Gluten Free Maple-Oat Trail Mix

Gluten Free Maple-Oat Trail Mix

Prep Time15 mins Cook Time15 mins Makes 4 Yield_measurecups

It was autumn last year. We hiked up a hill to catch the sunset. We smiled when we remembered these sweet-and-salty treats in our backpack. The perfect on-to-go treat when you’re out and about.

Ingredients List

  1. 2 cups (500 mL) gluten free square rice cereal
  2. 1 cup (250 mL) rolled oats
  3. 1/4 cup (60 mL) slivered almonds, toasted
  4. 1/4 cup (60 mL) sunflower seeds
  5. 1/4 cup (60 mL) dried cranberries or dried cherries, chopped
  6. 1/4 cup (60 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine*
  7. 6 Tbsp. (90 mL) pure maple syrup
  8. 1 tsp. (5 mL) gluten free pure vanilla extract
  9. 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) ground cinnamon

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375˚F (190˚C).

2. Arrange cereal, oats, almonds, sunflower seeds and cranberries in medium bowl; set aside.

3. Microwave Becel® Buttery Taste margarine with maple syrup, vanilla and cinnamon in medium microwave safe bowl at HIGH until spread is melted, about 30 seconds.

4. Drizzle over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Arrange in single layer on baking sheet and bake, stirring once, until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Let cool completely. Store in air-tight container.

*Becel® Gold in Quebec.

Great as a snack, yogurt topping or with milk for a super breakfast.

For a nut-free version, omit the almonds and sunflower seeds and increase the cereal and dried fruit by 1/4 cup (60 mL) each.

Nutritional Information

Calories

80 (1/2 cup)

Total Fat

4g (1/2 cup)

Sodium

30mg (1/2 cup)

Total Carbs

11g (1/2 cup)

Dietary Fiber

1g (1/2 cup)

Sugars

5g (1/2 cup)

Protein

2g (1/2 cup)

Calcium

2% (1/2 cup)

Iron

2% (1/2 cup)

Omega-3

0.1g (1/2 cup)

Omega-6

0.7g (1/2 cup)

Vitamin A

2% (1/2 cup)

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