Recipes for beach bag essentials

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — Registered Dietitian Rima Kleiner stopped by the FOX8 studios on Monday to share some beach-trip recipe ideas.

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Fruity Pumpkin Trail Mix {nut-free}

½ cup dried apricots, diced
½ cup dried cranberries or cherries
¼ cup pumpkin or pepita seeds
¼ cup sunflower seeds
½ cup dry cereal or pretzels
1 Tbsp. hemp seeds

Combine all ingredients. Makes 4 servings.


Coastal Coconut Strawberry Daiquiri

1 cup frozen strawberries
½ Tbsp. honey
Juice of half 1 lime
1 cup ice
¼ cup coconut rum

Blend strawberries, honey and lime juice until smooth. Add ice and rum. Blend until ice crushed. Serves 2.