Build a Healthy Snack Mix

dried cranberries

Makes 3 servings


  • 1 cup whole grain (whole wheat cereal squares, oat cereal O’s, or popcorn)
  • 1/2 cup fruit (any dried fruit, such as cranberries, apricots, and bananas)
  • 1/2 cup vegetable (any dried vegetable, such as edamame, dried green beans, and dried sweet potatoes)
  • 2 tablespoons dairy (try yogurt-covered dried fruit or grated cheese)
  • 2 tablespoons protein (such as almonds, peanuts, or walnuts)


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Place in ziplock bag to keep fresh.

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