trail mix nuts and fruitTEXAS  TRAIL  MIX RECIPE

4 c. bite-size pretzels

12 oz. crisp cereal squares

1 lb. mixed nuts

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. chili powder

1 oz. pkg. ranch dressing mix

1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper, if desired

1/2 c. vegetable or peanut oil

Mix dry ingredients in a large brown paper bag.  Add oil and shake well.  Bake in brown bag at 200 degree oven for about 1 hour.



1 stick margarine, melted

2 tbsp. cocoa

2 tbsp. sugar

4 c. Cheerios cereal

4 c. Wheat Squares cereal

1 c. slivered almonds

1 c. golden raisins

1 (10 oz.) pkg. Hershey vanilla milk


In 4-quart bowl, place margarine.  Microwave on High 1 minute or until melted; stir in cocoa and sugar.  Add cereals and almonds; stir until evenly coated. Microwave at High 3 minutes, stirring every minute; stir in raisins.  Microwave on High additional 3 minutes, stirring every minute.  Cool completely stir in vanilla chips.  Store in tightly covered container in cool, dry place.



1/2 c. raisins

1/2 c. peanuts

1/2 c. dried apples

1/2 c. chocolate chips

1/2 c. sunflower seeds

Mix ingredients thoroughly and keep in a ziplock plastic bag.



1/2 c. dried fruit (2 1/2 oz.)

1/2 c. raisins

1/2 c. walnut pieces (2 oz.)

1/3 c. almonds (2 oz.)

1/4 c. Spanish style or Virginia


1/4 c. sunflower seeds

1/4 c. shredded coconut

Mix together.  Store in 10 1/4 cups portioned plastic bags.

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Helene Rodriques is a chef who cares about health she is agraduate of Keiser University Center for Culinary Arts, specializing in healthy foods. She is a teacher, lecturer & consultant on Wholefoods cooking Her kitchen provides traditional family cooking, tips to learn how to cook as well as new twists on recipes to make them healthier. RodriquesAppetizer RecipesCooking and RecipesTEXAS  TRAIL  MIX RECIPE 4 c. bite-size pretzels12 oz. crisp cereal squares1 lb. mixed nuts1/2 tsp. garlic powder1 tsp. chili powder1 oz. pkg. ranch dressing mix1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper, if desired1/2 c. vegetable or peanut oilMix dry ingredients in a large brown paper bag.  Add oil and shake well.  Bake...Parenting Advice| Family Fun Activities for Kids