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Travel Healthy with Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks for Healthy Travel : Colorado Center of Health and Nutrition BlogThe airport, truck stops and fast food restaurants can be the downfall of any traveler’s diet. If you take a little time to prepare, you will have healthy and happy trails.

Road Trips

Bring a cooler on road trips to avoid the consumption of high calorie fast food. Fill your cooler with foods that will satisfy, and leave the Christmas cookies at home.

• Raw vegetables – washed and cut with a flavored hummus dip

• Hard boiled eggs

• Fresh Fruit – washed and ready to eat

• Edamame and whole grain crackers

• Turkey, cheese and veggie wrap

• Dried fruit

• Nuts and seeds

• Hummus and veggies on a whole-grain pita bread

• Yogurt with nuts and fruit

• Trail Mix – make your own minus or limiting the M&Ms

• Chex Mix – make your own

• Whole grain crackers and nut butters or hummus

• Clif bars or other well balanced meal replacement bars

• Air-popped popcorn

• Peanut/almond butter and jam sandwiches

• Pre-maid fruit smoothies with optional protein powder

Air Travel

It is true you cannot travel with liquids but this does not mean you cannot travel without healthy snacks.

• Raw vegetables – washed and cut

• Fresh Fruit – washed and ready to eat (note: bananas and pears don’t travel well)

• Dried fruit – without added sugar

• Nuts and seeds – almonds, cashews, walnuts, pecans, pumpkin, sunflower

• Trail Mix – make your own minus or limiting the M&Ms

• Chex Mix – make your own to eliminate the MSG and other preservatives

• Whole grain crackers and nut butters (they do sell individual almond butter packets)

• Individual hummus containers (available at CostCo) with crackers or raw veggies

• Clif bars or other well balanced meal replacement bars

• Nut butter and apple slices with pumpkin seeds

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