Maple Cinnamon Breakfast Trail Mix

A delicious Breakfast Trail Mix with maple cinnamon roasted nuts, coconut flakes and dried berries. Perfect for eating on its own or as a topping for yogurt and oatmeal. 

Umm, today is National Trail Mix Day and although I know there are a ton of crazy food holidays randomly placed throughout the year, I can’t NOT celebrate today. Trail mix is one of my all-time favorite snacks and even inspired the name of this blog.

So yeah, we’re totally celebrating trail mix day. I hope you like it. 🙂

A delicious Breakfast Trail Mix with maple cinnamon roasted nuts, coconut flakes and dried berries. Perfect for eating on its own or as a topping for yogurt and oatmeal.

Even if you’re not a huge fan of food holidays, I KNOW you are going to love this trail mix blend because it’s basically a breakfast delight in trail mix form with maple and cinnamon, two of the best breakfast flavors on the planet, lots of crunchy nuts, toasted coconut and dried berries.

It’s addictive, as all trail mix tends to be, so just be sure to measure out your ¼- ⅓ cup portion or else you might eat the whole batch in one sitting. <— Just trust me on this one. I took one for the team.

A delicious Breakfast Trail Mix with maple cinnamon roasted nuts, coconut flakes and dried berries. Perfect for eating on its own or as a topping for yogurt or oatmeal.

I love to snack on trail mix as an afternoon snack, but this breakfast blend is perfect in the morning. I like to use it as a topping for yogurt or oats (like granola) or have it as a side with whatever else I’m having. It pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee or tea.

A delicious Breakfast Trail Mix with maple cinnamon roasted nuts, coconut flakes and dried berries. Perfect for eating on its own or as a topping for yogurt or oatmeal.

That said, you can also toss the trail mix in a container or plastic baggie and munch it on the way to work or the gym! It’s super portable and doesn’t create a bunch of crumbs so it’s the perfect car snack.

If you’re short on time or don’t want to worry with roasting the trail mix you can totally make a raw version,  toss the nuts, coconut and dried fruit together with the cinnamon and sea salt. Just skip the maple syrup and vanilla or else you’ll have a sticky mess on your hands. #whyamisticky

Breakfast Trail Mix with maple cinnamon roasted nuts, dried fruit and coconut.

I hope you like this little mix as much as I do!

You can also check out my roundup of trail mix recipes.

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Two bowls stacked, full of trail mix with mixed nuts and dried blueberries.

Breakfast Trail Mix


Description

The perfect morning snack mix with with maple cinnamon roasted nuts, coconut flakes and dried berries.


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup raw pistachios*
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1/4 cup dried berries

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Combine almonds, cashews, pistachios and coconut flakes in a mixing bowl with maple syrup, cinnamon, vanilla and sea salt. Toss to combine.
  2. Spread nut mixture on to a baking sheet, place in pre-heated oven and toast for about 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and allow nuts to cool. Toss with dried berries and enjoy. Store leftover mix in a covered storage container for up to a week.

Notes

*If you can’t find raw pistachios, you can use roasted. Just add them to the mix when you add the dried berries.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 164
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 4g

Love trail mix and want to try some other flavors? I have more recipes for ya:

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Spicy Cajun Trail Mix

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Pizza Trail Mix

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Pistachio Trail Mix

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Chunky Monkey Trail Mix

 

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    24 comments
    1. Mountainbird
      September 3, 2016 AT 1:44 am

      It looks great. I definitely would have to put out a 1/4 or realistically 1/2 cup of it. And hide the rest from myself ! I don’t eat meat and nuts are my great source of protein a well as what is in fruits and veggies.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 9, 2016 AT 1:41 pm

        Yup!! That’s exactly what I do or else the whole batch is gone in one day. hehe

    2. Gem
      September 3, 2016 AT 1:01 am

      This looks like the perfect weekend movie snack!! 🙂

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 9, 2016 AT 1:39 pm

        Yes!! Good minds think alike. I took this mix with me to see Hell or High Water last weekend and it was the perfect movie snack!!

    3. Patricia @ Grab a Plate
      September 1, 2016 AT 5:34 pm

      Oh, would I love a giant handful right now! This is a fabulous snack, and I love your idea to add it as a topping for oatmeal!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 2, 2016 AT 10:11 am

        Thank you, Patricia. I hope you get a chance to try the recipe. 🙂

    4. Danae @ Recipe Runner
      September 1, 2016 AT 11:57 am

      Love this trail mix! It has all my favorites in it and would be perfect to take on a hike this weekend. Love the photos too!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 1, 2016 AT 12:19 pm

        Thanks, Danae. This is definitely an awesome hiking snack!

    5. Marye Audet-White
      September 1, 2016 AT 9:00 am

      I love trail mix and this looks so yummy! Perfect to munch on as I’m walking out the door!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 2, 2016 AT 11:55 am

        Yes!! It’s so easy and super portable!

    6. Christine @ Run Plant Based
      September 1, 2016 AT 8:59 am

      This looks wonderful, great flavor combo. Thanks!

    7. Casey the College Celiac
      September 1, 2016 AT 1:15 am

      Looks and sounds absolutely scrumptious! I’ve been addicted to trail mix lately, so thanks for the ideas.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 2, 2016 AT 11:55 am

        Of course, Casey!! Enjoy.

    8. The Wooden Spoon
      August 31, 2016 AT 7:06 pm

      I love making trail mix. This combo sounds amazing!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 2, 2016 AT 11:58 am

        Thank you!! I hope you get a chance to try it this fall.

    9. Kori
      August 31, 2016 AT 1:11 pm

      This looks and sounds wonderful! I still have a little bit of my bag of bacon coconut that I think would be awesome with this. Sweet, spicy, smoky – the perfect combination!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 2, 2016 AT 12:12 pm

        Oh girl, yes!! This would be delicious with a little coconut bacon in the mix. I like how you think. 🙂

    10. Marilyn @ Supper Thyme Stories
      August 31, 2016 AT 12:52 pm

      I love all your trail mixes!!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 2, 2016 AT 12:10 pm

        Thank you, Marliyn!

    11. Fiona @ Get Fit Fiona
      August 31, 2016 AT 12:27 pm

      This looks so good! It would be perfect to take with me to school on days that I have classes all day. It would be the perfect on the go snack.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 2, 2016 AT 12:08 pm

        Totally, Fiona! Let me know if you try it. 🙂

      1. Brittany Mullins
        September 2, 2016 AT 11:59 am

        Thanks lady!!

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