Fit and Balance Life with ZonePerfect Perfectly Simple Nutrition Bar

Fit and Balance Life with ZonePerfect Perfectly Simple Nutrition Bar

I knew that I would have my hands full being a working mom, but I have to admit that I really didn’t see it being this demanding and hectic! I used to take things for granted, like having the time to keep the house clean, working out, getting a full eight hours of sleep each night or having extra time with my girlfriends. I figured that when I had kids and a full time job I would still have time to keep up all of these things. Well hats off to the women that are able to accomplish that, teach me your ways oh wise ones! I have had to cut down a bit on my social time (sorry BFFs), my workouts are shorter and less frequent, keeping the house from looking like a “toynado” is a daily battle, and I think that for my last birthday all I wanted was 24 hours of sleep! My diet has been affected as well. I am passionate about cooking and buy healthy snacks/foods or myself and my family, but being so busy has caused me to miss meals or grab fast, less healthy options more times than I’d like to admit. I definitely don’t want to sacrifice my time with my family so giving up time for hobbies and social stuff is fine. I have also come to terms with the fact that my home won’t look spick and span about six days a week. I am not ok however with the fact that I am not sleeping enough, exercising less and eating sub-par food. For me and my family I need to stay healthy.

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Fit and Balance Life with ZonePerfect Perfectly Simple Nutrition Bar

I have learned to exercise smarter by spending less time lollygagging in the gym and also choosing higher intensity workouts. I can now squeeze a darn good workout into 45 minutes. These High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) exercises make me “FeelGooder”. After each one I am completely exhausted, yet it gives me that uplifted feeling knowing that I just did something good for myself. For sleep I have recently made a few changes that I hope will help, such as making the room darker and turning off my devices an hour before bed. We shall see how that one pans out J. As far as eating habits, I am not ok with missing any more meals, already nixed most all fast food from my diet, and have found healthy options to grab on the go snack. Perfectly Simple Nutrition Bars are a new discovery of mine and they fit right in-line with the other food products I’ve written about in the past as their ingredients are simple and very high quality. The individually wrapped bars are easy to toss in my gym bag, keep at the office or snack on in the car. I like that there is a nice variety of flavors (including flavors that are much better than other bars, like Bing Cherry and Almond or Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk). The bars actually taste good, not chalky or foreign like some of the others out there. Like my HIIT workouts the Perfectly Simple Nutrition Bars make me #FeelGooder! I am satisfied in that I am both full and ate something tasty. Like other products from ZonePerfect, these protein bars are low calorie and high in protein, so I feel good mentally and physically, and am energized to take on whatever is next on my list. Let me know if you’ve tried out these great bars, and if they make you too #FeelGooder. I’m also curious to hear which flavors you like the most, the taste of Perfectly Simple really blew me away.

Fit and Balance Life with ZonePerfect Perfectly Simple Nutrition Bar

ZonePerfect Perfectly Simple nutrition bar flavors:

• Almond Toffee Crunch
• Bing Cherry & Almond
• Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk
• Roasted Cashew & Dark Chocolate

Thank you ZonePerfect for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to try Perfectly Simple nutrition bars!

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    Robin Rue (@massholemommy)
    Sep 14, 2015 at 9:47 am

    I am always looking for snacks that I can take on the go with me. I love that these come in so many awesome flavors, too!!

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    Sep 14, 2015 at 12:34 pm

    I love snacks that are healthy. I have seen this around, but I haven’t tried it yet. I will look for this next time.

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    Sep 14, 2015 at 1:38 pm

    I am trying really hard to eat healthy, some days are better than others, but I now do go to a gym and I so want to try these bars!

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    Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle
    Sep 14, 2015 at 6:44 pm

    These look like great bars. I’m going to pick some of these up for when I’m on the road or the kids are at their practices.

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    Sep 14, 2015 at 9:44 pm

    I love these bars. There are few bars out there that give me the protein I need without all the extra sugar and calories. These bars also taste great!

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    Liz Mays
    Sep 14, 2015 at 11:35 pm

    Those sound like perfect on the go snacks. I really like the flavors they are offering. That almond toffee crunch would be delicious.

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    Erin (@SugarCrumbs)
    Sep 15, 2015 at 12:43 am

    Oh those bars looks so yummy! Perfect for all those busy days when I dont have time to stop and make a snack!

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    Chubskulit Rose
    Sep 15, 2015 at 10:00 am

    I am always looking for new protien bar to try to snack on after my work outs. This sounds like a good option.

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    Onica {MommyFactor}
    Sep 15, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    Sometimes it’s so hard to get fit in eating right, this will help keep you on track during busy day. Need to drop a few in the bag.

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    The Trophy WifeStyle
    Sep 15, 2015 at 1:40 pm

    I’m always looking for healthier snack options! I will have to add these to my grocery list this week and see how yummy they really are 🙂

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    Sep 15, 2015 at 2:53 pm

    These look like a great snack. Combining it with a healthy and active lifestyle seems like it would be the way to go. Can’t wait to try these!!

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    Sep 15, 2015 at 3:53 pm

    This look like a great healthy snack option! I need to look for these next time I am out.

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    Sep 15, 2015 at 4:30 pm

    We love to snack, but we haven’t tried those yet. I’m going to check it out because I know for certain they’re good especially the ones with chocolates. 🙂

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    Sep 15, 2015 at 6:16 pm

    Looks like a great balance of hitting the sweet tooth but still not being garbage to eat. Good find.

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    Shanéy Maharaj
    Sep 15, 2015 at 6:53 pm

    I love snacking on these during working hours. 😛 I spend my entire day on the computer or in meetings, they so convenient.

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    Ann Bacciaglia
    Sep 15, 2015 at 6:56 pm

    This looks like a great nutrition bar. I will have to pick some up to try.

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    Paula Schuck
    Sep 15, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    I am looking for a few new healthy snacks to try. This looks like a great choice for a nutrition bar.

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    Sep 16, 2015 at 1:11 am

    I love nutrition bars. I love all the flavors offered. The almond toffee crunch one sounds tasty.

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    Jennifer S. Mitchell
    Sep 16, 2015 at 1:27 am

    These Zone Perfect bars look delicious! I would love to try the Bing Cherry and Almond ones.

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    Shandi Dews
    Sep 16, 2015 at 1:37 am

    Those look really good, and now that I am homeschooling both of my kids, running my blog, and running the household, I could always use a good snack! I can’t wait to try these!

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    Uplifting Families
    Sep 16, 2015 at 2:29 am

    I haven’t heard of these snacks before and I’ll have to check them out. I need to start eating better and this looks like a perfect option.

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    Sep 16, 2015 at 2:33 am

    This looks like such a yummy snack… I love that it is gluten free!

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    Carin Kilby Clark
    Sep 17, 2015 at 1:16 am

    These look so delicious. My friend loves them, especially the oatmeal chocolate chunk. I’ll have to cave and give it a try.

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    Krystal's Kitsch
    Sep 18, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    Those are some of my favorites. They are so easy to take on the go.

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