Trail Mix

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF). Teens with CF may 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:

3/4 c. cashews
1 c. walnuts
1 c. raisins
3/4 c. peanuts
3/4 c. shredded coconut
3/4 c. chocolate chips

Directions:

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

Serves: 10

Serving size: 1/2 cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

349 calories
7 g protein
24 g fat
69 mg sodium
23 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, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009

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