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30 Fx-Approved Travel Friendly Foods

Fx Friendly Snacks for a Road Trip

The following article was written by Heinen’s Chief Dietitian, Melanie Jatsek RD, LD.

Planning a road trip doesn’t have to mean abandoning your Fx eating plan. This year you can stay on track and make the most of your vacation with these 30 travel friendly, Fx-approved foods the whole family will enjoy.

Pillar #1: Eat your Greens: As Many as you can Everyday

  • Macrolife Naturals Macro Greens individual serving packets (add to bottled water)

Pillar #2: Eat the Rainbow: At Least One Fruit and Two Vegetables Every Day

  • *Raw Veggies: carrots, cherry tomatoes, celery, peppers, cucumbers, radishes, sugar snap peas, broccoli, cauliflower
  • *Wholly Guacamole Mini Cups
  • Avocados
  • Veggie Snacks: Brad’s Crunchy Kale Chips, Brad’s Veggie Chips, Rhythm Beet Chips, Rhythm Cauliflower Bites
  • Low Sodium V8 Juice
  • Fresh Fruit: apples, bananas, pears, oranges, peaches, plums, nectarines
  • Fruit Chips: Bare, Crispy Green
  • Applesauce cups (unsweetened)
  • That’s It Fruit Bars
  • Pearls Kalamata Olives to Go
Whole and Sliced Avocados

Pillar #3: Dose with Omega-3 Fats Every Day

  • Go Raw Snacking Seeds
  • Heinen’s Cashews or Raw Almonds (single serving bags)
  • Homemade Trail Mix
  • Mamma Chia Chia Squeeze
  • Navitas Power Snacks
  • *Pasture-raised hard-boiled eggs

Pillar #4: Pick your Protein: Choose Plants over Fish over Fowl over Grass-Fed Beef

  • *Koia Protein Plant-Based Shakes
  • Biena Crunchy Chickpeas or Roasted Chickpeas
  • Nutrition Bars: Bulletproof; Rx Bars; KIND (5 grams or less added sugar); Raw Rev Glo
  • Wild Planet Canned Salmon or Tuna
Roasted Chickpeas 3 Ways

Pillar #5: Choose Whole Grains, Preferably Sprouted

  • Almond butter and Polaner All Fruit Spread Sandwiches on Alvarado Street Sprouted Bread
  • Heinen’s Quinoa or Brown Rice Bowls
  • Whole grain Crackers: Mary’s Gone Crackers, Flacker’s, Wasa Whole Grain Crispbread
  • Lesser Evil Popcorn
  • Breakfast Bars: Over Easy Breakfast Bars, Olyra Breakfast Biscuits
  • Mylk Labs Oatmeal Cups

Pillar #6: Remember Functional Foods: Fresh Herbs and Fermented Foods

  • SeaSnax Seaweed Snacks (don’t knock it till you try it!)
  • *Siggi’s Plant-Based Coconut Yogurt
  • *GTs Kombucha

*Perishable- keep in cooler with ice/ice packs

Don’t forget to stay hydrated with plenty of fluids! Mix it up with Hint fruit-infused water or dissolve a packet of Trace Minerals PowerPak into plain bottled water to help replace electrolytes lost through sweat.

Key Takeaway

Follow the Fx Pillars to the best of your ability so that you can enjoy those little indulgences that make vacations so memorable. This is the key to staying balanced during the summer months and all throughout the year!

Melanie Jatsek
By Melanie Jatsek RD, LD
Heinen's Chief Dietitian, Melanie Jatsek, RD, LD believes that the answer to a strong, healthy and vibrant body lies within. As a publlished author with over 20 years of experience in wellness program development, health coaching and professional speaking, Melanie offers expert guidance through Heinen's Club Fx program to help customers take inspired action to build the healthy body they were meant to live in without giving up their favorite foods.

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