Whether we’re going to parties, grabbing gifts or traveling between hometowns, the holidays are always a season of rushing around. Keep our (and our kids’) energy levels up and stomachs full, we’re always packing extra snacks. Currently, we can’t leave the house without trail mix. The key to a good recipe? A mix of salty and sweet with plenty of protein packed nuts to keep you fuller longer. Check out the combinations we’re craving right now:

Seeded & Spiced

Cranberries

Cashews

Pepitas or pumpkin seeds

Cacao nibs

Sprinkle with pumpkin spice seasoning (3 Tbsp cinnamon, 2 tsp ground ginger, 2 tsp nutmeg, ½ tsp cloves)

Sweet & Sinless

Pecans

Dried apricots

Gluten-Free Granola (DIY recipe here)