10 Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Whether you’re driving across country or flying to visit the in-laws, finding a way to eat healthy on the road can be a challenge. Although it may be tempting stop off at the nearest rest stop vending machine or greasy spoon, packing a few simple snacks will help keep you on track with your diet. Check out our road-tested snacks to make any trip enjoyable, and delicious!

1. PB& J trail mix
Hit the road with this simple, super tasty peanut butter treat. The unexpected cereal crunch and cranberries will keep everyone’s taste buds satisfied.

2. Tropical dried fruit
Dried fruits are usually stored near the produce section at grocery stores. The sweetness and chewiness will leave you feeling satisfied.

3. Soy nuts
Dried soy nuts are an excellent alternative to other high-calorie nuts, without giving up that satisfying crunch. Packed with protein and available in multiple flavors, they’re the perfect co-pilot.

4. Wasabi peas
Craving something sweet, salty and spicy? Reach for a package of wasabi peas for surprising flavor on the go.

5. Mini-pita sandwiches
Pair a mini-pita with your favorite hummus and stuff with fresh sliced veggies like cucumber and carrot for a quick snack. For an Italian-inspired snack, add sliced mozzarella cheese, fresh tomato slices, and basil leaves.

6. Oatmeal cookies
Bake a batch of your favorite oatmeal cookies and store them in a seal-tight container. No need to buy processed cookies that can slow you down; your homemade goodies will give you the wholesome energy that you need to keep on truckin’!

7. Shake-a-sack apple snack
This old-fashioned apple snack is perfect for the modern road warrior! Plan ahead by drying the apples yourself and enjoy this delicious, wholesome treat.

8. Peanut crunch roll-ups
A whole wheat tortilla, tablespoon of chunky peanut butter, and a few baked potato chips provide a crowd-pleasing sweet and salty treat. Roll these up, wrap in plastic wrap and store in a plastic container for quick access. You’ll satisfy your craving for potato chips without the greasy feeling. Thanks to the peanut butter, you’ll stay satisfied and focused.

9. Fruit and cheese
Washed and pitted grapes, fancy crackers, and your favorite artisanal cheeses will give you a gourmet taste on the go. Prepare the grapes in separate mini-plastic bags and slice the cheese ahead of time for easy access.

10. Berry banana cups
Toss fresh berries like raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries with sliced bananas and store in plastic seal-tight containers. Top the mixture with lemon juice for added sweetness that will keep the banana’s from browning.

Sources: WeightWatchers.com, RoadTripAmerica.com, Epicurious.com, Livestrong.com, TasteofHome.com, RachaelRayMag.com

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