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Chefs Snack Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix

This blend creates a delightful and practical seasonal snack whether you’re hiking in the Blue Mountains or going to the office. The mixture will dazzle your taste buds with its contrasting textures and flavours — salty pumpkin seeds, spicy ginger, crunchy almonds, chewy cranberries, and luscious coconut. It’s also a fantastic present.


  • 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds 
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt
  • ½  cup large unsweetened coconut flakes
  • ½ cup whole almonds (toasted)
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ½  cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup candied ginger (cut into 1/4-inch pieces)


Instructions Checklist

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Combine pumpkin seeds and olive oil on a rimmed baking sheet. Season with coarse salt. Toss to combine. Spread in a single layer. Toast, stirring halfway through, until golden, about 8 minutes

Step 2

Place toasted pumpkin seeds, coconut flakes, almonds, dried cranberries, and candied ginger in a bowl. Mix to combine. Divide among jars, containers, or bags.

Chef’s Note

Trail mix can be kept for up to two weeks at room temperature.