Trail Mix

Trail Mix

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

This high-energy snack is great when you need something quick. Eat it alone or add it to your favorite ice cream. This will stay fresh in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

Utensils:

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate.

Serves: 10

Serving size: ½ cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
355 calories
7 g protein
23 g fat
52 mg sodium
35 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on the ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Try this recipe with other kinds of nuts or dried fruits. Be creative!

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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