Try it Tuesday: Share my Berlin Health Food Finds

As you may have seen, The Husband and I spent a long weekend in Berlin. Check out my July Coffee Date post for some photos and stories. We had a great time!

We always take public transportation and the Berlin system is easy, convenient and inexpensive. The U-Bahn, the subway/el train system, stop closest to our hotel (Nollenderfplatz) was near an awesome health food store. The Alnatura store had an awesome selection of natural foods, prepared foods, produce and vitamins/supplements.

On the last day, I went in and grabbed some energy bars and a few treats. I got two of each item – one for me and one to send to a lucky reader.

I got several store brand products (24/7 Bio and Alnatura) and a few other bars and treats. Here’s what I’m trying (and sharing):

  • Raw BiteThe packaging on the Raw Bite Bars reminded me of Lara Bars. These organic fruit and nut bars (from Denmark) were created to provide healthy, on-the-go snacks. They come in 8 flavors. I bought three to try. I’m super intrigued by Spicy Lime.
  • Lifefood Coconut Bar–  Lifefood is another raw, vegan, fruit and nut bar (from Czechoslovakia). It’s all natural, gluten-free, soy-free, dairy free, starch free and non-GMO. They say, it’s a “natural energy booster for vibrant life.”
  • Terra Sana All Natural Licorice “Stones” -These amazing stones are actually delicious, soft, organic sweet licorice drops. They are free of all common allergens and they taste amazing.
  • Albio Veggie-Herzen – Gummies are everywhere in Germany – even in health food stores. These heart shaped candies are vegan, organic, gluten free and also taste amazing!
  • 24/7 Bio Nut Bars and Alnatura Amaranth Bar – I grabbed a few store brand bars, too.

As you may have noticed, I tried the candies (and wish I bought MORE!) I’m excited to try the energy bars next.

As I mentioned, I’ll send one lucky reader all of the items in the photo to try. Please use the Rafflecopter below to enter. Winner must be a US resident, 18 years of age or older and the offer is void where prohibited. The giveaway runs through Thursday, July 13. A winner will be selected and notified on July 14.

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What would you try first? Do you check out new foods when you travel?

Please note: This post is not affiliated with or sponsored by any of these brands. I purchased these products in Berlin and am sending some to a winner at my own expense.

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35 Comments

  1. Renata says:

    I would love to try the Raw Bite bars as I love real food snack bars and always have them with me on the go!

  2. I would try that Spicy Lime Raw Bar first! I don’t travel at all, but if I did, I would completely bring back whatever I could find!

  3. Mary W says:

    I am a big licorice fan so I would try the stones first. What a unique candy! I love cruising the aisles of grocery stores when I travel but i will be paying much closer attention to items now. Great idea!

  4. barbg says:

    Ooh the lifefood coconut bar would be up first for me. I adore coconut flavors in everything possible.

  5. Jeffrey says:

    I love licorice so the Stones would be my first choice.

  6. Amy Lauren says:

    I always look for new things when we travel, but we don’t usually travel to other countries. Local coffee shops are a big fave of ours. I would probably try the veggie herzen gummies first.

  7. Becca Z says:

    I would try the licorice stones first, they sound so good!

  8. Maryann D. says:

    I enjoy trying new food when traveling. I would like the Lifefood Coconut Bar.

  9. Susan P. says:

    I would try the 24/7 Bio Nut Bars first. We went to a grocery store in Vancouver, BC and it was interesting to see different products.

  10. Christine says:

    Licorice stones!

  11. paige o says:

    the life bar sounds really good! I love finding new foods when i travel!

  12. Deb E says:

    I’d first try the Alnatura Amaranth Bar since I’m afraid of getting sick when I travel so I usually stick with things I’ve had before–boring, I know.

  13. I actually thought the Raw bite bars WERE Lara bars for a second!

  14. vickie couturier says:

    lifefood coconut bar

  15. crystal mccord says:

    Lifebar in coconut. I do look for new food when we travel, it’s all part of the excitement of visiting new areas.

  16. The Licorice Stones! I never think to buy licorice but I actually like it! I Always look for new foods when traveling… that’s the best part- ha!

  17. Kimberly G says:

    I would try the licorice stones first.

  18. Mandi says:

    The LIfe Bar sounds really good!

  19. Caroline says:

    I do love me some gummies 🙂

  20. Alyssa says:

    Right when I saw the Raw Bites I thought how similar the packaging and “The original fruit and nut bar” is to Larabars and I see that you thought the same thing from your description! I’d love to try those to see how similar they are!

  21. julie says:

    I would try the raw bite bars. I am always on the hunt for yummy new gf foods and snacks

  22. Raymond says:

    The Raw bite bars would be good as I do like larabars.

  23. Georgiana says:

    Lifefood Coconut Bars sound amazing!

  24. sarah s says:

    I would try either the Lifefood Coconut Bar or Terra Sana All Natural Licorice “Stones” first. I don’t travel too much but when I have it’s fun to try new products.

  25. Sarah N says:

    I would try the Terra Sana All Natural Licorice “Stones” first. I love licorice.

  26. Shiduna Townsend says:

    I would try the Lifefood coconut bar first, (I love coconut)! When I am in a new place I like to try snack food that I’ve never seen before.

  27. Julie Waldron says:

    I’d like to try the Raw Bite bars first. We don’t travel out of the US but we like to shop for regional foods when we do travel.

  28. Liz Lew says:

    Raw bite bars I think-

  29. jberry says:

    Most curious about the Alnatura Amaranth Bar. We travel for my other 1/2s work, am always on the prowl.

  30. Steph says:

    The coconut bar!

  31. John H. says:

    I would like to try the Raw Bite. I look for variety of foods on trips.

  32. Jennifer H. says:

    Lifefood Coconut Bar and I like to try foods in that region.

  33. Darla says:

    Love that the gummies are vegan

  34. Kris I. says:

    I would love to try the Lifefood Coconut Bar; I love taking foods like this when I travel.

  35. Julie G says:

    The Rawbite’s look interesting. Always like trying new foods

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