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Christmas Breakfast, Gourmet Granola and a Giveaway!

Posted By Jessica Fisher On July 30, 2010 @ 11:53 am In Promotions | Comments Disabled

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Christmas Breakfast can be a rushed affair or an afterthought or a big elaborate event. When I was a kid, breakfast on Christmas morning consisted of a 2-lb box of See’s candy and the tangerines or oranges from our stockings. Fruit and chocolate? Worked for me.

Until I became a mom. Then I realized that new toys and chocolate made for overly hyper children too early in the morning. Before our eldest knew what the mad dash for presents was about, we made a full breakfast first, ate together, and then opened the presents.

However, as our family has grown in age and in size, somehow, impatience has entered the picture. No one wants to wait for breakfast before presents. C’mon!

So, I’ve tried to find a happy compromise. I fill their stockings with snacky breakfast [4] and then after the hubbub settles down, I make a nice breakfast/brunch/lunch combination. This year it might include Chocolate Butterhorns [5], a Bacon Quiche [6], and maybe a fruit salad.

But, one of my favorite breakfasts is a Yogurt Parfait [7]. Something about juicy berries layered between yogurt and granola makes it seem extra special. Plus, a yogurt granola bar could be a pretty fun and healthy alternative to ice cream sundaes for breakfast.

Today’s giveaway from Malachi’s Harvest [8] would be a perfect complement to Christmas breakfast and a fun stocking stuffer for the foodies in the family.

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A word from Malachi’s Harvest [8]:

We strive to provide a granola we wholeheartedly believe is truly good for your health – containing raw seeds & nuts, lightly baked oats, naturally-occurring vitamins, enzymes, and minerals, coconut oil, and honey. We avoid preservatives, refined sugars, and processed grains.

Nutritious and delicious! That’s what I’m talking about! Yum!

This week one winner will receive a bag of granola from Malachi’s Harvest [8].

Ways to Enter:

There are three ways that you can enter this giveaway. Pick one, pick ‘em all.

1. Leave a comment, telling us what you like to serve for Christmas breakfast.

2. Follow @FishMama [10]on twitter and tweet about this giveaway. Then come back here and leave a separate comment with your twitter handle, telling me you did so.

3. Subscribe to LifeasMOM in a reader [1] or via email [2] and leave a separate comment, telling me you subscribe.

This giveaway will be open until Sunday night, August 1st at 8 pm, PST. Winner will be chosen at random and notified via email. You have 48 hours from the time I send the email to respond, otherwise I reserve the right to choose another winner.

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED [11].

- Disclosure: Malachi’s Harvest [8] has provided this prize for giveaway. I received a review sample as well. I was not compensated for publishing positive comments. Please see my disclosure policy [12]for more information.


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[4] fill their stockings with snacky breakfast: http://lifeasmom.com/2009/12/christmas-morning-breakfast-in-stocking.html

[5] Chocolate Butterhorns: http://lifeasmom.com/2010/04/chocolate-butterhorns-perfect-for-freezing-perfect-for-anytime.html

[6] a Bacon Quiche: http://goodcheapeats.com/2010/03/ultimate-recipe-swap-bacon-and-spinach/

[7] Yogurt Parfait: http://goodcheapeats.com/2009/04/yogurt-berry-parfait/

[8] Malachi’s Harvest: http://www.malachisharvest.etsy.com/

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[11] WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED: http://lifeasmom.com../2010/08/recent-giveaways-winners.html

[12] my disclosure policy : http://lifeasmom.com../2010/me-as-mom/disclosure

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