Sunning with Snacks

I don’t know about you, but the warm weather here in Boston has me thinking about heading to the beach, pool or even out for a picnic.  It’s always tricky to figure out what to pack to keep that healthy eating plan going.  I’ve put together a list of my go-to favorites that I think you will like.  Just don’t forget your cooler and ice pack!


Whole Fruits and Vegetables

  • Bananas
  • Apples
  • Oranges

Frozen Grape Pops (1 Green)

  • Skewer whole grapes and place in the freezer overnight


Hummus with Carrot and Celery Sticks (1 Green, 1 Blue)

Nuts (1 Blue)

  • Almonds (12)
  • Cashews (8)
  • Peanuts (14)
  • Walnuts (8 halves)

String Cheese (1 Blue)

Fruit Salad (Purple)

  • Raspberries, watermelon, cantaloupe, strawberries, blueberries




Whole Wheat Wraps (1 Red, 1 Green, 1 Blue, 1 Yellow)

  • Turkey, lettuce, tomato, avocado (1/4)


Cucumber Mozzarella Salad (2 Green, 1 Blue, 1 Orange)

  • Cucumber, tomato, mozzarella cheese, balsamic vinaigrette


Chicken and pineapple Skewers (1 Red, 1 Orange, 1 Purple)


Pasta Salad (1 Red, 2 Green, 1 Blue, 1 Orange)

  • Whole wheat pasta, cucumber, tomato, feta, balsamic vinaigrette