Sweet and Crunchy Trail Mix - Delicious Decisions

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Sweet and Crunchy Trail Mix - Delicious Decisions

Just combine and shake to fix this quick, portable snack. The mix provides complex carbs and protein for both short- and long-term energy.

Nutrition Facts

Sweet and Crunchy Trail Mix - Delicious Decisions

CaloriesCalories

140 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

5g Per Serving

FiberFiber

4g Per Serving
×
Calories 140
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
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 73 mg
Total Carbohydrate 19 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 9 g
Protein 5 g

Dietary Exchanges
1 fat, 1 1/2 starch

Ingredients

Servings  6  

  • 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

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. 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.

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.

Just combine and shake to fix this quick, portable snack. The mix provides complex carbs and protein for both short- and long-term energy.

Nutrition Facts

Sweet and Crunchy Trail Mix - Delicious Decisions

CaloriesCalories

140 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

5g Per Serving

FiberFiber

4g Per Serving
×
Calories 140
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
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 73 mg
Total Carbohydrate 19 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 9 g
Protein 5 g

Dietary Exchanges
1 fat, 1 1/2 starch

Ingredients

Servings  6  

  • 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

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. 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.

American Heart Association Healthy Family Meals Cookbook

American Heart Association Healthy Family Meals Cookbook

Geared to the nutritional needs and tastes of all ages, American Heart Association Healthy Family Meals helps you create meals that will appeal to every member of the family — and are good for them, too. The 150 family-focused recipes are complemented by 80 color photographs.

Sample Recipes:

Sweet and Crunchy Trail Mix

Shrimp Tacos

Grab-and-Go Breakfast Pitas 

 

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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.