Avocado is full of healthy, monounsaturated fat that is good for your cholesterol and will not raise your blood sugar. This is a veggie sandwich, but if you really need your meat you could add turkey or chicken.
Fruit is full of antioxidants, vitamins and fiber. If you want to take this on a road trip - pack fruit in small, individual plastic containers and keep in a cooler.
These make a great grab-and-go breakfast for the road. You can also make this recipe into a loaf of zucchini bread if you want. Just increase the cooking time to 50-60 minutes.
This salad can be served immediately but is best made the day before. To cool the quinoa quickly, spread it out on a baking sheet and refrigerate until cool.
A light summer salad that makes a great side or snack. The crunchy cucumber is extra refreshing this time of year! Pack this salad along with some sandwiches for your next day trip to the pool or beach.
These pita chips travel well and can be enjoyed with a bit of hummus, guacamole or salsa.
Use fresh summer bell peppers to top this quick and easy homemade pizza, a much better choice than ordering out. If you have leftovers, wrap them in foil and have it cold for a grab-and-go meal the next day.
Need a healthy snack for your summer road trip? This simple treat is much better for you than any processed snack that you get at a gas station.
This refreshing broccoli salad pairs well with any barbecued chicken, grilled fish or pork chops.
Bring this appetizer to share at your next summer barbeque. Serve the fritters with some dipping options like salsa and non-fat plain Greek yogurt (a healthier substitute for sour cream).
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