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Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Nuts and Sea Salt Bar

Simply Nutty Bar: Dark Chocolate Nuts & Sea Salt Bar


Peanuts, Almonds, Inulin (Dietary Fiber), Walnuts, Dark Chocolate (Sugar, Chocolate Liquor [Processed With Alkali], Cocoa Butter, Soy Lecithin [Emulsifier, Vanilla Extract), Honey, Pea Protein Crisp Rice (Pea Protein Concentrate, Brown Rice Flour [Rice Flour, Rice Bran]), Pea Protein Isolate, Sea Salt, Vanilla Extract, Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Vegetable Glycerin, Soy Lecithin.

Contains Soy, Peanut, Almond, Walnut, May Contain Traces of Milk, Egg, Wheat, Brazil Nut, Cashew, Coconut, Hazelnut, Macadamia Nut, Pecan, Pine Nut, Pistachio.

Nutrition Facts
5 servings per container
Serving size 1 Bar

Amount per serving
Calories 200
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 100mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes (Not Listed) g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 7g

Vitamin D (Not Listed) mcg 0%
Calcium 4mg 1%
Iron 6mg 34%
Potassium (Not Listed) mg 0%

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

This Simply Nutty Bar from Trader Joe’s was a tasty treat. It’s packed with nuts, as you can plainly see. That’s mostly a good thing, though we did think the texture of the different kinds of nuts was a bit inconsistent, and maybe a bit odd. Walnuts and almonds have distinctly different texture profiles, and when mixed together in one bite, the experience is a bit uneven. Yes, it was crispy and crunchy, but not ideal.

As for the flavor, it was sweet, but not overly so – thanks to the slightly savory dark chocolate, and the addition of sea salt to even it out.

Overall, this bar was good and tasty, but you’ve (obviously) gotta like the kinds of nuts that are in there. Also worth noting, it’s definitely more of a “treat” vs. an energy bar or something nutritious. Yes, it’s definitely better than eating a candy bar, but if you’re looking for an on-the-go, in-between meal snack, there are certainly more nutritious ways to get a pick-me-up.

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Summary : This Simply Nutty Bar was sweet and savory, and a nice treat. It's packed with nuts, but the texture was a bit inconsistent (and maybe a bit odd). Overall, we liked it!

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