Healthy Soccer Snack: Power Trail Mix

Summer is winding down, so let’s keep things simple, easy, and not turn on an oven for this nutrient-packed snack recipe! This month we’re bringing you our favorite athlete-approved trail mix recipe. 

We’ve all had those Ziploc bags of trail mix turn into an M&M meltdown in the heat. We’ve created a trail mix combo that won’t wilt, gives a satisfying crunch, and is packed with fiber, protein, and healthy minerals like magnesium, iron, Omega-3’s, and more.

This power trail mix can be eaten straight from the bag as a snack, or even thrown over yogurt or oatmeal in the morning or afternoon for a hearty meal. It’s fuel for the soccer game flame!

Power Trail Mix Recipe

Prep time: 5 minutes

Makes 4 cups

  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds (our favorite is Trader Joe’s Raw Pumpkin Seeds)
  • 1 cup nuts of your choice (Raw is best, here’s a handy list of options…almonds, walnuts, pecans, cashews, hazelnuts, pistachios, or macadamia nuts)
  •  ½ cup raisins (regular or golden)
  • ½ cup dried apricots, dried cranberries, or dried mango
  • ½ cup your favorite dry cereal or granola (adds a touch of sweetness without pure sugar)
  • ½ cup popcorn (preferably unsweetened, low sodium)
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of cinnamon
  1. Blend together in a bowl, and separate into bags (usually 1 cup per serving).

Let us know how you like this power trail mix, we have a few more recipes and we are always happy to share. Have a great season of snacking and soccer!

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