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Snacks on the go.

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by nomoredonuts, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. nomoredonuts

    nomoredonuts Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Bit of a slow week on the threads, so I'm calling out to all and sundry for some ideas for snacks for a long road trip. (Obviously this is just a thinly disguised way to announce I'm having another holiday - but bear with me).

    I've got two days drive down to Spain,then a bit of a pootle round for a couple of weeks, then up to the north coast,more pootling, then a ferry back from Bilbao. Am I better off eating little and often (nuts) or stopping for a steak or half a chicken to fuel me for 7-8 hours driving? What do people do on driving holidays?
     
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    Hotpepper20000 · Well-Known Member

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    Cheese, salami, dillpickles, olives,
    Hard boiled eggs
     
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  3. hca

    hca Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ooooo for me it's pork scratchings, nuts and boiled eggs

    Have a lovely holiday X
     
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  4. nomoredonuts

    nomoredonuts Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Scratchings in the glovebox. Plans for "plastic" Edam/Gruyere slices and nuts.

    @Hotpepper20000 I love dill pickles. I try and pretend the sugar content is neglible.

    Any thoughts on little and often, or proper meals. It's a bit of a time thing, and I have 340 miles to do with a 2pm start, so I'd like to cut down on loo/fuel stops...
     
  5. Hotpepper20000

    Hotpepper20000 · Well-Known Member

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    I can get dill pickles here with out sugar.
    I believe it's the brand "Bicks"
     
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    #5 Hotpepper20000, Sep 13, 2017 at 6:30 PM
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Master

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    Fast? as in not eat rather than drive more speedily...
     
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    mytype1.life Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'd suggest a stop off with a small meal that you are confident holds your levels and a few snacks in between - nuts/cheese/olives/eggs
     
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    hca Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You could stop off for an all day breakfast, minus toast and beans.
    Bacon, egg, sausage and mushrooms, set you up for the day.x
     
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    Kristin251 LADA · Expert

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    Bring a cooler with ice packs. You can always stop and get ice if it melts. Then you can bring whatever food you desire
     
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    My favor snacks are nuts, seaweed, chewing gum and fish snack.
     
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    Kristin251 LADA · Expert

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    What's a fish snack??
     
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    nomoredonuts Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Mackerel on a stick? Dried skate wing?
    And is that chinese-supermarket-dried-seaweed or stuff off the beach?
     
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    nomoredonuts Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Just managed to blag a plug-in cooler which I will supplement with frozen bottled water. That will get me down to the Costa Brava with goodies intact. And chilled wine to celebrate the arrival...
     
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    maria030660 · Well-Known Member

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    I just returned from Sevilla and I munched on fish tapas there. On the plane I had cheese and gherkins in my bag
     
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