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It was like I had a major light bulb moment. I mean for the last 6 years, weight loss has always been a goal along with getting more physically fit and stronger. And I've heard people say that you only have one body, and you need to take care of it blah blah blah...

But it's like I felt this on a personal level - like WAKE UP GIRL! You have ONE BODY. It's YOUR responsibility to take care of the GIFT that you have been given. I experienced this while I was in bed with pain in both of my feet. My right foot was throbbing from the arthritis, and my left foot was in as much pain from my plantar fasciitis. In that moment it didn't take a genius to figure out that my body is really dealing with a lot of inflammation. And that I had been eating more for fun than for healing and nutrition.

It was definitely another nudge for me to really work on focusing to eat with a purpose. Oh, another highly processed cookie, another scoop of ice cream, another handful of marshmallows re…

#BringDessertBack With Fiber One Giveaway

Full Disclosure: I received products free of charge for the purpose of providing a review. My opinions are completely my own based on my experience.

We all know that I have an unnatural desire fondness for sweets. So when I was given the opportunity to try Fiber One, I was genuinely curious since I've never tried their products. But I was also a little nervous.

I am a self proclaimed snack snob - especially when it comes to lower calorie type treats. To me, most snacks of this nature have 'that taste'. You know the one I'm talking about. They just have a taste where it doesn't taste like others snacks do. I have always been very particular, and I usually wind up not enjoying them. So, I was curious to try Fiber One, but I wasn't every optimistic that I would really like them.

I was given 3 boxes of Fiber One products to try.

Cookies & Creme Protein bars, Crunchy Chocolate Chip, and Mint Fudge Brownie. 

I skeptically tried
the Mint Fudge Brownie - at first glance, it looked yummy. The texture felt like a 'normal' brownie. And the taste? I loved it. I honestly couldn't tell the difference between the Fiber One Mint Fudge brownie and a regular homemade brownie. I loved the mint chocolate chips inside. And I'm assuming it was the fiber, but it kept me full longer. And I wasn't craving sweets in a couple of hours like I do with other types of sweet snacks. And coming in at 90 calories and 5 grams of fiber, it was a nice afternoon snack to curb my sweet tooth.

I haven't tried this recipe yet, but check out this Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwich from Dessertify
Image Source http://www.dessertify.com/recipe/mint-chocolate-chip-ice-cream-sandwich/

In fact, Dessertify has a lot of recipes that I would like to try. 

I also enjoyed the Cookies & Creme Protein bar, but of the three products it was the least of my favorite. But I did enjoy it. And I would choose it as a snack. It had a little more calories than others with 140 calories and 5 grams of fiber. 

The crunchy chocolate chip cookie was also delicious. I even gave Hubby one, and he also thought it tasted good. I loved the crunch. I loved the texture. I loved the taste. It also was only 110 calories and contained 5 grams of fiber. He didn't try the Mint Fudge Brownie because I didn't want to share ha. Yeah, I'm keeping those for myself! 

My overall thoughts? I loved them! In fact, they've worked great to curb my sweet tooth, but they are lower in calories and provide a little fiber (which I don't get enough of). 

In fact, I loved them so much that I contacted the company and asked if I could do a giveaway. I honestly probably would have never tried these products. But now that I have, I'm a new fan of Fiber One. And I will be enjoying them in my future. 

And I wanted to give one of you the chance to try these products also. Simply enter the giveaway tool below for a chance to win from Fiber One. 


Giveaway is open to U.S. Residents, void where prohibited. Must be 18+. Only one entrant per household, per address. Winner is subject to eligibility verification. Winner will be contacted via email and have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen.



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  1. I've tried a few different Fiber One bars, but not these. I think the Mint Chocolate flavor would taste really good. I also love that these snack bars are healthy and are only 90 calories (with the one I want to try)!

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