Energy Trail Mix Recipe | Healthy Trail Mix Recipe | Making Trail Mix

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Here you go, a traveler’s best healthy companion - Healthy Energetic Trail Mix. Trail mix is a mixture of dried fruits and nuts generally consumed as a snack by campers / walkers / people after a strenuous activity. According to the original source, trail mix was invented in 1968 by Hadley Food Orchards. It is very easy to carry and has full of energy boosting ingredients. Basically the anatomy of the trail mix is very simple. It has four main categories of ingredients - nuts, seeds, dried fruits and additionally chocolates / popcorns / pretzels as attractive ingredients. This trail mix has nuts, seeds and dried fruits excluding the additional ingredients thus avoiding extra sugar and calories.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: American
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3


  • 1/4 cup Almonds
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts
  • 1/8 cup Pistachios
  • 1/4 cup Melon Seeds
  • 1/8 cup Sunflower Seeds
  • 1/8 cup Pumpkin Seeds
  • 1/8 cup Pumpkin Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Apricots dried
  • 1/4 cup Blueberries dried
  • 1/8 cup Raisins
  • 1 pinch Himalayan Pink Salt of sea or
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon Powder


  • Measure and combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Your Healthy Energy Trail Mix is ready.
  • Transfer to a Ziploc pouch for carrying during your travel or transfer it to an airtight jar.

Recipe Notes

  1. The nuts can be used raw or toasted if desired.
  2. Refrigerate trail mix for a longer shelf life.
  3. You can also be creative while making this trail mix by adding extras like pecans, peanuts, coconut flakes, banana chips, cocoa nibs, chocolate coated coffee beans, puffed rice, sesame seeds, bran, pretzels and chilli powder, ginger powder for a savory punch.
About the Author: Rajeswari Annamalai, home chef and self-taught baker, has unconditional love towards cooking since her childhood.She has done masters in computer science and led various IT projects but her passion for food and love for traveling made her taste the food across the world. Inspired by her elders, She tries various cuisines in her kitchen and her 10-year-old daughter is her biggest critic who motivates her to recreate the recipes. She loves to make recipes in a healthier way as she believes that “Happy Healthy life means happy next generation”. You can follow Rajeswari and her healthy recipes on her Plattershare profile.
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