Deprecated: mysql_connect(): The mysql extension is deprecated and will be removed in the future: use mysqli or PDO instead in /home/a26f9f83/public_html/articles/includes/config.php on line 159
Easy Trail Mixes > NetSparsh - Viral Content you Love & Share

Easy Trail Mixes

Before you set off on your next family walk or outing, try making one of these super easy trail mixes to keep your energy up.

* Quick Fix Mix

  • 2 cups mini pretzels

  • 1 cup cheese snack crackers

  • 1 cup honey roasted peanuts

  • 1 cup raisins

Place all ingredients into a plastic baggie, seal, and then shake. Enjoy!

* Chocolate Popcorn Mix

  • 2 cups spoon size shredded wheat cereal

  • 2 cups popped popcorn

  • 1 cup dried cranberries

  • 3 Tbsp. milk chocolate chunks

Toss cereal and popcorn into a large bowl. Place the cranberries into a small bowl. Melt the chocolate as directed on the package, and stir. Pour the chocolate over the cranberries and mix lightly. Add the chocolate cranberries to the cereal mixture, and toss lightly. Spread the mix into a single layer on a large piece of wax paper. Let it cool completely before serving.

* Fruity Nut Mix

  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds

  • 1/2 cup raisins

  • 1 cup dried banana chips

  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut

  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts

  • 1 cup dried fruit bits

Place all of the ingredients into a plastic baggie, seal, and then shake. Fast, easy and yummy!

About The Author

Deborah Shelton is a mother, freelance writer, and author of the brand new book, "The Five Minute Parent: Fun & Fast Activities for You and Your Little Ones." Visit Deborah's website for more family-friendly ideas: http://www.fiveminuteparent.com; deborah@fiveminuteparent.com

In The News:

This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news

New York Times

10 Recipes Readers Love
New York Times
Tonight, make roasted cauliflower with feta (above), Melissa Clark's beef barley soup with lemon, Sam Sifton's apple pie or any of the top dishes of the week. Click the “10 Most Popular Recipes” collection below for more recipes.


New York Times

Recipes for Real Life
New York Times
Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, with recipe ideas for busy people like you. Can I also put in a plug for chicken soup made from scratch? (Don't worry, this newsletter isn't sponsored by Big Soup.) On Sunday, I used my electric pressure cooker ...


Washington Post

Five recipes for baking your fried food favorites
Washington Post
We love our fried foods. They're crispy and crunchy, and they just taste so darned good. But there's another factor that might drive some of our fried food fandom: Usually, someone else is doing the frying. After all, how many of us want to fry at home ...


The Guardian

10-minute dessert recipes
The Guardian
... caramel over. Drape the pastry over the top, pushing the excess inside with a wooden spoon. Bake for 30 minutes until golden. Rest for five minutes, then turn out on to a plate to serve. • Recipes from 10-Minute Desserts by Anna Helm Baxter (Hardie ...


Bon Appetit

19 Healthyish Cocktail Recipes That Will Be the Hit of Any Party
Bon Appetit
Now that healthier cocktails highlighting kombucha, fresh fruit, and even greens are trending, people who choose to partake have a wealth of options that feel as good as they look. These are the recipes that prove cocktails can be a little healthier ...


The Guardian

Nigel Slater's prune recipes
The Guardian
There is a shelf in the kitchen that is home to glass jars of dried fruits: apricots for lamb tagine; figs for marinating in glasses of muscat; dates for wolfing from the jar. There are also prunes that rarely get much of an outing. Beyond the airtight ...


Shape Magazine

Delicious Recipes That Use Trader Joe's Cauliflower Gnocchi, Rice, and Pizza Crust
Shape Magazine
Like Target, it's impossible to leave Trader Joe's without at least one impulse buy. Make it their cauliflower pizza crust and you won't be sorry once you try it with shredded chicken, mozzarella cheese, and caramelized onions. Get the recipe: Trader ...


Us Weekly

Killer Halloween Recipes From Melissa Joan Hart, Joshua Cormier and Lisa Mansour!
Us Weekly
There's no trick to these treats! These recipes from Melissa Joan Hart Opens a New Window. , Midnights' Executive Chef Joshua Cormier and NY Cake's Lisa Mansour will absolutely slay your next monster bash! Check out the recipes below!


Herald Palladium

Tried and true recipes
Herald Palladium
Compiling them with photos, she created “One of My Favorites: The Family Recipes You Go Back to Again and Again,” a cookbook published as a family heirloom. The name was chosen because each time Okon prepared one of the recipes from the book, ...


Allentown Morning Call

Wanted: Recipes for the potluck party at the office
Allentown Morning Call
Believe it or not, the holidays are around the corner. (Yikes). And inevitably, we'll all be invited to a party at the office or at a neighbor's house and be asked to bring something to share. Most of us have those “go-to” dishes for just such an occasion.

Google News

How to Bake Quick Bread: Apricot-Orange Nut

We love moist, fruity quick breads--and this is one of... Read More

How to Easily Make Sourdough French Toast Like Cracker Barrel

I got an idea one day when I was in... Read More

In Grandmas Kitchen (Part I)

One of my fondest childhood memories is being in the... Read More

Mexican Recipes ? World Class Dishes In Your Kitchen!

Here are two **Must Try** Mexican recipes! They are HOT,... Read More

Kalasan Fried Chicken (Indonesian Sweet Fried Chicken)

Ingredients:4 pcs Big Red Chili (omit the seeds) 100 cc... Read More

Easy Insalata Caprese

It's tomato time! If you're a gardener, you might be... Read More

Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Bottom Layer:1/2 cup butter or margarine1 cup sugar2 cups flour1/2... Read More

Finding the Best Recipes

Trying to find a dynamite recipe to wow guests or... Read More

Rice Noodles with Tomatoes and Tuna -A Savoury Gluten-free Alternative to Pasta

Ok. I never thought that the day would come when... Read More

School Lunches the Frugal Way!

It seems that school starts earlier every year. So it's... Read More

Low Fat Salmon Recipes

Finding delicious low fat salmon recipes has just become easier... Read More

Cucumbers with Yogurt & Mint

Almost every day I eat with my energy in mind,... Read More

Straight Talk from a Comfort Foodie - The Gravy Train

In all fairness to my mother and the great homemaker... Read More

Try Truffles!

Want to serve an elegant, yet easy, dessert? Try truffles.... Read More

Fast Food at Home

Kids have to eat. Three meals a day, every day.... Read More

Low Carb Christmas Enchiladas!

FELIZ NAVIDAD...IT'S A LOW CARB CALIFORNIA CHRISTMAS FIESTA!We low carbers... Read More

Frugal Microwave Cooking

Microwave cooking can save you time and energy all year... Read More

New York Style Cheesecake Recipe

New York style cheesecake recipes are made with a combination... Read More

Low Carb Barbeque Sauce

Is there such a thing as low carb bbq sauce... Read More

Boneless Prime Roast Recipe

When it comes to prime rib and there are two... Read More

Nutritious Chocolate Recipes

Are you eating enough fruit lately? How about chocolate? Well,... Read More

Holiday Recipe: Filled Cookies

From the book: Christmas In Dairyland (True Stories From a... Read More

Chocolate Zucchini Cake Creates National Zucchini Shortage

There are few garden vegetable that are prolific as zucchini... Read More

Toasted Spiced Walnuts

You can trust me that I make sure to take... Read More

Low Fat French Toast

French toast was one of my favorite breakfast foods when... Read More