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Trail Mixology: Creating a Perfect Snack

Publish Date December 29, 2023 1 Minute Read
Author MyMagazine Staff

With one simple formula, you can create an infinite array of scrumptious trail mixes. Following these ratios, you’ll be able to mix and match your favorite nuts, seeds, dried fruits and other tasty morsels to concoct a snack that’s just right for you. These delectable creations will keep taste buds trekking through a wilderness of delight!

Trail Mix Plan

30% nuts, 30% dried fruit, 20% seeds, 20% extras
bowl of tropical trail mix

Tropical Trail Mix

  • Nuts: Macadamia nuts and cashews
  • Dried Fruits: Pineapple, mango and apricot
  • Seeds: Chia and pumpkin seeds
  • Extras: Coconut shavings and white chocolate chips
classic trail mix ingredients in muffin tin

Classic Trail Mix

  • Nuts: Almonds, peanuts and cashews
  • Dried Fruits: Raisins and dried cranberries
  • Seeds: Sunflower seeds
  • Extras: Candy-coated chocolates or chocolate chips
bowl of apple-cinnamon trail mix

Apple-Cinnamon Trail Mix

  • Nuts: Pecans, walnuts and almonds
  • Dried Fruits: Apple slices
  • Seeds: Pumpkin seeds
  • Extras: Cinnamon-flavored granola clusters

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Is trail mix healthy?

Some premade trail mixes are more like a dessert than a health food. A big perk of making your own mix is controlling exactly what goes into it. For example, if sugar or fats are a concern, you can adjust ingredient selections accordingly. Or maybe you’re craving something sweeter? You can add a glaze of agave or maple syrup to your favorite mix.