Hitting the open road this summer? Summer road trips are a blast. They’re a great way to see our beautiful country on a budget, and spend some much needed quality time with family and friends. The one downside? Fast food and sugary snacks at every gas station you hit.
How do you enjoy your trip without the junk-food overload? Enter healthy, portable snacks. With a little planning, you can avoid the overly processed food you find on the road. We’re here to help you discover clean, high-quality snacks that will fuel your road trip fun!
Combining high-value ingredients like egg whites, almonds, and dates, this is a protein-packed bar that will satisfy your sweet and salty craving without all the added sugars.
2. NUTrition Heart Healthy Mix
$8.40, 18.25 oz Canister onAmazon This delicious mix of peanuts, almonds, pistachios, pecans, and hazelnuts are non-GMO, gluten-free, and lightly salted with sea salt. A great alternative to candied nuts and super salty roasted nuts found at gas stations.
3. Beanitos White Bean Honey Chipotle BBQ Chips
$3.78, 4.5 oz bag onAmazon With 5g of plant-based protein and 4g of fiber per serving, these bean-based chips will satisfy any salty craving without the trans fats, artificial flavors, and preservatives. They’re also certified gluten-free, non-GMO, kosher, and low glycemic.
4. Epic All Natural Meat Bar, Beef, Habanero & Cherry
Unlike conventional beef jerky, these bars are made with 100% organic grass-fed beef. It’s the perfect high-protein snack to keep you fueled for your epic adventures!
5. Annie Chun’s Seaweed Snacks, Roasted Sesame
$1.49, 0.35 oz package onAmazon If a savory snack is what you’re after, try these roasted Korean seaweed snacks with sesame oil. They’re crispy, delicious and gluten-free!
6. Dang Toasted Coconut Chips, Caramel Sea Salt
$3.77, 3.17 oz bag onAmazon When sweet is what you’re after, try these toasted coconut chips. Lightly flavored with coconut sugar and sea salt, they provide a sweet treat without tons of refined sugars.
7. Mario Camacho Brineless Pouch Olives
$15.25, 12 pack onAmazon Packed loose without the juice, these olives come in easy-to-open pouches that are perfect on-the-go snacks without the mess. Their rich, savory flavor will help keep mindless munching to a minimum.
From passionfruit to peach-pear, there’s a flavor for everyone with this naturally essenced carbonated water. With zero calories, sweeteners, and sodium, it’s the perfect guilt-free refreshment for the road!
Taking an epic summer road trip doesn’t mean you have to leave your healthy lifestyle behind. Packing a cooler with healthy snacks can help keep you on track, so you don’t have to turn to greasy grub or sugary snacks. What’s your favorite fueling snack to pack?