By Skye Moore | 3rd Year Food Nutrition and Health Student
Skye is a third-year Food Nutrition and Health student at UBC and aspiring Dietitian. She is passionate about sharing her love for delicious and nourishing food via her Instagram, @skyeshealthyeats. Skye’s goal is to provide individuals with the information and tools to form a healthy and happy relationship with food.

Have you ever wished that a company would come out with a trail mix that contained only your favourite ingredients so you wouldn’t have to pick through it to find what you actually like? Well, the wait is over because this homemade trail mix recipe is totally customizable to your liking and has an endless number of flavour combinations!

You can find all the ingredients for your trail mix in the bulk aisle of your grocery store. Shopping in the bulk aisle is a cost-effective way to grab all your favourite dry goods because you won’t be paying for packaging and advertising. Plus it’s an easy step you can take to becoming a more sustainable shopper!

PB & J Overnight Oats Recipe

Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients:
1 cup of nuts (e.g. almonds, cashews, walnuts)
½ cup of seeds (e.g. pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds)
¼ cup of dried fruit (e.g. raisins, cranberries, apricots)
¼ cup of fun add-ins (e.g. dark chocolate chips, popcorn, yogurt chips)

Method:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl
  2. Store in jar or container

Skye’s Fave Trail Mix Combo:
½ cup almonds
½ cup cashews
¼ cup pumpkin seeds
¼ cup sunflower seeds
¼ cup dried cranberries
¼ cup dark chocolate chips

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