This time a year means a lot of people will be traveling a whole lot. If you’re traveling but you’re worried about staying on track with your healthy routine, there are certain ways you can sneak in some health in between enjoying your trip. Here are some healthy foods that you can pack with you to keep you on track.
Head out by car? You can keep a steady supply of healthy foods with you during your whole drive. Bring a cooler for snacks that need refrigeration and keep them fresh. There are also coolers that can plug into the car.
Healthy Meal Ideas:
-Whole grain quinoa salad
-Hard boiled egg and cheese sandwich inside a whole wheat pita
-Turkey and cheese sandwich on whole wheat bread
-Sliced fresh fruit
-Healthy cereal or protein bar
-Cheese and whole grain crackers
Healthy snacks to get at a convenience store:
-Whole grain pretzels
-Fresh or dried fruits
-Bowl of instant oatmeal
-Coffee and/or tea
If you’re traveling by plane, you don’t have to rely on the overpriced airport food or take a chance with airplane food, which let’s face it, doesn’t exactly have the best reputation when it comes to cuisine. Here are some ideas of what to bring with you.
-Whipped cream cheese and cucumber
-Peanut butter and jelly on rye bread
-Hummus with sliced tomato, cucumber, and pepper in pita
-Grilled chicken with lettuce, tomato, and mustard
-Trail mix, made by you