Sunday, June 10, 2012

Kickin' Ass and Taking Names Trail Mix

Looking for a snack that will make you feel so great, you could take on the world? Where here it is! This awesome bag of deliciousness will help curb those insatiable cravings to hit up the drive through while making you feel so energized and healthy that you won't care what life throws your way because as the title dictates, this trail mix will leave you kickin' ass and taking names all day long, so get out there and embrace the day!... Enjoy! 


3/4 cup old fashioned rolled oats
3/4 cup quick oats
1/4 tsp salt
1 Tbsp honey
3 Tbsp water
1/4 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup sunflower seeds ( Shelled ) 
2 tbsp. Ground Flax Seeds

1/2 cup craisins
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup goji berries
1 cup dark chocolate chips
1 cup almonds
1 cup Hazelnuts 
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds ( Shelled ) 
1 cup cashews

Mix oats and salt in a bowl, then set aside. Puree water, honey, sunflower seeds, flax seeds and vanilla in a blender until smooth. Pour contents of blender into dry ingredients. Mix together with a spoon; then mix with your hands to distribute moisture evenly. Spread out granola onto a cookie sheet. bake at 250 degrees until dry, watching carefully and stirring ever 20 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely in pan. add craisins, golden raisins, goji berries, chocolate chips, almonds, hazelnuts, pumpkin seeds, and cashews. mix well so evenly distributed. Store in airtight container in a cool place. Best served on a nice bike trail, in a park, on a hike, or anywhere else nature takes you! 

What do you like to put in your trail mix? 
We would love to hear from you in the comment section! 

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