FitJoy: Birthday Cake Batter

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THE LAST ONE I’M REVIEWING. FINALLY MY JAW CAN REST
Is this different to.. cooked Birthday Cake? Who knows

Nutritional Info: Cals 230/ C22 (10f)/ P20/ F8 Not bad as usual

Texture: *Bracing myself for the brutality* This bar is coated in really generous icing (which is incredibly ironic considering it’s supposed to be ‘batter’….). The icing is smooth and creamy, it’s really good. The bar itself is as expected; very chewy. Sticks to teeth and takes a while to eat due to how chewy it is. It’s dense & heavy, and feels like a substantial snack due to how long you’re chewing it for. There are tons of sprinkles which add a tiny bit of crunch

Taste: Super sweet! Initial taste is super nice, but there was a slight after taste that tasted a bit mank.. it is easy to tell that it’s a protein bar. This after taste went away the more I ate.. but put me off a bit. It’s very sweet vanilla; similar to a lot of birthday cake bars but not as good. It was okay, but towards the end I was sick of it due to the amount of chewing

5/10 good taste, bad texture

FitJoy: Pumpkin Pie

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Again, this one stuck to the wrapper it was so sticky but.. it looks good anyway

Nutritional Info: Calories 220/ C24 (10f)/P20/F7

Texture: So chewy. It’s like the bar was made from glue. Glue that has a love for teeth. Pro tip is to take very small bites, and possibly disappear to a room with no people while eating it so you don’t have to talk to anyone during consumption; because you won’t be able to talk while trying to chew this bar

Taste: It’s so good. Such a nice flavour; it reminds me of christmas spices. The pieces on top taste great; like nutmeg, cinnamon, that type of xmas-y vibe. It’s pumpkiny in an amazing way; warming and seasonal

It tastes so good, the texture is such a let down though

6/10

Contains palm oil

FitJoy: Iced Gingerbread Cookie

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FitJoy Iced Gingerbread Cookie Review

Nutritional Info: Calories 220/ C24 (10f), P20, F7

Texture: I was trying to get this un-stuck from my teeth for the 10 minutes following eating it. Oh my god so sticky/ chewy. It was near impossible to get out of the wrapping, hence the state of the wrapper in this pic. It’s so sticky. It’s dense & chewy. Despite the different layers, pieces on top, and pieces in the middle, the whole thing was the same dense-chewy texture

Taste: VERY strong ginger. You know when you eat ginger and sometimes it’s strong enough to be spicy/burn? That strong. It was a very good ginger flavour, my complaint would be that it’s not sweet enough. For an ‘iced cookie’ there is very little sweetness. By nature gingerbread cookies are pretty sweet .. so not a good description. Again, ginger taste was good, but lack of sweetness was bad

Very mixed about this, I want to absolutely crush it with a bad rating but the ginger flavour was spot on

3/10.. ginger taste was good, calories are good… BUT the gingerbread taste is bad (not sweet) and the texture is BRUTAL

Ingredients: Contains palm oil

FitJoy: Mint Chocolate Chip

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First impression: Smells so good much excite

Nutritional Info: Calories 220/ C25 (13f)/ P20/ F7

Texture: This bar turned me into a train. CHEW CHEW CHEW. The only ‘crisp’ part about this bar is the wrapping

Taste: Weird description but if you can imagine what mint would taste like if it was stale/ expired… thats what this is. It’s a chewy block of gone-off mint. The mint is overpowering, the chocolate doesn’t come through well, and it isn’t nice choco anyway. There are white bits throughout, can’t taste them & no texture

3/10 bleh
Ingredients: Contains palm oil

Optimum Nutrition Cake Bites: Birthday Cake Review

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First Impression: YAY SPRINKLES. Honestly anything with sprinkles gets a +1 point in my rating…. they make everything more enjoyable

Nutritional Info: 240 calories for 3 pieces, C25/ P20/ F7. So 80 cals per bite

Texture: Soft, dense, cakey. The sprinkles add a nice, subtle crunch. I really love the texture of these

Taste: Sweet, vanilla, not entirely different to the previous Red Velvet one, though I think this one isn’t as nice. I really enjoyed it, I love sweet things and these were so nice to munch on during my long flight home. It’s such a nice, sweet treat that isn’t a protein bar and doesn’t taste like a protein-treat, it tastes like a regular treat. The sprinkles add a great dimension to the bites and the flavour is very enjoyable. Still prefer the red velvet

8/10 omnom

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Optimum Nutrition Cake Bites: Red Velvet Review

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Nutrition Information: You get 3 cake bites per pack. The whole pack is 230 calories, C22/ P20/ F7. Working out at about 77 calories per cake bite. Pretty great I think.

First off: I love that you get 3 individual bites. With a bar it’s hard not to eat it all in one go, but these allow you to space it out over time which is really nice (imo)

Texture: There is an icing-type layer on the outside which is pretty bang-on. It’s sweet, tastes sweet / vanilla, not too think and soft to bite through. The middle of the bite is amazing. It’s like proper cake texture! Spongey, not chewy. Unreal

Taste: I was so impressed. This was really, really good. It doesn’t taste like any protein bar I’ve had, which sets these bites apart even more. I haven’t had much red velvet cake so I’m not sure how accurate it is of a label; but this did remind me of some kind of cake/ bun. Tastes of vanilla cake & icing, without being too sweet or overpowering. I loveeed it.
Great alternative to a protein bar, and so easy to just eat one and save the others for later; brilliant.

8/10 Roll on the next ones!

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Oh Yeah! ONE Pumpkin Pie Review

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The last one!! 14 bars later we have the final installment of the @one1brands Oh yeah one bars review! Finishing it off with Pumpkin Pie

Nutritional Information: Calories 230/ C24/ P21/ F8

You can see the bar is a different shape to the others, it’s thicker and thiner. Sort of a brick shape that gets wider at the bottom. It seems bigger than the others which is nice.. Also looks pretty cool

Texture: So soft and amazing. It’s chewier than the other bars, but in a good way. More bite to it and overall great

Taste: *drool* Cinnamon was the first thing to hit me, and then the delicious icing, and then the rest of the flavours. It’s so, so good. I’ve never had pumpkin pie, but if this is what it tastes like.. I need it in my life. It’s very very sweet, and has that kind of christmas-spice taste to it. The cinnamon spice taste lingers after which I liked, it’s a strong flavour and super enjoyable. The bar is really sweet, if you have a sweet-threshold it might be TOO sweet, but for me it was amazing

9.5/10 loved everything about it

So thats the end of the oh yeah one series, for now. I know they have a salted caramel one coming out soon and guaranteed I’ll get my hands on that asap. Overall these bars were very impressive, there was a couple of ones that were misses but the majority of them scored really high with me. For the most part they all had excellent textures, good calories & macros, and tasted great. Huge range of flavours, would highly recommend checking them out. On to the next series!

Oh Yeah! ONE Blueberry Cobbler Review

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This is the second last bar I’m reviewing of this Oh Yeah ONE series. Feel like I’ve been reviewing these for weeks (….because I have)

First off: Looks super! Apart from it being minorly squished but hey it travelled across continents so give it a break

Nutritional Info: 220 calories. C24/ P20/ F8
Really good as usual!

Texture: This was so soft and amazing. It was almost fluffy in the middle, the desnity of these bars is spot on. One difference with this one is there was no crunch (or at least none that I could detect!) The bar actually looks like blueberry cobbler, it’s divided into 2 layers with a lovely purple-blue layer on top with a cream layer underneath

Taste: I don’t normally like fruit bars. I’ve said that before, and it makes me really hard to please when it comes to fruit flavoured things… I hate artificial tastes. This was so impressive. It was DELICIOUS. It didn’t taste artificial, it was such a lovely blueberry taste with an amazing sweetness. The sweetness was almost like maple ❤️ I’m not going to compare it to eating actual blueberry cobbler, but honestly if you want a dessert-like bar… this is great

9/10 Super good

Oh Yeah! ONE Maple Glazed Doughnut Review

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Nutritional Info: Calories 220. C24/ P20 / F9
Really good, especially for the quality of this bar

Texture: Perfect. Soft, fudgey, crunchy pieces throughout that almost have the texture of tiny sugar granules. Amazing.

Taste: *cue angels singing* SO. GOOD. Maple glazed doughnut description is spot on. You can taste the sweet maple-syrup, and the ‘icing’ glaze. It’s very sweet but not too sweet. It’s heavenly. If you have ever had MyProtein’s maple whey, it’s quite similar to that taste but better. You can’t taste the whey aspect. It is so good, I never wanted it to end.
9.5/10 (OOOOH I don’t think I’ve given a rating that high since grenade carb killas!)