Photo: Vegan Party Mix

Vegan Party Mix

A healthier (and just as delicious!) version of this addicting snack will transform anytime of the day into a party!

Yield: 
6½ - 8 Cups

Updated: Fri, 05/20/2016 - 7:48am

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Chex-like cereal, such as Barbara’s Puffins or Nature’s Path’s Heritage Bites
  • 1- 1½ cups sunflower seeds
  • 1- 1½ cups regular or tamari pumpkin seeds
  • ½ -1 cup mixed nuts of choice
  • ¼ - ½ cup small pretzels or pretzel sticks
  • ½ cup melted vegan butter or extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder + more if desired
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder + more if desired
  • 1 teaspoon paprika + more if desired
  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper + more if desired (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon liquid smoke (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 250˚. Grease a large baking pan with vegan butter or olive oil.
  2. Combine cereal, seeds, nuts, and pretzels into baking pan.
  3. Whisk together remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Pour over cereal mixture. Toss with your hands to thoroughly coat.
  4. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Allow mixture to cool. Serve in a large bowl and store any leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week. If desired, you can also re-toast party mix at 400° for 7-10 minutes. Enjoy!