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Make-Your-Own Snack Mix

Healthier Classics

Making your own snack mix can be healthier and less expensive than buying it

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Family Meals


1 C toasted oat cereal

¼ C unsalted dry roasted peanuts (or other unsalted nut)

¼ C raisins

¼ C dried cranberries

Photograph of the completed recipe.
calories 136
Total fat 5 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 75 mg
Total fiber 2 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrates 22 g
Potassium 170 mg
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 2%
Iron 15%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1
    Combine all ingredients, and toss well.

  • 2
    Serve immediately, or store for later snacking.

Tip: Put snack mix in individual snack-sized bags for a great grab-and-go snack.

Chefs in Training Most children can make this recipe themselves.

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