An easy healthy trail mix recipe ready in 5 minutes and perfect as a healthy snack any time of the day. Plus, this healthy trail mix is also vegan, gluten-free, keto-friendly, and sugar-free, with only 1.8 grams of net carbs per serving.
Well, not all trail mixes are good for you or healthy. Some trail mixes are made of a mix of nuts and dried fruits so they are considered healthy, made with wholesome ingredients.
But, many trail mixes from the grocery store often hide added sugar, unnecessary from your body like:
But luckily, making a healthy trail mix at home is easy and takes only s few minutes. This kind of trail mix made of nuts, seeds, and sugar-free chocolate and low-sugar fruits is an healthy option!
A healthy trail mix is naturally:
But, even if a trail mix can be healthy, keep in mind that nuts, the main ingredients of an healthy trail mix, are high in calories !
So even if you are on a diet, watch out! Trail mixes can easily add calories to your day.
A homemade healthy trail mix recipe is the easiest low-carb snack recipe ever! All you have to do is combine some:
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Of course, based on the choice of nuts, seeds, and add-ons, the trail mix nutrition facts vary.
Now, if you want to add more flavor to your trail mix, I highly recommend you roast the nuts and seeds for a few minutes.
This is totally optional and if you crave a trail mix, skip it!
But for more flavor dry roast the nuts and seeds for 6-8minutes in preheat oven at 325F (160C). You can also roast the nuts with a touch of coconut oil and cinnamon.
Lay the nuts and seeds on a large baking sheet covered with parchment paper roast for 6-8 minutes, stirring halfway.
Cool completely on the baking sheet before stirring sweet add-ons like dark chocolate.
Now that the nuts and seeds are at room temperature, bring into a large mixing bowl and combine with any keto-friendly sweet food you love like:
This low-carb trail mix recipe stores for up to 6 weeks in a sealed jar. It’s a delicious low-carb diet snack to fix a sweet craving and load your body with healthy fat and no added sugar.
The best keto trail mix serving size to fix your hunger, sweet craving while keeping the calories in control is 1/4 cup. In fact, trail mix is high in calories and if you overeat nuts and seeds on keto, it can stall your weight loss.
So keep the serving size in control and enjoy after a walk or cardio work out.
Yes, you can use this recipe to make a crunchy, savory trail mix.
To make a savory low-carb trail mix recipe, remove sweetener and cinnamon. Instead, add the below ingredients:
First, combine the savory spices above in a mixing bowl with the melted coconut oil. Then, proceed the same way as for a sweet trail mix keto recipe. Toss nuts in oil and spices and roast.
Cool down and stir in some of these dried toppings:
No, you can’t eat a classic trail mix from the grocery store because it always contains dried fruits or chocolate.
Both of these ingredients are loaded with carbs, sugar and raise blood sugar levels.
As a result, on a keto diet, a trail mix from the store can take you out of ketosis.
However, if the trail mix you bought is made of raw nuts – not roasted in sugar – then you can sort out the trail mix and only eat the nuts!
Discard dried fruits and chocolate that are the issue in trail mix bags.
Below I listed more low carb keto snack recipes that are easy to make and fix your sweet craving with no sugar
Have you made this healthy trail mix recipe? Share a review or comment below to let me know how it goes.
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