Balance Bare Mixed Berry Nut: $1/Kroger

“Balance Bare” on my screen keeps morphing into “Balance Beam” in my foggy vision. Stare at a screen long enough (in my case, bouncing between Animal Crossing on my 3DS, reading “Penance” on my Kindle, … read on …


Balance Chocolate Peanut Butter: $1/Kroger

I don’t know how my Balance bar got so goopy, stringy and warped – check my pictures. I could barely tug it free from the wrapper lest its chocolate coating remain stuck to the inside … read on …


Balance Chocolate Peppermint Patty: $1/Kroger

We stored and tossed so many of our Christmas decorations, expecting to have been moved into a new house by now, that our place isn’t as festive as I would like. My Dad offered us … read on …


Balance Caramel Pecan Turtle: $1/Kroger

What travels much faster than a turtle and that I’m finally no longer intimidated to ride? MARTA, that’s what. My nerves may have been tentative like a turtle bashfully sticking its head in and out … read on …


Balance Chocolate Mint Cookie Crunch: $1/Kroger

I’m tearing open my second bar of the morning as I’ve been up since 4 and had breakfast at 5, so I’m peckish, and while lunch is still hours away, I’m going to try a … read on …


Balance Chocolate Craze: $1/Kroger

Well this is a new one – the first taste of Balance Chocolate Craze is terrible and the aftertaste gets better. I don’t know if it’s whatever went into the outer layer of chocolate that … read on …


Balance Caramel Nut Blast: $1/Kroger

Blast off to … not-so-thrilling flavor. There’s no nutty blast here – just a whiff of caramel and a smidge of nut, and nothing blast-worthy. I don’t know why I keep trying Balance Bars at … read on …


Balance Yogurt Honey Peanut: $1/Kroger

I don’t know if it’s having been a child of the 80’s, but Balance Bar Yogurt Honey Peanut reminded me of the yogurt-covered raisins that you would get from the clear plastic flippy-lid bins in … read on …


Balance Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: $1.49/Kroger

I really wanted to try ZonePerfect’s new cookie dough flavor but Kroger only had it available in boxes, and not as individuals, and I just couldn’t commit to a box w/o knowing if what’s inside’ll … read on …


Balance Gold Chocolate Peanut Butter: $1.49/Kroger

Gummy and slow-chewing. Should be called “Peanut Butter Plus Chocolate Whiff” b/c the chocolate layer on Balance Gold Chocolate Peanut Butter doesn’t taste like much but leaves a chalky film in the back of your … read on …