Recipe: Healthy Trail Mix

Avatar photo Staff June 26, 2018
Trail mix

Heading out for a long hike, a day at the beach, or a concert or baseball game this summer? Bring along some trail mix for a nutritious snack that’s packed with protein. Here is an outline for a basic recipe, but feel free to customize it to your liking!


  • 1 1/2 cups raw nuts (i.e. almonds, pecans, cashews, peanuts etc.)
  • 1 cup raw seeds (i.e. sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds etc.)
  • 1 cup unsweetened, unsulphured dried fruit
  • Fun stuff (amounts vary) (i.e. 1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate, 1 cup popped popcorn, 1 cup pretzels etc.)
  • Spice (i.e. 1/4 tsp. sea salt, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, pinch of nutmeg)

Example of Customized Recipe

  • 3/4 cup raw pecans
  • 3/4 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened, unsulfured cherries
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened, unsulfured raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped 82% dark chocolate
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Store in a ziploc bag or mason jar.
  3. Will keep for up to 1 month.

From The Healthy Maven