Just combine and shake to fix this quick, portable snack. The mix provides complex carbs and protein for both short- and long-term energy.
Sweet and Crunchy Trail Mix - Delicious Decisions
Calories140 Per Serving
Protein5g Per Serving
Fiber4g Per Serving
|Total Fat||5.5 g|
|Saturated Fat||0.5 g|
|Trans Fat||0.0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||1.5 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||3.5 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||19 g|
|Dietary Fiber||4 g|
1 1/2 starch, 1 fat
2 cup crunchy, high-protein cereal
1/4 cup dried, sweetened cranberries
1/2 cup slivered almonds (dry-roasted)
1 to 2 tsp. grated orange zest
In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the ingredients. Seal the bag tightly. Shake until well blended.
Tip: Serving size 1/2 cup trail mix
Tip: Have the kids measure everything, seal the bag, and shake it. Go one step further and have them fill snack-size resealable plastic bags with single portions to take to school or to have on hand so they can grab a quick snack during the week.
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This recipe is reprinted with permission from American Heart Association Healthy Family Meals, Copyright © 2009 by the American Heart Association. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, a division of Random House, Inc. Available from booksellers everywhere.