Sweet & Salty Trail Mix Bar Recipe


| 7/17/2014 8:53:00 AM


Tags: Sweet And Salty Trail Mix Bar, Trail Mix, Snack Bar, Gluten Free, Sea Salt Pretzels, Marys Gone Crackers, Recipes,

If you’re looking for a sweet and salty snack, try this travel-savvy recipe. These Sweet and Salty Trail Mix Bars make a perfect snack by the pool or on a picnic in the summer. They even fit nicely in your backpack for long hikes. Filled with nutritious ingredients such as quinoa, sunflower seeds and yogurt, this light and crunchy—and a little nutty—recipe is a healthier alternative to prepackaged, high-sodium snacks. Best of all, it’s gluten-free!

This recipe comes courtesy Mary’s Gone Crackers.

Sweet Salty Trail Mix Bar 

Mary's Sweet and Salty Trail Mix Bar Recipe

• 1 3/4 cups chocolate chips, divided
• 1 1/2 cups Mary’s Gone Crackers Sea Salt Pretzels, broken into small pieces
• 1 1/2 cups quinoa flakes
• 1 cup dried cranberries
• 1 cup toasted sunflower seeds
• 1/2 cup toasted almonds, chopped
• 1/4 cup brown rice flour
• 1/4 cup almond flour
• 1/2 cup plain, non-fat Greek yogurt (or any plain vegan yogurt)
• 4 tablespoons palm oil
• 3/4 cup sunflower seed butter
• 1/2 cup palm sugar
• 1/3 cup honey (or brown rice syrup, or tapioca syrup)
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• 1/2 cup toasted coconut flakes

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Lightly coat a 9-by-13-inch pan with an organic nonstick cooking spray. In a double broiler, melt 1 cup chocolate chips and pour evenly into the pan to create a chocolate base.




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