Sweet & Salty Trail Mix – Perfect for Traveling

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Trail mix is one of the most versatile and packable snacks you can take along on any trip that is loaded with protein, the healthy fats and satisfies your sweet tooth leaving you ready to tackle your next adventure!

It’s no secret that our family loves traveling and camping! We just got home from a 4,000+ mile road trip to the Gaspésie Peninsula in Québec, Canada so I’m sharing all of our hacks and tricks of the trade now that I’m restlessly sitting at home wishing we were still on our 16 day adventure. I shared lots of these great tips in a news segment on WBTV News!

One of my most favorite snacks to pack is trail mix. I’m definitely a sweets lover and my hubby is a salty lover…so a sweet and salty trail mix is always sitting on the console between us as we travel down the road!

Trail mix is one of the most versatile and packable snacks you can take along on any trip that is loaded with protein, the healthy fats and satisfies your sweet tooth leaving you ready to tackle your next adventure!

Lets Make It Together!

Sweet & Salty Trail Mix Ingredients

I like sweet…so there’s lots of yumminess in this trail mix!

Gather your ingredients and just mix together in a bowl!

Trail mix is one of the most versatile and packable snacks you can take along on any trip that is loaded with protein, the healthy fats and satisfies your sweet tooth leaving you ready to tackle your next adventure!

Mixed nuts and sunflower seeds are high in protein giving you lasting energy rather than fast crashing energy…leave that to the M&Ms and Flipz, lol!

sweet and salty trail mix

Spoon the mix into a mason jar using a wide mouth funnel and seal it with a plastic reusable mason jar lid.

sweet and salty trail mix

Try not to eat it all!

This sweet and salty trail mix packs perfectly and is great for camping!

sweet and salty trail mix
Sweet and Salty Trail Mix
 
Recipe Type: snack
Author: Stephanie – Gathered In The Kitchen
Ingredients
  • 1 large can mixed nuts
  • 1 cup regular M&Ms
  • 1/2 bag Flips chocolate covered pretzels
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup salted sunflower seeds
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and then serve
 

Watch me share this recipe on WBTV along with lots of my camping and hiking tips!

This sweet and salty trail mix also makes the perfect side side dish for your next holiday party or get together. I personally like to buy the red and green M&Ms and make a Christmas trail mix and the red, white and blue M&M mixes for trail mix for 4th of July.

Sweet and salty trail mix

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