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Tropical Trail Mix

Stave off that energy slump with this tasty, stamina-boosting Tropical Trail Mix

Health JULY 2012

  • Yield: Makes about 30 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup)
  • Cook time: 20 Minutes
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes


  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups natural raw almonds
  • 1 cup unsalted raw cashews
  • 1 cup unsalted raw shelled pistachios
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup dried pineapple
  • 1 cup chopped dried papaya


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. In a small saucepan, heat first 4 ingredients (through ginger) over low heat, stirring until smooth. In a large bowl, combine almonds, cashews, and pistachios; add honey mixture and toss to coat. Spread on prepared baking sheet; bake 15-20 minutes, stirring once, until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet.

3. Break cooled nut mixture into pieces; toss in large bowl with coconut, pineapple, and papaya until combined. Store in an airtight container.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 162
  • Fat: 10.8g
  • Saturated fat: 2.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.1g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 6mg
  • Calcium: 37mg

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