Lärabar - Original Fruit & Nut Bar Banana Bread - 1.8 oz. (51 g) Bar
Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut Bar Banana Bread contains three delicious ingredients; bananas, dates, and almonds. This bar provides energy-releasing B vitamin riboflavin, and 12% of the recommended Daily Value of Potassium. Easy for breakfast, delicious all day. Go bananas with their version of the classic Banana Bread - no gluten included!
Original Fruit & Nut Bar Banana Bread Features:
- Simple, 3-ingredient blend of bananas, dates and almonds
- Provides energy-releasing B vitamin riboflavin
- 12% recommended Daily Value of Potassium
- Easy for breakfast, delicious all day
Frequently Asked Questions
What is unique about Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut Bars?
Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut Bars are a delicious blend of unsweetened fruits, nuts and spices. Made from whole food, each flavor contains no more than nine ingredients. Pure and simple, just as nature intended.
Are Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut Bars unprocessed?
Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut bars are made by a simple process in which fruit, nuts, and spices are ground and mixed together. They are not baked or cooked. They use a handful of ingredients, as close to their natural state as possible.
Does Lärabar have added vitamins, minerals or supplements?
No. Lärabar only contains the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients inherent in the ingredients they use, the way nature created them.
What is the shelf life of a Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut Bar?
The shelf life for each bar is 12 months. They use a multi-layer package that keeps out UV light which, in turn, maintains freshness without the use of preservatives. The "best by" date may be found printed on the back panel of the wrapper (on the underside of the flap that runs lengthwise down the back of the bar) as well as on the back panel of the caddie box (contains 16 bars).
How much fruit does a Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut Bar provide?
Each Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut bar flavor offers at least a ¼ cup of fruit. Apple Pie and Cherry Pie each offer a ½ cup of fruit in each full-size bar.
Do the Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut Bar products made with chocolate chips contain soy?
Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut bars, including the chocolate chip varieties, do not contain soy. However, they have not verified that these products meet a Soy Free claim.
Do the Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut Bars made with chocolate chips contain dairy? Are they vegan?
They have recently made a switch to a new dairy free chocolate chip in their original Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut bar line, making these products 100% Vegan. The packaging on these products has been updated to state Dairy Free and Vegan. Because this change just happened recently, there may still be product out that is not Dairy Free or Vegan. Make sure you look at the packaging to determine if the product you have in hand meets these claims.
Are the Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut Bars certified as kosher?
Yes. Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut bars are certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union. For products made with chocolate chips, they recently made a change to a new dairy free chocolate chip, making these products also Kosher certified. Previous to this change, product was classified as Kosher Dairy. Make sure you look at the packaging to determine if the product you have in hand meets an Orthodox Kosher claim.
Is there added sugar in Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut Bars?
There is no sugar added to the Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut bars. The sweet taste comes from the natural sweetness of dates. The claim "No Added Sugar" appears next to the nutrition panel. The exception to this are products that contain chocolate chips. Chocolate chips contain sugar.
Do the chocolate chip flavor varieties contain sugar? If so what kind?
Yes. The simple, 4-ingredient chocolate chips in their chocolate chip varieties contain cane sugar.
Where does the cocoa in Lärabar come from?
The cocoa used in Lärabar is sourced from farmers who are Fair Trade Certified by Fair Trade USA. The organization's mission is to "Enable sustainable development and community empowerment by cultivating a more equitable global trade model that benefits farmers, workers, consumers, industry and earth."
Where does the fat in Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut Bars come from?
The fat in Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut bars comes from nuts and, in some cases, coconut or chocolate.
Why isn't there more protein in Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut Bars?
The protein in Lärabar Original Fruit & Nut bars is inherent to the nuts. To provide more protein in their bars, they'd have to add ingredients like soy protein isolates.
Will a Lärabar freeze or melt?
If placed in the freezer or outside in cold temperatures, Lärabar bars will become firmer, but will not freeze. Similarly, Lärabar bars (with the exception of the flavors containing chocolate chips) will not melt when heated. However, to preserve product quality they recommend that you store Lärabar products in a cool area.
Is the Lärabar wrapper recyclable?
All Lärabar bar wrappers are able to be recycled through their partnership with Terracycle. The Lärabar caddies/display boxes are made of 100% Recycled Paperboard and made using 100% Wind Energy.
Food Made from Food
At Lärabar, they believe that the foundation of a sound mind, body and spirit is derived from what you eat - and what you eat is most delicious and satisfying when it's in a whole, natural state. They believe that it doesn't matter who you are, everyone deserves to eat great food. They are passionate about creating delicious, convenient snacks that are made from just a few, simple ingredients for everyone to enjoy. To this day, Lärabar continues to be inspired by Lara's vision for Lärabar. Their Original Fruit & Nut Food Bars are made with only a few, recognizable ingredients, are minimally processed, and GMO free.
Once you get to know them, you'll find that they're serious about real food. That's why they're teaming up with Feeding America to help address the issue of hunger. They want to empower their community to join them in working to #ShareRealFood across America by donating food or volunteering at a local food bank.
Whether you've been a fan since the days when Lara was making Lärabars in her kitchen or if you are new to the family, they are happy to have you! Let them introduce themselves: they are the Original Fruit & Nut Bar - gluten free, non-GMO, and made from a just few, simple, wholesome ingredients.
With more than 19 delicious flavors each made from no more than 9 recognizable ingredients, they like to think there's something for everyone here. Some of their favorites are Cashew Cookie (made from just cashews and dates) and Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip (made from just dates, peanuts, chocolate chips, and sea salt).
The Lärabar story starts in the year 2000, when one day Lara Merriken headed out on a hike, no different than countless others she'd taken in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Little did Lara know that she was about to come up with a mountain of an idea: combine wholesome ingredients such as fruits and nuts to create a food product that's tasty, wholesome and convenient. And just like that, Lärabar was born!
Today, their gluten free goodies make it easier to live simple, intentional lives. All of their products are gluten free, non-GMO, and delicious.If you're like them, then you know when you're eating something real. It tastes great and makes you feel good.
At Lärabar they use simple, quality ingredients. So whether you are gluten free, paleo or just looking for a wholesome snack, they've got you covered. And while you will never find GMOs in their bars, what you will find is the delicious combination of unsweetened fruit, nuts, and spices.