Recipe: Healthy Trail Mix

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.

Ingredients:

  • 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

Preparation:

  • In a large bowl combine all ingredients.  Store in plastic bags or a covered container for up to 2 weeks

Nutrition Facts:

Yield: 6 servings

Calories: 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.

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