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Homemade Trail Mix Recipe + Thrive @ Home Link-Up

Did you know that tomorrow is National Trail Mix Day?

I have to admit that trail mix is one of my favorite snacks. It is healthy and filling, tastes good, and has plenty of protein and other nutrients. I have found that it is much cheaper to make our own rather than buy it pre-made. Not only that, but you get to put what you want in it, which is always a nice bonus!

trail mix

I usually buy all of my ingredents from Aldi because it is inexpensive and I shop there often. However, it may be more cost effective to by in bulk at Sam’s Club or Costco if you have a large family and want to make a bigger batch.

 

Homemade Trail Mix
Snack
 
Ingredients
  • 2 cannisters of peanuts
  • 1 box of raisins
  • 1 bag of mixed dried berries
  • 1 bag of M&Ms
Instructions
  1. Dump all ingredients in a large bowl and stir together very well, breaking up clumps. Transfer trail mix into re-usable containers to store.

 

Extra ingredients you could add:

  • Other types of nuts
  • Banana chips
  • Dried tropical fruit
  • Sesame or sunflower seeds

Whip up a batch of tasty trail mix and celebrate National Trail Mix Day tomorrow!

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Thrive @ Home Thursday
The Thrive @ Home blog hop, hosted by myself and Audra Michelle,
is a place for women in all seasons of life to encourage one another
to thrive – not just survive – in their roles at home.

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Comments

  1. I get the best trail-mix at Wal-Mart: dried cranberries, raisins, almonds and almond slivers, and dark chocolate. OMG I eat it by the fistfuls.
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  2. LOVE trail mix! especially homemade! Then you don’t get handfulls of all the sunflower seeds at the bottom :D
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