Protein Packed Trail Mix Recipe & Giveaway

Protein Packed Trail Mix Recipe & Giveaway

Finding healthy, unprocessed snacks to take on the go can be rather difficult at times. Once you add in a high protein requirement it gets even more difficult. Let’s face it, if you’re looking for a high protein on the go snack we’re pretty limited to protein bars and powder.

Protein Packed Trail Mix Recipe & Giveaway

That’s where this protein packed trail mix recipes comes in! I love this recipe for so many reasons. We replace the traditional stick of butter used to make homemade trail mix, with protein packed egg whites. We also used a variety of nuts and cereals for that high fiber, healthy fats, and protein combo that will keep you going strong for hours!

Overall, this trail mix recipe is a must that your family will love.

Wait, did you say egg whites?

Yep, you read that right! This recipe calls for AllWhites® 100% liquid eggs whites. We love using AllWhites® in this recipe since you count on the carton to be filled with 100% real liquid egg whites – no fillers.

AllWhites® are also the perfect substitute in this recipe since they are naturally high in protein, and they are cholesterol and fat free. And since we already packed this recipe full of carbs via cereal and pretzels, we like that AllWhites® liquid egg whites are pretty much carb free.

Protein Packed Trail Mix Recipe & Giveaway

Just a quick side note, even though we’re baking this recipe, AllWhites® liquid egg whites can be consumed without cooking first since they are pasteurized for safety!

I was blown away by this concept. This means that you can add liquid egg whites to shakes, salad dressings, and no bake recipes without worrying about getting sick. Maybe you’ll find a protein shake recipe using egg whites on the blog soon!

The trail mix recipe

I can’t say enough about this recipe! It’s super easy to make. Plus the combo of flavors keeps you coming back for more. We’ve mixed a combo of irresistible spices to make a sweet, salty, and slightly spicy flavor. You might want to run out and grab ingredients today…it’s that good!

Protein Packed Trail Mix Recipe & Giveaway

Ingredients:

  • 6 Tbsp AllWhites® liquid egg whites
  • 1 cup Corn Chex
  • 1 cup Multi Grain Cheerios
  • 1 cup pretzels
  • ½ cup whole almonds
  • ½ cup pecans
  • ½ cup peanuts
  • ¼ cup toasted coconut chips
  • 3 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 2 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp cayenne pepper

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or tin foil. Spray with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl mix together cereal, pretzels, nuts and coconut chips.
  3. Whip egg whites in a separate bowl until fluffy.
  4. Add spices and maple syrup to the egg whites. Mix well.
  5. Coat cereal mixture with egg white mixture.
  6. Spread evenly on baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 60 minutes. Stir every 20 minutes.
  8. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week…if it lasts that long.

Protein Packed Trail Mix Recipe & Giveaway

Enter to win!

Guess what? To make things even more interesting, we’re hosting a giveaway! To enhance your healthy lifestyle AllWhites® is giving away a personal smoothie blender and SPIbelt Running Belt!

Comment below with your favorite way to use egg whites for your chance to win. Two winners will be chosen at random next week on Friday, August 25th!

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Teresa Marie Howes, BS, CPT, HHP
Teresa Marie is a nutrition expert, fitness enthusiast and health coach. She is backed with a BS in Nutrition, an MBA, a CPT from ACE and 16+ years of experience in the weight loss and wellness space. She is the founder and lead contributor of this site and coaches clients across the globe on how to achieve better health and more happiness by implementing the 4 Universal Diet Truths of her Clean & Colorful Concept.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of AllWhites 100% liquid egg whites. The opinions and text are all mine.





15 thoughts on “Protein Packed Trail Mix Recipe & Giveaway

  1. I agree with you on the egg whites. Such a perfect way to get your protein in. I love that you can cook them or consume right away. That makes it so much easier. I would definitely make some mini egg frittatas with spinach, bacon and gouda! starla.batesATyahoo.com

  2. this looks really good – going to make a batch this weekend! Also use egg whites to make a big “casserole” type breakfast that I can eat for week- egg whites, veggies, ground turkey- yum!

  3. SO YUMMY! Wow, I went for a walk and decided to make this to go and it made me have the energy to go even farther than normal!

    :: TWO THUMBS UP!!! ::

  4. Truthfully, I’m not a fan of eggs unless they are baked into desserts or breakfast foods like pancakes, waffles or French toast! But, my wife and kids love making omelettes and breakfast sandwiches with egg whites.

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