Quick Snack Idea: Crunchy Cereal Trail Mix

If you’re like me and love trail mix but hate the harmful ingredients added to store bought trail mix, this recipe is definitely for you. Make this blissfully salty-sweet mixture using just a few ingredients and treat yourself to a low calorie, energy boosting midday snack.


1 serving

Prep: 10 mins

Total: 10 mins


1/4 cup Cheerios

1 tablespoon pepitas (pumpkin seeds, dried)

2 teaspoons raisins

2 teaspoons semisweet mini chocolate chips


1. Combine Cheerios, pepitas, raisins and chocolate chips in a small bowl

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 98

Total Fat: 3g

Saturated: Fat 2g

Monounsaturated Fat: 1g

Sodium: 78mg

Carbohydrate: 17g

Fiber: 2g

Protein: 2g

Potassium: 161 mg.

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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Categories: Health

Author:Camilla Jo

Camille "Cam" Johnese is a 22 year old native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She was a graduate of Belaire High School in 2009, and left for the military immediately after. She is currently in her fifth year serving the Army (National Guard) as an information technology specialist. Camille is a spoken word artist and former dancer. As a slam poet she was ranked one of Baton Rouge's top six individual youth poets in 2006, and has also competed on a national level. As a civilian she works as a secretary. Camille is a lover of art, books, and spirituality. As a columnist for “The Rouge Collection” she takes pride in bringing the best and latest stories of health and fitness from around the world. Camille is a brand ambassador for the innovative brand ENERGYbits and an aspiring entrepreneur. With her passion for health and fitness, and her desire to help people being her driving force, Camille intends to launch a personal brand within the next 5 years that will give people the tools and motivation to get healthy and fit, and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. Everyday she strives to be a better person than she was the day before, and to do one more thing in an attempt to reach her goals.


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