Trail mix – 4 ways

Mandy Sacher
Mandy Sacher
Child nutrition expert and mother of two, Mandy Sacher, is a Paediatric Nutritionist and SOS Feeding Consultant. Her private practice focuses on prenatal and childhood nutrition, helping parents and mums-to-be feed their children healthy, nourishing foods right from the start. Mandy’s philosophy is simple: train children’s taste buds to enjoy nourishing, nutritionally...
Created on Oct 09, 2023 · 1 min read

Trail mix is an easy snack to prep in advance and have on hand for when the hunger strikes! We’ve put together four different trail mix recipes, so no matter your flavour preference, there’s one to tempt your taste buds.

Ingredients


Classic Mix 


  • Activated Nuts (Almonds, Cashews, Brazil Nuts, Hazelnuts, Pecans, Macadamias)
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Unsweetened, Unsulfured Dried Fruits (Apricots, Sultanas, Cranberries, Cherries)
  • Coconut Flakes

Fun Mix


  • Popcorn Or Puffed Sorghum
  • Dark Chocolate Chips Or Dark Chocolate Coated Goji Berries/Pumpkin Seeds
  • Dried Mango, Unsweetened
  • Activated Nuts
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Sultanas

Nut-free


*School-friendly for older siblings 

  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Sultanas
  • Coconut Flakes/Chips
  • Puffed Rice

Superfoods


  • Goji Berries
  • Inca Berries
  • Hemp Seeds
  • Puffed Quinoa
  • Walnuts
  • Flaxseed
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Dried Blueberries, Unsweetened
  • Coconut Chips

Method


1. In a large bowl, combine your favourite mix and stir through to combine.

2. Place in little mason jars or snack bags if you want to take away. You can also sprinkle the mixture on top of your yoghurt or boost your smoothie.

Tip


Serve immediately, store in an airtight container/mason jar for up to 3 weeks or in the fridge for up to 2 months.

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