Keeping emergency snacks on hand is key during a busy summer full of tasty temptations. But not all guilt-free snacks are travel-friendly in high temps (sorry, No Sugar Added Fudgsicles!). Check out HG's best on-the-go summer snacks...
FRUITS & FREEZE-DRIED FRUITS
Look for fruits that are firm and not too juicy (so they won't get squished in your bag or be messy to eat!), and seek out ones that don't require a lot of complicated peeling or deseeding. Here are a few of our favorite fruity picks...
HG Tip!Pack your produce pal in a small sealable baggie -- that way you can easily store the core or peel if you can't get to a trashcan right away.
Kick a candy craving to the curb with a purse-friendly, portion-controlled sucker. Stuff on a stick ROCKS! We heart these...
Tootsie Pops, Regular (1 pop = 60 calories, 0g fat, 15g carbs, 0g fiber -- PointsPlus® value 2*)
Dum Dum Pops (2 pops = 51 calories, 0g fat, 13g carbs, 0g fiber -- PointsPlus® value 1*)
Tootsie Caramel Apple Pops (1 pop = 60 calories, 0.5g fat, 15g carbs, 0g fiber -- PointsPlus® value 2*)
Stash a few of these snacks for a filling fix on the fly. A bag of each has 9 - 15g protein per serving.
Tasty Eats Soy Jerky (0.5 oz. = 40 - 45 calories, <1 - 1.5g fat, 2 - 7g carbs, 1g fiber -- PointsPlus® value 1 - 2*) Note: There are 2 - 3 servings per bag. And all flavors rock EXCEPT the chicken-flavored ones (we do NOT like those!).
Need More Summer Survival Strategies? Check out the HG book for survival guides on road trips, plane rides, cruises, parties, BBQS and loads more sticky summer situations!
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*The PointsPlus® values for these products and/or recipes were calculated by Hungry Girl and are not an endorsement or approval of the product, recipe or its manufacturer or developer by Weight Watchers International, Inc., the owner of the PointsPlus® registered trademark.