21 Easy Portable Snack Recipes That You Will Love!

Portable snacks are the name of the game when you travel. You need food that’s easy to carry, quick to eat, and keeps you fueled. We always try to pack healthy road trip snacks, but sometimes you need a fun treat. This list of 21 portable snack recipes to make your own portable snacks for travel includes healthy food as well as a few treats. Between school, soccer practice, ballet practice, and other activities, your kids are busy! Give them the fuel they need with these healthy snacks or snacks for busy people that will make them the MVP.


21. Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast

The most perfectly simple avocado toast recipe. Quick, easy and minimalist to ideally bring out the flavors. Great for breakfast or a healthy snack! I really contemplated whether I could put this up as a recipe. Because it’s not really much of a ‘recipe’. I mean it’s so simple it’s ridiculous. But then I thought, hey, not everyone knows about the magic of avocado toast for one thing, and for another thing, not everyone knows the most delicious way to DO avocado toast.
Get the recipe here.


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20. CrockPot Granola 

 CrockPot Granola 

Did you know that you can make granola in your slow cooker? With this easy and delicious recipe for Crock-Pot Basic Granola, we give you a great base recipe for making your own homemade granola that tastes great as is or you can customize it with your favorite nuts and dried fruits! With only three ingredients these portable snack recipes are perfect to get nice crunchy granola without spending a lot of money on a bunch of nuts, seeds, and dried fruits. You can also try granola bars for busy days.
Get the recipe here.


Suggested: High Protein Slow Cooker Recipes


19. Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

 Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Amazing Crab Stuffed Mushrooms appetizer for any occasion. These stuffed mushrooms are a piece of food heaven with a perfect combination of cream cheese, herbs, crab meat, and grated Parmesan cheese. Crab Stuffed Mushrooms are a wonderful appetizer for absolutely any occasion. It’s fancy enough to serve for a special occasion or a holiday party, but it’s also simple enough for a weeknight family dinner. It’s a great appetizer for the crowd and you can easily double the healthy snacks. For the best results, try to get portobello mushrooms that are close to the same size and ones that are not too small or too large.
Get the recipe here.


Related: Keto Mushroom Recipes


18. Apple Pie Energy Balls

 Apple Pie Energy Balls

Filled with apple cinnamon flavor, these healthy apple pie energy balls are made with simple ingredients and are so tasty and dairy free. They’re the perfect sweet and salty portable snack recipes. Yep, another energy ball recipe! This is inspired by one of my fave Larabar flavors: apple pie, which is filled with cinnamon and apple goodness. Naturally, I wanted to create my own version of the bar, but in ball form. I must say, the flavors are spot on! I know apples are technically a “fall flavor” but I love apple-flavored things year-round and perfect snacks for busy people. So yes, this is perfect for back-to-school but I will absolutely be making these in the upcoming seasons too.
Get the recipe here.


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17. Cucumber, Avocado and Tomato Salad

Cucumber, Avocado and Tomato Salad

Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad is a refreshing dish that packs a punch of fresh, bright flavor. Made with sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, and avocados drizzled with a simple dressing. Serve this salad any time of the year for a burst of summer in every bite! I’m going to get straight to the point, I’m obsessed with this salad. It’s crispy, fresh, and totally satisfying. I love the creamy texture of the avocados with the slight spiciness of the onions. Also, you can add any veggies and roasted chickpeas.
Get the recipe here.


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16. Almond Butter Rice Crisp 

 Almond Butter Rice Crisp 

Growing up, I used to be a professional Rice Crispy Treat baker. I’d dump butter in a pot, and add a bag of marshmallows, rice crisp, and vanilla. Spread into a pan. Stuff in the face. Totally gourmet. Sticky, sweet, crunchy…and easy enough for a child to make. I still remember sticking the gooey cereal-covered spoon straight into my mouth to ‘taste test’, leaving marshmallow whiskers all over my cheeks. These Almond Butter Rice Crispy Treats are an equally gourmet version (read: no-bake) of my loved childhood healthy snacks. However, unlike the original, this recipe is made without marshmallows, but I promise you won’t miss them!
Get the recipe here.


Suggested: Keto Almond Flour Recipes


15. Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

This mango salsa recipe is downright delicious. I have never been a fan of fruit salsa until now! So colourful + pretty + healthy + easy + perfect for Mexican night! Oil-free + vegan!  Fresh cilantro works best. Dried cilantro will not have enough flavor in these portable snack recipes. It will also soak up too much water. Try using fresh cilantro if it is available to you.
Serve this chilled! If you need to make this ahead of time, chop everything + add the lemon/lime juice when ready to serve. 
Get the recipe here.


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14. Almond, Raisin and Popcorn Trail Mix

 Almond, Raisin and Popcorn Trail Mix

Here’s a nutty option to go with the traditional popcorn – the Almond, Walnut, Raison & Popcorn Trail mix. Thanks to the addition of walnut and almond, it is packed with good sources of fat, fiber, and protein, making it one of the best healthy snacks for the young, the old, and the health-conscious. And we have not forgotten our readers with a sweet tooth – toss in some lovely raisins for some natural sweetness. Heat oil in a frying pan over low heat. Add popcorn kernel. Cover with lid. Shake the pan regularly or lower the heat to prevent burning. After the final pop, sprinkle salt lightly on popcorns to taste if desired and also the perfect snacks for busy people.
Get the recipe here.


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13. Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Dough Protein Bites

No added sugar, only a few simple ingredients, and packed with protein! Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Dough Bites are a great healthy snack for kids. You may know this type of snack by another name: energy balls or bliss bites, but we like to call them “cookie dough” in my house because…well, it sounds delicious! You can easily make these nut-free using sunflower seed butter instead of almond butter. These portable snack recipes are great to have on hand as a quick, nutrient-rich snack for toddlers and kids of all ages (and us adults too, of course). Plus, they really taste like an oatmeal raisin cookie but without all the added sugar!
Get the recipe here.


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12. Banana Cake Bliss Ball Recipe

Banana Cake Bliss Ball Recipe

If you want a snack with all the sweetness and flavor of banana cake, but with healthier ingredients, then this bliss ball recipe is for you! Packed with banana, oats, and dates (with a few chocolate chips thrown in for good measure), these delicious no-bake balls make the perfect portable snack or snacks for busy people. They take only 5 minutes to make and their size makes them perfect for a healthy snack or lunchbox treat. Just freeze, grab and go! These healthy snacks offer a healthier twist on the banana cake, filled with nutritious, whole ingredients that are easy to throw together. 
Get the recipe here.


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11. Mini Quiche

 Mini Quiche

Mini Quiche is the perfect finger food for passing around at parties. These healthy snacks are easy to make, perfect for making ahead and freezing, economical, and they look as great as they taste!! Choose from 4 Mini Quiche recipes – Quiche Lorraine, Spinach & Cheese, Mushroom, and the Mediterranean, or make your own combo. So don’t pay a fortune for bland frozen mini quiche…make them at home!
Get the recipe here.


Suggested: Mini Tart Recipes


10. Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Balls 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Balls 

Fudge-like chocolate peanut butter protein balls made with vegan protein powder and rolled in chia seeds and coconut for added crunch. These chia seed bites are made without a food processor and come in at 20 grams of protein in just one serving! Rushing out the door while trying to hit your protein goals for the day is a struggle. It’s also the exact reason that as a Certified Nutrition Coach I keep peanut butter protein balls on hand! You can use these portable snack recipes as a quick snack or help replenish and fuel up post-workout and the best snacks for busy people.
Get the recipe here.


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9. Vietnamese Prawn Spiralized Rolls

 Vietnamese Prawn Spiralized Rolls

All my life I have never come across a person who didn’t enjoy munching on a few fried spring rolls from time to time. These little morsels of goodness are probably the most popular dish to come out of Vietnam. Each one is filled with pork, prawns, and a variety of vegetables which are seasoned with traditional Vietnamese flavors. Bean thread noodles and wood ear mushrooms are added to provide extra texture as you bite through the crispy golden pastry.
Get the recipe here.


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8. Key Lime Pie Bites Recipe

 Key Lime Pie Bites Recipe

These easy key lime pie energy bites taste like a slice of key lime pie, but are a healthy little snack! These healthy snacks are also vegan, gluten free, and use just 5 ingredients! Just when I think I’ve run out of ideas for energy ball flavors, another one pops into my head. Today’s was actually inspired by a simple stroll through the produce section at Whole Foods. I saw key limes, picked up a bag, and was like, “Hey, these would make amazing energy bites!”
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7. Sweet Potato Crisps 

 Sweet Potato Crisps 

These baked sweet potato chips are crunchy, addictive, and made with only three simple ingredients. Skip the store-bought chips and make these instead! I grew up loving chips and still to this day they’re a bit of a weakness. We typically don’t keep chips on hand for snacking, but occasionally we’ll buy tortilla chips to have with guacamole or “healthy chips” as a treat. But lately, I’ve been making my own!
Get the recipe here.


Suggested: Keto Chips Recipes


6. 3-Ingredient No Bake Cookie Dough Protein Bars 

These cookie dough protein bars are an easy and delicious no-bake snack packing in over 20 grams of protein each! Made with just 3 key ingredients, there is NO added sugar or grains needed! Protein bars are something I enjoy on an almost daily basis. Ever since I started regularly weight training three years ago, I’ve included protein with every single meal. Snacks had always been my downfall until I started making homemade protein bars. Healthy snacks were a much more satisfying and delicious way to up my protein intake without needing to have an actual protein shake.
Get the recipe here.


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5. Spanakopita Muffins Spinach Feta Savory Muffins

anakopita muffins spinach feta savoury muffins

Spanakopita muffins – packed with feta cheese, spinach, and herbs make the perfect portable snack recipes. Post sponsored by Volkswagen. These savory muffins are so easy to make and perfect for a quick snack on the go. The muffins are packed with spinach and herbs, feta, and kefalotyri cheese. Since spinach tends to release a lot of moisture when cooking, it is important to wilt it first and then squeeze most of the water out before mixing it into the batter. 
Get the recipe here.


Suggested: Muffin Tin Recipes


4. Cucumber Ginger Smoothie

Cucumber Ginger Smoothie

This refreshing Cucumber And Ginger Smoothie Recipe are very easy to make and satisfying. Stick to your New Year’s resolutions with a filling and delicious drink. Don’t be fooled by all the vegetables in this drink. It’s really sweet and tasty with a tangy undertone. My hubby has really been teaching me all about nutrition and how to incorporate healthy snacks into delicious smoothies. Next time I’ll add some flax seeds and Chia for a superfood drink.
Get the recipe here.


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3. Healthy Low Calorie Vegan Chocolate Protein Balls

 Healthy Low Calorie Vegan Chocolate Protein Balls

These vegan chocolate coconut protein balls are indulgent, sweet, and chewy, yet are super easy to fix and ready in 15 minutes! Made with protein powder, these protein bites are high in protein, yet lower in sugar than store-bought ones. Makes a great healthy snack that is portable and can be taken on the go. These vegan protein balls have been one of my favorite go-to healthy snacks recently, and are the higher protein chocolate version of my vanilla coconut bliss balls!
Get the recipe here.


Suggested: Low Calorie Snacks


2. Peanut Butter Banana Cups

Peanut Butter Banana Cups

Enter our scrumptious Peanut Butter Banana Cups, rich, chocolatey, peanut butter cups that melt in your mouth, but are made with 100% clean eating ingredients. Each bite contains nothing but dark chocolate, which is lower in sugar than milk chocolate and rich in flavonoids, peanut butter for protein, banana for a heaping dose of antioxidants, and coconut oil, one of our favorite, healthy substitutes for butter.
Get the recipe here.


1. No-Bake Banana Energy Bars with Walnuts

No-Bake Banana Energy Bars with Walnuts

No-Bake Banana Energy Bars have the sweet flavor and crunch of a classic banana nut bread recipe are perfectly portable no-bake healthy snacks. They are packed with superfoods to make them nutritious, but also mini chocolate chips to make them irresistible. Whether on the way to the bus stop in the morning or out of their lunch boxes, the kids will love to munch on these healthy snack bars! These snack bars are a super sweet, super yummy, superfood-packed way to get the flavor of banana bread in a portable little healthy bite. And they are easily made gluten free and vegan if you need to or want to.
Get the recipe here.


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