Road Trip! 19 Snacks You’ll Need for One Epic Summer Adventure
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Road Trip! 19 Snacks You’ll Need for One Epic Summer Adventure

The ingredients for a memorable road trip are simple: good company, great music, kitschy (and strategic) pitstop attractions and scrumptious snacks. If you take care of the first three items on the list, we’ll gladly take care of the last one for you. This culinary collection is chock full of yummy (and healthy!) road trip-friendly snacks that you can whip up right before you hit the road. Because we are better than Slim Jims and Doritos, people!

1. Coconut Fig Lara Bars: Why buy Lara Bars at the store when you can make them at home with just a handful of ingredients? (via The Wholesome Pursuit)

2. Homemade Beef Jerky: Beef jerky is a road trip staple, but rather than chewing on the sodium-laden stuff from the grocery store, make this. (via The Healthy Foodie)

3.  Crispy Oven-Roasted Chickpeas: A salty, crunchy treat is a must-have for any length road trip. If you’re tired of chips and trail mix, give these crispy and flavorful chickpeas a whirl. (via Fifteen Spatulas)

4. Baked Zucchini Chips: Buying a bag of Doritos is the easy way to fulfill your chip craving. But why not plan a little in advance and prepare these crispy baked zucchini chips for a healthier yet equally satisfying snack instead? (via Wishful Chef)

5. Mixed Citrus Water: This yummy mixed citrus water, made with lemons, oranges and grapefruits, will make it easy to stay hydrated during your long summer car ride. (via A Cup of Jo)

6. Rainbow Fruit Skewers With Vanilla-Honey Yogurt Dip: If you’re going to pack sliced fruit to eat along the way, you might as well make it look pretty and dip it in vanilla-honey yogurt. (via The Comfort of Cooking)

7. Herb Salt Potato Chips: Okay, okay. We give in. Crunch away on these herb salt crispers, and don’t forget to lick your fingers! (via Delicious Tapas)

8. Caprese Sandwich With Pesto: A quality crusty bread is the key to to making this light and fresh sandwich, complete with tomato, mozzarella and parsley pesto. (via Jessiker Bakes)

9. Green Pea Hummus: Hummus is a great snacking option for road trips, and here’s an awesome green pea hummus recipe that you have to try ASAP! (via A Cup of Jo)

10. Cucumber and Avocado Sammy: This hearty whole grain sandwich made with sliced cucumbers, mashed avocados and light cream cheese will fill you right up. (via Good Life Eats)

11. Caramel Cashew Popcorn: Mmmmm… caramel popcorn! (via Yummy Health Easy)

12. Crispy Oven Baked Rosemary Pita Chips: These rosemary pita chips will go wonderfully with that green pea hummus. Just keep dipping! (via Laurenda Marie)

13. Chocolate Blueberry Trail Mix: Don’t settle for ordinary trail mix when you can have this mix, replete with chocolate-covered blueberries, white chocolate chips and shredded coconut. (via A Pumpkin and A Princess)

14. Morning Juice: Heading out during the wee hours of the morning? Sip on this juice blend of apples, oranges, carrots and pineapple to start your trip the right way! (via Clawson Live)

15. Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Muffins: We love the idea of massive strawberry chunks topping off our oatmeal muffins, and we have a feeling you will, too! (via To Die For)

16. Sea Salt Honey Almond Butter and Macerated Berries Sandwich: This delicious take on a classic PB+J has our mouths watering like whoa! They’re sure to please any road tripper. (via The Kitchy Kitchen)

17. Pistachio, Salted Caramel and Oreo Dark Chocolate Bark: We all need some chocolate to munch on during a long car voyage, so try out this bark to satisfy your salty and sweet cravings all at once! (via Averie Cooks)

18. Salted Chocolate Caramel Popcorn: Mmmmm… caramel CHOCOLATE popcorn! (via Diethood)

19. Chewy Trail Mix Cookies: And yes, cookies. Because we all need to nibble on some chewy cookies while we’re driving toward that horizon. Straight on until morning, ladies and gents! (via Oh She Glows)

What’s your go-to road trip snack? Tell us about it below!