7 Natural Snacks for On-the-Go
Stock your to-go bag with healthy, wholesome snacks to keep you from running on empty—and resorting to additive-laden junk food from the nearest vending machine.
Peanut butter packs make an in-transit protein boost easy and mess-free. Justin’s classic peanut butter is made with organic palm fruit oil and roasted peanuts, and without added sugars or GMOs. $1
Willamette Valley Granola Company’s high-fiber, yummy granola chips are made with brown rice, whole oats, amaranth, quinoa and barley. Sugar content is low (5 grams per serving) thanks to all-natural stevia leaf. $4
Dried fruit makes a perfect pick-me-up whether you’re commuting to work or stuck on a long flight. Peeled Snacks much-ado-about-Mango are organic, with no added sugars, oils, sulfites, preservatives or coloring. $2
In five decadent flavors (chocolate, raspberry, cookie, peanut butter and salted caramel), Better Together brownies are free of preservatives and trans fats. The simple ingredient list includes organic flour, fair-trade cocoa and eggs from small farms where chickens roam free. 6 for $21
Instead of reaching for effervescent drinks packed with sugar (or worse), try sparkling water. Mountain Valley Sparkling Water comes in a partially recycled glass bottle. $3
When you are on the go, reach for Crunchies BBQ Roasted Veggies. These freeze-dried vegetable snacks are a mix of corn, peas, carrots, tomatoes and red bell peppers with natural barbecue seasoning. They contain no additives, preservatives, sugar, oil or GMOs, and the resealable package keeps mess to a minimum. $5
Packed with protein and good fats, a handful of almonds can put some pep in your step. These organic almonds from Allgood Provisions are roasted with sea salt and that’s it—no additives or preservatives. $10
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