Top Beach Snacks to Keep You Fueled All Day Long

Published by Real Food Bar Staff on Jul 18th 2023

Hey there, fellow beach enthusiasts! Are you ready for some sun, sand, and splashing around? Of course, you are! But hold on a sec, we don't want you to be caught unprepared when hunger strikes. We're all about laid-back beach days, but a little bit of planning goes a long way in keeping you energized from sunrise to sunset. So, let's dive in and discover the ultimate beach snacks that will keep you going strong.

1. Real Food Protein Bars: Fuel On-the-Go

When it comes to beach snacks, convenience is key. You don't want to lug around a bulky cooler, and soggy sandwiches are a definite no-no. That's where individually wrapped snacks come to the rescue. Real Food Protein Bars are a must-have for your beach bag. They're easy to throw in, and you won't end up with a mouthful of sand, courtesy of an unexpected beach breeze. These protein-packed goodies will keep you satisfied and ready for some fun in the sun!

2. Air Popped Popcorn: Crunchy Goodness

Craving something crispy and satisfying? Look no further than air-popped popcorn. It's more filling than your regular bag of chips and loaded with fiber-rich whole grains. The best part? Popcorn is the ideal beach snack because it won't turn into a soggy mess if it hangs out in your bag all day. For an extra burst of flavor, sprinkle on some seasoning and prepare to have your taste buds dancing with joy. Trust us, you'll be thanking us for this one later.

3. Fruit Infused Water: Stay Hydrated in Style

Staying hydrated is a non-negotiable when you're spending a day under the blazing sun. But who says hydration has to be boring? Elevate your water game by infusing it with your favorite fruits and herbs. It's a simple yet refreshing way to sip your way through summer. Pro tip: Freeze your water bottles with the fruit already added the night before. This way, you'll have extra cold water that keeps your snacks chilled too. Double win!

4. Peanut Butter & Something Crunchy: A Match Made in Snack Heaven

Crunchy cravings kicking in? We've got you covered. Pair some whole grain pretzels or seedy crackers with single-serve packets of Real Food Peanut Butter protein bars. It's a winning combination that brings together fiber, satiety, and deliciousness. These tidy little snacks are easy to toss when you're done, and with 15g of protein per packet, they pack a punch. Even if they get a bit melty under the sun, no worries! The nut butter becomes even easier to spread. Snack time bliss, guaranteed!

5. Sliced Fruit & Veg: Refreshment on the Go

When it comes to beach snacks, hydration and fiber are the name of the game. Grab some fruit that won't turn brown and sad after a few hours in the sun. Think juicy watermelon, sweet cantaloupe, tropical pineapple, or hassle-free berries. No slicing required for the berries; they're nature's bite-sized delights. Pack them in a sturdy glass or plastic container to prevent any unfortunate squishing incidents. Oh, and let's not forget the veggies! Cucumber slices, celery sticks, and baby carrots are perfect for a refreshing crunch. Keep these containers alongside your icy water bottles to keep everything cool and crisp.

6. Quinoa or Pasta Salad: Hearty Fuel for the Beach Day Warriors

If you're in it for the long haul and need something more substantial than just snacks, a grain salad will be your best friend. But fear not, we're keeping it quick and simple. All you need are four ingredients: pasta or quinoa as your base, an oil-based dressing, sliced cucumber, and sliced cherry tomatoes. Feeling fancy? Add some herbs and spices to elevate the flavors. This salad can withstand being buried in your beach bag all day without wilting or spoiling. Easy peasy, right?

So, there you have it – our top picks for beach snacks that will keep your energy levels high and your taste buds satisfied. Remember to plan ahead so you're not caught scrambling for food or battling the hangry monster while lounging on your towel. And hey, if the ice cream truck beckons, treat yourself to a cone. After all, it's all about finding the perfect balance between healthy fuel and a little indulgence. Enjoy your beach day to the fullest, my friends!

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