Essential Items to Keep in Your Truck – Part Three: Food

Having the right items in your truck will help make your life on the road more enjoyable. In a perfect world, you drive to your destination and you come back home with no problems at all. That is not always the case. Professional truck drivers are always prepared for worst case scenarios on the road. We have broken down the list of essential items to keep in your truck into several different categories. The third category we will talk about is food and snacks.


Having your truck stocked with food and snacks will save you money and help get you through long traffic delays. It’s also much healthier to bring your own food rather than stopping at truck stops and fast food restaurants.


Easy Meals For Truck Drivers

  • Sandwiches

Pick up some bread, meat and your favorite condiments and make yourself a delicious sandwich. This is an inexpensive and healthy meal option.

  • Soup

Stocking up on canned soup is a super quick way to eat on the road.

  • Salad

If you have a cooler in your truck, meal prepping salads is a great way to satisfy your hunger and stay healthy.

  • Oatmeal

Making a bowl of oatmeal in the morning is a great way to start the day. Oatmeal is cheap and has many health benefits.


Snack For Truck Drivers

Make sure to pack some snacks before you hit the road. Here are some healthy non-refrigerated snacks to keep you satisfied.

  • Fruit- bananas, apples, oranges
  • Peanut butter
  • Protein bars
  • Cereal bars
  • Crackers
  • Beef jerky
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Dried fruit
  • Nuts

If you have a refrigerator or cooler in your truck, here are some refrigerated snacks.

  • Yogurt
  • Cheese
  • Chilled cheesy meat snacks
  • Fruit and fruit dip
  • Celery sticks with your favorite choice of dip
  • Boiled egg

Be on the lookout for the rest of the categories of essential items to keep in your semi truck.

Check out our latest blog post, Essential Items to Keep in Your Truck – Part Two: Entertainment

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