When you’re in for a long trip or a full day on the go, you still have to ensure that you’re getting the nourishment you need—especially if the kids are tagging along.
Grab-and-go snacks can be a lifesaver in a pinch, giving you the protein and energy you need to get through the day.
If you’re tired of taking the same snack time and time again, we’ve gathered a list of recipes to keep your snack rotation fun, interesting, and flavorful.
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Whether you’re looking for fresh fruit leather or savory Paleo Cheez-Its, we found a snack that everyone (including the kids) can enjoy!
1. No-Bake Energy Bites with Golden Turmeric
This tiny treat packs powerful health benefits. Not only does it give you energy on the go, but they offer healthy fats and are anti-inflammatory too.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | No-Bake Energy Bites with Golden Turmeric
2. Kale Crackers
Crackers are an easy snack to eat by the handful. Put them in a Ziplock bag and they’ll easily go wherever you do!
Recipe: Original Eating | Kale Crackers
3. Seaweed Chips
They’re chips from the deep blue sea! Season up with sesame oil, garlic, and cayenne pepper. They are so deliciously crispy.
Recipe: PopSugar | Seaweed Chips
4. Paleo Energy Bars
Think of these energy bars as a healthy candy bar. They are full of flavor and will keep you going throughout the day. Not to mention they have a satisfying crunch.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Energy Bars
5. Baked Pumpkin Seeds
It’s easy to make and easy to take around too. This four-ingredient recipe is smoky, salty, and spicy all in one!
Recipe: Paleo Grubs | Baked Pumpkin Seeds
6. Gummy Orange Slices
Fruit snacks shouldn’t only enjoyed by kids. This fun snack will bring you back to your younger years, but in a much more flavorful way.
Recipe: Mindful Mama | Gummy Orange Slices
7. Hemp Seed and Maca Snack Bar
Dates are the perfect binder for these yummy snacks. Similar to a Lara bar, these soft bars offer a ton of flavor and protein.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Hemp Seed and Maca Snack Bar
8. Apple Pie Trail Mix Balls
Don’t be fooled—trail mix balls are just as easy to eat by the handful as the original concoction. Mix in your favorite nut butter and dried fruits to cater to your taste buds.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Apple Pie Trail Mix Balls
9. Vanilla Pumpkin Seed Clusters
This snack offers a delicious depth of flavor as well as a crunchy texture. You only need five ingredients and 20 minutes to make this travel snack.
Recipe: Wallflower Kitchen | Vanilla Pumpkin Seed Clusters
10. Paleo Trail Mix
Tried and true trail mix. It’s one of the easiest snacks to travel with and it has a mix of flavor. This recipe boasts nuts, seeds, dried fruits, and chocolate chips!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Trail Mix
11. Homemade Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips
Instead of savory chips, make sweet ones instead. By the way, the only ingredients needed are apples and cinnamon! How easy is that?
Recipe: Paleo Grubs | Homemade Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips
12. Baked Sweet Potato Chips
This snack is just as great for the Super Bowl as it is for a long plane flight. They are crunchy and pair well with your favorite dips!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Sweet Potato Chips
13. Nacho ‘Cheese’ Kale Chips
Kale makes for such an amazing, crunchy chip. Make some Paleo-friendly nacho cheese with cashews to top off your tasty snack.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Nacho “Cheese” Kale Chips
14. Raw Hemp Algae Bars
This recipe isn’t just a yummy snack—it’s a raw energy bar too! There’s no bake time required, so you can put them together easily and then go on your merry way with them at your side.
Recipe: Fresh Planet Flavor | Raw Hemp Algae Bars
15. Rosemary Fried Almonds
Almonds are so versatile; you can pretty much combine them with any flavor. These savory almonds feature rosemary at its freshest.
Recipe: The Primalist | Rosemary Fried Almonds
16. Baked Brussels Sprouts Chips
The great thing about Brussels sprouts is they crisp easily, making for the perfect veggie chip! This recipe calls for salt and olive oil, but you can easily add your favorite spices like cayenne pepper or garlic for extra flavor.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Baked Brussels Sprouts Chips
17. Apple Peach Fig Bars
This recipe is great to make for those with nut allergies. Applesauce and fig bring a unique taste to the mix along with the nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon involved.
Recipe: Nourished App | Apple Peach Fig Bars
18. Homemade Sour Watermelon Gummies
These happy little guys are perfect for an adventure. If you want some flavors beyond watermelon, swap in blueberries, strawberries, or even oranges. You can even get creative by making cherry lime or mixed berries gummies!
Recipe: Meatified | Homemade Sour Watermelon Gummies
19. Maple Roasted Walnuts
This simple recipe is great for an energy boost when you’re in a bind. You can eat a quick handful of these sweet morsels when you’re out and about. They’re also perfect to leave out for guests during the holidays too.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Maple Roasted Walnuts
20. Curried Cashews
Bring these spiced nuts during a hike or on a plane to keep you satisfied during a long trip. Either way, these nuts travel easily.
Recipe: Get Inspired Everyday | Curried Cashews
21. Cajun Pork Rinds
Pork rinds never tasted so good. This recipe boasts garlic powder, cayenne pepper, chili powder, and Cajun seasoning for a huge kick of flavor!
Recipe: Three Diets. One Dinner. | Cajun Pork Rinds
22. Fiber-Rich Plantain Chips
Plantains taste similar to a potato chip when they’re cooked. Bake them and season with salt for a quick, easy, and satisfying treat!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Fiber-Rich Plantain Chips
23. Chocolate Goji Energy Balls
This recipe is both decadent and fruity at the same time. They’re great when you’re looking for a sweet snack packed with energy.
Recipe: Nutrition is Medicine | Chocolate Goji Energy Balls
24. Raw Cashew Butter Balls
There are only three ingredients involved with this creamy snack. Refrigerate before you run out the door so they get a harder texture.
Recipe: Yummy Inspirations | Raw Cashew Butter Balls
25. 2-Ingredient Applesauce Fruit Leather
Remember Fruit by the Foot? Well, this recipe is its Paleo counterpart, except the flavors you’re tasting are actual fruit. Applesauce is the star of this snack.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | 2-Ingredient Applesauce Fruit Leather
26. Grain-Free Power Balls
There is a lot going on in these little bites. Sweet potato will keep you full, and almond meal gives you a quick serving of protein.
Recipe: Delightful Taste Buds | Grain-Free Power Balls
27. Paleo Cheez-Its
Paleo Cheez-Its are as amazing for the kids as they are for you! You can also up the ante by seasoning them to be Cajun, BBQ, ranch, or taco-flavored.
Recipe: Wicked Spatula | Paleo Cheez-Its
28. Chili Lime Beef Jerky
Beef jerky is a travel classic. This version offers chili and lime along with its meaty flavor. It’s tangy, spicy, and salty!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chili Lime Beef Jerky
29. Crispy Snack Pretzels
Pretzels are always a crowd pleaser as well as being a simple snack to munch on when you’re out on the town.
Recipe: The Paleo Mom | Crispy Snack Pretzels
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