Review: Trio Bar

by Jenn (eating bender) on August 5, 2008

Mrs. May’s Trio Bar

Flavor: Blueberry

Ingredients: Cashew, Almonds, Pistachios, Blueberries, Sesame Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Dates, Raisins, Rice Malt, Natural Flavors, Evaporated Cane Juice and Sea Salt.

Nutrition Information: 170 calories, 12g fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 45mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 6g sugar, 5g protein.

Additional Information: Gluten-free, vegan, made from 3 nuts, 3 seeds and 3 fruits.

Review: I’m already familiar with the Trio bar, having tried the strawberry flavor in this post. I really like the ingredient list because it’s short and full of healthy fats from the nuts and seeds. As far as texture goes, the bar is completely crunchy, but not so much that it makes it hard to bite into. The pieces break off easily and the blueberry flavor was present throughout. This bar makes a perfect snack when you are looking for something more substantial that will hold you over for a few hours at a time. I needed it to power through a busy day of projects, and it kept me full for at least 3 hours – an outstanding feat for a bar. I also found it helpful in that I am often lacking in healthy fats. This bar is an easy way to get in your daily dose of nuts or seeds, both of which are proven to have benefits for your heart.

Get Yours: I’ve only physically seen them at Costco, but you can also order them online at the company site.

{ 20 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Little Black Dress August 5, 2008 at 12:19 pm

Jenn, thanks so much for the review! I wish I had a costco near me so I could buy these- they sound excellent!


2 Aimee August 5, 2008 at 12:41 pm

These bars look so good, too bad I’m a Sams Club girl, and no sign of them there! I need to try these!


3 Danielle August 5, 2008 at 12:58 pm

ohh, i like the new format, what a great idea! thank for the review too … now i want to try a trio bar, and i can’t… thanks a lot ๐Ÿ˜‰


4 Fit Bottomed Girl August 5, 2008 at 1:13 pm

Wow, three hours for reals? That’s impressive. It looks delish though — almost homemade!


5 Mark Salinas August 5, 2008 at 2:00 pm

Very good! Thanks!


6 VeggieGirl August 5, 2008 at 2:25 pm

I have yet to find those bars anywhere locally, but they definitely sound worth it – especially after your fantastic review!! Thanks!!

NO MORE DAYS!! Just hours ;0)


7 oatmeal August 5, 2008 at 7:26 pm

Wow that is one good lookin’ bar! And keeps you full for 3 hours?! I’m so looking for this next time I’m at Costco!


8 Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food) August 5, 2008 at 8:24 pm

Wow, that’s great that the bar kept you full for 3 hours!!

I like this new feature :)


9 chandra August 5, 2008 at 8:34 pm

Tag, you’re it!! Check my blog for details! :-)


10 Christie August 5, 2008 at 9:08 pm

I bought these when they sold them as broken up bits in a bag… I loved the flavor but I have a very sensitve stomach and something in them did not agree with me…. but they do look delicious!


11 HangryPants August 5, 2008 at 9:24 pm

Sounds delish. Haven’t seen them yet though.

– Heather


12 fitnessista August 5, 2008 at 9:29 pm

thanks for the great review- i’ll definitely have to give these a try!
have a wonderful evening :)


13 Grounded Fitness August 5, 2008 at 9:37 pm

man- i gotta find those bars- they look so good! I like chunky….thats my style


14 Rose August 5, 2008 at 9:54 pm

Thanks for the review here! This looks REALLY tasty!


15 Melissa August 5, 2008 at 10:55 pm

sounds tasty!!! i need to find me some of those!!!

and i love the new idea you have! i love product/restaurant reviews, etc!! so exciting!


16 glidingcalm August 6, 2008 at 6:39 am

yum! I’ve only tried Cranberry!
gorgeous review lady!


17 sgreyce August 6, 2008 at 9:27 am

I love your bars reviews! I never leave a comment here but I am always here! And because of this you’re tagged! See my blog for details.


18 Jenn August 6, 2008 at 2:02 pm

Little Black Dress ~ Let me know if you ever want me to send some your way!

Aimee ~ Aw, make the switch to Costco!

Danielle ~ Haha! Well it can be the first thing you eat when you get back ๐Ÿ˜‰

Fit Bottomed Girl ~ Yeah! I don’t know if it was just a one-time thing, but maybe it helped that I was working, too.

Mark ~ Thanks!

VeggieGirl ~ I should have given you one yesterday ๐Ÿ˜‰

oatmeal ~ Definitely be on the lookout!

Foodie ~ Thanks :)

Chandra ~ Thank you!

Christie ~ Oy, sorry about your stomach – I know the feeling :(

HangryPants ~ Keep looking, they’re worth it!

fitnessista ~ Thank you! :)

Grounded Fitness ~ They are definitely full of chunk, if that makes sense.

Rose ~ Thank you :)

Melissa ~ Glad you like it!

Em ~ Cranberry is next on my list!

sgreyce ~ Thanks for reading and tagging me! :)


19 Maggie August 7, 2008 at 9:51 pm

That looks great! I love when a snack bar looks like real food as opposed to dog kibble. It reminds me a lot of Kind bars, which my husband and I love.


20 Jenn August 9, 2008 at 11:25 pm

Maggie ~ Ooh, I’ve always wanted to try Kind bars – perhaps that will be next on my list!


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