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Top 5 healthy snacks ideas for a road trip

Being healthy doesn’t mean that you should settle for a bag of broccoli for your road trip. There are many tasty and healthy options that are easy to prepare at home. Here are top five healthy snacks to prepare before your road trip!

Fruit and vegetables

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Fruit and vegetables will definitely keep you filled for longer and is great for snacking without adding centimetres to your waistline. Don’t bother with the messy kind of fruit and veggies as there are alternatives that will give you the energy kick your body needs without the fuss. Here are our favourites:

  • Smoothies
  • Dried fruit
  • Carrot sticks
  • Apple juice (or any juice)

Protein

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We all know that during a road trip we crave low-quality carbs. Often, these carbs leave you feeling hungry a short while after consuming them. Avoid this by including some protein snacks for the road.

  • Yogurt
  • Almonds
  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • Cheese crackers
  • Energy bars.

Sweet treats

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Choosing to consume healthy food doesn’t mean that you should give up on sweet treats. There are plenty of snacks with a flavour that is nourishing. Here are a few:

  • Whole grain cookies
  • Dark chocolate
  • Fruit
  • Chocolate covered fruit or nuts.

Stay hydrated

Keeping hydrated during a road trip is essential. Other than just water, here are a few healthy drinks that you should stock for the journey ahead:

  • Coconut water: Really healthy and good for headaches.
  • Juice: Depending if you make your own juice, this is a great snack to give your body all it needs while still quenching thirst.
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A road trip means that you’ll get to feast on some yummy snacks from departure to destination. The above-listed snacks are only a few of the many snacks that you can prepare for the long journey ahead. Be sure to stock on these amazing treats and a have a safe ride to make the journey less daunting.

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