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Healthy Trail Mix

This easy, sweet and salty healthy trail mix is perfect for lunch boxes, after schools snacks, road trips, and parties. Dark chocolate chunks make it an extra-special treat the whole family will love!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 284kcal
Author Ann Otis

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole raw almonds
  • 1 cup whole raw cashews
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt divided
  • 3 teaspoons hot water
  • 1 cup raw walnut halves
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sultana raisins
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chopped into medium-size chunks

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a medium bowl, combine 1 teaspoon of salt with the 3 teaspoons of hot water, and stir until most of the salt is dissolved. Add the almonds and cashews and stir to combine.
  • Spread the cashews and almonds on a small sheet pan and sprinkle with and additional 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Roast the nuts in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, until lightly browned. Take care not to burn them. Allow the nuts to cool completely before tossing with the remaining ingredients.
  • In a large bowl, combine the almonds, cashews, walnuts, cranberries, raisins and dark chocolate chunks.

Nutrition

Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 295mg | Potassium: 303mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 2.5mg