2. Roasted Chickpeas
The only thing a chickpea likes better than being roasted with salt and olive oil and spices until it’s crispy is coming along with you on an exciting vacation. Let your legumes live a little! Get a basic roasting recipe at Cheap Recipe Blog.
5. Avocados + Bread
Avocados are easy to carry around, delicious, and soft enough to spread with whatever flimsy kind of knife/credit card/other weird utensil you can (legally) find on a plane. Very nice on a couple slices of dense rye bread; I’m a big fan of this magical kind that never goes stale.
6. DIY Trail Mix
Trail mix you make at home is always going to be better than the little baggies you can buy at Hudson News, because what you put in it is your business and nobody else’s. Like, maybe your personal definition of trail mix just happens to be 50% pretzels and 50% chocolate chips.
10. Kale Chips
EAT MORE KALE, guys. Get a recipe for making your own crispy chips at Smitten Kitchen.
11. Cheese & Crackers
Pack healthy/grainy crackers (you can get a recipe for these Flaxseed & Onion Crackers at Whole Living) with some pieces of hard cheese that will be happy at room temp: cheddar, manchego, gouda, etc. Yeah, Ritz with Kraft Singles doesn’t count.
Then Put Everything In A Travel Snacks Kit!
So the above items aren’t all healthy. But the idea is great: Turn a tackle/craft box into your own personal wonderland of snacks. This is so thrilling you should probably just make one and carry it around with you at all times.
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