Seamus Mullen’s Power Trail Mix with Dates and Flax

Take your trail mix up a notch with toasted nuts, cinnamon, dates, flax, and Kashi GOLEAN Clusters

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This trail mix is an easy way to make a snack with delicious, nutrient-dense ingredients. The toasting process really brings out a rich cinnamon, nutty flavor combined with a satisfying crunch.


1 cup macadamia nuts
1 cup raw almonds
½ cup flax seeds
1 cup dates, pitted and chopped
2 cups Kashi GOLEAN Clusters Cereal, Vanilla Pepita
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp sea salt


Pre-heat oven to 300° F.

In a large mixing bowl combine all ingredients except the dates and Kashi GOLEAN Clusters. Toast in the oven for 15-20 minutes, then combine with the cereal and dates and set aside to cool. Pack in ziplock bags or mason jars to go.


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seamus-mullenSeamus Mullen
Executive Chef at Wanderlust Hollywood

Seamus Mullen is an award-winning New York chef, restaurateur and cookbook author known for his inventive yet approachable Spanish cuisine, and a leading authority on health and wellness. An avid cyclist who raced competitively in his twenties, he was diagnosed in 2007 with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease that forced him to rethink his relationship with food, and led to his first cookbook Hero Food, published in 2012. Learn more about Seamus »