You’ve worked hard to stay healthy all year, and now it’s summer traveling time. To travel smarter check out these tips on how to eat healthy while traveling.
I return from a week-long vacation in western Colorado and let me tell you, this information helped me out, especially taking my healthy snack packs.
How to Eat Healthy While Traveling
Maintaining healthy eating habits while traveling isn’t an easy feat, whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, staying in hotels or an RV, eating healthy while you are out and about requires some planning. While you don’t have to go on a super health craze, you may be someone who prefers having healthier options, and if so, you’ll want to be prepared for that when traveling. There are many ways you can stay on the healthy eating train while traveling, and today, I am sharing some easy to follow tips.
Preparing full meals to bring with you during travel may be unreasonable; however, you can make to eat healthy while traveling by packing up some fruits, nuts and other items to snack on while away from home. Most transportation allows travelers to have meals, but to be safe call ahead to ensure they enable snacks on the plane or public transit you will be using. You’ll want to carry your snacks in a clean, sustainable container such as what Eco-Lunch (affiliate link) has available. In my opinion, these are safe and a healthy way to carry food.
Make a note of all healthy eating restaurants that will be located near your traveling destination. This allows you to know already where the best food options are for meals during travel time. In addition to restaurants, try to locate stores that sell healthy food options so that you can prepare healthy snacks in your hotel room or in your RV Rental – no cheating!!
Keep Water Handy
Staying hydrated will ensure that you do not get a case of the munchies. If our stomach feels empty, it’s highly likely we may opt to pick up an unhealthy vendor machine snack while traveling. Be sure to have a water bottle on hand at all times to keep your body hydrated to avoid false triggers of hunger.
Before heading out to travel download deal apps that will help save you find healthy food options and save you money at the same time. There are many apps on the market that can price compare when traveling and get discounts on local restaurants in the area you are staying. Use apps to your full advantage to eat healthy without going broke.
Eat More Protein
Just like staying hydrated, you will want to keep your belly feeling full of healthy options to avoid the urge of unhealthy snacking. Be sure to eat more protein than usual, so you have energy and feel full longer. There are many easy to bring with you food options that pack a bunch of protein in small packages.
There you have it a few easy to follow tips on how to eat healthy while traveling. Be sure to stick with your healthy eating habits when traveling to maintain a full feeling belly at all times.
Here is a simple recipe that you can put in a jar to carry along with you – SPINACH STRAWBERRY SALAD – it is so yummy!