You don’t need very much to have a killer road trip. In fact, all you really need is a destination, good music … and snacks. Obviously. But what to pack? To make your trip preparations easier, we’ve rounded up our top 10 snack picks that should be on high rotation during any journey, no matter where you’re heading. Read on.
1. 365 by Whole Foods Market Organic Animal Cookies
It’s worth making room in the car for the bears, foxes, elephants, lions and more in this bag. Buttery, crispy and not too sweet with just a hint of vanilla flavor, this take on the childhood classic will please passengers of all ages. (You’re never too old for animal cookies.)
2. Jackson’s Honest Tortilla Chips
Yellow Corn Sea Salt, Blue Corn Sea Salt, Lime Sea Salt
These are slow-cooked in organic coconut oil for a full-flavored, crispy, crunchy chip. If more corn-y is a thing (and we think it is), these chips are it – in a good way. In fact, they’re made with organic corn. Crank up the music, open a bag, pass it around and get the car party started.
3. EPIC Oven Baked Pork Rinds
Chili Lime, Pink Himalayan Sea Salt
This nostalgic crunchy snack with a twist has a simple ingredient list – just pork, seasonings and salt – and it’s made with organic pork from pigs that are raised with no antibiotics. They’re perfect for eating while you’re blasting classic highway warrior Americana songs. You know, the ones that deserve to be sung loudly by everyone in the car with the windows down.
4. 365 by Whole Foods Market Organic Cape Cod Trail Mix
Eat a snack named after a quaint East Coast summer destination. Cashews + crunchy almonds + sweet-tart cranberries = crazy delicious.
5. Back to Nature Cookies
Chewy Chocolate Chunk, Double Classic Creme
Back to Nature offers twists on childhood favorites made with wheat flour. The Chewy Chocolate Chunk has semisweet chocolate chunks, while the Double Classic Creme cookies boast a double layer of creamy white filling between two crunchy, rich, cocoa cookie wafers.
6. Dang Coconut Chips
Caramel Sea Salt, Original Recipe
These light and crispy bite-size bits of toasty coconut are the perfect snacks for eating right out of the bag. They’ll satisfy coconut fans, chip enthusiasts and those who have a sweet tooth. We’ve got you covered.
7. 365 by Whole Foods Market Precut and Prepped Vegetables
Organic Broccoli, Carrots & Cauliflower, Organic Baby Carrots, Organic Carrot Chips
You’ve been driving for hours, and the beats are now slower, more mellow and soothing. You want to stay in the groove and drive a bit farther before the next meal. Tide yourself over with these fresh, crisp veggies. Prepped and ready to eat, they are available in our produce section.
8. 365 by Whole Foods Market Organic Chewy Granola Bars
Dark Chocolate Chip
Go organic with this popular on-the-go snack. It has just enough sweetness to satisfy your we're-halfway-there sweet tooth.
9. 365 by Whole Foods Market Organic Whole Almonds
Sometimes simple is best. And what’s easier than grabbing a feel-good snack like raw almonds? Pack them in individual portions before you head out on your journey … or eat them right out of the bag. Both ways are totally acceptable.
10. 365 by Whole Foods Market Organic Mini Sandwich Crackers
Cheddar Cheese, Peanut Butter
These crackers are filled with real cheddar cheese or peanut butter, and will satisfy cheese and peanut butter fans (and we know how people can feel strongly about both!). These cracker sandwiches will likely conjure up feelings of nostalgia, so snack on them while you’re road tripping to see family or headed somewhere you’ve been before.