Did somebody say Highway Journey?! Summer season half time period is about to hit with many people squashing into the automotive with children, baggage, digital gadgets and snacks-a-plenty… however how do you keep away from consuming junk the entire means?
It’s so tempting simply to purchase mega enormous packets of crisps and share-bags of chocolate, but it surely’s not nice for anybody’s well being sitting nonetheless for hours whereas filling your face with giant quantities of junk. There’s additionally the motorway service stations to cope with – tremendous costly and never at all times the healthiest of choices. You cease for a fast wee, solely to be drawn right into a heated dialogue with the youngsters about why they will’t have a McDonald’s or a scorching chocolate with all of the trimmings from Costa.
So what wholesome snacks concepts are there for surviving lengthy journeys with children? I’m been requested to share my concepts with you as a part of the Organix #NoJunkJourney so right here you go….
Wholesome snack concepts for lengthy journeys with children
- Pack every little one up with their very own set of snacks so that you don’t should maintain turning round in your seat.
- Bento Field type containers are nice because it’s all contained in a single place, however you’ll be able to have completely different compartments for various snacks. It’s a extremely easy means of creating positive you’re protecting all of the meals teams too – little bit of veg, little bit of fruit, little bit of protein, little bit of complicated carbs, little bit of calcium PLUS a little bit deal with – booooom!
- My children are actually completely happy to munch on uncooked veggies, so I at all times embrace some sticks of carrot, cucumber and pepper of their packed lunches.
- Savoury concepts we love on journeys that aren’t boring butties – veggie sausage flatbreads, cheese and pesto wraps, cheese and crackers, home-made sausage rolls, hen legs, pizza swirls, pesto pasta with peas and broccoli in a flask and mini quiches.
- Put together fruit so it’s simpler for them to eat – chunks of mango, a peeled satsuma or slices of apple sprayed with a little bit lemon juice so it doesn’t go brown.
- I like placing some frozen berries into yogurt as a little bit dessert for Sam.
- Organix have a lush new set of snacks that they’ve just lately added to their vary. Organix Goodies cheesey pea snaps and Organix Goodies cheese and lentil hoops make nice dippers for a little bit of hummus or tzatziki and are a wholesome various to crisps.
- There’s additionally a spread of Organix Goodies Fruit & Seed Bites that are fairly time consuming to eat – good option to kill a little bit of time within the automotive!
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What sort of meals do you pack in your children on lengthy journeys? Do you are taking all your personal stuff or purchase stuff on the Motorway Companies – in that case do you are feeling like there’s a wholesome sufficient choice for your loved ones? Be part of the controversy, share your views, take photographs of your automotive snacks and share them with #FoodYouCanTrust.
What’s the Organix No Junk Journey?
Organix is dedicated to setting requirements in its meals, by no means including something pointless, and offering mother and father with peace of thoughts by the Organix No Junk Promise. From paying shut consideration to meals labelling, to creating positive that kids have a transparent understanding in regards to the meals they eat, and naturally minimising the quantity of junk of their diets. Organix makes weaning and finger meals to assist little ones uncover new shapes, textures and tastes within the early levels of their growth, and a spread of Goodies toddler meals that assist make exploring every kind of meals enjoyable, protected and pleasing as kids develop up.
Yow will discover out extra about why I joined the marketing campaign in my weblog submit – Why I’ve Joined the Organix No Junk Journey
Disclosure: That is a part of a collection of partnered posts I’m engaged on with Organix to advertise their No Junk Journey marketing campaign. It’s a difficulty I really feel strongly about and need to share with you right here on my weblog.