Time Saver: Grab ‘n’ Go Snack Bags

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Grab N Go Snack Bags

Days that are filled with soccer practice, tutoring, baseball games, music lessons and impromptu park play dates keep families constantly on the go. My husband and I try to enforce a “no eating in the car” rule, but there are days when snack time and travel time inevitably merge. After too many incidences of last minute scrambling to gather snacks for my kids left me feeling frazzled, I had a moment of mommy brilliance that led me to create these handy Grab ‘n’ Go Bags. Now my kids always have a snack, water bottle, and other essentials ready to go!

How to Make a Grab N Go Snack Bag

What to Include:

  • Healthy snacks – nuts, pretzels, dry cereal, Del Monte Fruit Cups or Fruit Burst squeezers, etc.
  • Water bottle
  • Tissues
  • Cloth napkin
  • Anything else your child frequently needs – sunscreen, sunglasses, book, etc.

We use our bags a few times a week, so I don’t worry about our snack foods spoiling, but if you won’t use them as frequently, be sure to select healthy snacks that have a longer shelf life. I love to include Del Monte Fruit Burst squeezers in our Grab ‘n’ Go Bags because each one packs an entire 1 ½ servings of fruits and vegetables with no high fructose corn syrup, gluten or artificial flavors. The flavor profile is fruit-forward, so my kids don’t even realize that they’ve eaten vegetables, and they are an excellent source of vitamin C.

Snacking on-the-go is a whole lot easier now that we have these Grab ‘n’ Go Bags! As an added bonus, the bag can also hold all of your child’s empty wrappers trash until you get back home, so there’s no reason for you to find garbage in the backseat!

Right now Del Monte is hosting a photo contest on their Facebook page, so jump on over and share which is your favorite – Del Monte Fruit Cups or Del Monte Fruit Burst Squeezers (Squeeze or Spoon?) - for your chance to win!

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