Vanilla Walnut Berry Trail Mix

Vanilla Walnut Berry Trail Mix

Total Time

20 Mins

Serves

8

Serving Size

1 slightly heaping cup

Meal

Snack

Description

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

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.

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
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