15 Delicious Ways to Celebrate #NationalTrailMixDay [August 31] from the #BlogHealthy Community

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Friday, August 31st is #NationalTrailMixDay and we are getting ready to celebrate with a round-up of trail mix recipes of deliciousness from the #BlogHealthy community:

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Trail Mix from The Healthy Maven // No more boring snacking with this Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Trail Mix! Made with freeze-dried strawberries and dark chocolate chunks, this healthy trail mix will make the perfect snack recipe for life on the run.

Almond Cacao Crunch Trail Mix from The Glowing Fridge // Perfect for light snacking, for a smoothie bowl topping or to throw in a salad for extra crunch. 

Protein Lovers Trail Mix from The Big Man’s World // A quick, easy and delicious trail mix which is packed with protein and won’t get messy during the Summer! Perfect for those with a savory tooth, make this your staple snack! 

Instant Pot Candied Chickpea Cajun Trail Mix from Cotter Crunch // Spicy candied cajun trail mix made easy in the instant pot! What’s not to love? This candied cajun trail mix is the perfect quick and healthy snack and total crowd pleaser.  Cajun Spices, maple syrup, nuts, seeds, and chickpeas all cooked together then mixed with dried mango for a sweet touch. It’s vegan friendly and naturally grain free!

Tropical Fruit Trail Mix from Life in Leggings // Make a tropical fruit trail mix to energize you throughout the day or on your next hike! I like to add raw, unsalted almonds to almost all of my trail mixes, and this one is no exception. Simply combine the dried fruits you desire, add coconut flakes and you’re good to go!

Nut-Free Toddler Trail Mix from The Lean Green Bean // This nut-free Toddler-Friendly Trail Mix is the perfect make-ahead snack. Make a batch during your food prep session and portion into bags for kids to eat throughout the week.

Breakfast Trail Mix from Eating Bird Food // A delicious Breakfast Trail Mix with maple cinnamon roasted nuts, coconut flakes and dried berries. Perfect for eating on its own or as a topping for yogurt and oatmeal. 

Harvest Trail Mix from Get My Healthy On // So much goodness in one mix – almonds, peanuts, pepitas, dark chocolate chips and dried cranberries!

New England Sweet and Spicy Trail Mix from Sarah Fit // Here is my go to New England Sweet & Spicy Trail Mix with Harvest Snaps. The cranberries are a local fave, as is Unreal Candy which is based in Boston. My favorite part however are the Harvest Snaps because they have 5 grams of protein in a voluminous 110 calorie serving!

Homemade Trail Mix from Everday Cooking with Mira // This trail mix is such an easy snack which can be made at home in just a few. With tasty and nutritious ingredients that are so quick to find in shops today, you can turn this into a flavourful snack.

Road Trip Trail Mixes from Dietititan Debbie Dishes // These healthy road trip trail mixes are a great way to keep you energy levels up when on the road, hiking the trails, or fending off the afternoon slump at work.

Blueberry Trail Mix from Peanut Butter and Peppers // The Blueberry Trail Mix makes for a wonderful healthy afternoon snack. It’s full of protein, fiber and healthy fat. Plus the nut mix is super easy to make! You could also use the nuts in a nice salad to add a kick of heat. You know how much I love the heat! Yummers!

Apple Pie Trail Mix Recipe Review from The REWM // I wasn’t sure what to expect. I mean, trail mix is trail mix, right? Wrong. This stuff is exceptional. The toasted nuts (which I made without burning for the first time in my life!), dried apples, and spices really brought it all together.

Fall Trail Mix with Protein from Food Faith Fitness // This quick and easy, protein-packed fall trail mix recipe only uses 6 ingredients! It’s a healthy gluten, grain and dairy free portable snack!

Cranberry-Chocolate Peanut Butter Trail Mix ReDux from Jessica Levinson // This “snack” is more of a treat and should be eaten in moderation!

Now it’s time for the link up!  Find a recipe on your blog showcasing your favorite trail mix and link it up below. We’ll also be sharing some of our favorite recipes we’ve found on our members’ blogs on social media today with the hashtag #TrailMixRecipes

If you don’t have a recipe that fits this week’s theme on your blog, why not make one and share it this week? Let HLB’s Recipe Wednesday series be a pool of inspiration for your recipe creation and post ideas.

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