Route 66 – Road Trip Food

(Cover photo borrowed from DrivingMamas.com)

We are getting closer and closer to my GRAND ADVENTURE driving down Route 66.  And something that every Road Trip needs is Road Trip Food!

When I was little, our family would go on road trips from Los Angeles to Nebraska or to Minnesota.  Being the youngest, I always got the middle of the back seat between my two brothers.  Mom always brought veggies and apples and oranges – but I always loved the green seedless grapes!  We only had a smallish cooler, and that was needed for the sandwich fixin’s, so our soda pop was usually warm.  But the fruit was tasty!

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So the first and most important road trip food are the snack packs that God provided!  And they all seem to come in convenient serving sized packages.

Yes, I know, you may be thinking that this is the time to break out the candy and cookies!  No!  It’s not!  That sugary food will only cause you to get more tired as you drive and you’ll be less able to enjoy the wonderful world around you.  So reach for the natural energy boosters!

For me, I reached out to my blogging community and asked for more ideas of healthy snacks for the road.  Here are the suggestions – in no particular order.  The last is as tasty as the first!  Thanks to all my friends for providing these recipes!

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Peanut Butter Puff Granola from StrengthandSunshine.com

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Healthy Oatmeal Cookies from Anagoesfit.com

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Cranberry Almond Stovetop Granola from FoodPleasureandHealth.com

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Healthy Mocha Brownies from TheCleanEatingCouple.com

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Chocolate Cherry Larabar Bites from HungryByNature.com

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Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls from AFitPhilosophy.com

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6 Ingredient No Bake Energy Balls from PumpkinandPeanutButter.com

strawberry protein bars

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Protein Bars from HealthyHelperBlog.com

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Salted Caramel Cashew Bars from 24CarrotLife.com

Cocnut homemade granola

Coconut Homemade Granola from BerriesandBasil.com.

cranberry walnut energy bites

Cranberry Walnut Energy Bites from EmmasLittleKitchen.com

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Chocolate Trail Mix Power Bars from YoungandRungry.com

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Coconut Maple Tahini Granola from ExSloth.com

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Chocolate Covered Chickpea Protein Balls from EmilieEats.com

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Banana Oat Bars from FoodParsed.com

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Grant Trail Mix from VermilionRoots.com.

kettle corn

Skinny Stove Top Kettle Corn from EnticingHealthyEating.com

Happy Snacking!

Jeanne H.

Servant at God's Kingdom
I am a food lovin', wanderlustin' quilter.
I am searching for the other side of the next hill where I am certain I will find new recipes, new sights and new fabric.

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6 Replies to “Route 66 – Road Trip Food”

  1. Liz Martone

    Wow, lots of great travel food options! I’m always planning snacks ahead of time when I travel— especially when I’m road tripping. Thanks so much for sharing my 6 Ingredient No Bake Energy Balls!

  2. Natalie

    OK, so now I want to go on a road trip, just so I have the excuse to make all of these 😉 Thanks for sharing my recipe girl!

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