It’s 3 pm, and there’s still a box of doughnuts in the breakroom. You successfully avoided them this morning, but they seem almost irresistible now. Or maybe it’s your week for carpool, and you’ve got just enough time to hit the drive-through before shuttling the team to soccer practice…

Being busy doesn’t mean giving up on delicious food, and it doesn’t have to be hard. With our clever Meals on the Run container system, a low-cal tasty snack is ready whenever and wherever you are: from breakroom to classroom, Pilates to playground.

Low-Cal, Big Taste

  • Balsamic Vinegar + Fresh Mozzarella+ Cherry Tomatoes

Add some fresh basil and you’ve got a snack worthy of a beach day on the Mediterranean, even if you’re just on your way home from the gym.

Caprese

  • 1 oz. Mozzarella
  • 6 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper

Cut off one slice of fresh mozzarella, top with halved tomatoes, vinegar and salt and pepper.

  • Melon (or apricot!) + Prosciutto

We love mixing tangy and savory flavors, especially when it takes advantage of perfectly in-season produce. This is the flavor-fusion snack you never knew you needed and won’t feel guilty enjoying.

Melon and Prosciutto

  • 1 wedge of cantaloupe, cut into pieces
  • 1 oz of prosciutto, about 2 thin slices

Wrap the prosciutto around the melon pieces and enjoy. Sweet and salty goodness.

  • Blueberries + Cottage Cheese

Fighting an afternoon slump? Grab this snack for a boost of energy-building protein, Vitamin C, and antioxidants. The cottage cheese is surprisingly filling, and the blueberries take this snack from basic to seriously tasty.

Blueberry Cottage Cheese

  • ½ cup fat-free cottage cheese
  • ¼ cup blueberries

Put both together in a bowl or container.

  • Watermelon + Feta Cheese

Bring a little summer with you every day with this easy snack that’s light and refreshing, and, thanks to our leak-proof lids, safe to travel.

Watermelon Feta

  • 1 cup medium diced watermelon
  • 1 oz Feta Cheese, cubed or crumbled
  • 1 tsp fresh mint, chopped
  • Squeeze of lime

Toss diced watermelon, cheese, mint together. Squeeze the lime over top.

  • Apples + Cheese

Some snacks are classics for a reason, and this snack is a great one for kids to enjoy on their way home from school or for grown-ups to indulge in while helping with homework. Mix and match your favorite cheese and apple varieties, and you’ll have a house of happy snackers.

Apple and Cheese

  • 1 cup apple
  • 1 oz low fat cheese

Cut apple into slices and pair with the cheese.

  • Carrots and Yogurt Ranch

Upgrade this snack staple with some tangy yogurt-based ranch dressing, and throw in fresh chives if you’re feeling extra fancy.

Yogurt Ranch

  • 4 oz Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tsp. Ranch seasoning
  • 10 baby carrots

In a small bowl, mix the yogurt and ranch seasoning together. Place in container to enjoy later, or enjoy with carrots right away.

Get the Tools

Ready to get your snack on? Find the perfect sized container for any combo with our new Meals on the Run container system—and while we can’t promise you’ll never be tempted by the drive-through or doughnuts again, this time you’ll be ready with some fast snacks that taste great and travel safe.

 

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Posted in Smart Ideas, Meal Prep by Goodcook staff |
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