Four Delicious Pecan Trail Mixes For On The Go Snacking

Four Delicious Pecan Trail Mixes For On The Go Snacking

Trail mix is the ultimate snack. It’s sweet, salty, and can be eaten anytime, anywhere. Best of all, trail mixes using pecans are extremely healthy. They have healthy fats, vitamin B, and iron for energy. However, the trail mixes you buy at the store just aren’t that tasty. You’re better off making your own. Here are four of our favorite trail mix blends using pecans:

Heart Healthy Trail Mix

Four Delicious Pecan Trail Mixes For On The Go Snacking - shelled pecans for saleThis trail mix offers a blend of ingredients packed with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. The Omega-3s found in pecans have shown to help reduce triglycerides, lower blood pressure, and decrease the risk of stroke and heart failure. Blended with other heart healthy ingredients, this pecan trail mix is an ideal part of a heart healthy diet.

1 cup roasted pecan halves
1 cup roasted almonds
1 cup roasted walnuts
1 cup roasted pumpkin seeds
1 cup dried cranberries
Salt and pepper to taste

Chocolate Lover’s Trail Mix

Rather than grabbing a candy bar as a snack, feed your sweet tooth with this chocolate lover’s mix. It will not only satisfy your chocolate cravings, but is much lower in sugar. So it’s healthier than a candy bar and you will avoid a crash.

1 cup roasted pecan halves
½ cup dark chocolate chips
¼ cup coconut flakes
¼ cup dried cherries
Salt to taste

Fall Favorite Trail Mix

If you love Fall flavors, this trail mix is the perfect snack for you. It’s got all of the best fall flavors rolled into one portable snack. Pack it for a hike to watch the leaves turn or serve it before Thanksgiving dinner as an easy appetizer.

1 cup roasted pecans halves
½ cup dried apples
½ cup pumpkin seeds
½ cup maple granola
Dash of cinnamon and nutmeg to taste

Energy Boosting Trail Mix

If you feel sluggish during the day or are looking for the perfect pre-workout snack, this energy boosting trail mix has all you need. Loaded with healthy fats, antioxidants, and complex carbohydrates, this mix with give you a healthy burst of sustainable energy so you can tackle your day.

1 cup roasted pecan halves
½ cup dried apricots
½ cup dried cranberries
½ cup pitted dates
½ cup walnuts

All of these great trail mix recipes can be made in minutes. Just grab some of our shelled pecans for sale, your favorite ingredients, and blend. It could not be easier. Just make sure that you only buy the freshest shelled pecans for sale or your trail mixes won’t pack the right flavor.