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Lunch Trail Mix

2 cups whole grain round "O" oat cereal
2 cups whole grain square cereal
1 cup raisins
1 cup dried cranberries
1 cup chopped dried apricots
1 cup almonds
1/2 cup sunflower seeds kernels

Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Depending on the size and appetite of your child, scoop 1/4 to 1/2 cup servings into snack size plastic bags.

NOTE: This healthy trail mix makes a great alternate to snack chips. The type of dried fruit, nuts and seeds can be varied to meet your child's preference.

Serving Size: 1/4 cup

Nutritional Information Per Serving  
Calories  90
Total fat (0 grams saturated fat) 3 grams
Protein 3 grams
Carbohydrate 15 grams
Dietary Fiber 2 grams
Sodium 15 mg

Recipe contributed by Dean Dietitian Mary M. Hughes, RD, MS, CD.

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