As the weather gets warmer and long weekends get closer, it’s the perfect time to plan for your next road trip! Adventures are exciting, but we know planning can be difficult. Flipp is here to help check off your list by sharing some of the BEST road trip snacks bound to satisfy the whole family! 

Whether you’re on a health grind, have a sweet tooth, or hoping to please your savoury cravings, here are some of the best road trip snacks for all kinds of taste buds! 

For the Health Conscious:

For those on a health grind, we know it can be hard to watch cookies and chips get passed around the car… What if we told you we compiled a list of delicious snacks that will satisfy your cravings without breaking your diet (or your budget!)? For the health conscious, snacks don’t have to be boring! Here are some fun, easy to follow recipes that you can add to your road trip grocery list using the Flipp app

1. Banana Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies: 

Indulge in these 5-ingredient cookies on the go! This recipe makes a batch of 12 large cookies, ensuring everyone in the car gets a taste of this road trip essential. 

Ingredients:

First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees (Farenheit)!

Then, combine rolled oats, salt (optional), cinnamon (optional), dark chocolate chips, and chopped walnuts (optional) together in a mixing bowl.

Next, in a separate bowl, combine mashed bananas with maple syrup, almond butter, and vanilla extract (optional). Mix well until smooth and combined! 

Then, combine your wet ingredients with your dry ingredients until thoroughly mixed together! Form your cookies and bake for 12-15 minutes!

2. Fresh Fruit Medley

You can’t go wrong with a mix of fresh, in-season fruits prepared for your next road trip! Fresh fruits like Watermelon, Strawberries, Cherries and Blueberries are one of the best road trip snacks, because they can be mixed together to create a great combination of sweet, fresh goodness! 

Or, here is a great recipe we curated for our fruit-loving readers to follow, easy to pack with you on a road trip!

3. Popcorn

Not only is popcorn a great low-calorie snack, but it’s crunchy and delicious (bound to satisfy those savory taste buds)…Be sure to pack some popcorn with you to pass around the car as you head on your journey!

4. Rice Cakes

Top your rice cakes with some peanut butter and banana slices (for a sweet kick) or top them with mashed avocado, a drizzle of honey and chili flakes (a must try). Customize your rice cakes to your liking or simply enjoy them as they are!

For the Sweet Teeth 

For all the sweet teeth out there, road trips are just the place to satisfy your cravings and indulge in delicious snacks. Have a long drive ahead? Find all of your tried and true road trip snacks through the Flipp app. We’ve compiled a list of the best snack options just for you, and linked them to Flipp to help you find them all at the best prices!

1. Chocolate

Next on the list of best road trip snacks is chocolate. For those with a sweet tooth, a chocolate bar is guaranteed to satisfy your cravings through a long drive. A road trip go-to that requires no time for preparation.

2. Trail Mix 

Another road trip classic! Trail mix can either be bought prepared, or you can mix your own by combining together a variety of nuts, dried raisins, and chocolate chips (or chocolate candies of your choice).

3. Energy Drinks

Whether you’re the driver of a long journey, or the driver’s companion, energy drinks are a refreshing boost of caffeine set to keep you up through the early mornings and late nights. Keep a pack of energy drinks in the trunk in case someone’s in need of a wake-up while playing I Spy!

4. Granola Bars

Crunchy, sweet goodness! Granola Bars are easy to pack on the go and feed the whole family. This sweet treat is something everyone can enjoy, from mom to kids of all ages!

For the Savory Fanatics

Can’t forget about the savory fanatics! Looking for snack picks that won’t break the bank? Here are some must-have top picks for all things savory!

1. Beef Jerky

Keep some beef jerky in your on-the-go snack tray. For when hunger kicks in, beef jerky is the perfect road trip snack to keep you full and satisfied. You can find a variety of high-protein choices on the Flipp app! 

2. Cheese & Crackers

Prepare cheese slices and crackers, and enjoy them together as the perfect savory combination! Love charcuterie boards? Throw in some salami slices for good measure.

3. Potato Chips

A road trip classic. One of the best road trip snacks are versatile potato chips (aka everyone’s fan favorite). Be sure to stock up for the drive, as this top favorite is bound to be devoured quickly!

4. Pepperoni Sticks

Did someone say savory?! Pepperoni sticks are the ultimate savory treat. Easy to pack, and easy to please any savory fanatic! This road trip snack is full of protein that will set you up for the long drive ahead!

This season, be sure your road trip snack tray is packed and ready to go, curated with top picks for all kinds of foodies. The perfect snack tray can be curated by creating your shopping list through the Flipp app, helping you check off your list! 

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