Tips & Tricks for the on-the-go eating.

  • Fresh fruit
  • Crunchy vegetables
  • Source of protein
    • Turkey/chicken breast
    • Tuna, salmon, halibut
    • Cheese
    • Lean beef
    • Tofu
    • Beans
    • Eggs
    • Nuts & seeds
  • Source of dairy (or dairy alternate)
  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Milk
  • Starchy food
  • Brown rice/wild rice
  • Oats
  • Quinoa
  • Bread
  • Oatmeal
  • Whole wheat pasta
  • Pretzels
  • Don’t skip breakfast. Doing so can cause your metabolism to slow down, decreased energy & concentration levels, decreased blood sugar, mid-morning cravings, and it affects your weight loss.
  • To make the morning go more smoothly, try doing as much as possible the night before.
  • If you are making sandwiches the night before, put any vegetable in a separate bag, this will prevent the bread from getting soggy.
  • Keep a basket of on the-go snacks like Nature Valley Bars, Larabars,FiberPlus Bars and fruit near the door so the kids can grab one on the way out for a snack later in the day.
  • Make snacks interesting. Have a wide variety of foods to choose from.
  • Be Prepared. Have snacks ready for when you get hungry. Keep healthy snacks with you at all times, that way it’s less likely that you’ll pick something unhealthy.