Trail Mix is perfect for on-the-go snacking. It is lightweight, full of energy producing nutrients, and simple to make. Whether you are planning a weekend hike, training for a race, or just completing a crosstown commute, a DIY trail mix might be exactly the snack you need to keep your energy levels up.a midday work week snack. In general, make sure there are more nuts and seeds than chocolate and dried fruit proportionally or you are in danger of a major sugar rush.
Making your own trail mix will also save you a buck or two. Pre-packaged foods in the grocery store can come at a premium. You can make enough trail mix for the week for the price of one packaged serving of trail mix.
If you have leftover trail mix from the week, why not turn that healthy snack into another delicious treat with these recipes for healthy snacks. If you are in need of inspiration for your next healthy treat, check out these trail-mix recipes that will keep you full and healthy throughout all your day-to-day activities.
Banana Raisin Trail Mix
Coconut Curry Trail Mix
Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.