Tropical Trail Mix
Published Feb 12, 2016, Updated Mar 20, 2023
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Take a trip to the tropics with this island-inspired tropical trail mix with cashews, macadamia nuts, banana chips, dried pineapple and coconut.
Surprise, I’m back again with another trail mix recipe for you! Hopefully you’ve been enjoying all of these mixes as much as I’ve enjoyed sharing them.
Today’s tropical trail mix is coming at the perfect time considering it’s freezing outside and I’d give anything to be on a tropical island right now — or any place warm for that matter.
The dried pineapple combined with crunchy banana chips, coconut flakes, cashews and creamy macadamia nuts makes for an irresistible mix. As an added bonus this mix is super easy to toss together because there are no seasonings or roasting necessary. You simply toss the nuts and dried fruit together and enjoy! Gah, talking about how easy it is to whip up makes me want to toss together another batch before we leave this afternoon. Yup, that probably needs to happen.
What Type of Dried Pineapple to Use
For the pineapple, I used Trader Joe’s Dried Baby Pineapple. It’s unsweetened and unsulfured so it’s a bit darker than the sugar coated dried pineapple you find at some stores. It’s still plenty sweet — I actually think it tastes better than the extra sugary stuff.
More Trail Mix Recipes
- Spicy Cajun Trail Mix
- Pizza Trail Mix
- Chunky Monkey Banana Trail Mix
- Pistachio Trail Mix
- Tropical Trail Mix
- Breakfast Trail Mix
- High Protein Trail Mix
Tropical Trail Mix
- ¼ cup macadamia nuts
- ¼ cup raw cashews
- ¼ cup banana chips
- ¼ cup dried pineapple
- 2 Tablespoons unsweetened coconut flakes
- Toss all ingredients together in a small bowl and enjoy. Store any leftovers in an air-tight container.
Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.