By: Allyson Dahl
When preparing your carry-on oatmeal pack ½ cup of dry oats along with your preferred toppings in a seal-able tupperware. Twenty minutes before you want to eat your oatmeal ask your flight attendant for a cup of hot water. Pour the hot water into your oats, put the lid back on to prevent spills in the case of turbulence, and let the oatmeal sit for twenty minutes. If you want to save room in your carry-on you can pack your oats and toppings in a plastic bag and ask the flight attendant for an empty cup to make your oatmeal in. After the time is up your oats will be soft and ready to eat.
black bean & corn salad with citrus dressing
If you don’t plan on drinking much water during your flight limiting your sodium intake can prevent you from feeling dehydrated. Rinsing your canned beans with water can greatly reduce their sodium content. Using fresh orange and lime juice, instead of a salad dressing, to dress this salad is another tactic you can use to lower the amount of sodium.
Black beans are perishable, so this meal should be consumed within the first four hours of your travel.
Hard Boiled egg & frozen grape snack box
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