do with it. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Blender:

  • Ice
  • Plain Yogurt
  • Almond Milk
  • Frozen Pineapple
  • Frozen Mango
  • Flax Seed
  • PB2
  • Kale

Toppings:

  • Granola
  • Naturally Nutter Honey Cinnamon Peanut Butter

I’m not sure I want to ever eat a real meal again.

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I pulled a frozen Chai Tea Scone out of the freezer for dessert.

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Mmmm….. ๐Ÿ™‚

Has anyone seen this book?

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How to Date a Triathlete: Learning to Live with and Love an Endurance Athlete.

I’m thinking about purchasing a copy for Derek.

Of course, he probably has it down to a science now! ๐Ÿ™‚

Send good vibes Maddie’s way – she has her annual shots in the morning! Oh boy.

Good Night!

1 Chasing the Now August 18, 2010 at 9:49 pm

I’ve heard such good things about Alliebars! I’m jealous!

2 Hangry Pants August 18, 2010 at 9:49 pm

and salt! and some sort of nut butter!

3 tropicaleats August 18, 2010 at 9:50 pm

ahh i’d love to try one of her bars! i keep hearing everyone raving and trying to figure out the top secret ingredients. ๐Ÿ™‚ lovin that bowl too.

Thank you again for a fun weekend in Chicago!

4 Molly August 18, 2010 at 9:50 pm

bah I need that book. bad! multiple copies actually.

and hell, I could use a few hundred Allie bars too while Im at it. They look awesome ๐Ÿ™‚

xo-Molly
http://www.givinganythingbutup.wordpress.com

5 Evan Thomas August 18, 2010 at 9:53 pm

Judging by the reactions, crack has to be an ingredient in those bars. Could they really be that good?!

The first person that popped into my mind seeing that book is Healthy Ashley.

6 Matt August 18, 2010 at 9:53 pm

I NEED an Alliebar!

7 Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run] August 18, 2010 at 9:54 pm

I loveeee AllieBars. Come on, Allie – get a biz license already!! ; )

8 eschnelle August 18, 2010 at 10:01 pm

Well… I’m married to a triathlete, so I must’ve done something right ๐Ÿ˜‰

9 Lisa @ bakebikeblog August 18, 2010 at 10:06 pm

haha I must find that book asap!

10 theprocessofhealing August 18, 2010 at 10:08 pm

Wow I would LOVE to get my hands on those bars!

11 BBx2 - Mandy & jR August 18, 2010 at 10:09 pm

Aw poor Maddie! Hope it’s over with quickly for her in the morning!

I am dying to try a hot yoga class.. haven’t been brave enough!

12 NYCRunnerGirl August 18, 2010 at 10:20 pm

I’ve heard so many things about these Alliebars that I’ve just got to get some for myself!

Good luck to Maddie tomorrow!

13 Megan August 18, 2010 at 10:38 pm

I’m so sad I missed out on the Alliebars- I want to try one after all the hype! ๐Ÿ™‚

14 Kristy @ KristyRuns.com August 18, 2010 at 11:09 pm

It’s cool. I had a smoothie in a bowl for dinner, too. They’re just soooo dang good! Berries + banana + almond milk + granola/honey topping = awesomeness.

15 mydynamicjourney August 18, 2010 at 11:25 pm

Treats, treats and more treats. Take some for Maddie. She will love you even more and forgive you for the pin prick. he he

16 actorsdiet August 19, 2010 at 12:33 am

I really want an allie bar!!!

poor maddie! my jack russell julius is NOT happy at the vet, no matter how many treats i shove in his mouth while they’re poking him.

17 Allie (Live Laugh Eat) August 19, 2010 at 2:49 am

AllieBar loves you back! ๐Ÿ™‚

18 Stacey @ The Habit of Healthy August 19, 2010 at 5:26 am

Those AllieBars do look mighty fine!!

19 Lauren August 19, 2010 at 6:53 am

Haha, love the book! I am sure Derek needs no help in learning how to love you though! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Plus, I think he may be well on his way to becoming a triathlete with you!

20 Katie August 19, 2010 at 7:28 am

Ahhhhhhhhhhhh the famous Allie Bar! I kniw those must be amazing, the girl that makes those is pretty awesome too! I love ALlie’s blog, and she seems like the sweetest ever! I hope to try one of those bars!!

Loving the green as ever SIAB!

21 caitlin August 19, 2010 at 7:56 am

i need to give that book to kristien.

22 Mel August 19, 2010 at 8:37 am

Hey! You did cardio, strength, and 80 mins of yoga today? thats a ton of exercise. Do you ever feel like you are over doing it? Not to sound mean at all b/c I think you are great, but I feel like you work out more than anyone I know to stay in shape.

23 DiningAndDishing August 19, 2010 at 10:15 am

Yes, I would love to hear the Allie Bar recipe! I eat a Cliff Bar most every day but I do sometimes worry that they’re too processed and that I should make my own out of more natural ingredients. Maybe enough pressure will convince her :).

– Beth @ http://www.DiningAndDishing.com

24 Kathy August 19, 2010 at 11:07 am

I can understand why she wouldn’t want to share the recipe if she intends to maybe sell them one day. They look good.

25 Amanda (Two Boos Who Eat) August 19, 2010 at 11:36 am

I want to try an alliebar. They look sooo good!

I’ll definitely send my love over to Maddie!

26 Halley @ Blunder Construction August 19, 2010 at 11:53 am

1. People are SERIOUS about these AllieBars! How many did you get in your swag bag?!!

2. I feel the same way about oatmeal as you do about your yogurt meals. If left to my own disgression, I would eat oatmeal 5 times a day and be PERFECTLY HAPPY. My boyfriend, on the other hand, would not be.

27 Nicci August 19, 2010 at 1:50 pm

Super cute book. love it. lol

28 Pearl Lee August 19, 2010 at 8:49 pm

yum! now i want to try an AllieBar!

29 ? HefiA September 5, 2010 at 8:11 am

Wow!!! What an amazing blog you have here!! I love your healthy way of life and cooking/etaing !

I’m so glad I discovered your site. Awesome! Can’t wait to try out some of the stuff!!!!!!!!

Please keep the posts coming. You’re an inspiration.

Reka

?HefiA at HealthFirst.Always
http://hefia.wordpress.com

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