When you’re in for a long drive, you’ll need some healthy road trip snacks to fuel your journey from start to finish! You’ll also need snacks that are easy to pack and able to withstand some extreme temperatures, depending on where you’re headed. In this post, we highlight 7 ideas for healthy road trip snacks that will get your mouth watering and fill you up in between rest stops! Continue reading
With so many snacks on the market right now, you may be asking yourself the question, “so, exactly what is a healthy snack?” Don’t worry – you’re not the only one! There are tons of packaging labels making all kinds of health food promises, like cereals claiming to be low in sugar and yogurts touting that they’re fat-free. Our healthy-eating experts at Crispy Green say that as general rule, the simpler the snack, the better it will be for you. Read on to learn more about what is a healthy snack and how you can sneak more of them into your day! Continue reading
Reasons to Pack Healthy School Lunches
The back-to-school season is finally here, and it’s time to take that “big trip” to the local grocery store and stock up on lunchbox items for the kids. To help you get shopping, there’s a great deal of information on the internet about what to include in healthy school lunches for your children – just look at Pinterest for starters!
But something that we don’t always see online has to do with the reasons why we spend so much time packing healthy school lunches. Of course, we all want our kids to eat healthier foods, but what are some of the other reasons? That’s why the Crispy Green team decided to put together a simple visual to show parents out there why it’s so important that growing kids eat healthy school lunches! Continue reading
Whether you’re embarking on a short trip or a lengthy excursion, bringing along the right snacks for hiking is crucial to ensure that you properly fuel your body. You’ll want to make sure you are totally energized and ready to go and not sluggish from a lack of calories or from food that is short on essential vitamins, minerals and proteins. Read on to learn more about our top snacks for hiking that are both nutritious, easy to carry, and delicious too! Continue reading
If you’re trying to stick to a diet, you’ve surely been on the hunt for low calorie snacks that fill you up! Unfortunately, many “low fat” foods only hold you over for a short period of time, causing you to crave another snack all over again. But fear not – there are TONS of healthy snacks out there that are both low in calories and high in flavor that’ll keep the hunger pangs at bay! Read on to learn more about our favorite low calorie snacks that fill you up that you can whip up in no time. Continue reading