LUNA Fiber Bars {Giveaway}

by Jenn (eating bender) on May 3, 2012

When the team at LUNA contacted me about their new Fiber bars, I couldn’t wait to try them. I’m a big fan of Clif Bars and have enjoyed many of the LUNA flavors in the past, as well, so I was intrigued when I heard the newest varieties were called chocolate raspberry, peanut butter strawberry and vanilla blueberry. Sounds pretty delicious, if you ask me.

LUNA Fiber bars are soft-baked, fruit-filled, and offer 7 grams of – did you guess it? – fiber. They range from 110-120 calories and contain a ‘Core 4’ combination of calcium, iron, folic acid, and vitamin D. The bars are 70% organic, which is a bit vague to me, but Clif Bar & Company is committed to sourcing ingredients that are not genetically engineered in all of their products, to which I give a big thumbs up.

So…how did they taste?

Peanut Butter Strawberry

This flavor was my favorite – it is amazingly delicious and tastes just like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in bar form. The softness of the bar made the outside taste cookie-like, and you know anything is good when they can make it taste like a peanut butter cookie.

The strawberry filling was gooey and just the right amount of sweet. These bars have 120 calories.

Vanilla Blueberry

This was the second flavor I tried. It was my least favorite of the bunch but I still enjoyed it. It was compared to a blueberry crepe in the marketing materials, and I think that’s pretty spot on.

Overall, I think it was the vanilla flavor that I didn’t care for as much as the others, but I did enjoy the sweetness of the blueberries and would not be opposed to having it again – as long as there were no peanut butter strawberry bars left. 😉 This one has 110 calories.

Chocolate Raspberry

This was the last flavor variety I tested and a close second to the peanut butter strawberry. I was surprised because I usually don’t like the smell of chocolate and raspberry together – such as in soaps and lotions – but I really liked the taste combination. Then I realized what it reminded me of: the TJ’s Nutz Over Raspberries and Chocolate Trail Mix that I devoured in college!

The outside of the bar was like a dark chocolate cookie, and the raspberry filling was drool worthy. Another winner on taste – nothing about these bars feels artificial or too sweet. They have the perfect balance of flavors and are definitely satiating. This bar has 110 calories, too.

As you can see, I was very impressed by the new LUNA Fiber Bars – and I want you to try them! The team at LUNA has offered to send a trio of new flavors to an Eating Bender reader.

#LUNAFiber Giveaway

Leave a comment below describing which flavor of LUNA Fiber Bars you would most like to try and why. You can also follow LUNA Bar on Twitter and like them on Facebook.

I will randomly choose one winner on Monday, May 7 at 8:00 a.m. CST.

What are your favorite snack or energy bars?

Abrazos,

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1 Andrea May 3, 2012 at 2:50 pm

Strawberry Peanut Butter….for sure! :)
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2 Michelle@Peachy Palate May 3, 2012 at 2:52 pm

Oh my good lord they look incredible! We don’t even have ordinary Luna Bars here. The chocolate raspberry one is surefire winner! Why…because anything that has both chocolate and nutritional benefits just can’t be ignored!
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3 Glenneth May 3, 2012 at 2:53 pm

strawberry peanut butter!!!

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4 Julie K May 3, 2012 at 2:54 pm

I love my PB+J, so I can’t wait to taste the strawberry peanut butter :)

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5 Amy May 3, 2012 at 2:55 pm

The vanilla blueberry sounds really interesting!

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6 Jess p May 3, 2012 at 2:59 pm

Pb + strawberry for sure…sounds so good :)

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7 Will May 3, 2012 at 2:59 pm

Vanilla blueberry

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8 Emily May 3, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Strawberry Peanut butter for sure! I’m in love with anything peanut butter! yum!

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9 Cara (Twinthusiast) May 3, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Vanilla blueberry – hooray antioxidants & sugar…haha :)
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10 Lindsay @ Running the Windy City May 3, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Peanut butter strawberry! If it tastes half as good as it sounds I’d love it :)
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11 clare @ fittingitallin May 3, 2012 at 3:01 pm

definitely chocolate raspberry!

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12 Jenn (eating bender) May 7, 2012 at 9:06 pm

You win!! Congrats, Clare! Send me your address at eatingbender@gmail.com. I’m excited to hear what you think of them. :)

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13 Lanie May 3, 2012 at 3:06 pm

peanut butter and strawberry sounds the best to me! I love peanut butter anything really

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14 Emily May 3, 2012 at 3:06 pm

I’d love to try the Peanut Butter Strawberry!!

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15 lucy May 3, 2012 at 3:09 pm

Strawberry Pb for me

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16 Beth May 3, 2012 at 3:11 pm

Definitely any flavor I would take they look great

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17 Mary May 3, 2012 at 3:15 pm

Definitely PB Strawberry! PB is the my favorite tasty go-to protein!

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18 Christine weikel May 3, 2012 at 3:16 pm

I would love to try chocolate raspberry

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19 Nicky @kabochafashionista May 3, 2012 at 3:17 pm

These sound sooo yum!! The peanut butter strawberry one sounds so amazing…I love PB&J!! <3

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20 Alex May 3, 2012 at 3:25 pm

Chocolate raspberry looks amazing. I love anything chocate, especially dark!

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21 katie May 3, 2012 at 3:26 pm

i would love to try the pbj!!!!

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22 Brittany May 3, 2012 at 3:30 pm

I’d love to try the peanut butter strawberry.. I’m a sucker for anything peanut butter! But they all sound wonderful!
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23 Cindy May 3, 2012 at 3:30 pm

Chocolate raspberry sounds delicious!

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24 Jessica May 3, 2012 at 3:30 pm

I want to try the Chocolate Raspberry!

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25 Brittany May 3, 2012 at 3:31 pm

I also like LUNA on facebook and follow them on twitter!
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26 Erica May 3, 2012 at 3:31 pm

Fun!!! Chocolate raspberry-just sounds awesome
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27 alison May 3, 2012 at 3:38 pm

I would love to try the chocolate, because its, well, CHOCOLATE

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28 Kate May 3, 2012 at 3:42 pm

You can’t go wrong (in my opinion) with peanut butter and jelly!

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29 molly b May 3, 2012 at 3:50 pm

I’d love to try the pb and strawberry bar…sounds like a PB and Jelly sandwich (in cookie/bar form!)

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30 Lisa @ Fit in the Midwest May 3, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Peanut butter strawberry sounds delicious! I love PB and anything, so this combo sounds perfect.
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31 Tracey May 3, 2012 at 3:58 pm

Hmmm, now that you mention that the pb and strawberry bar is the best, I’d have to say that one!

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32 Marcie May 3, 2012 at 4:03 pm

Chocolate raspberry

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33 Kristen May 3, 2012 at 4:08 pm

I would love to try the blueberry!

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34 Natalie Rae May 3, 2012 at 4:26 pm

Vanilla blueberry sounds so good! Would love to try the bars… I am a huge fan of Luna.

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35 Shannon May 3, 2012 at 4:57 pm

PB&J, of course 😉 there’s never any question there!! haha.
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36 Francesca H May 3, 2012 at 4:57 pm

ahh of them!!!!!! the pb and strawberrry sounds amazing

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37 Megan May 3, 2012 at 5:40 pm

I can’t wait to try them all but I’m especially excited about the Strawberry Peanut Butter!

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38 Barbara Quezada May 3, 2012 at 5:59 pm

Would love to try the chocolate raspberry!

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39 TJ Spinner May 3, 2012 at 6:14 pm

Chocolate Raspberry all the way! Chocaholic over here…

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40 Lauren G May 3, 2012 at 6:26 pm

I am never disappointed with Peanut Butter & Jelly tasting anything!! I’d love to try the PB Strawberry! Love LUNA products and am excited to try these once I see them in stores!

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41 lynn @ the actor's diet May 3, 2012 at 6:51 pm

chocolate raspberry please!
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42 Julie May 3, 2012 at 7:04 pm

I bet Luna strawberry pb would be my fav too! Two of my fav things combined into one?! Yes please! Don’t enter me because I’ll prob just end up having the bars sit in my desk forever haha but great review!
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43 Lauren May 3, 2012 at 7:18 pm

Ah, I’m dying to try them. I keep looking for them in the store but I haven’t seen them yet. I would love to try the Strawberry Peanut Butter.
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44 Renata May 3, 2012 at 7:33 pm

Blueberry vanilla sounds so yummy!

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45 Renata May 3, 2012 at 7:33 pm

I like LunaBar on Facebook

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46 Renata May 3, 2012 at 7:34 pm

I follow Luna Bar on Twitter too – thanks so much!

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47 JayelleC May 3, 2012 at 7:36 pm

I am new to reading your blog.

These sound amazing.

Peanut butter and strawberry sounds great

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48 nancy May 3, 2012 at 7:53 pm

PB and strawberry. I love all things PB, and the jam is a bonus.

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49 Lorrie Craley May 3, 2012 at 8:09 pm

They all look yummy, but I love chocolate and blueberries! So I’d have to say either blueberry vanilla or the chocolate rasberry.

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50 Nicole G May 3, 2012 at 8:47 pm

I love Clif Mojo Mountain Mix Bars. Perfect trail mix bars and the tasty chocolate chips on top have just the right amount of sweetness =)

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51 Loan May 3, 2012 at 9:22 pm

The vanilla blueberry sounds yummy.

P.S. I love your blog. c:

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52 Darbi May 3, 2012 at 9:38 pm

Peanut Butter Strawberry

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53 Mitra May 3, 2012 at 9:41 pm

Chocolate Raspberry all the way
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54 Chelsea @ Designs on Dinner May 3, 2012 at 10:42 pm

Peanut Butter Strawberry! A PB&J on the go. My favorite bars right now are Kind…the Almond and Apricot is delicious; however, my favorites do change weekly. Variety is the spice of life!
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55 Sarah L May 4, 2012 at 12:35 am

I would like to try the vanilla blueberry. I usually love vanilla-flavored snacks.

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56 kayla May 4, 2012 at 3:17 am

even though you said it was your least favorite, i’d like to try the blueberry luna fiber bar!

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57 Michelle May 4, 2012 at 7:01 am

They all sound delicious, but I think the one I’d like to try the most is the peanut butter & strawberry.

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58 Emilie @ Emilie's Enjoyables May 4, 2012 at 7:50 am

I’m a huge fan of the regular Luna bars chocolate raspberry flavor so I’m sure I would love the fiber one!
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59 Georgiana May 4, 2012 at 8:33 am

Would love to taste the Blueberry Vanilla flavor!

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60 Georgiana May 4, 2012 at 8:34 am

I like LunaBar on Facebook

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61 Georgiana May 4, 2012 at 8:35 am

Following LunaBar on Twitter too – thanks!

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62 annie May 4, 2012 at 9:02 am

I LOVE Luna bars. My go to is the coconut chocolate bar. I love a fruit-chocolate combination so I’d love to try to the chocolate rasberry!
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63 Melissa May 4, 2012 at 9:42 am

peanut butter and strawberry
that’s how i make my pb&j so it’s awesome to have it in a Luna bar :)

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64 Melissa May 4, 2012 at 9:42 am

Liked them on Facebook!

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65 Samantha May 4, 2012 at 2:32 pm

Peanut Butter Strawberry! The combination sounds delicious!

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66 Jen Uzmann May 4, 2012 at 3:24 pm

Definitely the Strawberry PB. Yummy!!

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67 Stephanie May 4, 2012 at 5:53 pm

the peanut butter strawberry sounds awesome, and the extra fiber can’t hurt either!

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68 Ray May 4, 2012 at 7:14 pm

The Blueberry Vanilla looks yummy!

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69 Ray May 4, 2012 at 7:15 pm

I like LunaBar on Facebook

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70 Deanna G. May 4, 2012 at 9:08 pm

I’d most like to try Vanilla Blueberry because I love vanilla & I love blueberry! :)

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71 Deanna G. May 4, 2012 at 9:09 pm

I like LUNA on Facebook. (Deanna Cali)

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72 Kristyn May 4, 2012 at 10:33 pm

oh my! they all look and sound yummyy!
but i would have to say the peanut butter and strawberry one!

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73 Kristyn May 4, 2012 at 10:35 pm

i like Luna on facebook :)

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74 Kristyn May 4, 2012 at 10:36 pm

and i follow luna on twitter! thanks again :)

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75 Leeann May 4, 2012 at 11:57 pm

Chocolate raspberry– huge chocolate lover of any kind!

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76 Meagan May 5, 2012 at 12:33 am

Vanilla Blueberry!

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77 Meagan May 5, 2012 at 12:34 am

I also follow on Twitter and Facebook!

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78 Katie R May 5, 2012 at 8:04 am

The peanut butter strawberry bars sound great! I love peanut butter and strawberry flavors, and I haven’t been able to find a bar that does them justice yet.

Even though they are not the healthiest, I love the Nature Valley Sweet & Salty Almond bars. They are nutty and sweet (and salty :) )

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79 Mushroomz May 5, 2012 at 11:16 am

Pb or chocolate? That’s a tough decision … I’d try the Peanut butter strawberry flavour :)

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80 Mushroomz May 5, 2012 at 11:19 am

Liked Luna on FB.

My favourite snack is a mashed banana mixed with some cocoa powder and cottage cheese :)

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81 Elizabete May 5, 2012 at 12:03 pm

I would Love to try all of them especially Peanut Butter Strawberry because i Love nut butters + you said it was the best :)
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82 Taylor May 5, 2012 at 9:02 pm

Regular Luna Chocolate Raspberry bars are my FAVORITE flavor, so to get my hands on that cookie-like, chocolaty, raspberry-y, fiber-y goodness? Oh dear, I’d not know what to do with myself!

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83 Sunny May 5, 2012 at 9:13 pm

Strawberry peanut butter :)

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84 natalie (the sweets life) May 5, 2012 at 9:54 pm

i LOVE traditional luna bars so i’d love to try these–all of the flavors sound great!

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85 Kristine May 5, 2012 at 10:20 pm

OOoh, i’d love to try the peanut butter strawberry! I love cliff bars and this whole new luna fiber bar is intriguing to me!

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86 Ashlee May 5, 2012 at 10:50 pm

I would love to try any of them – but especially the PB one!

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87 Ashlee May 5, 2012 at 10:50 pm

I like Luna on FB. :)

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88 Charissa May 6, 2012 at 11:46 am

The chocolate strawberry one sounds nice!

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89 Charissa May 6, 2012 at 11:47 am

I follow Luna on Twitter!
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90 Emily May 6, 2012 at 12:56 pm

I would love to try the strawberry peanut butter!!!
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91 Merritt May 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm

Oh anything with peanut butter is a no brainer for me!! So definitely the PB Strawberry! =)

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92 Jessica May 9, 2012 at 3:34 pm

I really want to try the Chocolate Raspberry flavor! I already love that flavor in the regular Luna Bars! I was so excited to hear that they were coming out with these fiber bars.
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