Savory Energy Gel — If you’ve ever hiked a long day or raced an ultra event, you know the stomach can quickly tire of sweet sustenance and crave salt. Clif Bar’s newest product line — Organic Energy Food — answers the call with two savory flavors.
We love the gel of tomato, carrot and quinoa pureed with spices — Pizza Margherita — and Sweet Potato With Sea Salt. And knowing it was made in consultation with ultra-runner Scott Jurek doesn’t hurt. It tastes pretty darned good to us. ($2.29 to $2.99 for a 120-gram pouch; available in Feb. 2015)