Chew on This - Trail Mix


Healthy Snacking for Big kids and Little Ones! ;)


Yes, I keep a GIANT bag of trail mix in the pantry all the time. ALL the time. Whenever I order my groceries, I have the items I like to include saved in my frequent items, and if I see one on sale, I add it. I keep a gallon sized bag filled with mix, which varies. I just dump in any new items and keep filling it!


It's awesome to toss into the kid's lunches, is easily accessible for snacks or when you are running out the door, and bags up as single serves for errands and such! When you max it out with nuts & chickpeas, it makes for a nice little zing of protein & fat! I like to keep mine 95% nuts but add more of the fruit for the kids! Keep in mind that dried fruit is higher on sugar than fresh, so I like to pari mine with something fresh! ;)


The kids love to help make it! And of course, anything they make, they like to eat! I keep a stack of small paper cups with it for easy dispensing and to limit portions! If I didn't, my husband would eat the whole bag as soon as I turned my back! haha...

It's great to take along on the run, add to lunch boxes or individual snack bags! 


Note: When buying dried fruit or coconut, always look for the ones that don't have any added sugar!


What you need...

roasted chickpeas
pumpkin seeds
sunflower seeds
coconut chips
banana chips
organic raisins
golden raisins
dried apples
macadamia nuts
yogurt covered raisins
yogurt covered pretzels
dried blueberries
dried cranberries
white chocolate chips
dark chocolate chips
dried pineapple
dried cherries
Whole Grain Cereal
sometimes I even throw in some dark chocolate M&Ms into the kid's mix for a little color!


Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload


January 22, 2019

July 23, 2018

June 15, 2018

Please reload

Please reload

Please reload


Making Healthy Habits Fun & Family Friendly

© 2023 by The Food Feed. Proudly created with

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle
  • Pinterest - White Circle
  • @crayzylife