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Healthy Travel Snacks on the Go!

I’m proud to partner with CVS Pharmacy to promote their exclusive Gold Emblem and Gold Emblem abound snack lines. I am being sponsored by CVS Pharmacy for my posts and activities, but all opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at or with the appropriate manufacturers.

Here are some of my favorite Healthy Travel Snacks on the go!

Healthy Travel Snacks on the go!

Hi friends!

I’ve been busy editing some Grenada pictures and I can’t wait to share them with you.  I have a special Grenada Fashion Friday coming up this week and I’m hoping to have some highlights from the trip next Wednesday.   It was a really nice trip.

It’s no secret that I travel a good amount.  It seems like I am always packing or unpacking from something.  Travel (not the packing) is one of my great joys in life.

As many times as I travel though, it can be challenging to eat well on travel days.  I usually do pretty well when I get to my location, but it’s those long days in the airport and actually on the plane that do me in.

For my recent trip to Grenada I decided to get ahead of the problem and pick up some of my own snacks at CVS on my way to the airport. I’ve recently learned a lot more about their new and fabulous snacking options with their Gold Emblem abound and Gold Emblem product lines.  They are really upping the game of what convenience store food is.  There are over 100 wholesome and great tasting products that have  no artificial flavors or preservatives.

Since a travel day is often a day where you are sitting around a lot and not burning a lot of calories, I went for light and healthy options.

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I bought a bag of Blueberry Almond Rice Pop Clusters for both the Hubs and I.  These bite-sized snacks are sweet and delightful.  The entire bag is only 120 calories and as with all Gold Emblem abound products they are free of artificial preservatives and flavors.  These are also gluten-free!

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I also grabbed these Gold Emblem Greek Yogurt covered pretzels.

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They taste just like the ones you get in a high end grocery store and were a hit with the Hubs.  I love the little cup sized container to keep them from getting squished.

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Finally I was drawn to these Fuji apple snacks!

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The Gold Emblem abound Fuji Apple & Cinnamon Clusters are so unique.  They are actual dried pieces of apple with a hint of cinnamon.  They are freeze-dried into cute crunchy clusterrs.  There is 1.5 cups of fruit in each bag!   Each serving is only 40 calories.

They are one of the most unique, healthy and delicious packed snacks I’ve tried in a long time.  I am a big fan!

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And the Gold Emblem abound Fuji Apple Crisps are straight up freeze-dried apples.  No added sugar or preservatives!

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I might have mindlessly ate the entire bag!  They are light, airy, sweet and SO tasty.  Basically perfectly munch-worthy.  But I didn’t have to feel bad because the entire bag was only 60 calories.

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CVS is the perfect place to stop to pick up healthy snacks on the go!  The exclusive Gold Emblem abound and Gold Emblem product lines offer gluten-free, USDA organic, heart-healthy, low sodium, and snacks that are a good source of fiber.  I’m loving the new spring products, which include single snack bars, popcorn, popped fries, tortilla chips, freeze-dried fruits, nuts, trail mixes, herbal and green teas, coconut waters, gourmet coffee and k-cups, honey and blue agave.

Make sure to also check out my Spring Hiking Snack Ideas and Simple Spring Party Ideas which include more of these wonderful snacks from CVS.

I’m linking up with Thinking out Loud Thursday and Travel Tuesday.

Your turn!

Check out CVS’s Gold Emblem abound and Gold Emblem snacks and let me know which ones you’d like to travel with?

What snacks do you bring when you travel?

By | 2017-08-15T14:04:00-04:00 May 4th, 2016|Caribbean, Fitness, Healthy Living Tips, Travel|70 Comments


  1. Susanna @Zealous Mom June 14, 2016 at 8:44 am - Reply

    Now that I seem to be traveling more, I need all of the suggestions I can get! Buying snacks in the airport is ridiculous. I have learned that quickly. I need to find these snacks. They look so yummy!

    • JulieWunder June 25, 2016 at 9:16 am - Reply

      It is crazy and they are hardly ever good. Stock up 🙂

  2. Katy Gould May 27, 2016 at 8:35 am - Reply

    Thank you for the travel recommendations! From one busy traveler to another it is much appreciated!

  3. Andrea on Vacation May 6, 2016 at 9:38 am - Reply

    Almonds and granola bars! You never know when you will have to sprint between flights, get stuck somewhere where all restaurants are closed, or just be too tired to make the effort to find food.

  4. Emily May 5, 2016 at 9:49 am - Reply

    I love that the travel snacks nowadays are so versatile. I’ve never gone to a CVS Pharmacy, but I’ve seen so many posts about their snacks. I would love to get some soon!

  5. Sonali- The Foodie Physician May 5, 2016 at 9:33 am - Reply

    I hope you had an awesome time in Grenada! I love your outfit, you look super cute! We’re heading on a family trip to NY next week, so we’ll definitely be looking to try out some of these yummy snacks 🙂

  6. jennifer May 5, 2016 at 8:31 am - Reply

    Alright, hand over the pop clusters and no one gets hurt!

  7. Annemarie LeBlanc May 5, 2016 at 8:27 am - Reply

    We have a lot of traveling planned this year, so I guess I will have to buy a lot of those Gold Emblem Abound snacks. They do look yummy and definitely healthy!

  8. Merissa May 5, 2016 at 7:27 am - Reply

    Thanks for the ideas! We travel quite a bit so I”m always looking for more tips on what I can take for snacks.

  9. jill conyers May 5, 2016 at 3:46 am - Reply

    The snacks are exactly the kind of things I would buy for traveling.

  10. Sandra Laflamme May 5, 2016 at 12:17 am - Reply

    I am always on the lookout for healthy snacks. These would be perfect for traveling with kids!

  11. Christina Bauer May 4, 2016 at 11:53 pm - Reply

    I can imagine it’s hard to eat well on travel days! Those rice clusters sound tasty and easy to pack 🙂

    • JulieWunder May 6, 2016 at 1:02 pm - Reply

      They are! And they held up surprisingly well in my bag.

  12. it is so nice to see healthier alternatives at pharmacies now. thanks for sharing these products.

    • JulieWunder May 6, 2016 at 1:02 pm - Reply

      I know! Everyone is getting on the healthy food train.

  13. Taylor Kiser May 4, 2016 at 10:36 pm - Reply

    Love these healthy snack options from CVS!

  14. Cassi May 4, 2016 at 10:07 pm - Reply

    I think your CVS is better stocked than ours as I don’t see half the stuff you’re sharing!

    • JulieWunder May 6, 2016 at 1:01 pm - Reply

      These are new items for the Spring, so check back again 🙂

  15. Liz Mays May 4, 2016 at 7:17 pm - Reply

    I’ve tried those clusters before. I like them! I buy the CVS snacks regularly actually.

  16. Neely May 4, 2016 at 6:57 pm - Reply

    I love those rice pop clusters! They are fanstic and perfect for a quick snack!

  17. glenneth May 4, 2016 at 6:21 pm - Reply

    i always bring nuts and trail mix when i travel. i will have to check out the selection at CVS.

    • JulieWunder May 6, 2016 at 1:00 pm - Reply

      Check out the hiking post! I featured one of their trail mixes.. so gooooddd!

  18. Sommer @aspicyperspective May 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm - Reply

    Thanks Julie, I did not realize one can find such great healthy snacks in CVS!

  19. vicki May 4, 2016 at 5:20 pm - Reply

    Will need to check these out at my CVS, never knew they carried anything like this.

    • JulieWunder May 6, 2016 at 1:00 pm - Reply

      They have really improved their options in recent years!

  20. Alisa @ Go Dairy Free May 4, 2016 at 5:15 pm - Reply

    I had no idea CVS had these snacks. I’ll definitely check them out when I’m in the store again as it looks like some may be dairy-free, too!

  21. [email protected] May 4, 2016 at 4:00 pm - Reply

    Those snacks sound tasty. It is nice to have a healthy option when you travel. I am bad and always bring gummy bears and Swedish fish….haha.

    • JulieWunder May 6, 2016 at 12:59 pm - Reply

      Awesome. :-))) I’m fairly certain they have those at CVS too :-))

  22. Jess @hellotofit May 4, 2016 at 2:55 pm - Reply

    Look at you in your cute travel outfit!! Great snack ideas. I am TERRIBLE at packing adequate snacks. I just crave savory hot food when I’m traveling (or all the time, haha).

  23. maria @closeothome May 4, 2016 at 2:46 pm - Reply

    Snacks are so important when we take car trips. I will head to CVS next time.

  24. Wendy May 4, 2016 at 2:43 pm - Reply

    These look so amazing! We travel so much as a family and I’m always on the lookout for new snacks. I’m going to look for these.

  25. Carrie May 4, 2016 at 1:06 pm - Reply

    Yum! I love Yogurt covered pretzels! All of these snacks look delicious! I would love to try the Apple Crisps!

    • JulieWunder May 6, 2016 at 12:58 pm - Reply

      They were da bomb. In fact I’m craving them now…. 🙂

  26. Mary Ellen @ VNutrition May 4, 2016 at 12:48 pm - Reply

    I’m always looking for new healthy snacks to pack while traveling and those clusters looks especially good. It’s so much better packing things from around home because you save so much money than buying things in the airport. Can’t wait to see more pictures from Granada!

    • JulieWunder May 6, 2016 at 12:57 pm - Reply

      Thank you! I have a few today and more coming up next Wednesday.

  27. Nicole @ Fitful Focus May 4, 2016 at 12:05 pm - Reply

    Those clusters sound awesome! I’m a big fan of fruit & nuts while traveling.

    • JulieWunder May 6, 2016 at 12:57 pm - Reply

      Such good options! They have plain roasted nuts as well.

  28. Liz @ The Clean Eating Couple May 4, 2016 at 11:34 am - Reply

    I love their brand! I always bring my own snacks to the airport 🙂

  29. Sarah Bailey May 4, 2016 at 10:19 am - Reply

    These sound like some awesome treats – I am all for finding new travel snacks – I definitely need to try them out. x

  30. Annmarie May 4, 2016 at 9:59 am - Reply

    Those vanilla almond clusters sound like the perfect snack to travel with- yum!

  31. Scott May 4, 2016 at 9:52 am - Reply

    It’s been a while since I’ve been in a CVS, but had heard they had some new snack lines worth trying. Going to try those apple crisps!

  32. Susie @ Suzlyfe May 4, 2016 at 9:43 am - Reply

    I love love love freeze dried fruit. And it is so expensive at airports! This I would love!

    • JulieWunder May 6, 2016 at 12:54 pm - Reply

      Such a great point too! Even if you can find something at the airport it costs a fortune!

  33. I love to bring along nuts when traveling and need to check out those snack combos

  34. Crystal Renaud May 4, 2016 at 8:54 am - Reply

    Those look good! I think I could even get my kids to eat them too. I love that the line is organic. I will def have to check these out.

  35. Dan Steadman May 4, 2016 at 8:01 am - Reply

    nothing when we travel…just stop wherever, I would love to pack the pretzels, if they are dairy freee

  36. I usually bring almonds when I travel. I do like Kind bars too! United has been giving out these Stroopwaffles which are so good but so sweet!

  37. Robin Rue (@massholemommy) May 4, 2016 at 6:42 am - Reply

    I will have to head to CVS to stock up! Sounds like they have some great snacks.

  38. Blane Sherer May 4, 2016 at 5:47 am - Reply

    I like the travel snacks and I like your
    travel outfit. Very nice Julie.

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