Grab-a-Snack Mix Grab-a-Snack Mix

Author: Canadian Living

Forget the chocolate bars and potato chips. Consulting dietitian Fran Berkoff suggests having a high-carbohydrate snack with just a little low-fat protein at least two hours before your workout for maximum energy. (The food needs to be digested for the energy to be used efficiently by muscles.) This trail mix fills the bill and is easy to tote.

  • Portion size 500 servings



In glass bowl, mix together cereal squares, raisins, banana chips, dried apricots and almonds. (Mix can be covered with plastic wrap or transferred to resealable plastic bag for up to 2 weeks; do not store in airtight container.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per 2/3 cup (150 mL):</b> about

  • Sodium 149 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 255.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 50 g


  • Iron 26.0
  • Folate 7.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Vitamin A 8.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
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Grab-a-Snack Mix