Quick and Easy Snacking For Active Families #GreatStarts

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I like to have a good for you, quick snacks readily available for my family and it seems I am not the only one who feels that way. Before I share my favorite quick and easy snack, check out this fun video. Racing the clock to see if packing snacks can be done in under a minute.The snack packing skills, are put to the test, in this #greatstarts tip from Team Kellogg’s

Twelve snacks that are perfect for on the go, I would say that is fast snack packing. While I may not make 12 snack in under a minute I am making a snack that is super quick, super easy, and super tasty.

Easy Snack Mix1

Being on the go, fast is a necessity. In the past it meant grabbing a candy bar or something along those lines. When I started making my Easy Snack Mix it quickly became a staple for home, car, games and everything in between!

Cereal Snack Mix

Using four Kellogg’s cereals: Kellogg’s® Crunch Nut® Roasted Nut & Honey O’s, Crispix®, Kellogg’s Low-fat granola cereal, and Kellogg’s Mueslix® cereal I can make my own snack mix in just a few short minutes. I simply pour equal amounts of each cereal into a big container:

Homemade Trail Mix

Once all four cereals are in the container (filling about 3/4 of the way) I simply mix it up with my hands. Then I put into individual baggies for easy take along to whatever our busy lives have going on.

Cereal Snack Mix

My easy snack mix is helping me with the Tip 1: How Many Snacks Can You Pack challenge. If I don’t measure exactly and eyeball it, I might be able to race Noelle (and win) in a snack packing competition. For more exciting tips be sure to check out Tips for a Great Start With Team Kellogg’s


Kellogg’s® believes that From Great Starts Come Great Things®. So we’re helping Moms start every day with a tip from the top athletes of Team Kellogg’s™ and Team USA dietitians. The thirty days leading up to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games will each feature fun pieces of advice to help families fuel just like the athletes of Team Kellogg’s. To see all 30 tips, visit

Compensation was provided by Kellogg’s via Glam Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Kellogg’s.

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  1. 1

    That’s about the easiest way to make a snack mix ever. I’m all for it!

  2. 2

    That is supser quick and easy…I love trail mix.

  3. 3

    My preschoolers would like everything in this mix. Thanks for the idea!

  4. 4

    What a great idea for a quick and easy snack. I love how simple they are.

  5. 5

    I want to make some to keep in my desk at work!

  6. 6

    What a fun mix, I love this!!! I am gonna have to get the stuff to make this, easy and delicious!!

  7. 7

    I’ve been snacking on cereal for as long as I can remember. My weirdo kids even like dry cereal for breakfast, with a glass of milk to drink!

  8. 8

    I’ll have to try your snack recipe, it looks good!

  9. 9

    This seems like it would be kind of messy with the granola in it. There isn’t any binder to keep it together. It would work really well in chex mix style snack mix though!

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