Whimsical Cookery is a site for adults who prefer to eat like children, or perhaps just need to cook for some children. This site contains an aversion to vegetables, a love of fried food and cupcakes, lazy shortcuts, some disturbing creations, and an ignorance of proper culinary practices...

Monday, 18 October 2010

Sweet n Salty Trail Mix

This colorful concoction is a grab bag of stand-alone snacks.  Though not exactly high-class, there is something very aesthetically appealing about the bright and earthy colors contrasting in a bowl.  These same items work, taste-wise, for the same reason... as the salty plays off the sweet, and vice-versa!  There is no perfect recipe for trail mix, as it really depends on your personal taste.  Though trail mixes often contail small chocolate pieces, dried fruits, mixed nuts, and/or some sort of crunchy bread.

My trail mix includes:
  • Mini M&Ms
  • Dark chocolate M&Ms
  • Pretzel sticks
  • Caramel popcorn
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Sun-dried California raisins
  • Honey-roasted peanuts

Made vegetarian by removing the marshmallows.  Damn cow marrow.  *shudder*