trail mix

Take-a-Break Snack Mix Serves: 10


Ingredients:

  • Cooking spray
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups whole-grain oat cereal with yogurt-flavored coating
  • 2 cups whole-grain wheat and bran flakes with raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried unsweetened cranberries
  • 1/2 cup dried unsweetened blueberries

Cooking Instructions:

  • Put a piece of aluminum foil about 12 inches square on a platter or baking sheet. Lightly spray with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a small nonstick skillet, dry-roast the almonds over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in the brown sugar, water, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the liquid has evaporated and the almonds are coated with the mixture, stirring constantly. Transfer to the foil. Let cool completely, 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, stir together the remaining ingredients.
  • Add the cooled almonds to the cereal mixture, stirring to combine. Store in an airtight container for up to 7 days.
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