Tropical Trail Mix

Tropical Trail Mix Photo: Plamen Petkov


  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups natural raw almonds
  • 1 cup unsalted raw cashews
  • 1 cup unsalted raw shelled pistachios
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup dried pineapple
  • 1 cup chopped dried papaya


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. In a small saucepan, heat first 4 ingredients (through ginger) over low heat, stirring until smooth. In a large bowl, combine almonds, cashews, and pistachios; add honey mixture and toss to coat. Spread on prepared baking sheet; bake 15-20 minutes, stirring once, until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet.

3. Break cooled nut mixture into pieces; toss in large bowl with coconut, pineapple, and papaya until combined. Store in an airtight container.

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  • Yield: Makes about 30 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 162
Fat per serving: 10.8g
Saturated fat per serving: 2.7g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 5.1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2.1g
Protein per serving: 4g
Carbohydrate per serving: 14g
Fiber per serving: 3g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 6mg
Calcium per serving: 37mg

Good to Know

The culinary freedom you have when making your own trail mix also saves you a ton of extra calories and sugar that many pre-packaged varieties can hold.

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