Spiced Walnut Trail Mix

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Total Time: 15 minutes


When you’re on the go and need a pick-me-up, this sweet and savory trail mix is a perfect balance of flavors. Just prepare the walnuts and mix everything together. Transfer to a portable container of your choosing and you’re good to go!


Toasted Spiced Walnuts

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup California walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Trail Mix

  • 2 cups popcorn
  • 1 cup pretzels
  • 1/2 cup granola
  • 1/3 cup dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips


  1. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add walnuts and stir well.
  2. Sprinkle curry, chili powder, cumin and chili flakes over walnuts and stir until walnuts are well coated. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes or until toasted. Season with salt and pepper and let cool.
  3. Place walnuts in a large bowl with all trail mix ingredients and toss well. Store in a tightly covered container. Take on the go in a mason jar or glass container.

nutrition facts

Based on 4 servings

Per serving:

  • Calories392
  • Total Fat27g
  • Saturated Fat4.5g
  • Cholesterol0mg
  • Sodium350g
  • Carbohydrate 36g
  • Dietary Fiber5g
  • Protein7g
  • Vitamin D0mcg
  • Calcium45mg
  • Iron2mg
  • Potassium290mg

Want Facts on Walnuts?

learn more caret