I broke up with my long-lasting love affair with trail mix after years of purchasing mediocre versions at airports and sporting events. At some point, I got tired of rooting through the bag to pull out the “good stuff”, leaving only the pieces I don’t like behind.
This healthy trail mix is:
This recipe is a healthy and affordable replacement for snack bars and is also gluten free, dairy free, and vegan. Sometimes I like to add a little more chocolate or cranberries, but starting with this combination as the base works great every time. I bring this with me to work, keep a bag in my purse, have a stash in my car, and eat it at home. I am addicted!
My sister-in-law is also a fan of making this healthy trail mix with my nephews – it’s a perfect fun and foolproof recipe to make with kids of all ages.
Here’s how you can make this Healthy Trail Mix in 5 minutes or less:
- 3¼ cups (450 g) peanuts (one 16 oz can )
- 1 cup (110 g) almonds
- ½ cup (80 g) dried cranberries (we use Craisins brand)
- 1½ cups (240 g) raisins
- 1 cup (180 g) chocolate chips
- Add all ingredients to a bowl or bag.
- Mix thoroughly and enjoy!
This recipe is also a good source of Iron (2 mg, 9%) and includes Potassium (297 mg, 6%) and Calcium (53 mg, 4%).
We know you’ll love this healthy trail mix! We also recommend our almond flour pumpkin muffins as a delicious take-along snack.
Let us know when you eat trail mix in the comments below & tag us in a photo of your creations on instagram using #vibrantlygfree
With love and gratitude, ❤︎ Jamie