This tasty mixture will satisfy everyone’s hunger whether you’re hitting the hiking trail or reaching for an after-school snack. This version is a combo of nuts, seeds, cereal, dried fruit and other treats.

Yield: Makes about 8 cups.



  • 2 cups puffed wheat or rice cereal
  • 1 cup unsalted roasted cashews or whole natural almonds
  • 1 cup unsalted blanched roasted peanuts
  • 1 cup sesame sticks
  • 1/2 cup banana chips
  • 1/2 cup diced dried mango
  • 1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chips
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsalted shelled pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 1 month.
Nutritional analysis per 1/2 cup serving:

277 calories, 20.3 g fat, 8.5 g protein, 17.9 g carbohydrate, 4 g fibre, 37 mg sodium


Shelled pumpkin seeds are also known as pepitas. They are dark green in colour and can be found in specialty food stores and the bulk foods section of most large grocery stores.