Patricia Conte has a background in marketing communications and works as an independent writer. In 2010, she was given the opportunity to combine her love of writing and food when she started as a contributing writer for the Food channel...
We've all been there -- filling up in the middle of nowhere and suddenly you're craving pizza-flavored sunflower seeds and a wild cherry Slurpee. Diet-busting snacks you usually avoid somehow get the green light when you’re staring at a six hour drive. Summertime is road trip time and that means adventure -- including some food on the road you grab on the go. We've rounded up the best gas station guilty pleasures -- did your favorites make the list?
Licorice, Twizzlers, Red Vines
M&M's & Snickers
Mini Powdered Donuts
Skittles (the purple bag)
'Tis the season for salt
Pringles (Ranch, Salt & Vinegar, Screamin' Dill Pickle)
Corn Nuts (Ranch)
Doritos (Cool Ranch, Blazin' Jalapeno)
Beef Jerky & Slim Jims
Andy Capp's Hot Fries
Pick up the pace
Diet Coke & Dr. Pepper
Code Red Mountain Dew
Suicide (a mixture of several sodas)
Starbucks Bottled Coffee Frappuccino
A mixed bag
Choco-Taco & Klondike Bars
5 Hour Energy
Nestle Tollhouse Cookie Sandwich
Pepto-Bismol & Advil
What are you favorite road foods? Are there any that we missed? Share in the comments section below!