soon? Perhaps a long-awaited vacation? Business trip? Something completely
different? You just are always running around?
where you’re going, you’re probably going to appreciate some quick and easy
healthy food ideas. These can help you stay on track and help you bring, and
find real food. While these tips can all be used right here at home, this is
extra-important when you’re traveling. Traveling can throw your regular healthy
habits off when you’re skipping time zones or even just being in a different
health coach, I have such a sense of pride when my clients skip junky
convenience foods. Let me give you some great strategies that can help you do
this while you’re “on the road.”
Tip: When booking
your hotel room, ask if you can have one with a mini-fridge. This will help you
store some of your healthy snacks and groceries while you’re there.
this is important because not only will it keep you from becoming a “hangry
junk-seeker,” but it can also hold you off until you’re able to stop at a
proper grocery store for say…actual real food!
on-the-go snacks to have on hand in your bag and/or cooler:
or eat them within a couple of hours, try fresh fruit or boiled eggs (don’t
forget the ice packs).
walnuts and pumpkin seeds myself).
cucumber, broccoli, etc.) with a dip (hummus, guacamole, salad dressing, etc.).
You can even buy single-serving packs at Costco.
make your own before heading out.
love Purely Elizabeth varieties)
make your own smoothies (I like Sun Warrior or Organifi). Be sure to also pack
a mini blender, like a Magic Bullet, if needed.
Bring some water with you. Or if you’re flying, choose water in the airport and
on the plane.
course, you can always Google your destination and search for grocery stores or
healthy restaurants. But there are a couple of websites and apps that may be
helpful for you.
searches for gluten-free restaurants around the US.
find restaurants that cater to your dietary preferences, be they gluten-free,
lactose-free, low-calorie, low-carb, etc.
trips, this app helps you find alternatives to fast food.
often comes with unnecessary junk food that can derail your healthy lifestyle.
Planning ahead and being prepared can be simple, and help keep your health
goals on track even when you’re out and about!