This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

As a newly pregnant mama, I need to snack a lot. My husband thinks I am crazy because I am literally hungry at least every hour. But making a baby is hard work! So I am always on the look-out for wholesome snacks I can keep in my purse while I am on the go. I recently was able to enjoy a brand new type of snacking experience, thanks to Brookside Chocolate and their new Fruit & Nut Bars.

Brookside Chocolate was encouraging the shoppers at the Town Center in Aurora, CO to try their new Fruit & Nut Bars in a new way – a fancier, more sophisticated way. This isn’t just a snack, it’s a snacking experience.

I was greeted by men and women dressed in chef’s coats and hats, standing by a fancy table set for two in the middle of the mall. They offered me samples of the 3 flavors of the fruit and nut bars:

  • Cranberry with Blackberry Flavor
  • Cherry with Pomegranet Flavor
  • Blueberry with Acai Flavor

My favorite is Cranberry with Blackberry Flavor. The dark chocolate that covers the bottom is just enough for my sweet tooth without being overwhelming. I also loved the whole almonds and pumpkin seeds. 

Not only are Brookside Fruit & Nut bars made with whole ingredients like almonds, pumpkin seeds and real fruit, they are also a good source of fiber, vitamins A, C, and E and they are low in sodium.

For more information about Brookside Snacks check out their website. There is nutritional information for each flavor and links to buy them from Amazon. You can also find them in 4 pack boxes at your local stores.


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20 Comments on A Snacking Experience With Brookside Fruit & Nut Bars

  1. nicole
    October 16, 2015 at 7:20 pm (2 years ago)

    we eat a similar snack. I love eating them in the mornings, just enough to get me going.

  2. Yona Williams
    October 15, 2015 at 6:52 pm (2 years ago)

    I bet these taste really good – I’ve had the Brookside clusters before, and they were delicious. I like that this brand is expanding their range of products.

  3. lexie
    October 15, 2015 at 8:26 am (2 years ago)

    Love the setup it’s so cute! My little one loves bars so much too!

  4. rebecca
    October 15, 2015 at 6:21 am (2 years ago)

    The cranberry and blackberry sounds fantastic and what a fun opprtunity to try them out!

  5. Shelly
    October 14, 2015 at 8:01 pm (2 years ago)

    Mmm…I love Brookside! Their chocolate covered fruits are so yummy!

  6. Ashleigh
    October 14, 2015 at 2:23 pm (2 years ago)

    I had no idea they came in bars! I love the chocolate covered fruit they have, these would be great to put in my purse with all my running around.

  7. Jenn
    October 14, 2015 at 2:18 pm (2 years ago)

    That’s quite a presentation for snack bars, lol. I do like the Brookside brand for occasional snacking, though, so I’ll have to check these bars out.

  8. Brittany @ Everyday Thoughts
    October 14, 2015 at 11:10 am (2 years ago)

    Congratualtions Mama! If you decide to nurse your bundle of joy you’re going to need lots of healthy snacks around and these will be perfect!

  9. Di
    October 14, 2015 at 10:57 am (2 years ago)

    Haven’t tried these, but they look delicious. Anything with natural ingredients is ok with me.

  10. Nikka Shae
    October 14, 2015 at 10:10 am (2 years ago)

    I love fruit bars, the best snack for me!!!

  11. Blythe A.
    October 14, 2015 at 9:05 am (2 years ago)

    I love Brookside products, and these looks so yummy. I will be trying this very soon.

  12. Melissa
    October 14, 2015 at 8:36 am (2 years ago)

    Fruit and Nut bars are always what we reach for to snack on, or on our way out the door. I need to try this brand.

  13. Eva @ Kidminds
    October 14, 2015 at 7:29 am (2 years ago)

    I LOVE fruits and nut bars. So much better than grabbing something unhealthy on the go. I usually just make my own bars, but when life gets busy I buy a bunch of them from Whole Foods to stash in my purse. I will be on the lookout for Brookside products.

  14. Pam
    October 14, 2015 at 3:52 am (2 years ago)

    I’m not a big nut or dried fruit person but I am in love with the presentation of these! The fancy presentation for the taste testing alone would have me trying one!

  15. Tina
    October 13, 2015 at 10:02 pm (2 years ago)

    I didn’t know that Brookside now had bars. I love their fruit candy already so these sound like a no brainer for me. Cranberry and Blackberry mixed with dark chocolate sounds so good. I see they are gluten free which is perfect for me and gives me another choice to put in my rotation. I am definitely going to be on the lookout for these.

  16. Logan Can
    October 13, 2015 at 8:13 pm (2 years ago)

    These bars look delicious and your table is gorgeous! I am always looking for healthy snacks that I can take with me on the go! These look like a great option!

  17. Michelle @ Sunshine and
    October 13, 2015 at 8:01 pm (2 years ago)

    These bars look yummy! I’m trying to be more intentional about keeping healthy snacks with me to resist the drive thru allure!

  18. Jaclyn
    October 13, 2015 at 7:17 pm (2 years ago)

    I love the way they threw a little “thing” to get their product out there. It looks adorable, too!


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