Trail Mix

READY IN: 2mins
Recipe by Mom2Eight

My kids love to help me make this. Again, this is an awesome lunch box item. If they don't eat this at lunch, they tend to pull it out in the car on the way home - so I don't hear the ongoing whine of "I'm sssstttttaaaaaaarrrrrvvvvvviiinnnnngggg!!!!!" Because peanuts are a high allergen food, I use raw (EFA-rich) almonds and sunflower seeds. Chocolate/carob is not necessary in this recipe. A great substitute is dried cherries, cranberries, or blueberries. Try one of these combos: almond/raisin (simple and tastes like PB&J) almonds/prunes/apricots/sunflower seeds (tastes divine and is a great source of fiber) raw cashews/coconut/dried bananas/raisins and maybe chocolate chips ("Monkey Chow") almonds/sunflower seeds/cherries/bananas (tangy and crunchy)

Top Review by UmmBinat

Yummy this works well as a snack! I made ours with, raw almonds, I didn't have sunflower seeds on hand so I added some chopped walnuts in their place, I used mainly Sunmaid Thompson raisins, a small amount of Iranian green raisins which are not very sweet, I left out the apricot, used desiccated coconut (I would leave it out next time) & carob chips.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour everything into a large container, cover and shake!
  2. Store in an air tight container. Place in the fridge/freezer to retain the properties of the essential fatty acids.

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