Nuts and Bolts Trail Mix

Nuts and Bolts Trail Mix Recipe
Photo: Grant Cornett; Styling: Alistair Turnbull


Nuts and Bolts Trail Mix satisfies a sweet and salty craving while giving you an energy boost throughout the day.


Serves 12 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 146
Fat 5.5 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Protein 2.7 g
Carbohydrate 21.3 g
Fiber 2.4 g
Sodium 127 mg


1/2 cup unsalted mixed nuts
2 1/2 cups multigrain toasted oat cereal
1/2 cup dried cherries
1/2 cup M&M's
1 cup mini pretzel twists
1 cup whole-grain cheddar Goldfish crackers


Combine nuts, cereal, dried cherries, M&M's, pretzel twists, and Goldfish crackers. Portion into 1/2 cup servings.


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Sydney Fry, MS, RD,

Cooking Light

January 2014