Have you heard of Corazonas? If not, it’s a line of heart healthy snacks made with plant sterols that are proven to help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol. They’re most commonly known for their popular line of Oatmeal Squares — popular because these bars have a similar texture to what you experience when you eat a big, chewy oatmeal cookie (umm, YES).
I was recently sent their two new Oatmeal Square flavors to try, Chocolate Coconut Macaroon and Orange Cranberry, and they’re pretty spot on in their flavor profiles!
I could see eating the Chocolate Coconut Macaroon flavor for an afternoon snack, when I want something sweet after lunch, but nothing that will make me feel like crap before a workout. And I think I would prefer having the Orange Cranberry flavor in the morning, either for breakfast or a morning snack.
Nutritionally speaking, the bars are around 200 calories, and have 15-16 grams of whole grain oats, 6 grams of protein, and 5 grams of fiber, 0 grams of trans fat, and have no wheat, flour, or high fructose corn syrup. Each bar is made naturally delicious with oats, apple juice-infused fruits and fruit puree.
It’s the weekend, so it’s only appropriate I talk about or make some reference to Costco, right? Well this weekend (until Sunday), Corazonas will be sampling their two new flavors at the Costco in Carlsbad (951 Palomar Airport Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92011). But if you can’t make it out, or don’t live in the area, don’t worry! You can enter to win a handful of the two new flavors right here.
Giveaway ends Midnight, March 29, 2014.
To enter, just follow: a Rafflecopter giveaway
Disclaimer: I was not compensated for this post, but I received complimentary Corazonas Oatmeal Squares for my review. However, as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.