11 Healthy, TSA-Friendly Homemade Snacks You Can Pack in Your Carry-On from 11 Healthy, TSA-Friendly Homemade Snacks You Can Pack in Your Carry-On

11 Healthy, TSA-Friendly Homemade Snacks You Can Pack in Your Carry-On

Have snacks, will travel — and you'll get through security just fine

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11 Healthy, TSA-Friendly Homemade Snacks You Can Pack in Your Carry-On

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 If you are looking for a healthy alternative to airport fast food options, why not try one of these 11 TSA-friendly travel snacks?

Chia Cornbread Muffins

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Muffins make a great on-the-go snack. Try this dairy-free cornbread muffin recipe that replaces whole milk with almond milk and adds chia to up the fiber count.

 

Gone Fishin’ Snack Mix

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Traveling with kids? Try this mix, which sneaks in nutritious oats and almonds with kid-friendly gummy worms and Goldfish crackers.

 

Popcorn Balls

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Popcorn makes an excellent travel snack but popcorn balls are even better. Combine popcorn, bacon, and simple syrup to make these salty and sweet popcorn balls that will make everyone seated nearby jealous.

 

Crispy Quinoa Bites

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If you’ve fallen for quinoa, try these savory bites that combine fresh basil, sweet Vidalia onions, and a kick of chili powder. These golden bites make healthy snacking savory and flavorful.

 

 

Easy No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

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Chocolate and peanut butter is the holy grail of flavor combinations. This is a no-bake recipe, which means you won’t have to take too much time away from packing to produce this travel-friendly sweet treat.

 

Blueberry Dark Chocolate Greek Yogurt ‘Cheesecake’ Bites

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This recipe uses Kind Healthy Grains vanilla blueberry clusters with flax seeds and replaces heavy cream cheese with lighter, healthier Greek yogurt — without sacrificing that cheesecake flavor. This bite-sized snack is easy to pack and provides plenty of nutrition to keep you going on your journey.

 

Lulu Powers' Granola

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When you make your own granola, you avoid all the hidden fats and preservatives that make packaged granola snacks unhealthy. This special blend of granola includes sesame seeds, coconut, and wheat germ in addition to the usual oats and nuts.

 

Fruit Leather

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Like a fruit roll-up, but better. This fruit leather recipe uses only natural ingredients that are simply blended and dehydrated to form the “leather.”

 

Bayou Chewy Honey Bars

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Besides making homemade granola, you can also make your own healthier granola bars. This bayou bar recipe uses orange blossom honey for a unique flavor and includes plenty of protein-rich peanut butter to keep you full on your trip.

 

Sizzling Miso Rice Cakes

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A little less cardboard, a little more flavor. This recipes turns rice cakes into a flavor tour de force. Just add miso butter: Your taste buds will thank you.

 

 

Road Trip Snack Mix

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Snack mixes that can be tossed in a plastic bag are some of the easiest snack mixes to prepare, and this road trip-worthy mix works just as well in the air. Pretzels, crackers, and nuts make this mix both crunchy and savory.