Lemon Cream Pie Quest Bar Review (New Corn Fiber Type)

All Quest Bars are made of high quality protein and have plenty of fiber, but these days that’s not enough. Food tech has advanced to the point that a nutrition bar must also be delicious to be called the best. So in this review I’ll let you know how the Lemon Cream Pie Quest Bar tastes, and what difference the new fiber type has made.

Lemon Cream Pie Quest Bar

Description

The official description from Quest’s website:

“Pie in a Quest bar isn’t pie in the sky. It’s a tasty, tangy reality with 20g of protein. Indulge in the amazing taste of lemon cream… Questified into #CheatClean goodness!”

It’s an uncoated, lemon-flavored protein bar. This is what it looks like:

Lemon Cream Pie Quest Bar, no wrapper

Taste & Texture

It’s sweet and lemony with a uniform, chewy consistency.

For me it’s definitely one of the least interesting choices, and I’d always opt for other flavors over this one. Considering some of the more elaborate Quest Bars with chocolate chunks, it’s as close as they get to boring. That said, it’s still actually pretty delicious and better than 99% of other protein bars out there.

As with all Quest Bars it’s great as it is, but it’s even more rich and dessert-like heated about 10 seconds in a microwave or baked a few minutes (which is even better because the outside goes crispy).

Corn Fiber Recipe Update

Quest Nutrition built their reputation with IMO (isomaltooligosaccharide) fiber as a main ingredient in their bars. They’ve since removed IMO from their line up entirely and now use corn fiber instead, claiming it makes a softer, longer-lasting product.

The IMO version could get quite tough towards the end of the use-by date. The updated Lemon Cream Pie Quest Bar I had was noticeably softer, and the new fiber type seemed to be an improvement.

Nutrition

Serving size: 60 g
Calories: 170
Fat: 6 g
Net carbohydrate: 4 g (less than g sugar)
Fiber: 14 g
Protein: 20 g

(Weights of Quest Bars can vary quite a bit, leading to significantly different caloric content than stated on the label. I did a write-up here.)

Lemon Cream Pie Quest Bar Rating: 7/10

This is a good flavor, but I always opt for other flavors when I buy Quest Bars. However, if you’re struggling for calories one a diet, in its favor is that this is one of their lowest energy-content offerings.

Cheapest Places to Buy

Supplement shops are very expensive comparatively, so I always buy online.

I find Amazon consistently has the cheapest price now. If you’re in the UK you can buy at amazon.co.uk (£19.99 for box of 12 at time of writing).

If you’re in America, you’re lucky—they cost way less for you guys. You can buy at Quest’s website ($24.99 for box of 12 at time of writing).

Actually, even if you’re in the UK you could do worse than ordering off the Quest website above. Their shipping is cheap and fast, and the price works out about the same, funnily enough. Cheaper if it goes straight through customs tax-free, which sometimes happens.

Thanks so much for reading. If you found this useful, I have reviews of all Quest Bars here.

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