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Healthy Road Trip Snacks for Kids

Is there anything more terrifying than road trip food – I’m talking greasy diners and impulse buys from the gas station and sticky fingers in the backseat… I think I’ve painted a pretty familiar picture for you. I mean, the cost alone of travel is expensive and honestly – four meals at McDonalds isn’t exactly cheap nowadays even if it is your last resort. You can help curve the cravings of road trip grub with some simple and healthy road trip snacks.

Celery in a Peanut Butter Jar

Healthy Road Trip SnacksThis is a delicious and super easy (mess-free) way to pack a snack. All you need to do is leave a few inches of peanut butter in the bottom of the jar, cut up celery and voila! Everyone’s favorite snack – now in a travel-approved container.

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Celery | Peanut Butter | Peanut Butter Jar



Sandwich Sushi

Healthy Road Trip SnacksThese are super simple to make and pack – all you really need to do is thinly pile up your child’s favorite lunch meat, condiments, some lettuce on a thin wrap – then roll them up and cut them into bite-sized sushi pieces!

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Wraps | Lunch Meat | Lettuce | Condiments



Homemade Fruit Leather

Healthy Road Trip SnacksWe have a great recipe for fruit leather that your kids will love – all you have to do is spread it onto parchment paper, cut them into strips and roll them up so both sides stick to a side of parchment.

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Strawberries | Agave or Honey

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