A road trip can mean amazing views, exciting destinations, and great family time, but what does a road trip mean for your health? If you depend on snacks from convenience stores and fast food joints at rest stops, a road trip may mean weight gain, but it does not have to.
With healthy snacks, you can stay satisfied, get nutrients that you need, and keep hunger in check while sticking to your meal plan. Netrition has all kinds of healthy snacks that are easy to stash in the car and are ready to eat. These snacks come in sweet and salty varieties, and they all taste great. Here are our top 10 healthy snacks for road trips.
Number 10: Epic Baked Pork Rinds Variety Pack
Are you craving a salty, crunchy snack? Don’t reach for potato chips! Instead, Epic Baked Pork Rinds are a crunchy and delicious snack that melts in your mouth. They are naturally keto-friendly, paleo, and gluten-free, and they have 11 grams of protein and 0 grams of net carbs.
The Variety Pack includes Chili Lime, Himalayan Sea Salt, Maple Bacon Crackling, Texas BBQ, and Sea Salt Pepper flavors. Each bag has 3 servings.
Number 9: Low Carb Tasty Pastry by Legendary Foods
When you are up early, you are craving a delicious dessert, or you just want something sweet and satisfying, reach for a Low-Carb Tasty Pastry by Legendary Foods. They only have 7 grams of fiber, 20 grams of protein, and 7 grams of net carbs. Flavors include Birthday Cake, Brown Sugar CInnamon, Chocolate Cake, Cookies and Cream, Strawberry, Blueberry, Hot Fudge Sundae, and Red Velvet.
Number 8: Cheese Bites by Kaze Cheese
Natural and cheesy, these Cheese Bites by Kaze Cheese have 13 grams each of protein and fat. Flavors include Cheddar and Gouda, and they are gluten-free. Reach into a bag when you have a craving but don’t want guilt.
Number 7: Epic Meat Bar: Bison Bacon
For some satisfying protein that’s naturally low in carbs, try an Epic Meat Bar. The Bison Bacon Cranberry flavor is our most popular. It has 130 calories and 7 grams of protein. Other flavors include Smoked Salmon Maple Fillet, Seasoned Chicken BBQ, and Venison Sea Salt Pepper.
Have a bag of cookies without guilt with My Protein Bites White Chocolate Fruity Bites. There are two servings per bag and each serving has 5 grams of protein. Other flavors are Snickerdoodle, Chocolate Chip, and Birthday Cake.
Number 5: Keto Cookies by ChipMonk
More cookies can’t be a bad thing. These cookies are keto-friendly and utterly irresistible. Each serving has 5 grams of protein and 18 grams of fat to help you with those fat goals for a keto diet. It is soft-baked and chewy.
Number 4: Sugar-Free Curly Girlz Candy
A road trip can be a special occasion, and you may feel like having candy during it. Sugar-Free Curly Girlz Candy comes in Sugar Free Peanut Brittle, Butter Rum, and Dark Chocolate. Whatever you feel like having, it is possible without a sugar load.
If you have access to hot water on your road trip, you can enjoy these low-carb, high-protein single-serve muffins. They come in a range of flavors, including Chocolate Peanut Butter, S’mores, Blueberry, Peanut Butter, Cinnamon Roll, and Double Chocolate.
Number 2: Quest Protein Tortilla Style Chips
When nothing but chips will do, you have healthy options. Quest Protein Tortilla Style Chips have 19 grams of protein and only 4 grams of net carbs. Flavors in the Variety Pack are Ranch, Nacho Cheese, Loaded Taco, and Spicy Sweet Chili.
Number 1: Built Bars
These are classic protein bars, granola bars, and puffs that are low in carbs and high in protein. White Chocolate Blueberry, Orange Dreamsicle, Birthday Cake, and Cookie Dough Chunk are just a few of the delicious flavors. Keep some in the car for whenever you need protein.