Travel-Friendly, Waistline Friendly: 10 Healthy Road Trip Snacks

By Lauren Amundrud on August 25, 2016

Road trips can be the enemy of healthy eating. When you’re on the verge of “hangry,” it’s easy to give in to the call of fast food french fries or a bag of gas station potato chips. No matter how many miles you have before you, these 10 portable and healthy snacks will keep you and your waistline happy on your journey!


Dark Chocolate Trail Mix Energy Bites

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This two-ingredient snack is packed with antioxidants and is great for a boost of energy.

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Blackberry Mint Lime Fruit Leather

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This sweet and kid-friendly treat is perfect for the road!

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Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

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A flavorful and protein-packed snack is just what a long car trip craves.

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Hummus and Veggies

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Make your hummus and veggies an on-the-go snack by packing them together in a jar.

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Microwave Apple Chips

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These apple chips only take 10 minutes to make!



Savory Almonds and Pepitas

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Fiber- and protein-packed almonds and magnesium-rich pumpkin seeds are ideal for traveling.

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Chocolate and Pistachio Covered Mango

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This sweet recipe works with any dried fruit or nut if you're not a fan of this combination.

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Chili Lime Popcorn

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This popcorn is popped in coconut oil—a healthy alternative to traditional movie theater methods.

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Energy Boosting Trail Mix

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Need a boost of energy? This trail mix is for you!

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Popping edamame out of their pods can help you stay alert and focused. They're tasty, too!

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