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National Trail Mix Day Tasty Easy Recipe

Today is National Trail Mix Day. Fun fact – Kolcraft’s President, Tom Koltun, is a triathlete and knows the importance of grab and go energy snacks. The following is his favorite trail mix that is easy to make and super tasty!

What you need:

  1. Cup of peanuts
  2. Cup of cashews
  3. Half a cup of almonds
  4. Cup of raisins
  5. Cup of m&ms
  6. Plastic bag or even better – reusable container

What to do:

Mix all the ingredients in container and enjoy!

Posted August 31, 2012

by MichelleH

40 Comments

40 Responses

  1. Michelle S says:

    Such a nice, simple recipe for on the go trips.

  2. kelly says:

    I love that it is an easy quick snack.

  3. Jammie says:

    With trying to be healthy this looks like it would be an awesome snack between meals. Yummy.

  4. Emily says:

    Awe I didn’t know it was trail mix day. Will have to remember for next year :)

  5. Karina Lee says:

    looks yummy!!

  6. Donna Karanas says:

    My son loves trail mix!

  7. Deborah Hogue says:

    This sounds great, although I’m not a big fan of peanuts. I’m sure that you’re recipe would just as good
    with cashews in place of peanuts and maybe the one of those newfangled candy drops like almond joy,etc.
    Thanks for sharing I’m sure I will be making this soon

  8. DanV says:

    This looks tasty

  9. I missed trail mix day- we love making our own trail mixes, this looks like a winner we can add to our collection. :)

  10. Sarah Yurga says:

    In Girl Scouts, we call this GORP…Good Old Raisins and Peanuts

  11. Betty C says:

    We’ve been making variations of this since our Girl Scout days. Now I often take it to work with me as an easy mid-morning or afternoon snack.

  12. Gianna says:

    Thanks! It sounds really good.

  13. Sabrina Radke says:

    My oldest loves trial mix, thanks for the recipe!

  14. Thanks for the recipe looks really easy to make I will have to try it out

  15. Alicia Ponce says:

    I love this recipe, thanks for sharing

  16. Amanda says:

    This looks yum! I will make it with my kiddos

  17. shirley zolenski says:

    Love the recipe. I love the taste of trail mix. The different flavors. YUM

  18. amber says:

    My hubbies granny makes an awesome trail mix.

  19. susan smoaks says:

    super easy and sounds great

  20. Becky F says:

    That sounds so easy and delicious! Thanks for the recipe!

  21. Such an easy nice snack.

  22. Ruth says:

    Mix sounds yummy. Please use caution in using in giving peanuts & tree nuts to very young children, do to high incidence of allergies.

  23. yum.. I love trail mix and it is perfect for on the go.

  24. Harriett Daniel says:

    Great quick recipe for one the go snacks!

  25. Wendi says:

    that seems easy to make and yummy. Thanks for posting this!

  26. jessica schueler says:

    We love Trail mix!

  27. Laura Love says:

    Thanks for the great, easy recipe! It would be perfect for our traditional Labor Day Barbecue. Plus, it is so easy that my kids can help!

  28. Trasina McGahey says:

    SO easy and so so yummy too! Now if I could just stop the kids from picking out the M&M’s!

  29. Colleen Maurina says:

    Thank you for the trail mix recipe. Making it yourself lets you decide the increments of ingredients and you know it’s fresh!

  30. Amy W. says:

    My kids love Trail Mix. We usually add raisins to ours also.

  31. Marla Bland says:

    I love trail mix! A great snack for a quick Pick Me Up at work. Also great for the kids!

  32. Brenna M. says:

    My kids love making trail mix and coming up with new combos…their current fav is similar to this one, but with dried bananas instead of m&m’s :)

  33. Jessica says:

    This recipe looks easy enough for me. Thanks :0)

  34. Liz Ticona says:

    First of all, I love trail mix! it’s such a healthy & delicious snack! I didn’t know you could make it yourself, Well i figured you could but I didn’t think it could be that easy! Thanks so much for sharing. This is great with back to school time! :)

  35. Cindy A. says:

    This does sound tasty! Thank you for sharing.

  36. Natalie U says:

    we do something like this also, I like to add some pretzels and sometimes a little bit of coconut flakes

  37. shelly peterson says:

    Yum! My kids love trail mix. I think it will be cheaper to make myself than buy already made, that way you can add and delete what ever you want.

  38. Michelle says:

    Thank you for all your comments & for the add-ins. We are going to try them!

  39. randi says:

    It’s so hard to find healthy snacks that the kids will actually eat! This looks great.

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