Did you know that August 31st is National Trail Mix Day? The Virginia Square Towers Blog has some delicious trail mix recipes to share with you this month. Take a hike near our apartment community and enjoy a treat along the way. Try out the Potomac Heritage Trail which is about a 10-minute drive to the trailhead. You could also try out the Washington and Old Dominion Trail which is a little more challenging; it’s a 20-minute drive to the trailhead.
This recipe is so delicious with lots of dried fruit and protein; it comes from eBay. It’s perfect for a morning hike if you didn’t have time for breakfast. To make this snack, you’ll need dried cranberries, pistachios, dried bananas, Honey Nut Cheerios, and yogurt covered pretzels.
This recipe is great for an outdoor summer movie. Make a big mix of this and share with friends and family. It comes from Like Mother Like Daughter. You’ll need Golden Graham cereal, mini pretzels, mini marshmallows, and chocolate chips.
If you have a love for peanut butter, then this recipe is for you. It comes from Rachel Cooks. You’ll need peanut butter morsels, Reese’s Pieces, Peanut Butter M&M’s, peanut butter filled pretzels, golden raisins, and peanuts. We think you’ll love this delicious and peanut buttery recipe.
If you’re looking for something savory, you’re going to love this recipe full of delicious flavor. This recipe comes from Delightful-E-Made. You’ll need Cheez-It Original crackers, Cheez-It Grooves crackers (Zesty Cheddar Ranch flavored), pretzels, rice/corn breakfast cereal, cashews, melted butter, Worcestershire sauce, ranch seasoning mix, and grated parmesan cheese.
For those who love a mix of chocolate and fruit, you’re going to love this recipe. It’s a great indulgence with added protein. This recipe comes from The Healthy Maven. You’ll need almonds, cashews, sunflower seeds, freeze-dried strawberries, and dark chocolate chunks.
What’s your favorite trail mix recipe? Let us know in the comments. Thanks for reading and have a great month here in Arlington, VA.