Healthy Snacks for a Summer Road Trip

By admin | June 23, 2011

Ensure maximum road trip enjoyment with plan-ahead snacks

Ensure maximum road trip enjoyment with plan-ahead snacks

Even if you’ve planned your road trip around food, you will undoubtedly get hungry between stops. On the highway, you’ll see many rest stops with fast food outlets. These might seem like an easy way to stop and get a quick lunch.

But, if you pack your own food, you can keep up a healthy lifestyle even when you’re on a long road trip.  By bringing planned snacks, you will be able to stay on the road, stay away from unhealthy food at rest stops, and still enjoy yourself! Check out these ideas for healthy road trip snacks. Read More


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By marcussamuelsson.com | October 14, 2010

Canned sardines often get a bum wrap.

Think of how many times you’ve purchased a can of sardines, but never ate them. The can sits in the back of one of your kitchen cabinets. And how many times have you opened that cabinet looking for something to eat, and closed it, without giving the sardine a second thought?

When you stock up on hurricane supplies, including non-perishable food, you might throw a few cans in your shopping cart, just in case. Or, sardines might only come to mind when you’re describing an overcrowded subway car, “We were packed like sardines!”

Actually, I’m guilty of all the above. It took me some time to embrace the sardine. I eventually learned the modest, sustainable sardine, a tiny fish of the sea, is tasty and  packs a humongous nutrition punch.

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