Travelling to afar places is fun. However, holidays demand an unrestrained attachment in many things including food.
Is it avoidable? Can you eat healthy while travelling? Here are some of the best food options you can have while on the go:
These are easily available in the market and great for satisfying taste buds. As far as nutrition factor goes, 100 grams of raw banana chips will offer you 2.3 grams of protein and 400 calories. It tastes great and keeps you full. Since chips are fried, moderation is the key.
Rice/Wheat Flakes Nut Mixture
This is easier and can be prepared at home in no time. Mix a fistful of healthy nuts such as peanuts, almonds, pistachios, roasted Bengal gram. Toss these and add rice or wheat flakes. Toss these together with lemon juice, olive oil and spices of your choice.
Healthy Mix of Fruits
Fruits are the best thing you can have to compensate for bad effects of indulgence in wrong food while travelling. These are readily available. Make sure you carry seasonal whole fruits with you and eat on your way. Grapes, apples, bananas, guavas, oranges, and kiwis are easy to carry, light on stomach and offers instant energy.
Seeds are the best sources of health. You can roast some flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, watermelon seeds, melon seeds, pumpkin seeds, and musk melon seeds and mix these to carry while travelling. Packed with nutrients and fiber, these little healthy mixes can give you instant energy. You can prepare a healthy mix of varied types of seeds at home yourself. Pack these in small air tight containers and add some coconut shavings to enhance the taste. Most seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acids, iron, protein, antioxidants and several other essential nutrients.
Cookies and Muffin
These are timeless snacks to enjoy on the go. If you are fond of baking, you can prepare your own recipes at home or buy some from a local bakery. You may also choose from a wide variety of cookies available online, these days. These goodies last for long and can be packed safely. Since these are a little higher on calorie, you should avoid too much indulgence.
Traditional Indian Snacks
What can be more exciting and delectable to have on travel that our own traditional Indian snacks? So carry some desi snacks and enjoy while traveling. Tried and tested over decades, these are healthy and taste amazing. So get the taste of some matthi with achaar, crispy papad, thepla, khakhra, papdi and fafda to satiate your appetite. Won’t it be fun to munch on these while watching a beautiful landscape?
You must pack some granola bars to keep you going while travelling. Granola bars are easily available on the market. You can pick these during the journey to munch on. The bars are available in several varieties such as oats, honey, raisins, walnuts, peanuts, etc. You may either pack these in aluminum foil or airtight containers.
Popcorn is a healthy low fat snack. Easy to carry, these munchies keep you fuller for longer.
So there you go! All you need to do is pack these yummy yet nutrient rich snacks while travelling and enjoy tasty, nutritious yet fuss free snacking on the go. Not only will these keep you energetic, full and active while travelling, these can also help you to keep unnecessary cravings and indulgence in unhealthy food in check. Now, no more feeling guilty about too much indulgence while you travel. Just pack these foods and have fun.