4 Healthy Trail Mix Recipes That You Can Eat On the Go

Next time you’re tempted to reach for the Planters trail mix at your neighborhood grocery store, grab some ingredients and make your own instead by following one of these four recipes. The possibilities for the snack are endless, and you can customize your healthy trail mix to perfectly satisfy your cravings.

1. Mountain Trail Mix

trail mix in a white bowl

Try this classic trail mix for a snack ready in just a few minutes | iStock.com/Darryl Brooks

Perhaps the most classic trail mix recipe you can make is this mountain trail mix from Allrecipes. When people think trail mix, they often think almonds, M&M’s, raisins, and more nuts — this snack formula contains all of those necessary elements. Plus, it’s ready in just minutes.


  • ½ cup cashews
  • ¼ cup peanuts
  • ¼ cup almonds (optional)
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 1 (1.69-ounce) package candy-coated milk chocolate pieces

Directions: Mix the cashews, peanuts, almonds, raisins, and chocolate in a bowl. Store in an airtight container.

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