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Cocoa Trail Mix

If you manage your diabetes with insulin, you may need a snack after you exercise, to help prevent a low blood sugar, and to help replenish your glycogen stores. This trail mix is a great way to do just that and without the guilt!

Interested in more snack ideas? Check out these healthy on-the-go snacks!

Servings: 4
Serving size: ¼ cup

Ingredients for cocoa trail mix recipe:

  • ¼ cup cashew pieces
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup walnuts pieces
  • ¼ cup coconut flakes, unsweetened
  • 2 tbsp dark chocolate chips
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder, unsweetened

Directions for cocoa trail mix recipe:

  1. Combine all ingredient in a large Ziplock bag
  2. Shake ingredients until mixture is well coated with cinnamon and cocoa powder
  3. Portion mixture into 4 small snack bags
  4. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Per Serving

calories: 217

fat: 19g

carbohydrates: 12g

sugar: 5g

fiber: 3g

protein: 4g

Disclaimer: cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.


  • Thomas A McAtee Jr. moderator
    5 months ago

    Not on insulin but just the snack itself looks very, very goo.

  • Thomas A McAtee Jr. moderator
    5 months ago

    That looks soooo goood!!!! I’ve not had sunflower seeds for many, many years. Really love them too. I like what you put for the carbs etc. How much is each portion?

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