For a truly epic snack or meal replacement bar, start with meat. Whether you’re a fan of beef, turkey, lamb, buffalo, or even wild boar, there’s a paleo-friendly and keto option that’s right for you and your diet. Meat-based snacks are truly the way to go when you’re aiming for a daily protein quota. And when you shop with Thrive Market, you can count on us keeping your health goals in mind, which is why our high standards ensure that not just any meat will do. To claim a spot on our shelves, we look for brands like the ones below that support sustainable agriculture and the humane treatment of animals.
Top Meat Bars Brands
These three brands are the cream of the crop when it comes to making the best meat bars around.
Since 1996, Mighty Organic has been creating meat snacks that are free of synthetic hormones, pesticides, and antibiotics. And before federal standards were in place, the brand relied on third-party certifications to ensure its organic, grass-fed meat met its high quality standards.
Epic’s mission is to shift the conversation around animal welfare and show what’s possible when companies partner with ranchers who support grassland restoration. The brand offers a full range of meat-centric products like bone broths, bites, and bars.
Wild Zora started in 2011 when a family went on a quest to find low-sugar snacks to feed their kids. Combining meat and vegetables was a priority from the beginning, and what began as a series of kitchen experiments using local, grass-fed beef and garden veggies has expanded into a snack line you can truly feel good about eating.
Best Meat Bars
Sink your teeth into some of the best meat bars our members can’t get enough of.
Epic Sriracha Chicken Bars
With well over 100 reviews, Thrive Market members have lots of great things to say about Epic’s spicy chicken bars. Josselyn calls them “a filling, low-carb snack that travels well.” The addition of sriracha makes every bite extra interesting.
Wild Zora Mediterranean Lamb Meat & Veggie Bars
These savory bars feature lamb, a popular ingredient in Mediterranean diets. With spices like rosemary and turmeric, you’ll love this snack that’s nightshade-free and works for those following an AIP diet.
Tanka Bar Buffalo and Cranberry Bars
Tender, smoky, and slightly sweet from juicy cranberries, these buffalo bars are worth a try. Each serving delivers 7 grams of protein, and is Certified Gluten-Free.
Grass-Fed Meat Bars
If sourcing grass-fed meat is a high priority, these bars make it easy to stick with your values.
Mighty Organic Grass-Fed Beef, Bacon, and Apple Meat Bars
Each one of these twelve meat bars is the perfect combination of salty and sweet, thanks to the addition of bacon and apples. Stash a few in your backpack for an afternoon hike, bring the box camping, or refuel after a workout.
Epic Sea Salt & Pepper Venison Steak Bars
With 12 grams of protein per bar, you’re bound to stay full after noshing on this 100 percent grass-fed venison from Epic. Conveniently packaged for an active lifestyle, these bars are keto-friendly, paleo-friendly, and Certified Gluten-Free.
Wild Zora Curry Turkey Meat and Veggie Bars
Enjoy an Indian food fix on the go. Wild Zora blends up lean, free-range turkey with spinach, dates, and a tandoori-inspired blend of spices like cinnamon, cardamom, coriander, and cayenne.
Thrive Market’s Best Meat Recipes
Cooking meat doesn’t have to be intimidating. Stick with us for the best tips and recipes that’ll help you feel like a pro.
Cooking Beef 101
Once you know the basics, you can transform any cut of beef into a delicious dinner. Snag our recipes for ribeye steak with cherry BBQ sauce, paleo chili, and more.
The Ultimate Burger Recipe
The best burger recipes keep things simple. That’s why we rely on only a small number of seasoning staples like garlic powder, pepper, and Dijon mustard for the most flavorful patties every time.
Easy Paleo Chili
Here’s a pot of paleo-friendly chili that’s extra meaty. If you’re planning ahead, it’s perfect to freeze for later, gift to sleep-deprived new parents, or whip up for game day.