Kid-Friendly Road Trip Snacks

Snacks are a must when traveling with kids, but finding quick gluten-free options on the road can be a challenge. Add in any other dietary restrictions, and these quick eats become much more difficult to find. With some planning and a small amount of preparation, it is easy to pack great snack options for the whole family. Each of these recipes is very customizable, so it’s easy to add your own spin to keep everyone happy.

1. Breakfast Bars

Breakfast bars are a great solution for a nutritional breakfast option on the go. The brewer’s yeast, flaxseed, oatmeal and dried fruit make this a fun recipe to feed to the kiddos. Get the recipe.

Breakfast bars

2. Fruit Stick To-Go

This is a super colorful recipe packed with fresh fruit and cheese. With a toddler at home, I have been making this kid-safe version using small straws instead of sharp sticks. Feel free to get creative and change up the fruit or cheese selected for your kids’ favorites. Get the recipe.


3. Fruit Pizza

If you’re looking for a creative recipe to make with your kids, this is it! Have fun making pictures and being fancy with all the fruit toppings. After-school snacks can be easy when everyone wants to help put them together. Get the recipe.

4. Spiced Nuts

Candied nuts are a great snack, and this recipe is not loaded with sugar (and calories) like the ones you find at the store. This recipe is high in protein and great for kids. Get the recipe.

Spiced Nuts


5. Zesty Ranch Chickpeas

Crunchy chickpeas are an easy snack to make and pack. Plenty of fun flavors can be added, and it seems that most kids love ranch! High in protein and fiber, this snack is one everyone will be pleased with. Ditch those unhealthy potato chips for this one! Get the recipe.

Zesty Ranch Chickpeas

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