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What is a recipe for a low carb trail mix?

Preparing your own trail mix is ideal because you can control the amount of carbohydrates in the snack. Consider nuts and seeds, with some whole grain lower carb cereals and just a few favorite dried fruits for sweetness. For ease of carb counting, measure out the number of carb choices in your trail mix. Fill the exact number of zip-top snack-size plastic bags. This way, each bag will contain exactly one carb choice.

Here’s a recipe for a trail mix with soy nuts, raisins and chocolate candies:

1 In a medium-size bowl, mix together 1 and a half cups of roasted unsalted soy nuts, 6 ounces of seedless raisins and 4 ounces of mini milk-chocolate candies. Divide the trail mix into 12 equal servings using resealable plastic food-storage bags.

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