trail mix


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

Examples of trail mix in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Beyond just warming up last night’s dinner, McManus says there are plenty of unconventional things to make in an air fryer like scones, trail mix or cheesecake. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 23 Apr. 2024 The first-floor fitness center has top-of-the-line cardio and weightlifting equipment, free weights, a stretching wall, and complimentary water and trail mix. Nora Walsh, Travel + Leisure, 17 Apr. 2024 Prunes can be enjoyed as a snack or in trail mix, added to cereal or oatmeal, used in baked goods as a butter substitute, and in stews or sauces. Sheah Rarback, Miami Herald, 22 Mar. 2024 The state exports the majority of the crop and the tree nuts have become a staple of many pantries and fridges — and not just in trail mix. Ryan Fonseca, Los Angeles Times, 5 Mar. 2024 Step 1: Grab the Goodies The first step in a trail mix bar idea is, of course, the trail mix. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Feb. 2024 Healthy trail mix with nuts and fruits and the occasional glazed donut. Destiny Torres, Orange County Register, 20 Jan. 2024 But on a recent school day, as a busload of students arrived for their afternoon classes, the small Northeast Washington campus livened up — music blared from a speaker in the common room and teens chatted excitedly over trail mix. Lauren Lumpkin, Washington Post, 7 Jan. 2024 Running in North Carolina in the summer was sweaty and miserable, so the trail mix and liquids with a high salt content were extremely important. Sam Stone, Bon Appétit, 3 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1976, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trail mix was in 1976

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“Trail mix.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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trail mix

: a mixture of seeds, nuts, and dried fruit eaten as a snack
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