Food Ideas for When You’re On The Go

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If you are:

  • a parent with a kid in sports
  • a stay-at-home mom/dad who spends more time in a car than anywhere else
  • a nurse or other shift worker who spends extended hours on the floor with no access to food
  • someone who travels a ton for work

…then this post is for you.

Chances are there’s been a time or two where you’ve realized it’s been hours upon hours since your last meal. It happens. We’re busy and we get caught up with what’s in front of us.

But if you find yourself in that position, you’re at a much higher likelihood to make food decisions based on convenience and speed (AKA grab less-than-healthy snacks and fast food).

If that sounds like you, there’s an easy solution: stocking on on quick, portable snacks.

Here are some of our favorite on-the-go food ideas:

Protein

⚡Beef/turkey/bison jerky (Epic, Trader Joe’s, etc.)
⚡Protein bars (Bulletproof)
⚡Single-serve protein powder packs
⚡Single-serve collagen protein packs (Vital Proteins)
⚡Deli turkey
⚡Bone broth (warmed and packed up in a to-go mug)
⚡Greek/Icelandic Skyr yogurt (Siggi’s, Chobani)
⚡Cottage cheese packs (Breakstone’s)
⚡Tuna packs
⚡Hard-boiled eggs
⚡Chicken sausage

Carbs

⚡Dried fruit (mangos, dates, apricots, etc.)
⚡Fresh fruit (apples, bananas, oranges, etc.)
⚡Granola
⚡Bagels / bread
⚡Crackers
⚡Pretzels
⚡Baby food pouches
⚡Fuel For Fire packs
⚡Breakfast cereal (not Fruity Pebbles, etc.)
⚡Rice cakes
⚡Overnight oat packs
⚡Granola bars
⚡Veggie trays (or baby carrots, diced sweet peppers, etc.)
⚡Frozen steamable veggies
⚡Berries (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, etc.)
⚡Grapes
⚡Hummus cups

Fats

⚡Guacamole cups
⚡Nut butter packs
⚡Perfect Bars
⚡Trail mix
⚡Nut packs
⚡String cheese sticks
⚡Avocado
⚡Specialty keto snacks

While some of these items will come with portable packaging, but if you’re often on the go, it may be a good idea to invest in items that will make packaging these types of foods as easy as possible. Some of our favorites are:

⚡Reusable, silicone bags (Stasher Bags)
⚡Coffee tumbler or mug (Yeti, Hydroflask)
⚡Glass storage containers (Pyrex)

Have questions about the above or want to work one-on-one with a coach? Apply here.

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