According to a recent study, 52% of consumers consider portability an important criterion when it comes to breakfast or lunch.
Tired of having the same, plain old sandwich every day? Coming up with fun and new ideas for snacks isn’t always easy. In this list you’ll find plenty of packable snacks that kids and adults are bound to enjoy.
- Apple Chips
If your family loves apple chips, it’s very easy to make them at home. You should use a mandolin for even slices, but a sharp knife will work as well. The recipe includes a dip, but you can easily just make the chips to pack.
- Homemade Parmesan Crackers
This takes a bit more effort, but crackers are easy to make. These crackers can be a great swap for store-bought crackers and go great with cheese or other snacks. If you like baking or just want to get into it, this is a nice easy recipe to start with.
- Banana Molasses Granola Bars
This is another really simple recipe. You just have to mix the dry and wet ingredients separately before combining and baking the whole thing. You can swap out your favorite nuts, or omit them entirely if your kid’s school is nut-free. Other seeds could work as a swap if you want that extra bit of protein and healthy fats.
- Roasted Green Bean Fries
This recipe is a super simple way to make green beans a tasty snack. It might not convince really picky kids, but this can be a good way to add more veggies to your family’s diet in a fun way. Serve with ketchup or other dips to tempt picky eaters to give it a shot.
- Telluride Trail Bars
These trail bars aren’t entirely allergy-friendly, but you can swap any nuts or nut butters to your favorites easily.
- Mango Pomegranate Mousse
This colorful mousse packs well, just make it in the container you’ll pack and you have a sweet snack ready to go.
- Toasted Coconut and Hazelnut Butter
This is a great dip to pair with fruit or veggies for a bit of sweetness. You can also put this on sandwiches or anywhere you use nut butter.