It's no secret that I love to travel. I've just returned from Paris and Frankfurt (check out my Instagram page for vacay photos!), and I'll be traveling to Washington D.C. later this week for a nutrition conference. So you can say I've been constantly packing and unpacking for weeks. And of course, the process includes replenishing my stash of healthy on-the-road snacks. Luckily, I've created a system that I use to stay fit and healthy while I explore the globe. I've collected top tips from other nutritionists, too, to give you a variety of travel hacks (and healthy snacks!) to choose from. So take your pick! From this seasoned advice to my seasoned chickpeas, there's something for everyone to keep your healthy eating efforts on track while you're busy jet setting. Happy travels, my friends!
How Registered Dietitians Eat Healthy While Traveling
Know before you go! From a long commute to a holiday abroad, be sure to plan ahead and create a healthy travel game plan with these tips from RDs and Self.com. I share my favorite travel hack that also adds to the journey of tasting local flavor. When you're away, don't forget your essential travel items and healthy car snacks! Then you can eat like a nutritionist when you return home to keep that healthy journey going strong!
What Nutritionists Order at Fast Food Restaurants
Yes, dietitians eat fast food! Fortunately, many drive thrus now offer healthier options. Let nutritionists navigate the menus for you and if all else fails, you can customize your order like I do. See what I add to my fast food request, via this TotalBeauty.com article. Hint: I'm not super-sizing anything, except maybe those apple slices!
Amy's Recipe of the Week: Spiced Roasted Chickpeas 5 Ways
I like to bring my own snacks along for the ride. But I don't want to be eating the same things the whole trip. That's why I love this protein-filled recipe, with five different spice combinations so that I never get bored. Check out my Candied Pistachio Ginger Cups if you prefer something on the sweeter side!
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