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Snacks On A Plane

Snacks On A Plane

For The Plane:

  • The number one rule: avoid anything loud, smelly, sticky or spillable for both your sake and your seat mates.
  • Whole or dried fruit and mixed nuts are easy to carry and eat and can make it through TSA without a second glance.

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  • When taking advantage of the free drink service, avoid soda and overly sugary fruit juices. Instead ask for seltzer to get some fizzy hydration or vegetable juice to get a nutrient fix.

For The Hotel Room:

  • Packaged oatmeal lies flat in your bag, can be cooked with the room’s coffee maker for a quick breakfast before you hit Señor Frogs and is a great way to save money.

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  • Beef jerky doesn’t need to be refrigerated, is a great source of lean protein and will give you the afternoon energy boost you need after a full day spent with sand in your shorts and a blazing sunburn.
  • KIND bars are some of the most healthy and balanced snack bars on the market and come in a variety of creative flavors. They can be thrown in your beach bag for later or eaten in the room and wont crumble into oblivion (ahem Nature Valley).

Tricks Of A Food Scavenger:

  • If you bring snacks with you, empty them out of the package and into a gallon zip lock to save space in your suitcase. Then tuck those bags into your pocket or tote in case you have leftovers or a chance to snag a piece of fruit from the hotel’s budget attempt at a ‘complimentary breakfast’.
  • Make sure any snacks you bring to the beach are prepackaged. There are few sensations more painful than accidentally chewing on sand.
  • Always carry wet wipes; while delicious, the Jamaican jerk chicken you thought was a great call after three Piña Coladas is messier than you think.
  • Once you get to your destination, avoid the mini-bar and hotel gift shop and instead scope out local bodegas, supermarkets or gas stations. It’s a great way to get to know the area and more importantly to establish your go-to spot for cheap grub.

Bonus Tip:

Alcohol minis are allowed on a plane and will make your TSA agent’s day (nothing more amusing than an x-ray scan of a bag full of Fireball minis). So whether you want to calm your nerves or start the party at 10,000 feet, avoid getting over charged by bringing your own poison.

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Snacks on a Plane: Hacking Pinterest for Meal Ideas

With free food on planes gone the way of free checked baggage, more travelers are packing their own do-it-yourself meals, and thanks to Pinterest, there are hundreds of ideas that will satisfy passengers of all ages. The Trip Savvy Pinterest board, "Snacks on a Plane," offers tasty and easy eats to try on that next flight.

To stay healthy while flying, the Healthy Happened blog says that preparation before taking off is key. To that end, it recommends using Ziploc bags or a lunch box to carry healthy snacks, including granola berries dried fruit snack bars like ​NAKD dark chocolate licorice candy nuts and hummus with vegetable sticks.​​

Explore more options and specific recipe tips below to make sure you won't be too hungry the next time you're stuck on a long flight!


Snacks on a Plane: Hacking Pinterest for Meal Ideas

With free food on planes gone the way of free checked baggage, more travelers are packing their own do-it-yourself meals, and thanks to Pinterest, there are hundreds of ideas that will satisfy passengers of all ages. The Trip Savvy Pinterest board, "Snacks on a Plane," offers tasty and easy eats to try on that next flight.

To stay healthy while flying, the Healthy Happened blog says that preparation before taking off is key. To that end, it recommends using Ziploc bags or a lunch box to carry healthy snacks, including granola berries dried fruit snack bars like ​NAKD dark chocolate licorice candy nuts and hummus with vegetable sticks.​​

Explore more options and specific recipe tips below to make sure you won't be too hungry the next time you're stuck on a long flight!


Snacks on a Plane: Hacking Pinterest for Meal Ideas

With free food on planes gone the way of free checked baggage, more travelers are packing their own do-it-yourself meals, and thanks to Pinterest, there are hundreds of ideas that will satisfy passengers of all ages. The Trip Savvy Pinterest board, "Snacks on a Plane," offers tasty and easy eats to try on that next flight.

To stay healthy while flying, the Healthy Happened blog says that preparation before taking off is key. To that end, it recommends using Ziploc bags or a lunch box to carry healthy snacks, including granola berries dried fruit snack bars like ​NAKD dark chocolate licorice candy nuts and hummus with vegetable sticks.​​

Explore more options and specific recipe tips below to make sure you won't be too hungry the next time you're stuck on a long flight!


Snacks on a Plane: Hacking Pinterest for Meal Ideas

With free food on planes gone the way of free checked baggage, more travelers are packing their own do-it-yourself meals, and thanks to Pinterest, there are hundreds of ideas that will satisfy passengers of all ages. The Trip Savvy Pinterest board, "Snacks on a Plane," offers tasty and easy eats to try on that next flight.

To stay healthy while flying, the Healthy Happened blog says that preparation before taking off is key. To that end, it recommends using Ziploc bags or a lunch box to carry healthy snacks, including granola berries dried fruit snack bars like ​NAKD dark chocolate licorice candy nuts and hummus with vegetable sticks.​​

Explore more options and specific recipe tips below to make sure you won't be too hungry the next time you're stuck on a long flight!


Snacks on a Plane: Hacking Pinterest for Meal Ideas

With free food on planes gone the way of free checked baggage, more travelers are packing their own do-it-yourself meals, and thanks to Pinterest, there are hundreds of ideas that will satisfy passengers of all ages. The Trip Savvy Pinterest board, "Snacks on a Plane," offers tasty and easy eats to try on that next flight.

To stay healthy while flying, the Healthy Happened blog says that preparation before taking off is key. To that end, it recommends using Ziploc bags or a lunch box to carry healthy snacks, including granola berries dried fruit snack bars like ​NAKD dark chocolate licorice candy nuts and hummus with vegetable sticks.​​

Explore more options and specific recipe tips below to make sure you won't be too hungry the next time you're stuck on a long flight!


Snacks on a Plane: Hacking Pinterest for Meal Ideas

With free food on planes gone the way of free checked baggage, more travelers are packing their own do-it-yourself meals, and thanks to Pinterest, there are hundreds of ideas that will satisfy passengers of all ages. The Trip Savvy Pinterest board, "Snacks on a Plane," offers tasty and easy eats to try on that next flight.

To stay healthy while flying, the Healthy Happened blog says that preparation before taking off is key. To that end, it recommends using Ziploc bags or a lunch box to carry healthy snacks, including granola berries dried fruit snack bars like ​NAKD dark chocolate licorice candy nuts and hummus with vegetable sticks.​​

Explore more options and specific recipe tips below to make sure you won't be too hungry the next time you're stuck on a long flight!


Snacks on a Plane: Hacking Pinterest for Meal Ideas

With free food on planes gone the way of free checked baggage, more travelers are packing their own do-it-yourself meals, and thanks to Pinterest, there are hundreds of ideas that will satisfy passengers of all ages. The Trip Savvy Pinterest board, "Snacks on a Plane," offers tasty and easy eats to try on that next flight.

To stay healthy while flying, the Healthy Happened blog says that preparation before taking off is key. To that end, it recommends using Ziploc bags or a lunch box to carry healthy snacks, including granola berries dried fruit snack bars like ​NAKD dark chocolate licorice candy nuts and hummus with vegetable sticks.​​

Explore more options and specific recipe tips below to make sure you won't be too hungry the next time you're stuck on a long flight!


Snacks on a Plane: Hacking Pinterest for Meal Ideas

With free food on planes gone the way of free checked baggage, more travelers are packing their own do-it-yourself meals, and thanks to Pinterest, there are hundreds of ideas that will satisfy passengers of all ages. The Trip Savvy Pinterest board, "Snacks on a Plane," offers tasty and easy eats to try on that next flight.

To stay healthy while flying, the Healthy Happened blog says that preparation before taking off is key. To that end, it recommends using Ziploc bags or a lunch box to carry healthy snacks, including granola berries dried fruit snack bars like ​NAKD dark chocolate licorice candy nuts and hummus with vegetable sticks.​​

Explore more options and specific recipe tips below to make sure you won't be too hungry the next time you're stuck on a long flight!


Snacks on a Plane: Hacking Pinterest for Meal Ideas

With free food on planes gone the way of free checked baggage, more travelers are packing their own do-it-yourself meals, and thanks to Pinterest, there are hundreds of ideas that will satisfy passengers of all ages. The Trip Savvy Pinterest board, "Snacks on a Plane," offers tasty and easy eats to try on that next flight.

To stay healthy while flying, the Healthy Happened blog says that preparation before taking off is key. To that end, it recommends using Ziploc bags or a lunch box to carry healthy snacks, including granola berries dried fruit snack bars like ​NAKD dark chocolate licorice candy nuts and hummus with vegetable sticks.​​

Explore more options and specific recipe tips below to make sure you won't be too hungry the next time you're stuck on a long flight!


Snacks on a Plane: Hacking Pinterest for Meal Ideas

With free food on planes gone the way of free checked baggage, more travelers are packing their own do-it-yourself meals, and thanks to Pinterest, there are hundreds of ideas that will satisfy passengers of all ages. The Trip Savvy Pinterest board, "Snacks on a Plane," offers tasty and easy eats to try on that next flight.

To stay healthy while flying, the Healthy Happened blog says that preparation before taking off is key. To that end, it recommends using Ziploc bags or a lunch box to carry healthy snacks, including granola berries dried fruit snack bars like ​NAKD dark chocolate licorice candy nuts and hummus with vegetable sticks.​​

Explore more options and specific recipe tips below to make sure you won't be too hungry the next time you're stuck on a long flight!