When you’re travelling and on the go, it’s hard to think about your health when you’re surrounded by so much bullshit in the supermarkets, shops, or takeouts.
This is especially true when you suffer from:
- Autoimmune conditions.
- Heart problems.
- Skin issues.
- Gut problems.
- Digestive issues.
And a list of other things people suffer from.
So what’s a person to do? Let’s talk about the foods I eat when travelling that are “acceptable” at the very least.
It’s otherwise hard to eat perfectly healthy food while on the go (you can with fruits but you overdose on sugar so).
Here’s a list.
Foods I eat when travelling:
These cheesiest come in smaller packs of 20g, all the way to bigger packs of 40-60g. And best of all: they’re 100% cheese.
No BS, no added ingredients, just the cheese you’d expect if eating cheese at home.
Gouda, cheddar, and even goat’s cheese are one of the types you can eat while on the go. And they’re small enough for pockets.
2. Seaweed packs
You can’t exactly imagine someone eating seaweed while on the go and pulling out one of these seaweed packs, but f*ck it.
I’m the one to do it.
I don’t eat these to stay full because by itself it’s not enough. But if you’re feeling peckish this is a good food to eat without worrying about overdoing it, sugar, or any of the usuals associated with snacks while travelling.
It can only do you a lot of good.
3. Grenade White Chocolate Protein Shakes
These are the ones I’d thrown in the “acceptable” pile of foods or drinks to have while travelling.
The protein is fairly high, regardless of how much you may absorb compared to actual protein. And more importantly, the sugar is low and so are the carbs per bottle.
It’s surprising how it tastes like white chocolate, only better because it doesn’t have the BS attached to it.
Keep in mind though this drink does have sucralose and aspartame, so have it sparingly depending on your health situation.
4. Kombucha Remedy Drinks
You have these drinks in the UK, USA, and other parts of the world I’m sure.
It’s legitimate Kombucha which means the sugar is naturally low because it’s fermented, and it tastes good enough.
Kombucha, whether the Remedy brand or any other is the better health alternative to protein shakes. Especially if dairy doesn’t tickle your fancy.
5. Grenade Protein Bars
I eat protein bars a lot when travelling and I can tolerate this quite well. There is SOY in this product as well as Maltitol, so keep this in mind if you consider it.
If you have no problems with SOY or Maltitol as far as blood sugar, this product will do you wonders.
I love all the flavours like Lemon Cheesecake, White Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Oreo, and so on.
6. Holland And Barret Kombucha
If you’re based in the UK then the Holland And Barret brand of Kombucha is the best kind you can buy.
It’s even lower in sugar than the Remedy brand. You could drink 3 or 4 of these and still have no issue.
In fact, this is the main drink that I load up on these days when travelling and on the move, but the Remedy brand is a lesser but still acceptable alternative depending on your country.
7. Kefir (travel bottle)
One thing you can do if you’re feeling creative is to add a good amount of Kefir to your travel bottle and then drink it down as you’re out and about, travelling, doing whatever it is you’re doing.
This is one way to down some kefir without overdoing it on quantity.
Otherwise, I’d get a small bottle of Kefir (200ml) and that can be one of the many drinks I down within a given day when travelling.
8. Homemade keto milkshake with travel bottle
If you’re the type to make things beforehand, you can make your own:
- Chocolate milkshake.
- Turmeric milkshake.
Or any milkshake you fancy that’s low carb, low sugar, and overall healthy (if you follow keto).
I don’t make milkshakes often at the moment, if at all, but I do make my own if needed and when travelling since I have travel bottles.
9. Prawn Crackers
I’m talking about the real deal. I get them from M&S (Marks And Spencer). Sometimes they are out of stock.
Now keep in mind this food, and similar prawn cracker foods by different brands will be around 30+ grams of carbs.
It’s best to eat only one of these in a day if you’re gonna be travelling and on the move. Which is what I do.
Any more than that and you’ll destroy your ketosis if you’re following the healthy keto plan.
10. Pork Puffs
Pork Puffs can be found in different varieties from different brands depending on where you’re based. The ones in the UK look like the image above.
It’s a perfect food for a keto lifestyle or even for those who want to have less sugar and carbs when eating crips or similar foods when travelling.
For NO added ingredients, get the original packs or ones without added flavours (pure pork).
11. Nibble Simply Doubly Delicious Choc Choc Chip Low Carb Biscuit Bites
Shockingly, they only have 5.7g of carbs per pack. And 3.5g of sugar per pack. This is something rare you don’t usually see with this type of food.
Cashews, Cocoa, dark chocolate, chicory, and coconut are what’s used to make it so it passes the ingredients test as far as “acceptable” goes.
That is assuming you can eat cashews without any issues (which I can) so they’re good to eat when travelling.
Foods I eat BEFORE travelling (breakfast):
12. Salmon and eggs
When I do eat salmon in the morning, it’s usually before travelling. And I’ll eat eggs as well (boiled usually) to go with it separately.
That’s about all you need to load up on and you’ll be set for a while before needing to have “healthy” snacks.
13. Bacon and eggs
Bacon and eggs is a tried and true method that’s filling, tastes good, and will set you off before travelling. Meaning you’ll get a filling meal that’s also low carb.
14. Beef or liver
In the morning before travelling, I’ll eat something like beef (400g) or I’ll have some liver.
Both of these foods are so filling that you can eat them by themselves without adding anything on the side. Though a little cheese never hurts.