Healthy popcorn trail mix is the perfect snack for any event and every taste-bud. Customize yours by making it sweet, salty, or savory. For those of you with a sweet tooth, this popcorn, walnut, dried strawberry, and dark chocolate chip combo is a game changer!
Whether you’re headed to the beach, back to school, or ready for football – crunchy snacks are a must! This month, the recipe redux is challenging us to show off our favorite healthy snack recipe with crackle and crunch.
Trail mix is my all time favorite snack. I love the mix of chocolate, nuts, and dried fruit. Although, I have to say, popcorn is a close runner up. Adding air popped popcorn to my trail mix was a no brainer. Not only does it add a salty crunch, but it also adds a serving of whole grain and fiber.
My healthy popcorn trail mix recipe is so easy to make. I can’t even call it a “recipe”. Simply add popcorn, nuts, dried fruit, and your favorite sweet treat to a bowl mix and enjoy!
Like it sweet, salty, or savory? Try out these other add ins:
Nuts: pecans, pistachios, cashews, walnuts, almonds, peanuts
Fruit: dried cranberries, dried pineapples, dried apricots, raisins, coconut flakes
Seeds: pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds
Fun Stuff: dark chocolate chips, marshmallows, cheerios, gold fish, pretzels, peanut butter chips
Flavor: rosemary, garlic powder, cinnamon, chili powder, paprika, onion powder, parmesan cheese, chili flakes
Healthy Popcorn Trail Mix Recipe
- 6 cups air popped popcorn
- ½ - 1 cup walnut pieces
- ½ cup dark chocolate chips
- 1 cup dried strawberries
- Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Store in an air tight container or gallon sized resealable bag.