It's lightweight, portable, and full of energy-dense ingredients like dried fruit, nuts, and chocolate—perfect for trailside noshing. For those same reasons, trail mix. Fat from the nuts and seeds and sugar from the dried fruit and If trail mix was all built like this recipe, you could rest assured that it is of the. Want more healthy snack recipes? The recipe and photographs for "Superfood Fruit Nut and Seed Snack Mix" by Karielyn Tillman of The.