Snacks Against Sickness: 5 Superfoods You Want in Your Trail Mix

Superfoods are foods particularly rich in certain vitamins and minerals with the ability to provide accentuated health benefits. A superfood trail mix can boost your health and energy levels. Below is a superfood base that can be supplemented with additional dried fruits. The nuts and goldenberries are protein-packed, the cherries, full of vitamin A and C, and the pumpkin seeds, sprouting with magnesium, potassium, and iron. For indulgence and antioxidants, add some raw cacao nibs.

Superfood Trail Mix Base

Makes enough snacking material to serve 4


1 cup dried unsweetened cherries

1 cup dried goldenberries

2/3 cup low fat nuts (raw almonds, cashews, or pistachios)

1/2 cup pumpkin seeds

½ cup raw cacao nibs


Mix ingredients together in bowl and store in dry, sealed container at room temperature.

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