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Trail Mix

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

This high-energy snack will stay fresh in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup cashews
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup raisins
  • ¾ cup peanuts
  • ¾ cup shredded coconut
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate.

Serves: 10

Serving size: ½ cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
355 calories
7 g protein
23 g fat
52 mg sodium
35 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on the ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Try this recipe with other kinds of nuts or dried fruits. Be creative!

Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD