Sweet and Salty Trail Mix

This is our favorite trail mix. It’s super healthy, sweet, and salty. You can vary the ingredients based on your taste, pantry, or dietary requirements. I’ve listed the ingredients we (mostly) use.

trail mix

Sweet and Salty Trail Mix

12 1/4 C. servings

260 calories per servings


1 C. raw pumpkin seeds

cooking spray

1 tsp. canola oil

1 C. whole almonds, unsalted

1 C. pecan halves, lightly salted

2 Tbls. maple syrup

1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg

1/2 tsp. ground allspice

1/2 tsp. sea salt

1 C. dried cranberries (or any dried fruit)


1. Preheat the oven to 350. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Put the pumpkin seeds in a bowl and coat with the oil. Spread the seeds on the baking sheet and roast for about 20 min, stirring several times.

2. Place the pumpkin seeds, almonds, and pecans in a medium bowl and stir in the maple syrup to coat. Mix the cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and sea salt in a small bowl. Add to the nuts and stir well.

3. Spread the mizture on the baking sheet and roast for 15 min, stirring occasionally, until dry. Check often to avoid burning. Cool in the pan for 20 min.

4. Place th emixin a bowl and stir in the dried cranberries.

*Adapted from The New Abs Diet Cookbook