Popcorn Trail Mix Recipe

Popcorn trail mix is a delicious and healthy snack that combines the crunch of popcorn with the sweetness of dried fruits and the nuttiness of nuts. It is a perfect on-the-go snack that provides a good balance of carbohydrates, protein, and healthy fats. This trail mix is easy to make and can be customized with your favorite ingredients. It is a great option for a quick energy boost during hikes, road trips, or as a mid-afternoon snack.

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Ingredients for Popcorn Trail Mix Recipe

  • 2 cup Popcorn
  • 1/4 cup Dried Fruits
  • 1/4 cup Nuts
  • 0.13 cup Dark Chocolate Chips Or Coconut Flakes
  • as required Optional: Honey Or Maple Syrup For Added Sweetness
  • as per your need Optional: Spices Or Seasonings
  • as per your need Optional: Pretzels Or Cereal For Additional Texture

Directions: Popcorn Trail Mix Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Pop a bag of popcorn or make your own using a stovetop or microwave method.
  • STEP 2.In a large bowl, combine the popcorn with your choice of dried fruits such as raisins, cranberries, or chopped apricots.
  • STEP 3.Add in a variety of nuts like almonds, cashews, or peanuts for added crunch and protein.
  • STEP 4.For extra flavor, you can also include some dark chocolate chips or coconut flakes.
  • STEP 5.Toss everything together until well combined.
  • STEP 6.Transfer the trail mix to an airtight container or individual snack bags for easy storage and portability.
  • STEP 7.Enjoy the popcorn trail mix as a snack on its own or pack it in your lunchbox or backpack for a quick and nutritious pick-me-up.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use air-popped popcorn or lightly salted popcorn for a healthier option.
  • Feel free to add your favorite spices or seasonings like cinnamon, nutmeg, or a sprinkle of sea salt for extra flavor.
  • If you prefer a sweeter trail mix, you can drizzle some honey or maple syrup over the popcorn before adding the other ingredients.
  • Store the popcorn trail mix in a cool, dry place to maintain its freshness.
  • You can also add some pretzels or cereal for additional texture and variety.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the popcorn trail mix in an airtight container or individual snack bags to keep it fresh for up to 2 weeks.
  • Serve the trail mix in small portions as a snack or pack it in a lunchbox for a quick and convenient on-the-go option.
  • You can also use the popcorn trail mix as a topping for yogurt or ice cream for a delicious and crunchy twist.
Nutrition
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101
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat< 1 g Protein23 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    23g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    23g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    10mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    40mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    15mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    10mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    26mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    22mg
  • Selenium
    0mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp