Portable Snacks For Family Travel | Great Escapes
When taking a family road trip, avoid the drive thru and instead have a variety of healthy snacks with you in the car. Not only will this cut down on pit stops, but it will make you feel better about the backseat snacking.
Pack a snack bag and let kids can reach inside when they get hungry. Here are some healthy and portable choices available right now at select stores and online:
This is a meal in a box with no refrigeration or preparation required. Each meal is fewer than 500 calories. Products include: Peanut Butter + Crackers, Tuna + Crackers (Gluten-Free), Salmon + Crackers, and Hummus + Crackers (Gluten-Free, Vegan and Kosher).
The Crunchy Granola Bars are full of whole grains and superfoods. The flavors include Apple Pie, Macaroon Crunch and Peanut Choco. Some of the ingredients used are chia seeds, quinoa and other organic fibers.
#3: Plum Organics
Take yogurt and oatmeal on-the-go with the Plum Organics Mashups. The Greek Yogurt Mashups combine the goodness of Greek yogurt with fruit. Flavors include Cherry Vanilla, Orange Cream and Strawberry Lemonade. No refrigeration or spoons required.
Plum Organics also makes Morning Mashups which are pouches filled with 100% whole grains including Quinoa. No heating or stirring is required. Flavors include Raspberry Swirl, Maple Banana and Oatmeal Raisin.
When you want to munch on something, try the Crunch'Ola snacks which are bite-sized granola clusters. For something sweet, try the Fruit Shredz organic fruit snacks.
These tiny snacks are 100% dried fruit. They come in a resealable container making them very portable. The tiny pieces are good for all ages. These are organic, no sugar added snacks. Tiny Fruits are available today in four flavors: Apple & Banana, Strawberry & Mango, Blueberry & Apple and Pineapple & Mango.
#5: Baby Gourmet
This is great for travelers aged 6 months to 4 years. Baby Gourmet comes in nine sophisticated organic combos like Vanilla Banana Berry Risotto, Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp, and Tropical Banana Berry.
#6: Buddy Fruits
Buddy Fruits pouches are tasty and come in a variety of fun flavors. Products include the Pure Blended Fruit Pouch, Blended Fruit & Milk Pouch, SuperFruit Pouch and two Coconut Milk pouches - the Raspberry Coconut Milk and Tropical Coconut Milk. Also from Buddy Fruits are the Pure Fruit Bites which are pure fruit bites in six flavors. All products are 100% fruit and between 60-95 calories.
Gerber has a new line of convenient and nutritious snacks made from 100% fruit and vegetables. These are great for babies - making on-the-go feedings much easier (and less messy).
#8: Peeled Snacks
Great for all ages. This is gently-dried fruit with no sugar added. You can buy single-serving sizes or larger packages for the while family to share. There are six varieties: much-ado-about-Mango, Banan-a-peel, Cherry-go-round, pine-4-Pineapple, Apricot-a-lot and Apple-2-the-core.