When I travel I bring lots of bars and healthy nut/fruit trail mixes with me. I usually always keep a couple Lara, Clif, or Luna bars in my car just in case I get hungry when I'm out running errands and sometimes I will carry a piece of fruit in my bag if I'm going to be out all day.
Last summer my husband and I traveled to St Thomas, VI for a week and he thought I was crazy for packing about 15 bars into my suitcase. It turned out to be a great idea because the resort had very little to offer in terms of veg friendly meals and although there were several grocery stores, including natural food stores on the island, the prices were outrageous. I plan to do the same in the future when I travel.
Well, I'm at Victoria right now. What I did was I bought vegan stuff at the groceries store, and there are a lot of vegetarian alternatives where we are going. Both my brother and his girlfriend are litterly finding places that would be great for all of us. Like for instance, I got myself a noddle box. Everything in it is organic. Taste really good too. :)
I try to carry dried fruits, nuts, maybe a homemade granola bar, and a couple of rice cakes with me. If I'm going out for the day I carry an insulated lunchbox with some veggie sticks, and salsa to dip in.
My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart,and my portion for ever. Psalms 73:26
But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19
I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me. Philippians 4:13
"If you always do what you've always done, You're Always Going To Get What You've Always Gotten."
I'm going away on a trip this Monday, and I got everything planned. I'll be bringing apple bits with raisons and almonds with me on the fairy, so I wouldn't go hungry. I'm not sure what they have on the fairy, but once I get hungry, I get hungry. I don't want to feel volunable by buying one of their fattening products. Even if they do have dried fruit or nuts, or perhaps fruit itself. How would I know it's organic, or that it's not coated with sugar or salt? Anyways, from there on, I'm sure there's a salad bar there, or perhaps some healthy alternatives. Victoria is a lot bigger than Abbotsford, so they got to have something there that's good for me. :)
I bring Shakeology packets with me when I travel and mix the product with either ice/water or refrigerated soy/almond milk that I buy at a grocery store. Low cal but packed with healthy ingredients...made simple!
Before that, I never felt like I got enough vegetables/nutrients. Company sponsored events usually serve breakfast, snack, lunch, dinner...none of which offered enough vegetarian options for me.
Just because it is there doesn't mean you have to partake. I used to just take fruits or granola with lowfat yogurt or milk as breakfast, then make a big salad for lunch, heavy on the lettuce and with either minimal dressing or just a splash (usually the easiest corporate lunches in a buffet line) and stayed away from heavily sauced entrees (or just got a very small portion to taste).
I also bring bars (soyjoy, clif, larabars, etc) or healthy snacks (soynuts, almonds) on trips so that I would not be tempted to get anything greasy or unhealthy as a snack on the road. I think the biggest thing that has helped is that I request a mini fridge at the hotel that I am staying at and hit a local grocery store to get fruits and snacks.
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