Healthy living is a lifestyle.  But sticking to a healthy diet can get challenging when we are on-the-go.  Check out these five healthy food and snack ideas you can enjoy while on-the-go…and none of them require the use of eating utensils!

nuts1Nuts and seeds (almonds, walnuts, pecans, pistachios), peanuts, sunflower seeds).

Why they are great for on-the-go

  • Provide a good source of protein, fiber, good fats, and vitamins
  • They can be a filling snack to hold you over until your next meal
  • They are known to help fight against health ailments such as high cholesterol, diabetes, and heart disease

tortilla_rollup_healthyTortilla Wraps

Why they are great for on-the-go

  • They allow you to enjoy meals such as a salad on-the-go.  Just add the contents of your salad into a wrap and eat it on the go without the need for any utensils!
  • Opt for healthier tortillas such as whole wheat to get more benefits from eating wraps.  You can even find some great online recipes make your own wraps using cauliflower!
  • Healthier alternative to bread with less carbs

Lettuce-wrap-sheerluxeLettuce wraps

Why they are great for on-the-go

  • Just like tortilla wraps, lettuce wraps allow you to enjoy meals on the go.
  • Ideal fillings that provide extra nutritional benefits include brown rice, quinoa, chopped veggies, and even chopped skinless chicken breasts and fish.
  • Healthier alternative to bread with less carbs

ProteinEnergyBars-YogurtHoneyPeanutProtein bars

Why they are great for on-the-go

  • You can easily find a variety to choose from
  • Protein is great for building bones, muscles,  and cartilage
  • These work great for a snack to hold you over between meals

IMG_0108-1024x683Fruits and veggies for dipping

Why they are great for on-the-go

  • Helps you get part of your recommended daily intake of fruits and veggies
  • Can easily pair them with tasty, healthy dips such as natural peanut butter, light ranch dressing, and hummus
  • Pairing with dips can make fruits and veggies less boring to eat

Written By: Keona Hardin

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