Botsford Hospital registered dietitian Gina DeAngelis shared with us this simple and healthy recipe for trail mix. Have the kids help for a fun activity that will get them thinking about eating healthy. It combines sweet and salty flavors while providing protein, so it makes a great after school snack.
- 1 cup cheerios
- 1/3 cup raisins
- 1 cup mini pretzels
- 1/3 cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts or hulled sunflower seeds
- 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips
- In a large bowl combine all ingredients. Store in plastic bags or a covered container for up to 2 weeks
Yield: 6 servingsCalories: 169 Fats: 8g Sodium: 74mg Carbohydrates: 24g Fiber: 1g Protein: 4g
Gina counsels children and their families at Botsford Pediatrics about healthy nutrition. To make an appointment call (248) 477-0100.