Travel-friendly granola for those early morning starts

How do you tame the breakfast monster when you have to travel early in the morning?
During my Big 5 consulting days (these days, more like Big 3!), I spent a LOT of time on the road. Usually, I had to be on the first plane, train or automobile (read: 6AM or earlier) in order to get to the client site on time. I don't know about you, but I didn't relish the idea of scarfing down eggs benny or a full stack of pancakes at 4:00AM before heading out the door! Besides, skipping the breakfast routine meant at least two more shots at the snooze button and that was...everything.

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But it would come back to bite me a couple of hours later, when I would be on the plane and the breakfast cart came around with those rehydrated eggs accompanied by some 'mystery' meat. I'd pass on that too, leaving me with pretzels and a cookie to tide me over until lunch or later.

Early on in my granola-making ventures, I found myself packing a little baggie with granola to bring on the plane. I would grab a yogurt at the airport if I didn't have one at home, and voilá! Breakfast problem solved and snoozing preserved :) If you're anything like me, you'll be happy to know that I've upgraded from sandwich bags and you can now get any of our granola blends in travel-friendly, single servings that are TSA-friendly of course.

What are your favorite breakfast hacks and travel-friendly snacks for when you have to be out the door early in the morning?

4 comments

  • Like the convenience and LOVE the taste! Early mornings have met their match (as have mid-morning, afternoons, evenings and late nights)!

    Wendy
  • For the biz travel and the mom’s trying to be on time for school drop offs; this is a no brainer! We want healthy energy filled food to sustain us during this on-the-go- life! 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

    Denise
  • For the biz travel and the mom’s trying to be on time for school drop offs; this is a no brained! We want healthy energy filled food to sustain us during this on-the-go- life! 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

    Denise
  • Brilliant idea! Clean, compact, convenient and delicious – Flatbush Granola is perfect for the road!

    Resa St. Lewis

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