Life on the road can make it challenging for truckers to find a healthy meal. Truckers are on the go and sometimes on a strict time frame to get their loads delivered on time. Stopping at a truck stop or fast food seems like the most convenient option. Although it may be more convenient, eating unhealthy gas station food can take a toll on one’s health. Plus, it can be more expensive.
Stopping at a grocery store and picking up healthy foods can benefit truckers in many ways. Eating healthy improves mood, health and wellbeing. Consider investing in appliances like a cooler, slow cooker, lunchbox, or a microwave. This will make eating healthy on the roads much easier.
The most important meal of the day. Especially for truckers! Eating a good breakfast helps keep your energy up.
Oatmeal is a quick and easy healthy breakfast. You can make it in under three minutes and it’s easy to store in your cabin. Tip- adding some fresh fruits and nuts in your oatmeal can make it even more delicious.
Yogurt makes a great breakfast. It’s high in protein and can keep you full for a long time. Try adding some fruits, nuts and honey!
Toast and peanut butter. You will need a toaster or toaster oven for this one. Peanut butter contains high levels of protein, fibre and healthy fats. It also gives you endless energy.
Protein bars are the quickest breakfast option. It’s safe to eat while driving. If you are in a hurry, protein bars will make a great breakfast.
It can be very tempting to pull over and stop at your favorite restaurant. Lunchtime is an great opportunity to make healthier choices.
Check out some of our favorite healthy lunch meals.
Bento Box Lunch has loads of healthy, clean foods. Its quick and easy too!
Burrito Bowls are full of fresh veggies and this recipe will take you 10 minutes to make
Ham Sandwich– a classic, easy lunch.
Chicken Salad takes about 30 minutes to prepare but it is well worth it. Serve it on lettuce or any type of break you like
This is where a slow cooker will definitely come in handy. Check out our What Every Trucker Needs in Their Truck for 2020 blog post. We list some of our favorite 12V slow cookers.
Honey Garlic Chicken and Veggies. This is the easiest one pot recipe ever. Hardly takes any effort at all.
Beef Stew makes a great dinner. You can enjoy it all year round.
Whole Roasted Chicken in your slow cooker is a recipe every trucker should try. It’s delicious and can keep you fed for a couple days!
Ground Beef and Potatoes are amazing and will only take you around 15 minutes to prepare!