Daily Dose Trail Mix
Ingredients : Almonds, Cashews, Pistachios, Flax Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Melon Seeds, Black Raisins, Dry Mango, Dried Cranberries
- Nuts and seeds form the base of trail mixes for a reason: they provide a great balance of protein, fat and fiber. Adding dried fruit to mixes adds vitamins and taste appeal in the form of a savory/sweet contrast.
- Trail mix is considered an ideal snack food post workout since it’s lightweight, easy to store, and nutritious, providing a quick energy boost from the carbohydrates in the dried fruit and sustained energy from fats in the nuts. It’s common knowledge these days that nuts are good for you. They have healthy fats (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated.
- Another great thing about trail mix is that it keeps your blood sugar levels constant. This helps you to avoid the “roller coaster effect.”
- The tasty combination of nuts, seeds, and dried fruit provides a great balance of carbohydrates and protein. It’s a lightweight snack that is easy to carry, offering a quick boost and sustained energy from the healthy fats in the nuts.
- The nuts and seeds curb hunger with nutrient-dense calories, instead of leaving you wanting something else to eat.
Trail Mix is a Timeless Snack
- The convenience of trail mix will never go out of style! This timeless, fashionable snack is a great way to support your health. Whether you need something to eat on-the-go, or you are reaching for a healthy snack at home, keeping trail mix on hand is a simple solution that will never go out of style.
Dark Chocolate Coated Almonds
Ingredients : Almonds, Chocolate Coating ( Cocoa Solids, Sugar, Edible Vegetable Fat, Soy Lecithin, Natural Vanilla Flavouring & Glazing )
Almonds are high in antioxidants that can protect your cells from oxidative damage, a major contributor to aging and disease.
Almonds are among the world’s best sources of vitamin E. Getting plenty of vitamin E from foods is linked to numerous health benefits.
Almonds are extremely high in magnesium, a mineral that many people don’t get enough of. High magnesium intake may offer major improvements for metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.
Eating one or two handfuls of almonds per day can lead to mild reductions in “bad” LDL cholesterol, potentially reducing the risk of heart disease.