Best Beach Snacks

Best Beach Snacks

What are the best snacks to bring for a day spent enjoying the beach?  If you’re looking for delicious snacks that pair well with sun and fun, check out our top 5 favorite beach foods:

Healthy Asian Spring Rolls

Healthy summer spring roll recipe

A typical Vietnamese Spring Roll consists of rice noodles, shrimp, pork and fresh herbs wrapped inside a thin rice paper, which when rolled looks like a mini-burrito or a clear egg roll.  You might be surprised to learn that our Spring Rolls are a healthy snack that can help you stay hydrated when you’re at the beach.  The fruits and vegetables used in our spring rolls have at least 80% water content as well as nourishing vitamins and minerals.

Beach CevicheCeviche Recipe outdoor cooking healthy recipe

Ceviche is a raw fish dish that is cooked using the juice of citrus.  This is a popular dish that can be found throughout many beach communities in Central and South America.  You can make Ceviche at home and store in a cooler, or bring the ingredients and prepare Ceviche at the beach with fresh fish. Serve with crackers or tortilla chips for a delightful mid-day snack.

Banana Energy Bars

If you have a sweet tooth but you’re not a big fan of melted chocolate treats, try our Homemade Banana Energy Bars.  They have no processed sugar, and they’re packed with protein.  Plus, you get a no melt snack with a rich chocolate flavor.  Make at home and store in a cooler for a cool mid-day snack.

Healthy Veggie Salad

Fresh healthy salad to bring hikingEating raw vegetables is a great way to replenish your body with vitamins and minerals that are often lost through sweat during exercise.  Pack a salad with durable vegetables (durable meaning veggies with thick membranes that can handle bouncing around in your cooler) and store in a container that won’t leak.  For authentic beach flavor, try substituting the capers for seaweed.

 

Beach Front Charcuterie Plate

How to assemble a wilderness charcuterie plateTake ordinary meat, cheeses and trail snacks and turn them into an easy to share appetizer plate. Cured meats and hard cheeses have long shelf-lifes and can maintain freshness without refrigeration.  A great meat and cheese plate has a variety of flavors and ingredients, and is typically served with crackers or flatbreads.  Check out some of our favorite outdoor charcuterie ingredients.

 

The best snacks to bring to the beach

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