Road Food Recipes

Make-ahead recipes that pack up and travel well so you won't go hungry no matter how long you're on the road.
Spiced Cranberry Pear Hand Pies | https://saltandwind.com

Spiced Cranberry Pear Hand Pies

The holidays are the one time of year we think it's permitted, nay essential, that you eat pie at each and every chance. We prefer hand pies like these Spiced Cranberry Pear so we can have them on the go, as a snack, or just our very own individual portion just because.

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Peanut Chicken Collard Greens Wraps | https://saltandwind.com

Peanut Chicken Collard Greens Wraps

Good food on the go is still not the norm, so, we're always, always in search of something healthy that travels well and still tastes good after a few hours in the air. This Peanut Chicken Collard Greens Wrap totally fits the bill—filling enough to keep you away from the pretzels but not so much that you'll food coma in the air. 

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Spiced Apple-Thyme-Gouda Hand Pies | https://saltandwind.com

Spiced Apple-Thyme-Gouda Hand Pies

These hand pies are culinary panacea - road trips are made better by their presence, breakfast sweeter, and the holidays that much simpler. Lately I’ve been playing around with these apple hand pies that ride the line of sweet and savory. I like sauteéd apples with thyme on my pork chops, apples ...

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Coconut Brown Butter Mango Bread | https://saltandwind.com

Coconut Brown Butter Mango Bread

Do you have a travel tradition? Something small you do on every trip? Neither do I, but as of this very moment I want to change that. Starting with sharing some travel inspirations with my fellow travelers. 

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Green Herbed Falafel Lettuce Wraps  | https://saltandwind.com

Green Herbed Falafel Lettuce Wraps

My friend Delilah has taught me a lot. She's taught me that a train cocktail is a must when taking the Amtrak surfliner for our weekend Baja California trips. She's taught me that is perfectly fine to steal your neighbors loquats if it's to make jam that you'll then give to said neighbor. And she's taught me about the magic that are these falafel.

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Coconut Carrot Muffins With Seeded Streusel | https://saltandwind.com

Coconut Carrot Muffins With Seeded Streusel

I'm a creature of habit and when it comes to eating that means I eat anything put in front of me while traveling and then I eat SUPER clean when I'm home in Los Angeles. For at least 5 days after a big trip, I'll cut out all alcohol, caffeine, dairy, and refined sugars. It's not so much a cleanse...

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Roast Sweet Potato, Whipped Goat Cheese, and Tahini Veggie Sandwich | https://saltandwind.com

Roast Sweet Potato, Whipped Goat Cheese, and Tahini Veggie Sandwich

I'm of the belief that there is little more comforting that a well-made deli sandwich. In an effort to make a healthy sandwich to take on the go, I dreamed up this farm fresh take on a classic deli sandwich: veggies whipped goat cheese, toasted multigrain bread, roasted sweet potatoes, and a drizzle of tahini for that extra bit of decadence. 

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Toffee Espresso Chocolate Truffles | https://saltandwind.com

Toffee Espresso Chocolate Truffles

Sometimes we're really good about taking along healthy snacks when we travel. But other times we wouldn't think to leave home without something sweet. That's when we make these Toffee Espresso Chocolate Truffles, which are easy enough to make before your next flight, even if you only have a few minutes. 

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Almond Butter Maple Puffed Rice Treats | https://saltandwind.com

Almond Butter Maple Puffed Rice Treats

September to us is back-to-school even if none of us have any school to head back to these days. And with it, we can't help thinking about after-school snacks. One that always stands the test of time are puffed rice treats, though these days we make them less Rice Krispy Treat style and nix the marshmallows in favor of almond butter and dark chocolate. Because even if you don't need an after-school snack, it's always welcome, you know?

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Marinated Zucchini Chicken Salad with Marcona Almonds  | https://saltandwind.com

Marinated Zucchini Chicken Salad with Marcona Almonds

It's that time of the year when two summertime truths emerge: a) it’s too hot to really cook and b) you somehow find yourself with have a bushel of zucchini to get through. So, we thought we’d kill two culinary birds with one stone with this Marinated Zucchini Chicken Salad.

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Slow-Roasted Tomato and Cilantro-Cashew Picnic Sandwich Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Slow-Roasted Tomato and Cilantro-Cashew Picnic Sandwich Recipe

I'm a romantic at heart so I have these swoon-worthy visions of summertime picnics. At the seaside, at sunset, or at a music performance, there's something about the perfect picnic that just makes my culinary heart pitter patter. And, yes, the vision of my perfect picnic has cold lemonade, a more adult sipper, and a great salad, but it's pretty much incomplete unless there's a sandwich like this  Slow-Roasted Tomato and Cilantro-Cashew Picnic Sandwich.

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Salty Sweet Blueberry Almond Granola Bars | https://saltandwind.com

Salty Sweet Blueberry Almond Granola Bars

Eating on a road trip is like eating at a sports game — your healthy-eating choices are limited at best. Sure, comfort food from a hole-in-the-wall diner sounds amazing but riding in the car after eating a gut-bomb is asking for a food coma. So, before I hit the road I make these no-bake Blueberry Almond Granola Bars. They're easy to make, loaded with good-for-me ingredients, satisfies both the sweet and savory tooth, and, best of all, they haven't been sitting on a gas station shelf for six months. 

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