Sunday, August 7, 2011

Mama Cita Gets an A+ For Road Trip Prepraredness

I decided last minute to make the weekend drive to Arizona with my mom and dad yesterday. I have talked before about some tips to keep yourself healthy on road trips. My mom definitely gets a gold star for her preparations yesterday.

She had a cooler prepped with...
Fresh cut veggies (carrots, tomatoes, and peppers) and hummus
 Fresh cherries
 apples and apricots
some frozen zucchini cookies which we had whipped up last week and stuck in the freezer.
(my whole fam kinda loves them...)
 some green and red grapes
almonds, fiber one bars, and reduced fat wheat thins
We also had plenty of mints, gum, and water. You did great mom. Reeaaaal great. 

It is amazing how much easier it is to avoid all the crappy junk food when you have plenty of healthy good options instead! 

What are your favorite road trip treats? I like to have a nice cold diet dr. pepper along side all these awesome goodies.


Anonymous said...

Diet DP, of course. I usually eat junk on raod trips. Thanks for the great ideas for snacks. It's pretty easy prep and makes a huge difference.

Elle said...

Wow! She sure does deserve an A+... that is a great travel feed.

I like to use a cooler too... freggies, cheeses, hardboiled eggs. I also like those little packets of chicken/tuna salad with crackers.

hurray for road trips!

Emily @ Life on Food said...

I always pack a few cookies to share to have something sweet but the other standbys are apples, carrot sticks and granola bars. Most importantly is water. I cannot live without a bottle near me.

Rachelle Wardle said...

So fun!! I love roadtrips.

Favorite road trip snacks are twizzlers, pretzels, and taffy. Not healthy at all but so so good. :)

oakleyses said...

coach purses, louis vuitton, louis vuitton outlet, ray ban sunglasses, michael kors outlet, coach outlet, michael kors outlet, oakley sunglasses cheap, kate spade outlet, prada handbags, oakley sunglasses, ray ban sunglasses, tiffany and co, chanel handbags, oakley sunglasses, louboutin, burberry outlet, polo ralph lauren outlet, michael kors outlet, michael kors outlet, tiffany and co, burberry outlet, nike free, coach outlet store online, gucci outlet, louis vuitton handbags, longchamp outlet, louis vuitton outlet stores, michael kors outlet, air max, polo ralph lauren outlet, louboutin outlet, true religion jeans, true religion jeans, kate spade handbags, longchamp handbags, tory burch outlet, jordan shoes, louis vuitton outlet, christian louboutin shoes, nike shoes, michael kors outlet, air max, coach factory outlet, prada outlet, longchamp handbags, louboutin

oakleyses said...

ray ban sunglasses, polo ralph lauren, sac louis vuitton, sac hermes, mulberry, north face, air force, nike tn, ray ban pas cher, vans pas cher, hollister, abercrombie and fitch, michael kors pas cher, nike roshe, nike air max, sac burberry, sac longchamp, hollister, nike blazer, nike trainers, hogan outlet, polo lacoste, louboutin, new balance pas cher, air jordan, converse pas cher, nike roshe run, louis vuitton uk, north face, michael kors, nike free pas cher, barbour, longchamp, nike free, sac louis vuitton, vanessa bruno, michael kors, sac guess, timberland, air max pas cher, true religion outlet, true religion outlet, louis vuitton, air max, oakley pas cher, ralph lauren, lululemon, air max

oakleyses said...

jimmy choo outlet, ugg boots, new balance shoes, birkin bag, vans shoes, soccer jerseys, canada goose, north face jackets, chi flat iron, mcm handbags, canada goose uk, insanity workout, ugg pas cher, asics running shoes, instyler, nike huarache, p90x, giuseppe zanotti, bottega veneta, valentino shoes, nike roshe run, ferragamo shoes, canada goose, moncler, abercrombie and fitch, herve leger, hollister, nfl jerseys, soccer shoes, longchamp, mont blanc, mac cosmetics, ugg australia, lululemon outlet, ugg, babyliss pro, rolex watches, canada goose outlet, marc jacobs, north face outlet, celine handbags, ugg boots, ghd, reebok outlet, wedding dresses, beats by dre, canada goose, uggs outlet, canada goose jackets

oakleyses said...

hollister, air max, air max, moncler, juicy couture outlet, supra shoes, pandora charms, wedding dresses, gucci, baseball bats, coach outlet store online, vans, parajumpers, pandora jewelry, lancel, hollister clothing store, ugg, ray ban, thomas sabo, oakley, montre homme, moncler, canada goose, converse, moncler, timberland boots, swarovski, juicy couture outlet, pandora charms, links of london, moncler outlet, karen millen, ugg, iphone 6 cases, louboutin, louis vuitton, rolex watches, swarovski crystal, canada goose, converse shoes, moncler, moncler, ralph lauren, toms shoes, hollister

oakleyses said...