Eating Clean Away From Home
While traveling or in restaurants, the good news is that you can still eat clean if you plan in advance. Anticipate your environment, and bring what you need so your not stuck without healthy options. With the following tips, you can stick to your clean lifestyle no matter the circumstance.
1) Clean Eating Preparation
On planes, trains and buses, pack emergency snacks in your carry on bag (if regulations permit). Pack meals in your carry on so your set even if there are delays.
The following items are available at major grocery, health food or drug stores that do not need to be refrigerated in your luggage or bag:
2) Clean Eating Road Trip Snacks
Pack for the road and prep food in advance for road trips, with portable snacks or meals on hand. Stop at a rest stop, park or picnic area to consume your meals.
PURE ORGANIC HONEY PEANUT CRISPY CLUSTERS
No matter what you’re craving with hints of both sweet and salty, this organic, gluten-free snack hits the spot.
BACK TO NATURE CASHEW ALMOND PISTACHIO MIX
With no added oil, this delicious mix of cashews, almonds and pistachios has been sprinkled with sea salt for a bit of flavour.
CASCADIAN FARM ORGANIC CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA BARS
Cascadian farm, organic, crunchy peanut butter granola bar is a wholesome snack perfect for a clean snack combination of fiber and protein.
THE GOOD BEAN ROASTED CHICKPEAS CRACKED PEPPER
Darn crispy, crunchy and packed with flavor each serving packs 5 grams of protein, fiber and they’re gluten free and non-GMO.
SWEET POTATO CHIPS
Healthier version to regular chips.
Rich in calcium, fiber and protein, focus on almonds, brazil nuts, walnuts, pistachios, cashews, peanuts linked to weight control, heart health and lower cancer risk. Eat them raw or dry roasted.
SMALL PACKETS OF OATS
An excellent healthy carb, oats in small packets is a convenient meal when added with hot water.
A delicious unsaturated fat can be added to crackers or apples to keep you satisfied.
Bring a mini blender and buy your favourite ingredients for a delicious smoothie.
In hotels prepare your own meals. Try to book a room with a stove and fridge.
The front desk staff can point you to the nearest grocery store.
3) Eating Clean In A Hotel Room
Customize the hotel menu to meet your needs. Most hotels have a restaurant. Just pick what fits your needs from the menu.
4) How To Eat Clean While Travelling
For longer trips, bring a cooler and stock it with nutritious staples such as fruit, cut up veggies, sandwiches, greek yogurt, hummus, almonds, cold meat, frozen yogurt bars and bottled water.
5) Pre Select The Restaurant
Select a place whose menu offers healthy options and call ahead to preview the menu.
Pre select your order but have a back up plan for other options in case the item is not available. Most restaurants can prepare, a vegetarian meal, baked chicken or grilled fish with vegetables.
Drink lots of water prior to arriving to the restaurant. You may also consider a light protein rich snack to put hunger at bay, such as a few nuts.
Try the above tips to help you to stick to your clean eating lifestyle while traveling or in an restaurant.
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