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11 Healthy Snacks to Take on the Go September 16, 2014by Emily MonacoThe TableEdit 2 almonds It’s that time of year again. The time of year when you feel like you’re living in your car. Dropping the kids off at school, picking them up and shuttling them to soccer, ballet, karate and swimming. And then of course there’s work, time spent with friends, and maybe the occasional manicure… if you can find the time! And somewhere in that busy schedule, you have to find time to eat. Luckily, healthy snacks are in abundance… you just have to know where to look! Whether you’re in the market for healthy snacks for you, for your kids, or ones that you can both enjoy, Abe’s Market has the ideal thing. Take a look at some of the delicious snacks we’ve uncovered. Stash them in your desk, in your kids’ sports bags and in the glove compartment, and you’ll never have to consider stopping at a fast food joint on the way from one commitment to another

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