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10 healthy and tasty snacks to pack for your next flight

Flying can be unpredictable, so it's always a good idea to keep some healthy snacks on hand. Ward off hunger in a delicious fashion with these picks. Whether you're craving something crunchy or creamy, sweet or salty, we've got you covered.

Lil Bucks

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Try turmeric lemon myrtle or chocolate reishi Clusterbucks for snacking on the go. The adaptogenic grain-free granola clusters are lightly sweetened with maple syrup.

Recipe 33 Infused Almonds

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Only Recipe 33 is slow-roasting almonds and infusing them with bold flavors such as Italian black truffle, smoky serrano peppers, lemon rosemary, garlic dill and cinnamon vanilla.

Dark chocolate bars

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A plain dark chocolate bar has plenty of healthy fats plus antioxidants, without too much sugar. Avoid big brands sourcing their cacao questionably in favor of independent craft chocolate makers, such as Ritual Chocolate or Nuance Chocolate.

Black Jewell Popcorn

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Black Jewell Popcorn has been growing an heirloom strain of black kernel popcorn as a high-fiber, heart-healthy snack. These popcorn kernels are rich in both polyphenols and anthocyanins with 95mg of antioxidants per serving.

Spread The Love Nut Butter

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Spread The Love makes the tastiest small-batch nut butters around, and the unsalted almond butter is available in single-serve packs for flights. Each single-serve pack has less than 200 calories and 6 grams of protein.

Saffron Road Crunchy Chickpeas

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These crunchy organic chickpea snacks come in nine different globally-inspired flavors, from Korean BBQ to Bombay spice. These are a great alternative to chips or pretzels if you're craving something crunchy.

Perfect Bars

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Each Perfect Bar is packed with 20 superfood powders, freshly ground nut butter and sweetened with honey, coming in a range of flavors from blueberry cashew to salted caramel.

Snacking Cacao

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Good King Snacking Cacao is certified organic and made in small batches in Seattle – caramelizing whole cacao beans with organic cane sugar, pure herbs and spices to accentuate the bean's natural flavor profile.


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These protein-packed low-carb chips are made from crisp egg whites, essentially providing the nutrition of an omelette on the go. Quevos fulfill your crunchy cravings for a savory snack without any guilt.

Dried fruit

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Look to dried fruit with no added sugars for a sweet and healthy treat that's easy to transport. Sunsweet is the largest brand of dried tree fruits, including prunes, dates and apricots.

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