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10 Best Foods to Eat in the Car With Kids

Life-saver snacks plus easy lunch recipes you can eat on the go

Jackie Freeman

Published on: January 25, 2021

little boy eating an apple in the back seat of a car

Yum on the go

Eating in the car is something we're all now very used to because of the pandemic. Using your car as a "third space" for dining has even been touted as a trend for 2021. But parents of young kids have always known the importance of good snacks on a long car journey or even a short one. Not only does a well-planned car picnic stave off hunger, but it can also be a good way to keep those busy hands and minds entertained for a few minutes. Not to mention the fact that you can save time, money and a bit of sugar-and-fat-laden guilt by packing snacks instead of stopping at the drive-through. If you are looking for new ideas to make your car picnic even more enticing, we've got you covered. 

Scroll through the arrows above for some of our favorite healthy-ish snacks for your peckish passengers. 

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