10 Healthy Travel Snacks

17 May

Note to readers: AS the summer travel season begins, here is some excellent snacking advice for road warriors from Jayne McAllister!

Probably more than anything, I’m asked what travelers should take as snacks on their trips.  It’s a good question because there are so many fat- and sugar-laden options at airports (and in supermarkets for that matter…).  Here are my go-to favorites:

Mixed NutsAlmonds. I always have a bag of almonds with me in case disaster (i.e. hunger) strikes.  Fat, fiber and flavor. Quick and easy.  Around 21 almonds equals an ounce and that should more than suffice.  I generally limit myself to ten.

Goji Berries.  What?  The most nutritionally rice berry-fruit on the planet. They are a complete protein source as well as being full of vitamins and minerals. Gojis contribute to longevity and healthy hormones; improve vision; boost the immune system; and they contain a huge amount of hydrogen so are excellent for countering inflight dehydration. You’ll find them at your local health food store.  And, you can get…

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2 Responses to “10 Healthy Travel Snacks”

  1. Ashley May 17, 2013 at 10:41 pm #

    Perfect timing for me on this post! In my bag packed for Morocco I already have almonds, as well as dry roasted edamame. I love the goji berry idea!

    • Natalia at Hot, Cheap & Easy May 18, 2013 at 6:58 am #

      Sounds good, doesn’t it? I will have to do the same for the long drives we have planned for the summer….

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