Congratulations to The Fitness Freak who commented: “Thanks for the tips Jennifer! Our favorite travel spot: Yellowstone, of course :)”
I realized that I have never updated you folks regarding the food we took to Disney World and what was worth taking and what was a bust. So without further ado, here is my report on the snacks we packed.
What was worth packing:
*Bars (not ones with lots of chocolate or caramel drizzle as they will get to sticky in the heat)
*Powdered milk was great as we brought a plastic quart container and then kept it in the mini-fridge
*Cereal (in vacuum bags-go ziploc!)
*Carrots (so great to have a veggie to snack on in the hotel room)
*Oatmeal packets (use hot water from the coffee pot in room!)
*Whole almonds (as held up well to pressure)
*Jerky: they can really hold up to pressure, heat etc (read more here)
What I will not bring again:
*Bananas (we packed them in a box but still got bruised up and disintegrated quickly)
*Crackers were OK but only if you have sturdy container (we had a qt. container to make milk in)
*Lunch Meats as too concerned about keeping them cold
*Dried cranberries as easyily smashed up in your bag pack
*Chocolate milks were great for the kids but get heavy so if you do not have to worry about weight AND you can protect them from puncture-go for it)
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