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Simple Fall Snacks

Simple Fall Snacks

Vegetable platter with hummusFall means car trips, outdoor concerts, and taking kids to the park. With so much going on, you’re bound to get hungry along the way. Time for healthy snacks that can fun and delicious! If it’s a hot day, you might want to take along a small cooler, but otherwise, these portable and simple options are ideal fall snacks. And they’re hearty, too—these suggestions are heavy on healthy fats and proteins, not processed carbs—so you’ll have plenty of energy for fall playtime.

Some handy items for your on-the-go pantry:

  • Olives (pitted varieties are more travel-friendly)
  • Raw nuts, seeds or trail mixes
  • Cheese (opt for hard cheeses and cut them into bite-sized cubes before leaving home)
  • Fruit (opt for no-prep-needed varieties like berries, bananas, apples, pears, and stone fruits)
  • Kale chips, either homemade or store-bought
  • Seaweed chips
  • Popcorn – yummy topped with coconut oil, butter and sea salt
  • Jerky or salami sticks made with grass-fed meat
  • Nut butters to dip apples, pears or celery into
  • No-sugar-added homemade granola with plenty of nuts, unsweetened coconut, and/or cocoa nibs

If you’re planning on taking a larger cooler, you might want to include:

  • Salsa
  • Guacamole
  • Hummus
  • Hard boiled eggs (great topped with Celtic sea salt)
  • Whole-milk plain Greek yogurt (great with fruit!)
  • Veggies for dipping
  • Whole-grain/root vegetable chips for dipping
  • Smoothies

Eat to Live Not Live to Eat

Dr. Hesselberg

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