Home-made Trail Mix

Trail mix is a combination of dried fruit, grains, nuts, and sometimes chocolate, developed as a breakfast- or snack food.

Trail mix is considered an ideal snack food for hikes, because it is lightweight, easy to store, and nutritious, providing a quick energy boost from the carbohydrates in the dried fruit or Granola, and sustained energy from fats in nuts.

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The recipe below is perfect for two servings. Eat with yoghurt as a breakfast meal or pack in a Ziploc bag for a snack.

Vegetarian Friendly & Wheat Free.


1 cup raw Almonds
½ cup raw Cashews
½ cup Dried Pineapple chopped
½ cup Pumpkin Seeds
¼ cup Sunflower Seeds
¼ cup Dried Cranberries
300 ml Unsweetened Goats or Cow’s milk yoghurt


Combine all the dry ingredients. Top with yoghurt and enjoy.


Any dried fruit and nuts can be used as desired. Remember to try shop for those that do not contain preservatives sulphur dioxide and sodium benzoate.

(Recipe & Photo by Tarryn Dicks)


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