With summer upon us, many families are planning road trips. It’s easy to eat candy and soda from the gas station, but with a little planning, you can pack nutritious snacks for your family. These healthy snack ideas are fun and good for your budget.
Healthy snack ideas for road trips:
- Unsalted nuts
- Whole-grain crackers
- Plain popcorn
- Granola bars
Snacks for the cooler:
- Cheese sticks
- Reduced-fat yogurt
- Hummus and veggies
- Wraps made with deli meat
- Seltzer water
- Regular water with a slice of lemon or lime for additional flavor
- Prepackage snacks into single-serving baggies to control portion sizes
- Pack a cooler and be sure to keep the temperature under 40 degrees.