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8 Healthier Trail Mix Recipes for Camping or Hiking


Trail mix is my go-to snack for camping and hiking. I even bring a small bag with me to the movies so I’m not so tempted to chow down on buttery popcorn and gummy candies.

However, I rarely buy the store-bought trail mix because those processed bags have a knack for sneaking extra sugar and Trans fats into an otherwise healthy treat. Here are eight healthier trail mix recipes (with healthy fats, proteins, complex carbohydrates, and a touch of sweet or spicy) that you can make at home. And remember, there are no rules for trail mix so feel free to mix and match ingredients that you’ll love…

1. Taste of the Tropics

Taste a sweet and sultry mix of dried mango, dried pineapple, cashews, Brazil nuts, coconut flakes, banana chips, and let your taste buds whisk you away to tropical locations—like Bahamas—during your snack time.

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