When you’re looking for a little fun and adventure, there’s nothing quite like a road trip to get you out and about. But as fun as these trips can be, packing snacks that stand long drives can be tricky. Here are the tastiest recipes that prove it’s the journey, not the destination, that really counts.
Crispy Spiced Chickpeas
Looking for a savoury snack that’s not chips or popcorn? These crispy fried chickpeas seasoned with a spicy chili-lime salt will satisfy your craving.
Apple Granola Stackers
Crisp slices of Granny Smith and red apple are layered with crunchy peanut butter and granola in this sweet stackable snack. Wrap them up tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate them until you’re ready to hit the road.
Roasted Spiced Almonds
Toasting almonds intensifies their naturally nutty flavour and amplifies their crunch factor. These sugar-free toasted almonds feature olive oil and spicy cayenne pepper, making them the perfect, easy-to-reach snack to keep you energized and feeling alert.
Apple Pie Granola Bars That Taste Just Like Fall
A little bit indulgent but still packed with fibre and protein for a better-for-you apple pie snack.
Crunchy Sunflower-Butter, Bacon and Banana Pinwheels
Inspired by Elvis Presley’s favourite sandwich, this recipe keeps the bacon and banana, but swaps out the peanut butter and uses a sunflower butter instead. Wrap the fillings tightly in a flour tortilla and slice into pinwheels, creating a snack that’s fit for a king.
These healthy, no-bake cookies are gluten-free but full of classic chocolate chip and oatmeal raisin flavours. Made with coconut flour and maple syrup, they’ll satisfy your mid-trip sweet cravings.
Pasta Salad With Lemon-Pesto Dressing
This meat-free pasta salad is the perfect contender for long drives without lots of refrigeration. It’s livened up with pesto, fresh tomatoes and a generous squeeze of lemon juice.
Oatmeal Raisin Sandwich Cookies
A fun treat for when you need an energy boost, these oatmeal raisin sandwich cookies are stuffed with protein-packed peanut butter and fibre-filled oats.
Frosted Raspberry Hand Pies
Whoever said road trip food was boring must have never met these frosted raspberry hand pies, which are stuffed with fresh raspberries and apples. Their individually sized portions make them as easy to eat as they are delicious.