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Posted: 22 May 2011, 22:12
I am going on a road trip this weekend (10 hours there and 10 back) and I am terrified of road trip munchies ruining my diet and up-ing my calories!

I need ideas of healthy (er?) road trip things to eat!


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Posted: 22 May 2011, 22:50
I frequently drive partway across Montana, two hours there and two hours back. Celery sticks, carrot sticks, dill pickles, and raisons are my preferred snacking foods. I especially like the dill pickles. Very few calories and yet they are crunchy and refreshing. They tend to be juicy, though, so watch the drips.

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Posted: 23 May 2011, 14:02
just pack meals of whatever you would eat at home for the road in a cooler. wraps are easier to eat than sandwiches and granola bars are easier than cereal.
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Posted: 26 May 2011, 23:02
Thanks for the ideas ladies, I dont like pickles but i HEART jerky specially turkey jerky! so i bought some of that, also i bought 100 calorie snack packs (im only taking 2) and of course the veggies, celery and carrots with peanut butter! YUM!

I really dont wanna carb away this weekend! PRAY FOR ME!

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Posted: 26 May 2011, 23:09
Rice cakes :]

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Posted: 26 May 2011, 23:47
I like also: snap peas, red bell peppers, pop chips (100 calorie bag), water, more water, whole wheat crackers, whatever fills you up -- stay satisfied, don't let yourself get too hungry, that's when the temptations are too easy to give in to.

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Posted: 27 May 2011, 06:28
Water and packing purposeful snacks in portion sizes (vs. big bags!).... but when it is time then to pee, stop at rest areas, not gas stations - far less temptations and room to go walk, stretch do a couple lunges, etc... and Audio books! they keep my mind off eating (just don't forget cruise control if the books are exciting!!)
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Posted: 27 May 2011, 07:14
POPCORN!!!!! Do some air-popped and put in baggies - lots of volume, little calories, lot of fiber! Smile

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