Traveling is stressful enough, don’t stress out about which foods to keep you fueled and feeling good on your travels. These healthy travel snacks will keep you satisfied and feeling good.
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How these Travel Snacks Make My Life easier
The spring and summer travel season is coming up fast. I have a few quick trips planned, and will hopefully plan a couple other trips. But with long travel times, comes long distances between me and my trusty kitchen.
But it’s kinda hard to find that balance of snacks that are delicious, energizing, and leave my body feeling good. A few years ago, I brought a box of fiber bars on a trip to Central America. Thanks to ALL the chicory root fiber in them, I felt queasy, bloated, and that was just on my first flight. It took this mistake to want to experiment with different snack ideas, choosing foods with fiber that won’t make my GI system go crazy, that will leave me feeling satisfied, good, and make an uncomfortable flight or car ride as comfortable as possible.
How they will make your life easier
Well, I’ve got a number of dietitian approved delicious non perishable snacks (with no liquids) that will keep you feeling good on a long flight and a few you can keep in a small cooler that will keep you feeling good on a long car ride.
Non Perishable Snacks
- no bake chocolate peanut butter bars via Jessica of Smart Nutrition
- apple and peanut butter
- Date and Nut Power Bars via Jenny of My Cape Cod Kitchen
- sliced Veggies
- DIY Trail Mix via Dixya of Food, Pleasure, and Health blog
- Peanut Butter & Jelly Energy Bites via Brittany of Your Choice Nutrition
- peanut butter & jelly sandwich
- Pumpkin Seed Bars via Kelli of Hungry Hobby Blog
- Arugula Roasted Pesto Almonds via Kara of The Foodie Dietitian
- grapes via Sarah Pflugradt of Salubrious RD
- Popcorn Trail Mix via Judith of Foods with Judes
- Homemade Mix & Match Snack Box via Katie of Mom’s Kitchen Handbook
- orange or banana
- Grab & Go Granola Bars via Liz of Liz’s Healthy Table
- 10 Minute Energy Bites via Nourish Nutrition Co
- dried fruit
Cooler Snacks for a long car ride
- flavored Greek yogurt
- fresh berries
- cheese sticks
- hummus and veggies
Snacks that are good for the soul
I always need to bring a couple sweets with me on the plane or long car rides. Here are a few of my favorites that aren’t too messy, and pack well.
- dark chocolate peanut butter cups (the Trader Joe’s ones are AMAZING)
- gummy worms
- sour peach gummies
Let’s get chatty:
• What do you like to eat while traveling?