Seeking Savory Energy Bar Recommendations

Does anyone have recommendations for savory (not sweet) energy bars?

During rides I eat Larabars, which I really like. But after a while I find myself getting palate fatigue from the constant sweetness. So I’m looking for something savory I could take and intermix with the Larabars.

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same - i started carrying those 100 calorie lightly salted almond packs from Blue Diamond.

Skratch have two flavours of savoury bars - miso, and a parm/sundried tomato one: https://www.skratchlabs.com/pages/energy-bars

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I am gonna check those out!

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Thanks! I will have to try those

Look at the Skratch cook books. He has some different rice cake possibilities that have been good.

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Seconding both to the savory Skratch bars (had one today), and the Feed Zone Portables cookbook. Nice for both longer inside rides, or wrapped up for on the go and a change of pace from all of the sugar.

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@preferuphill and @DocSavage,

Any favorites from the Feed Zone Portables cookbook?

I’ll usually start with a Denver rice cake or Red Lentil rice cake recipe, and riff on it. I tend not to eat meat, so I’ll swap the ham for black beans. Also I like to add vinegar-based hot sauces like Tobasco both for flavour, and for that pickle-juice anti-cramping effect. The Warm Dough two-bite pies are a nice option as well.

Nutritional info is included for all of the recipes, though all can be thought of as starting points for your own tastes which will change the numbers somewhat.

Sourcing the Reynolds wrap has been difficult sometimes up here, and it took a few tries to get the wrapping technique down for the rice cakes but we’re all good now!

Edit: not in the cookbook, but if I’m being lazy and doing a long trainer ride, I’ll sometimes just boil some potatoes, quarter them, salt liberally and keep them on a plate within reach. Really high glycemic index, salty/savoury and really easy to get down. Plus they’re dirt cheap.

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Not a bar, but peanut-butter filled pretzels are my favorite!

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Picky Bars has a few savory flavors. I have been using these exclusively for cycling for a few years. They have never let me down. Great products and great company.

https://pickybars.com/

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This totally made me think of peanut butter filled Clif Bars!

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@AlphaDogCycling I like the Almond and date rice cakes, fig and honey rice cakes, and chocolate Peanut coconut rice cakes. I have a little sweet tooth.