Travel experts expect this summer to bring in record high travel levels. Whether you’re traveling by car, boat, or plane, be sure to do so with these Happy & Healthy Travel tips in mind!
With summer in full swing and the kiddos out of school, it is the most popular time of year to travel. This week for my segment on Good Day Rochester I talked about the topic of the week – Happy & Healthy Travel Tips! These tips will help you stay happy & healthy while getting to your favorite destination ♥
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Happy & Healthy Travel Tips
In 2016, its is expected that 96% of Americans will travel. Experts believe there will be a rise in the amount of domestic travel within the United States, particularly families taking road trips this summer. Road trips can be a fun family experience, but as you may know, eating healthy on the go can sometimes be quite challenging. Often times there is not a convenient place to stop for food, and when you do stop it is unlikely that they will have nutritious items available for purchase. If they do have healthy items, they are likely very expensive.
Planning ahead is a great way to ensure you have healthy snacks available for your trip. Being prepared will allow you to minimize your time spent stopping for snack breaks and will allow you to save money at the same time. Here are the recipes featured in the video above.
Healthy On-The-Go Snacks
Power Snack Mix from the American Diabetes Association
“Dried fruit is high in carbs so using a little bit, like in this recipe, can be a good way to add a sweet and fruity taste without too many carbs. This snack mix can appeal to both kids and adults!” – See more and get the recipe here.
Energy bites are a cute, compact version of the energy bar – made with all of the goodness of plant-based ingredients. These energy bites are naturally sweetened with date fruit and agave syrup. The best part is that these energy bites healthy enough for breakfast, require no baking or cooking – and kid are approved! Get the recipe here.
Air Popped Pop Corn
If you want to make your own healthy air popped popcorn, alls you need is 1/2 popcorn kernels, 1 teaspoon of oil and a microwave safe bowl! For full directions, watch the video above.
I hope you enjoy all of these healthy tips and snacks and hope you have a wonderful trip this summer!
What are your favorite road trip snacks? Let me know in the comments section below!
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