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12 Healthy Packaged Snacks for Traveling

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School is out, the weather is warm, and it’s time for a vacation!

Whether you’re traveling this summer by plane, train or automobile, you’ll need some healthy packaged snacks to fuel you on the trip.

Below are some of my favorite healthy snacks for traveling, all of which will please kids and adults alike.

Happy trails!

Late July Snack Chips

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My favorites are Mild Green Mojo and Dude Ranch – both perfect paired with cheese.

Organic Valley Stringles

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A tasty change from regular string cheese, and thanks to pasture-raised cows these have optimal nutritional value!

Grape Tomatoes

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It can be hard to get veggies on the road, but ripe little tomatoes (in a hard container to protect them) are perfect for travel.

Cruncha Ma-me

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Simply freeze-dried edamame in the yummiest flavors.

Trail Mix

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With so many amazing options available now, it’s easy to find a mix with your family’s favorite flavors.

Organic Valley Milk Protein Shakes

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I don’t drink this type of thing at home, but on the road these are a super delicious source of protein & calcium.


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Not all fruit travels well, but cherries are perfect for on-the-go munching.

Justin’s Peanut Butter Cups

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OK, these aren’t healthy. But when you need a sweet indulgence, you can rest assured since these are organic and free of junky ingredients.


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Pop it yourself before leaving home for the healthiest option; or look for packaged popcorn with a short ingredient list.

Stonyfield Yogurt Pouches

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Freeze them before you leave so they last (4 hours) throughout the trip.

Annie’s Cheddar Bunnies

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Lucy has loved these since she could chew – and to be honest, I love them too. Great alternative to conventional Goldfish.


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Can’t go wrong with nuts. Pack your favorite kind or make these honey coconut roasted almonds before you go.

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  • Lisa @ The Meaning of Me
    June 21, 2014 at 11:23 am

    We already enjoy several of these snacks – but the Late July chips are new to me. Will have to check our market next time I go. Aren’t those Justin’s peanut butter cups amazing??

  • Amelia Winslow
    June 21, 2014 at 11:56 am

    Justin’s PB Cups are the BEST. I’ve been seeing the Late July chips around in more places – hope you can find them!

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