5 Light, On-the-Go Snacks to Keep You Energized

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Being on the go can be an adventure, but when you get hungry and find yourself without any snacks to refuel, it can turn into a misadventure. Well darlings, we’ve got some tips for you to keep you going strong and keep you energized when you’re on the go. Here are some light and healthy snacks to keep on hand. 

1. Dried Fruit

Dried fruit is light, healthy, and delicious! It’s always a good idea to keep some bags or canisters of dried banana chips, dried strawberry slices, or dried papaya on hand. When you’re in a hurry, dried fruit can keep you energized during your journey. 

You will find that dried fruit is much healthier compared to fast food, and in all practicality, it’s faster than fast food too!  Why wait in line when you have plenty of dried fruit in the car? 

2. Homemade Energy Smoothie

You can get plenty of energy on the go from a homemade energy smoothie. Smoothies can pack in a lot of energy and they can be healthy if you make them a certain way. For example, you can make a light, healthy smoothie by using plain Greek yogurt instead of a heavier base. 

Just add some berries or fruits of your choice for flavor, and you’ve got yourself a mean, lean, energy machine that will keep you energized on your journey. 

3. Mixed Nuts

Mixed nuts are healthy, tasty, and portable. You can carry several different varieties of mixed nuts to give yourself an easily accessible cache of food for when you’re on the go. You can flavor your mixed nuts with seasoning to give them an extra kick. Remember, healthy snacks can still be flavorful. 

4. Roasted Chickpeas

Another light, healthy snack that can provide you with plenty of energy when you’re on the go, is roasted chickpeas. You can roast them with cayenne or other spices to adjust the flavor to taste. You can keep them in a small canister that’s easy to access whenever you get peckish on the road. 

5. Trendy, Healthy Snacks Made From Quinoa

If you want to get creative, try making some light and healthy snacks from quinoa. You can make anything from quinoa cranberry muffins to cheese and veggie quinoa bites. They’re light, they’re healthy, and they’re packed with the energy you need when you’re on the road!

If you have a busy lifestyle you can prepare these snacks ahead of time and bring them with you the day after. They’ll taste just as good, and you’ll still get plenty of energy!  

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