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Quick Snack Mix

Yield 9 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
Combining these favorite snacks gives a fresh spin to each and offers a wider variety of nutrients. Feel free to substitute other similar snack items you may have on hand.

Ingredients

  • 1 (1.2-ounce) bag 94% fat-free microwave popcorn, popped
  • 2 cups cinnamon-sugar whole-wheat and rice cereal
  • 1 cup tiny hard pretzel twists, salted
  • 1 cup honey-flavored bear-shaped graham crackers
  • 1 cup whole-grain fish-shaped cheese crackers
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup candy-coated milk chocolate pieces

Nutrition Information

  • calories 195
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 5.1 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 1.2 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 3.6 g
  • carbohydrate 36.4 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 2 mg
  • iron 3.1 mg
  • sodium 255 mg
  • calcium 196 mg

How to Make It

  1. Remove unpopped kernels from popcorn, and discard kernels. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Store in an airtight container.

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  3. Young Chefs can:

  4. Pour cooled popcorn into bowl

  5. Add all measured ingredients to bowl

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  7. Older Chefs can:

  8. Pick out unpopped kernels from popcorn

  9. Measure and combine ingredients