Eating While Traveling
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Eating while traveling can be quite the challenge. It's fun to eat out and enjoy the local cuisine. But eating out for every meal can take a toll on your tummy--and your wallet. This page features easy, healthy meals and food ideas for while you are on the road. Different meals fit different settings--camping, road-tripping, flying, etc. Find ideas for all of them here!
With a small ice chest in the car, you can have a lot of food possibilities. The following pictures are some great meal ideas to keep you fueled while on the road.
Once you arrive at your destination, small shopping trips and simple meals can make a great difference in how you feel as you take on your adventures.
Quick & Easy Eggs and Oats
Egg, buttered toast, Oatmeal Balls, glass of milk
Scrambled eggs and toast make an excellent, sustaining breakfast when you've got a full day of sightseeing ahead of you. This really comes together in 5 minutes and will keep you full and satisfied till lunch. Add a little extra with an oatmeal ball or two and you are ready to go!
Smoked Pork Tacos
Smoked pork, tortillas, cheese, salsa, and local fruit
Pack a bag of smoked pork in your ice chest and bring it along. This makes for several easy meal options--tacos, quesadillas, or sandwiches. This is a heat and serve kind of meal, ready in minutes when you want to eat, so you can focus on experiencing all your destination has to offer.
Lunch on the Go
Sandwiches, fruit, fish crackers & popcorn
With a small cooler bag, you can save yourself a lot of time and money by packing your lunch. A simple sandwich should not be underestimated when it comes to keeping you fueled while exploring.
South West Quinoa Bowl
Southwest Quinoa, Cheese and Salsa, Local fruits
Make this meal before you leave and throw it in the ice chest. It travels well and is a simple heat and serve meal when you are ready to eat. Pair it with some fresh local fruit and you have a delicious, well-rounded meal in minutes.