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 Mix2 cups mini pretzels1 cup cheese snack crackers1 cup honey roasted peanuts1 cup raisins
Place all ingredients into a plastic baggie, seal, and then shake. Enjoy!
* Chocolate Popcorn Mix2 cups spoon size shredded wheat cereal2 cups popped popcorn1 cup dried cranberries3 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 Mix1/2 cup sunflower seeds1/2 cup raisins1 cup dried banana chips1/2 cup shredded coconut1 cup unsalted peanuts1 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; firstname.lastname@example.org