Here is an example of a whole food snack that has zero chemicals or preservatives.
Store in airtight container at room temp for 1 week OR freeze for up to 3 months in individual sandwich bags (inside a large freezer bag) for a grab and go snack or add to plain (read- less sugar) yogurt.
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup raw or organic honey
1 Tsp. pumpkin pie spice blend
2 Tbsps. brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
3 cups old fashion oats
3/4 cups slivered almonds
1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds
2 Tbsps.flax seeds
2 Tbsps. wheat germ
Dash of salt
1 cup dried fruit I used cranberries, mango and blueberries —ADD AFTER BAKING
1) Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees
2) Mix dry and wet ingredients separately then combine the two
3) Bake @ 325 degrees for 25-30 mins. in a single layer on a large baking sheet or sheet pan
4) Let cool and mix in dried fruit.