trail mix


Definition of trail mix

: a mixture of seeds, nuts, and dried fruits eaten as a snack especially by hikers

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Nuts, banana chips, and trail mix in reusable containers can make the difference between miserable kids and save-the-Earth sightseers. Allyson Shaw, National Geographic, "Kids Take Charge: Planet Protectors," 17 June 2019 The friendly bear had been fed trail mix, sunflower seeds and cracked corn. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, "Oregon officials kill bear because it became "habituated" after humans took selfies with it," 18 June 2019 Wildlife officials found the young black bear along a highway in Oregon, feasting on trail mix, sunflower seeds and cracked corn that appeared to have been deliberately left there for him. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, "A Young Black Bear Was Put Down After Humans Fed It, Took Selfies," 19 June 2019 It was seen next to a pile of trail mix and sunflower seeds that appeared to have been left behind intentionally by some passersby. Wire Service, The Mercury News, "Friendly Oregon bear is killed because it wasn’t afraid of humans," 18 June 2019 Their Proper Picnic for two comes in a Peterboro wooden picnic basket filled with cheeses, meats, Marcona almonds, trail mix, olives, a baguette, red pepper jelly, Mast Brothers chocolates, and sparkling sodas. Jen Murphy, Sunset, "The Last-Minute Picnic: Where to Find Great Pre-Made Food for Outdoor Meals," 22 Jan. 2018 The 28-day plan had her choosing her own breakfast — usually oatmeal with banana from the office cafeteria — and snacks (like trail mix), and then eating prepared meals for lunch and dinner. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "A Plant-Based Diet, Like the One TODAY's Sheinelle Jones Is Following, Is 100% the Best Way to Eat," 29 Apr. 2019 Campers no longer need to settle for dehydrated meals and trail mix. Kraig Becker, Popular Mechanics, "How to Set Up Camp," 2 Apr. 2019 When creating Trail Angel, the brewers must have had trail mix in mind. Fox News, "Best craft beers to drink right now," 3 May 2017

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1976, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of trail mix

chiefly US : a mixture of nuts, seeds, dried fruits, and sometimes chocolate that is eaten as a snack

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