Wholesome Grain Trail Mix


Energize your snack time with our Wholesome Grain Trail Mix, a unique blend that combines the goodness of whole grains with the crunch of nuts and the sweetness of dried fruits. This trail mix is a perfect snack for those who seek a nutritious, energy-boosting bite without compromising on taste. Ideal for outdoor adventures, a quick office snack, or a healthy treat for kids, this trail mix is sure to become a favorite for anyone looking for a deliciously hearty snack.

Wholesome Grain Trail Mix

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Yields: 6 cups of trail mix

Nutritional Profile (per 1/2 cup serving)

  • Calories: 150 kcal
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 18 g
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 5 g


  • Whole Grain Cereal Flakes: 2 cups (100 g / 3.5 oz)
  • Rolled Oats: 1 cup (80 g / 2.8 oz)
  • Mixed Nuts (e.g., almonds, walnuts, cashews): 1 cup (150 g / 5.3 oz)
  • Pumpkin Seeds: 1/2 cup (60 g / 2.1 oz)
  • Dried Fruits (e.g., cranberries, apricots, raisins): 1 cup (150 g / 5.3 oz)
  • Dark Chocolate Chips: 1/2 cup (90 g / 3.2 oz)
  • Cinnamon: 5 g (0.2 oz)
  • Salt: 2 g (0.07 oz)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine whole grain cereal flakes, rolled oats, mixed nuts, and pumpkin seeds.
  2. Add dried fruits and dark chocolate chips to the mix.
  3. Sprinkle with cinnamon and a pinch of salt, and toss well to combine.
  4. Store the trail mix in an airtight container.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Toast the oats and nuts for extra crunch and flavor.
  • Customize the mix with your favorite nuts and dried fruits.
  • For a lower sugar option, choose unsweetened dried fruits.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make this trail mix gluten-free?

Yes, use gluten-free whole grain cereal and oats.

How long does this trail mix last?

Properly stored, it can last up to a month.

Can I add other ingredients?

Absolutely! Consider adding seeds like chia or flaxseed for extra nutrition.