Enjoy Life Boom CHOCO Boom Chocolate Bars (“Milk” & Dark!)

5
Version:
Dark, Rice Milk, Rice Milk Crunch
Price:
$2.39 per 1.1-ounce bar

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Rating:
5
On May 16, 2016
Last modified:May 20, 2016

Summary:

If you've been missing the creamy consistency and sweetness of dairy milk chocolate, then the Ricemilk Bars may be your dream come true. Though free of top allergens, they're practically spot on, and work wonderfully as a chocolate coating or in recipes (yes, even baking!). The Dark Chocolate Bars are equally decadent with a very smooth texture and flavor that is just a notch more intense than semi-sweet.

I realized our review of Enjoy Life Boom CHOCO Boom Chocolate Bars needed a big update when I used the Ricemilk bars to make some delicious, allergy-friendly DIY Candy Bars.

Enjoy Life Boom Choco Boom Chocolate Bars - Dark & RiceMilk varieties - dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free and vegan!
I have sampled most of the dairy-free “milk” chocolates on the U.S. market, and each one has its merits. Some are quite sweet, hitting on cravings for white chocolate, while others are rich with cocoa buttery goodness. But the Enjoy Life Boom CHOCO Boom Ricemilk Chocolate Bars (pictured here) strike that perfect balance of sweet, but not overly sugary, and quite creamy. They are perhaps the closest I’ve tasted to dairy milk chocolate, and hit my taste buds just right with every bite. And as noted, these milky bars are perfect for making your own allergy-friendly candy bars.

Enjoy Life Boom Choco Boom Chocolate Bars - Dark & RiceMilk varieties - dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free and vegan!

For a little extra interest, Enjoy Life Boom CHOCO Boom Ricemilk Crunch Chocolate Bars are also available. These have the same wonderful milk chocolate vibe, but are “Nestle Crunch-style” with rice crisps throughout. The bars are a bit thicker than Nestles, providing a bit more chocolaty goodness with each crunch.

Finally, for those of you who like more cacao richness, there are Enjoy Life Boom CHOCO Boom Dark Chocolate Bars. These are just a wee bit darker than your average semi-sweet chocolate, and have a rich cocoa taste that isn’t the least bit chalky. I think this blend has a sweetness that seems delightful for young taste buds (including my own on those heavy sugar-craving days!), but is just dark enough to please dark chocolate-loving “grown-up” chocoholics.

And in case you were wondering, Enjoy Life Boom CHOCO Boom Chocolate Bars do work very well in baking! I made some Triple Chocolate Cowboy Cookies with chopped Ricemilk and Dark chocolate bars along with some Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet mini chips. The chocolate held its shape perfectly, and Tony declared these cookies some of the best he’d ever tasted.

Nonetheless, if you don’t want to take just our words for it, then perhaps this message from Go Dairy Free viewer Marian will sway you: “I tried the chocolate bars tonight from Enjoy Life . . . it’s the boom choco boom, dairy free rice milk with crispy rice bar and it was AWESOME! If you choose do review these products in the future, the reviewer will be a very lucky person.” The review is up and I’m sure everyone is eager to try this chocolate now Marian!

Unlike so many other brands, the Enjoy Life Boom CHOCO Boom Chocolate Bars are single-serve in size. They come in four sizable segments (shown here), and though they may seem slightly pricey, we frequently pick them up on sale and you can get them at a discount online in quantity.

Enjoy Life Boom Choco Boom Chocolate Bars - Dark & RiceMilk varieties - dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free and vegan!

Certifications: Enjoy Life Boom CHOCO Boom Chocolate Bars are Certified Gluten-Free, Certified Vegan, and Certified Kosher Pareve.

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Enjoy Life Boom CHOCO Boom Chocolate Bars are dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan / plant-based, and vegetarian. They are even free of sesame, sulphites and potato. Nonetheless, check with the company on their manufacturing processes for all varieties if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. Processes and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company / product.

For More Product Information: Visit the Enjoy Life Foods website at www.enjoylifefoods.com.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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