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Brain Boosting Trail Mix

posted Aug 3, 2018, 10:37 AM by Tracy Ducker, MS, RDN   [ updated Aug 3, 2018, 11:13 AM ]
Brain Boosting Trail Mix

Good Source of Iron, Cholesterol Free, Low Sodium

Contains: Tree Nuts, Wheat, Dairy

Yield: Approximately 15 servings

This delicious trail mix is a great snack because it contains omega 3 fatty acids, fiber, and iron to keep your brain functioning well during that afternoon lull.

2 cups low sugar cereal of your choice (Cheerios, Kashi, Kix; aim for less than 3 grams per serving)
1/2 cup  raisins or dried cranberries
1/4 cup  walnuts
1/4 cup  almonds
1/4 cup  unsalted seeds (pumpkin, sesame)
1/2 cup  dark chocolate chips (60% cocoa or more are best)
1/2 cup  pretzels, chose a low salt variety for less sodium

1. Mix all ingredients together in bowl. Store in a tightly covered container.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): 

130 calories, 6 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 85 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g dietary fiber, 10 g sugar, 3 g protein, 0% DV of Vitamin D, 4% DV of Calcium, 10% DV of Iron, 2% DV of Potassium