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Do You Take Healthy Snacks With You When You Head Out?

I have learned a thing or two as a mom, and one lesson learned the hard way is the importance of snacks. I often need a little pick-me-up as much as my girls. I have learned to keep energy bars, nuts, and dried fruit stashed in my car and to pick up a piece of fruit to put in my purse on my way out the door. You never know when you will be hit with a snack attack.

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Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 8 years
No matter what, if I know I will not be eating a meal at my place, I always plan AHEAD and take it with me! I always know where and when I will be going places (I know, I don't live on the edge, how boring! haha) and always bring things accordingly! Gotta love GLAD wear!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I usually grab a granola bar.
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 8 years
if i'm going to be out of the house for lunch, i'm more inclined to pack a lunch then spend $ buying something not as nutritional. i also pack snacks if i'm going to be out all afternoon.
audrina audrina 8 years
If I think of it, I try to take an apple, carrot sticks, cereal bars, almonds and water with me while I'm on the go if I know Im going to be out for any length of time.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
It depends. When I work early in the morning, I usually try to pack a bag full of healthy cereal to munch on in the car and an apple so I don't get vending machine food. Otherwise, I don't usually pack snacks along with me. If I know I'm going somewhere with no healthy options, I tend to pack a bagfull of snacks or a meal so I have something to eat.
misskacie misskacie 8 years
Yup. Hypoglycaemia is always a great excuse to have snacks around. ;)
Kelliegrl Kelliegrl 8 years
Sure, usually some type of fruit and or granola.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
yes, i have an insulated lunch bag that i have containers of fruit and veggies to snack on throughout the day.
1apple 1apple 8 years
I have almonds or an apple with me prettymuch all the time, as well as water. I turn into evil Mr. Hyde when I'm hungry so I need to have my snacks!
Jess8902 Jess8902 8 years
My BFF is so good at this, she always has a banana in her car and extra water, I try, but it's hard.. she usually packs an extra snack for me when we're together, she's so awesome. lol
kurniakasih kurniakasih 8 years
Yes. :)
darc5204 darc5204 8 years
I always keep snacks at work, but when I'm out and about I'm pretty goal-oriented and don't think about food. I just eat something before I leave.
TADOW TADOW 8 years
Everyday I take something healthy to meet my two snack a day quota.
le-romantique le-romantique 8 years
depends on where i'm going and how long i'll be away from home. I love granola bars... but if I'm going on a long car ride (3 hours or more) i like carrots and apples.
Bijoux-Beauty Bijoux-Beauty 8 years
I always try to have cinnamon covered almonds & water with me.
Allytta Allytta 8 years
i pretty much know what to expect when i leave the house. if i'll need packed lunch, i'll pack one, otherwise i don't snack while away. i have this strange thing - i eat every 4 hours at home, but if i'm out, i can survive without any hunger for 10 and not even notice it.
telane telane 8 years
I usually have something with me if I know I am going to be away from home all day, because 1. It's healthier, and 2. It's cheaper! I always have my bottle of water with me, too, so usually there is no need to buy any unhealthy stuff from vending machines or kiosks.
kia kia 8 years
With food allergies I really have to be prepared when I am out of the home. I always have a spare Larabar in my bag.
lydialee_home lydialee_home 8 years
I put 2 Luna-mini in my bag - http://lunabar.com/pages/lunaminis. Sometimes all it takes is just one bar for me to fight off the huger. Not only does it taste good and it is a lot healthier than a bag of chips or french fries that you get at the shopping mall.
starofsorrow starofsorrow 8 years
If I know I'll be out all day and will be getting hungry, I usually try to have something from home in my bags so I can snack. Beyond that, I don't plan ahead mosto f the time.
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