TrailMix GORP Recipes

GORP Trail Mix

Basic Trail Mix
Equal parts of nuts and dried fruits with additions of chocolate or coconut or salty snacks like pretzels or breakfast cereal.

Example:

• 1 cup salted peanuts
• 1 cup raisins
• 1 cup M&Ms
Mix and portion out, remembering that 1 ounce provides 140 calories. Adjust the proportions to taste.

Tasty HIMIX Recipe

Ingredients:
1 part M & M’s
1 part raw peanuts or assorted nuts
1 part raisins

Directions:
Mix ingredients well in a zipper-lock bag. Note: If you keep this sealed in a zipper-lock bag, it lasts a year or more. Makes 2 pints.

Peak Trail Mix
1 cup Chex’s cereal, rice, corn, wheat or mixed
1 cup M&M;’s
1 cup salted peanuts (or honey dried roasted peanuts)
1 cup raisins

Mix in a Zip lock bag and eat on the trail.

Spicy Mix
Great for adding to other meals as a spice!

2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups Rice cereal
2 cups raisin bran cereal
1/4 cup sliced, dried jalapeno peppers
1/2 cup raisins
1 cup cashew halves
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon chili powder

Preheat oven to 275°F. Warm the oil in a large skillet over low heat. Brown both cereals in the oil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and spread onto a cookie sheet. Bake for about 20 – 30 minutes. Remove from oven, add remaining ingredients, and mix well. Yield: 6 cups.

Healthy Heartfelt Gorp
Satisfies salt cravings without loading you down with excess sodium.

1 part almonds
1 part corn nuts
1 part dried bananas
1 part other dried fruit
1 part Wheat Chex cereal or Goldfish pretzels

Mix ingredients in a zipper-lock bag.

Common Gorp ingredients include:

Nuts, such as peanuts or cashews
Dried fruits such as cranberries or raisins
Chocolate chips or M&M’s
Breakfast cereals
Seeds, such as sunflower seeds
Granola
Carob chips
Shredded coconut
Pretzels

What do you put in your Trial Mix?

4 Comments

  1. Esther Webster
    June 10, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    This sounds delicious but I would really love to print it and I cannot see anywhere to do it. HELP

    • mike binder
      June 10, 2012 at 12:54 pm

      click on file on top of screen on far left, then click print page.

    • C
      June 10, 2012 at 12:55 pm

      Click on “File” (top right of your PC screen) then click “Print” or just press ctrl+P

  2. Daenerys
    June 10, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    thank you so much for this! I got robbed in London and had no money to buy food for the trip home so my friend paid for bus ticket and gave me a big bag of this. It was awesome, but I never found out what it is called or remember what was in it. Thank you for solving the mystery!

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