How to Eat Healthy When Traveling (aka How to Avoid Crappy Food)

Getting ready for one last summer vacation? Even if you are just going away for a quick weekend, traveling can pose quite a challenge for anyone who is trying to eat healthy. If you are traveling for business or pleasure, eating healthy is HARD! Between airport delays, long car rides, being dependent on someone else organizing meals or having to visit restaurants that are not focused on healthy eating, it can be exhausting trying to find good, healthy food to eat.


I have a five tips I use when traveling, that I am going to share with you. I am unwilling to compromise healthy eating simply because I am not at home. I work hard to maintain a healthy lifestyle and even when on vacation, I may splurge here and there, but once your body gets used to good healthy food, it will tell you when it is not happy with your food choices!

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Ok - you may be thinking - duh - but I can't tell you how many times a healthy snack has saved me until I can find real food. There are pre-packaged nut packs, dried fruit & nut packs, as well as protein bars that travel well. It does require some planning to have healthy snacks since you may have to buy them at the store or via an internet site. A couple of recommendations:

The Mix & Go has a nice surprise - dark chocolate nibs in the mix! The 22 Days Plant Protein bar is a new find - I like that it is plant based and it is soft, which goes nicely with a cup of tea. The above links are affiliate links, just in case you click through and buy one of them.