While it’s not quite as bad as hitting the road without filling the tank, embarking on a road trip without giving some thought to what you’ll eat when hunger strikes can seriously slow your weight loss or progress. That’s because gas stations, rest stops, and convenience stores primarily sell diet-derailing junk. And boy, does it look delicious.
But armed with our trusty guide, you’ll have no trouble putting up the blinders and zeroing in on something that will work with your healthy eating plan. (We even have a few suggestions for things you can bring from home if that’s more your style.) Read on to find out what they are, and vow to trade in those fattening chips and candies for our better-for-you, car-friendly bites.