Fuel Your Memorial Day Adventures with Trail Mix: 3 Reasons Why It's the Perfect Snack
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Fuel Your Memorial Day Adventures with Trail Mix: 3 Reasons Why It's the Perfect Snack

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, it’s safe to say the start of summer is nearly here! That means it's time to dust off those coolers and start planning some fun outdoor adventures. Whether you're hitting the beach, heading to the mountains, or firing up the backyard BBQ this Memorial Day weekend, one thing is for certain - for maximum fun, you'll need fuel to keep your energy levels up all weekend long!

But forget about greasy chips and high-sugar snacks that leave you feeling sluggish. We’re all about moving and grooving here at Nature’s Garden! 

It's time to upgrade your snack game with healthy options that will nourish your body without sacrificing taste. So pack your bags and get ready for an epic Memorial Day weekend filled with delicious and nutritious snacks.

Simple options like fruits and nuts are great because they provide essential vitamins, minerals, and proteins. But if you need something a bit heartier to fuel your friends and family throughout every step of the journey, look no further than Nature’s Garden trail mixes.

Packed with a variety of nuts, seeds, dried fruit, and decadent additions like fino de aroma cacao, Nature’s Garden is home to trail mixes that will leave you drooling for more! Our trail mixes are all made with the finest ingredients, featuring a perfect blend of energy-boosting and satisfying blissful bites. 

Here are just a few reasons why Nature’s Garden trail mixes are an absolute essential for your Memorial Day weekend:


No Mess, No Stress

With dozens of Nature’s Garden trail mixes available in convenient snack-pack-sized portions, our trail mixes are suitable for the backseat, beach, and beyond. We don’t mean to toot our own horn too loud here, but our trail mixes are quite irresistible… so you’ll be delighted to find that these convenient snack-sized packets are perfect for portion control. 

What’s more, with snack packs, there’s less mess and less stress. Let’s face it, planning an adventure for friends or family can often be hectic enough. Snack packs are a perfect addition to ensure everyone’s hunger is satisfied, backseats stay tidy, and your group can focus on the adventure ahead with ease.

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Nature’s Garden Berry Nutty Mix Snack Packs

Speaking of less stress, what’s better than a snack that everyone will love? Whether it’s a family trip or a friend's getaway this Memorial Day, our Berry Nutty mix is a fan favorite that’s full of flavor. It’s almost so good you’ll forget it’s good for you, too!


Pack Light, Snack Right

The beauty of trail mix is that it’s loaded with essential nutrients like protein, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. When you make trail mix your go-to companion for your adventures, you’re taking along all of these nutrients for the ride! 

The protein inside Nature’s Garden trail mixes help build and repair muscles, tissues, and organs. Healthy fats work to provide energy. Many nuts and seeds in our trail mixes feature Vitamin A, which is important for vision and immune function; vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that helps protect cells from damage; and vitamin B6, necessary for maintaining your metabolism.

Minerals found inside Nature’s Garden trail mixes include magnesium, zinc, iron, and copper – essential for helping many bodily functions including bone health, metabolism, and immune system function. 

And of course, we can’t forget about fiber! All Nature’s Garden trail mixes are a good source of fiber, important for maintaining a healthy gut and keeping your digestive system moving and grooving. 

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Nature’s Garden Heart Healthy Mix Snack Packs

If loading up on essential nutrients is your jam, look no further than our Heart Healthy Mix. This mix satisfies with walnuts, almonds, brazil nuts, and hazelnuts – plus a sweet tang from cranberries.


Value and Variety

When it comes to snacks, variety is the spice of life! And what could be more versatile than trail mix? Whether you like your trail mix sweet or savory, there's a Nature’s Garden combination for you. Plus, with so many different ingredients to choose from, you can always mix things up and try something new. No matter what your preference, Nature’s Garden is sure to satisfy you.

If you’re all about deals and saving big, trail mix is essential for your snack cupboard. Because of the high nutritional content in all Nature’s Garden snacks, you’re getting a bang for your buck simply by having these blissful bites on hand.

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Nature’s Garden Organic Trail Mix Snack Packs

With three decadent mixes to choose from, these organic snack packs are perfect for the health-conscious consumer and those that love to mix things up.

As you embark on your outdoor adventures this Memorial Day weekend, don't forget to pack snacks that will keep you energized to make the most out of this long weekend. Nature’s Garden Trail Mix is the perfect blissful bite for hikes, outdoor excursions and any other activity that gets you moving. Easy to eat on the go, full of nutrients your body needs to stay energized, and irresistibly delicious, thrive this Memorial Day weekend with Nature’s Garden.

Why is trail mix an essential part of your diet?

Trail mix is important because it provides a nutrient-dense, portable, and non-perishable source of energy. Composed of nuts, dried fruits, and sometimes grains or chocolate, it offers a balanced blend of protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats. This combination helps provide both immediate and sustained energy, making it an ideal snack for activities such as hiking, studying, or traveling. It also contains essential vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber which contribute to overall health.

How much trail mix per day on hike?

The amount of trail mix you should consume on a hike depends on various factors like the hike's intensity, duration, and your individual metabolic needs. However, as a general guide, about 1/4 cup (1.13 oz.) to 1/2 cup (2.25 oz.) of trail mix every 1-2 hours can help maintain energy levels during moderate to strenuous hikes. Remember to also stay well-hydrated and balance your diet with other food sources.

How does trail mix help with energy levels?

Trail mix provides a combination of quick and slow-release energy. The dried fruits deliver simple sugars for an immediate energy boost, while the nuts and seeds contain proteins and healthy fats for sustained energy. This balance can help maintain energy levels, particularly during endurance activities.
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