Vanilla Walnut Berry Trail Mix

Vanilla Walnut Berry Trail Mix
Total Time
20 Mins
Serves
8
Serving Size
1 slightly heaping cup
Meal
Course

DESCRIPTION

Lightly sweetened vanilla-flavored walnuts are tossed with yogurt covered treats and dried fruits.

Total Time

Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
10 Mins
Total Time
20 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
410 cal
Total Fat
28 g
Saturated Fat
7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
14.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat
4.78 g
Cholesterol
10 mg
Sodium
40 mg
Carbohydrates
36 g
Dietary Fiber
5 g
Total Sugars
19 g
Protein
10 g
Vitamin D
0 mcg
Calcium
60 mg
Iron
2 mg
Potassium
250 mg

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 2 cups California walnut halves and pieces

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 1 cup yogurt or chocolate covered raisins or 2 cups yogurt covered pretzels

  • 3/4 cup pumpkin seeds, raw

  • 2 cups freeze-dried strawberries, blueberries, peaches or mango (or a mixture)

  • Optional ingredients

    Butter toffee sunflower seeds
    Yogurt melts (found in the baby section of all major stores)
    Yogurt covered pretzels
    Diced dried pineapple
    Puffed rice cereal
    Coconut chips

Preparation

  1. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Swirl in vanilla and sugar, then add walnuts. Cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until toasted. Let cool completely.

  2. Add raisins and pumpkin seeds to walnuts and toss well to mix. Add fruit and toss gently.

  3. Store in an airtight container.