Friday, July 29, 2016

Quick & Easy Road Trip Snacks to Pack

Quick & Easy Road Trip Snacks to PackBAY CITY, Mich. – What's the first thing your kids say when you all pile in the car for a summer road trip? "Are we there yet?" may come first but, "I'm hungry!" is probably a close second. At Graff Bay City we want to help you keep everyone's hunger and energy levels in check with these Quick & Easy Road Trip Snacks to Pack for your next vacation!

When you're prepping your car for a summer road trip, aside from making sure your vehicle itself is safe and running well, you want to make sure you are prepared to keep your passengers happy by keeping their bellies full. And when it comes to eating on the open road, there are a few key criteria for the best take-along snacks: tasty, healthy, easily fit into a cooler, won't make a mess, and can be eaten without dishes or utensils! Take a look at our recommendations and share your ideas in the comments section!

Quick & Easy Road Trip Snacks to Pack
  • Fruit
    For ultimate simplicity, you can opt for personal sized fruits like apples, bananas, pears, etc. Or throw chunks of pineapple, melon, grapes, or other small fruits into a Ziploc bag and you're ready to go!
  • Veggies
    The same goes for veggies. Just chop up your favorites for the perfect grab-and-go healthy snack. You could even bring along some hummus for dipping!
  • Packaged Snacks
    If you're looking for a road trip snack that will stay fresh a little longer, bring along your favorite healthy packaged snack. Think granola bars, crackers, cereal, trail mix, dried fruit, string cheese, etc. As it goes with packaged snacks though, just make sure to take a peek at the nutrition label first so you know what is really in your snack.
  • Sandwiches
    For something a little more filling, sandwiches and wraps are super simple to prepare ahead of time and are convenient to grab when you're feeling hungry mid-trip. Keep it simple with nut butter and whole grain bread, or mix it up with a whole grain tortilla roll up!
  • Frozen Water Bottles
    This idea is genius! Freeze some of your water bottles so they can be used as ice packs, and then as they thaw they can double as a refreshing drink for any thirsty passengers.
If you want to get a little crazy, you could even prepare your favorite healthy foods like salad or quinoa in tupperware. Just bring along some plastic utensils to enjoy them during your journey. But when it comes to easy road trip snacks, it's all about keeping in mind what your family likes and what will keep everyone's spirits up when the drive gets long. Don't forget a few napkins just in case, and of course, enjoy the ride!

What better way to enjoy the ride than with a 2016 Chevrolet Traverse? This Chevy SUV was named Kelley Blue Book's "Best Family Car of 2014". With enough seating for eight people and new 4G LTE Wi-Fi technology, your whole family will enjoy a comfortable and connected road trip. To test drive the new 2016 Chevy Traverse contact our Graff Bay City sales team today! Before you hit the road make sure to check your current vehicle's fluids and filters. Our new routine fluids page will take you through the different fluids your vehicle uses and how to properly take care of them. Our routine filters page will let you know how important filters are to your vehicle, and what will happen if they are not regularly serviced. Schedule your routine maintenance service appointment online!

If you need any help making sure your vehicle is ready for your summer road trip, stop by our Bay City Chevrolet Dealership and we can help you out! Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we can help you find the perfect vehicle for your weekend getaway! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website:

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