Granola Mix Healthy Snack

Granola Mix Healthy Snack. I tend to like the trail mix with just the nuts I am not too crazy about dried fruits. However, my husband loves the granola mixture of both nuts and dried fruits. On the other hand, granola mixes do contain nutrients that people do not tend to consume on a daily basis. Hence, any nutrient people tend to forget but are important. Therefore, it should have antioxidants, fiber, and good fats.

Granola Mix Healthy Snack Recipe

Trail Mix Healthy Snack


  • 2 cups rolled oats (gluten-free)
  • 2 cups chopped nuts (walnuts, almonds, cashew, sunflower seed,)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup coconut shred
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup honey (or maple syrup, if vegan)
  • 1 tbsp vanilla


  1. Start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees F. And with a baking pan, place parchment paper.
  2. Secondly, with a large bowl add gluten-free oats, nuts, and cinnamon. Mix.
  3. Next, with another bowl, add in the liquid ingredients coconut oil. Then, honey in the mixture. After mixing, add in vanilla.
  4. Finally, pour the liquid mixture all over the dry ingredients in the big bowl. Take a spatula to fold everything together. With a spatula, press the mixture onto the pan.
  5. Bake 25 – 30 minutes. (The mixture should be crunchy and golden brown.)
  6. After 30 minutes, remove the oven. Let it cool.
Trail Mix Healthy Snack
Trail Mix Healthy Snack

What should a Healthy Granola Mix have

  • less than 2,300 mg sodium per day
  • best to avoid chocolate or yogurt raisins to avoid the sugar
  • Be careful of the seasoning and the sweetness does add extra calories
  • One serving in a bag to prevent overeating
  • healthier to have homemade trail mix

Save Money on Granola Mix

How to save money on granola mix. How to approach this by making very own dried fruits with either a dehydrator or use its own oven. Thus, many options do include having fun with various dried fruits such as strawberries, blueberries, pineapples, coconut, papaya, etc. Also, do buy nuts that which have not been roasted and in bulk.

Do try this granola nut mix healthy snack. If you enjoy homemade products, do try breakfast cookies. I would love to try more gluten-free baked goods it can be challenging but fun once you become successful in a dish frittata.

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Gluten-free Snack Bars

Gluten-free Snack Bars. C loves the Makegood granola bars not too sweet and they are gluten-free. The bars are nut-free and dairy-free a wonderful on the go snacks. These couple of months, I would love to try to save money by making my snacks for the kids. First, I want to make granola bars. Surprisingly, my kids are snack monsters. They love to eat. However, I believe I spend too much money on snacks. In other words, I would need to focus on homemade snacks.

Gluten-free Snack Bar recipe

Gluten-free Snack Bar recipe


1/4 cup non-dairy milk

1/4 cup nut butter(or sunflower butter)

2 cup of gluten-free quick oats

1/4 cup almond flour

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/4 cup dark chocolate chip


  1. Turn on the oven to 350 degrees. Take a baking pan 8 x 8 or something larger. Subsequently, place parchment on the pan.
  2. With a large bowl, mix gluten-free oats, almond flour, and salt.
  3. Then, add the following honey, nut butter, and non-dairy milk. Secondly, whisk or stir together.
  4. Scoop the mixture onto the baking tray. Spread the mixture with a spatula and press down.
  5. Last but not least, scoop the mixture onto the baking tray. Finally, spread the mixture with a spatula and press down.
Gluten-free Snack Bars
Gluten-free Snack Bars

Granola Bars Types

Snack bars have much different texture from crunchy, chewy, hard, or soft. Therefore, to make the bar chewy, do add eggs to the mixture to make the snack soft. Furthermore, for a crispy bar, make the mixture is spread thinly and evenly on a baking tray. Press down firmly with something hard to take a more perfect shape. Additionally, a granola bar is fun to make by using dried fruits, or by dipping them in chocolate syrup.

Do try a gluten-free snack bar. What type of granola do you like? What type do you like to make?

Do try this granola bar. If you enjoy homemade breakfast items, do try gluten-free bagel. I would love to try new gluten-free snack items like kale chip recipes.

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