10 Snack Mix Recipes

Kids want sugar and salt and crunch. You want them to eat better. Here, 10 formulas.

Snack Mixes

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Snack Mix for Picky Kids

Kids (or adults) will go nuts for these easy snack mixes. Bonus: They’re all less than 125 calories per serving, and have enough fiber to keep those kiddos full until dinnertime.

Sweet-Tooth Snack Mix

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Sweet-Tooth Mix

2 cups pretzel sticks, 2 cups Multigrain Cheerios, 1 cup mini marshmallows, 1/2 cup milk chocolate M&M's, 1/2 cup raisins

1/2 cup mix = 106 calories, 1.1g fiber

Crunch-Crunch-Crunch Snack Mix

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Crunch-Crunch-Crunch Mix

1/2 cup dried cherries, 2 cups whole-grain Rice Chex, 1/2 cup roasted unsalted pistachios, 3 cups Kashi Go Lean Crunch Cereal

1/2 cup mix = 119 calories, 3.3g fiber

Cheese-Freak Snack Mix

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Cheese-Freak Mix

2 cups whole-grain cheddar goldfish, 2 1/2 cups cheddar-flavored mini pretzel twists, 1 cup dried apple rings, 1/2 cup roasted unsalted peanuts

1/2 cup mix = 120 calories, 2g fiber

Salty-Sweet Mix

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Salty-Sweet Mix

1 1/2 cups Post Honey Nut shredded wheat, 1 cup dried mangoes, 3 cups Triscuit whole-wheat thin crisps, 1/2 cup roasted almonds

1/2 cup mix = 125 calories, 2.2g fiber

Wild-Animal Snack Mix

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Wild-Animal Mix

2 cups animal crackers, 3/4 cup dried blueberries, 3/4 cup roasted pecan halves, 2 1/2 cups air-popped popcorn

1/2 cup mix = 104 calories, 2.4g fiber

Snack Mix

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5 More Healthy Snack Mixes

  • Young Gourmand Mix: 2 cups whole grain cheddar Goldfish, 2 cups dried apple chips, 1/2 cup roasted walnut halves, 1 1/2 cups Quaker oatmeal cereal squares. 1/2 cup mix = 119 calories, 1.9 g fiber
  • S’more Please Mix: 3 cups air-popped popcorn, 1 cup Golden Grahams, 1 cup mini marshmallows, 1/2 cup milk chocolate M&M’s, 1/2 cup raisins. 1/2 cup mix = 95 calories, 1.1 g fiber
  • Nuts & Bolts Mix: 1/2 cup mixed nuts, 2 cups pretzel sticks, 2 1/2 cups Multigrain Cheerios, 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries, 1/2 cup raisins. 1/2 cup mix = 109 calories, 1.8 g fiber
  • Honey Nut & Sweet Mix: 2 cups pretzel sticks, 3 cups Honey Nut Cheerios, 1/2 cup milk chocolate M&M’s, 1/2 cup craisins. 1/2 cup mix = 103 calories, 1.2 g fiber
  • Sweet Wheats: 2 cups Triscuit whole wheat thin crisps, 2 cups Golden Grahams, 1 1/4 cups mini marshmallows, 1/4 cup milk chocolate M&M’s, 1/2 cup raisins. 1/2 cup mix = 109 calories, 1.3 g fiber

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