Someone will “try it Tuesday” – Giveaway!!!

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We are all trying to be a little healthy, right?  Do you ever buy granola and eat around the things you don’t like?  My husband hates raisins….unfortunately raisins are in just about every kind of granola that you can imagine.  Do you ever think you must be eating something really low calorie because it has the name granola on the package, only to find out you would have been better off downing a Big Mac?  MixMyGranola will custom make your very own granola mix.  You choose what kind of granola base you would like, then choose from a huge assortment of dried fruits, nut, and other special items.  The list of ingredient choices goes from the basic (raisins) to the exotic (chia seeds).  The cool part is that all of the nutritional information is displayed while you create your mix.  You can watch the calories go up as you add things in and have some control over the nutritional outcome of your granola.  My granola arrived in this really cool cardboard tube – that means nothing was smushed during mailing.  My tube was even signed by the mixer (Andrew).  Here is the recipe that I created (I like to call it KatyChomps):

  • Low-Fat Granola
  • Organic Dried Apples
  • Dried Blueberries
  • Goji Berries
  • Dried Blackberries
  • Roasted Almonds
  • Pistachios
  • Organic Flax Seeds
  • Chia Seeds
  • Organic Coco Shreds
  • and lots of love

My favorite ingredients were the Coco Shreds (they were big giant peices of coconut shreds), the organic dried apples, and the dried blackberries. Every ingredient in my mix was fresh and great tasting.  It really was the best granola that I have ever had.  Maybe it is because of the wonderful guys at MixMyGranola or maybe I just know exactly what to put in the perfect granola?  Even if it is because of my mad granola pairing skills I think I will leave the mixing to the professionals.  I wouldn’t even know where to buy goji berries or chia seeds.   My container contained 8 servings…and when it was halfway gone I had to hide it from my family.  I wanted it all!

Here is the deal.  Visit the MixMyGranola website.  Pick your base granola and at least 5 add ins that you would like to have in your mix. You can even be really creative and name your granola too!   Post your recipe as  comment on my blog.  On Thursday at 5pm the contest will end and I will use a random number generator to pick one person to receive a gift certificate from MixMyGranola that will allow you to turn your recipe into a reality.

JUST CLICK COMMENT BELOW 🙂

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February 24, 2009. food, give away, health, shopping.

44 Comments

  1. Pat replied:

    Could not find how to post to YOUR blog to put my “recipe” for granola mix in. I could find your friends that blog, but not a connect for yours.

  2. Serena replied:

    It all looks so good!
    Here’s my creation:Tropical Goodness
    Organic granola
    dried bananas
    dried mangos
    macadamia nuts
    flax seed
    organic coco shreds
    Thanks for the great give-a-way!

  3. Diane replied:

    What a cool idea! My “Fun & Fruity” combination hasLow-Fat Granola,Cranberries, Dried Blueberries, Dried Bing Cherries, Goji Berries, Dried Blackberries, Chia Seeds, Macadamia Nuts.

  4. katyshops replied:

    I’m sticking Clemsongirls comment in here…she couldn’t get the link to work.

  5. Lynne replied:

    What a hard decision! I could spend all day ordering different combinations!!

    Nutty Me

    * Granola Base
    * Organic Granola

    * Fruits
    * Cranberries
    * Dried Blueberries
    * Organic Dates
    * Goji Berries

    * Nuts and Seeds
    * Chia Seeds

    * Extras
    * Organic Coco Shreds

  6. Claire replied:

    Always need a little chocolate…
    Granola
    Base Organic Granola

    Fruits
    Organic Dried Apples
    Dried Bing Cherries
    Dried Pineapple Slices
    Goji Berries

    Nuts and Seeds
    Roasted Almonds
    Chia Seeds

    Extras
    Chocolate Mini Morsels
    Organic Coco Shreds

    Love it!

  7. Jenny replied:

    Oh I would love to try this! What a cool site! My creation is called Berry Delicious:
    Organic Muesli
    Dried Bing Cherries
    Dried Blackberries
    Cranberries
    Pecans
    Oatbran Flakes

  8. Tabatha replied:

    I like the idea of picking your own.
    Tab’s Mix
    French Vanilla Granola
    Organic Dried Apples
    Dried Strawberries
    Dried Blueberries
    Dried Melon Slices
    Sunflower Seeds
    Chocolate Mini Morsels
    Organic Coco Shreds

  9. Sasha replied:

    Fun!

    Organic Granola
    Cranberries
    Dried Raspberries
    Dried Pineapple Slices
    Dried Blackberries
    Dried Strawberries

    Can you tell I love fruit? 🙂

  10. Michelle Crist replied:

    mmmm, now I’m hungry!!

    Granola Base:
    French Vanilla Granola

    Fruits:
    Goji Berries
    Dried Raspberries
    Dried Blackberries

    Nuts and Seeds:
    Pistachios

    Extras
    Organic Coco Shreds

    Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

  11. Kari C replied:

    A little bit of everything..
    Granola Base:
    * French Vanilla Granola

    Fruits:
    * Dried Raspberries
    * Dried Strawberries

    Nuts and Seeds:
    * Pecans
    * Walnuts

    Extras:
    * Chocolate Mini Morsels

  12. Amber replied:

    French Vanilla Granola
    Dried Raspberries
    Dried Blueberries
    Dried Strawberries
    Sunflower Seeds
    Cashews
    Chocolate Mini Morsels

  13. Claudia replied:

    Yummers!

    *Organic Granola
    *Cranberries
    *Dried Plums
    *Dried Blueberries
    *Organic Flax Seeds
    *Organic Coco Shreds

    Thanks Katy!

  14. christine replied:

    What a neat website!! Thanks 🙂

    Your Mix (16 oz.)
    Granola:
    Base Organic
    GranolaFruits:
    Goji Berries
    Dried Bing Cherries
    Dried Blueberries
    Cranberries
    Dried Pineapple Slices
    Nuts and Seeds
    Pumpkin Seeds
    Roasted Almonds
    Extras:
    Organic Coco Shreds

  15. Morgan replied:

    Princess Granola

    French Vanilla Granola
    Dried Blackberries
    Goji Berries
    Macadamia Nuts
    Hazelnuts
    Pomegranate Cordials
    Organic Coco Shreds

  16. Sarah Shaffer replied:

    My Mix
    Granola Base Low-Fat Granola, Dried Blackberries, Goji Berries, Dried Mangos, Dried Blueberries, Dried Strawberries, Dried Apricots, Chia Seeds, Organic Flax Seeds, Roasted Almonds, Honey Smacks. YUMMY!!!!

  17. Shannon replied:

    I love to play with customizing stuff. But I have the hardest time coming to a final decision. Here’s my current selections:

    Organic granola, organic dried apples, organic flax seeds, chia seeds, organic coco shreds, and oatbran flakes.

  18. Lindsey replied:

    Lindsey’s Delight

    Organic Granola
    Dried Raspberries
    Organic Banana Chips
    Cranberries
    Roasted Almonds

  19. Dawn replied:

    My “Groovy Ganola” includes

    Low-Fat Granola
    Organic Dates
    Organic Flax Seeds
    Pumpkin Seeds
    Roasted Almonds
    Sesame Sticks
    Chocolate Raisins

    Thanks for the cool website!

  20. Julz replied:

    I love Granola Mixes! Way yummy! Thanks Katy!

    Fruity Julz
    Cranberries, Dried Raspberries, Dried Blueberries, Dried Bing Cherries, Organic Raisins, Goji Berries, Dried Blackberries, Roasted Almonds, Pumpkin Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, Hazelnuts, Pecans, Organic Coco Shreds, Crystallized Ginger, Organic Museli

  21. Shannon replied:

    Granola Base: French Vanilla

    Goji Berries
    Organic Raisins
    Dried Bing Cherries
    Roasted Almonds
    Macadamia Nuts

  22. Kathryn Lawrence replied:

    Very cool!!

    No idea what to call it – I’m not creative! – but this is what I mixed up:

    Granola Base – French Vanilla Granola
    Fruits:
    Organic Dried Apples
    Dried Strawberries
    Organic Banana Chips
    Dried Raspberries
    Cranberries

  23. Laura replied:

    Your Mix (16 oz.)
    Granola BaseOrganic GranolaFruitsOrganic RaisinsNuts and SeedsOrganic Flax SeedsChia SeedsExtrasPeanut M&MsOrga

  24. Amanda Mae replied:

    Mine includes everything I like and nothing I don’t. I’m stoked.

    French Vanilla Granola Base
    Organic Banana Chips (2)
    Dried Raspberries (2)
    Dried Apricots
    Dried Bing Cherries
    Dried Blackberries
    Pecans
    Macadamia Nuts
    Pistachios
    Pumpkin Seeds
    Organic Coco Shreds (2)
    Sesame Sticks
    Mini Chocolate Morsels

  25. Maggie replied:

    Delicious goodness
    Low fat Granola
    Dried Raspberries
    Organic Coco Shreds
    Organic Banana Chips
    Roasted Almonds
    Dried Strawberries
    Cranberries
    Goji Berries

  26. Debbie Ringer replied:

    I call it;

    Cross Country Drive

    Granola
    BaseFrench Vanilla

    GranolaFruits
    Dried Strawberries,Dried Raspberries,Dried Blueberries,Dried Melon Slices,Goji Berries
    Nuts and Seeds
    Roasted Almonds,Pistachios,Pumpkin Seeds,Chia Seeds

    Extras
    Sesame Sticks,Peanutbutter Bites

    Figure while I drive across the states this will handle my munches

    Debbie

  27. Melissa Methvin replied:

    My Mix:

    Granola Base:
    French Vanilla Granola

    Fruits:
    Dried Raspberries
    Dried Strawberries
    Dried Mangos

    Nuts and Seeds:
    Pecans
    Almonds

  28. Allison Cottle replied:

    I love it…this is a great way to get a snack that my 2 year old will actually eat. I passes it around the office. Thank you for of the GREAT Freebies!

    Your Mix (16 oz.)
    Granola Base French Vanilla Granola
    Fruits
    Cranberries Dried
    Strawberries Organic Dried
    Apples Organic
    Banana Chips
    Nuts and Seeds
    Roasted Cashews
    Extras
    Wasabi Peas
    Organic Coco Shreds

  29. Sarah replied:

    What a fun giveaway and a fun site.

    Granola Mom’s Granola

    Granola Base French Vanilla

    Goji Berries
    Dried Raspberries
    Roasted Cashews
    Pistachios
    Hemp Seeds
    Mini Chocolate Morsels

  30. Chris Fulton replied:

    What a great idea so I don’t have to pick anything out.

    Mom’s Mix

    organic granola
    dried apples
    dried strawberries
    dried bananas
    almonds
    pistachios
    flax seeds (ok I had an extra)

  31. GINA COLLINS replied:

    Here is my favorite mix called “COCO BERRI’LICIOUS.

    LOW FAT GARNOLA MIX
    DRIED BING CHERRIES
    GOJI BERRIES
    MACADAMIA NUTS
    ORGANIC COCO SHREDS
    CHOCOLATE MORSELS

  32. cindy replied:

    I’d go for the low fat granola with the following added:
    dried apricots
    dried blueberries
    dried bing cherries
    chia seeds

  33. Holly replied:

    It all looks so good!

    French Vanilla Granola
    dried apples
    dried Mangos
    Goji Berries
    Pecans
    Macadamia Nuts
    Thanks for such a fun giveaway!

  34. Deb replied:

    What a cool site!

    I would go with:

    Organic granola
    Dried apples
    Dried Blackberries
    Dried strawberries
    Dried bing cherries
    Dried goji berries
    Amaranth seeds
    Chia seeds
    Soy beans
    Almonds

    I definately see some gift certificates coming from this site.

    Thanks!

  35. Debbie replied:

    Emily’s Delight

    Organic Granola
    Bing Cherries
    Strawberries
    Apples
    Coco Shreds
    Cocoa Crisp Bites

  36. Lange replied:

    Livie’s lunch

    * Granola Base
    * French Vanilla Granola

    * Fruits
    * Dried Blueberries
    * Dried Bing Cherries
    * Dried Blackberries
    * Cranberries
    * Dried Strawberries
    * Organic Banana Chips

  37. Margaret replied:

    So many options!

    * Granola Base
    * Low-Fat Granola

    * Fruits
    * Dried Strawberries
    * Cranberries

    * Nuts and Seeds
    * Walnuts
    * Macadamia Nuts

    * Extras
    * Peanut M&Ms

  38. Danielle replied:

    What a great idea. So many different options its hard to chose.
    Granola Base French Vanilla Granola Fruits Cranberries Dried Strawberries Dried Mangos Dried Pineapple Slices Organic Raisins Nuts and Seeds Roasted Cashews (2) Organic Peanuts

  39. amandasue replied:

    Yummy! And what a cool site. I’d go with Low Fat Granola, Dried Bing Cherries, Walnuts, Organic Coco Shreds, Pomegranate Cordials, Peanut Butter Bites. Thanks for entering me!

  40. Brandi McSpadden replied:

    Ok, Mc’s Mix is:

    Low fat granola
    cranberries
    organic dried apples
    dried strawberries
    dried raspberries
    dried pineapple
    Goji berries
    roasted almonds
    organic coco shreds

    YUMMMMMMM!!!

  41. Melody Young replied:

    This is a great idea.

    MY GREATEST GRANOLA

    Low Fat Granola
    Dried Blueberries
    Dried Bing Cherries
    Almonds
    Cashews
    Chocolate Raisins

  42. Candra replied:

    What an EXCELLENT and tasty idea! My mix would be:

    Fruity Frenzy:
    Organic Granola
    Dried Strawberries
    Dried Blueberries
    Dried Blackberries
    Organic Peanuts
    Organic Coco Shreds
    and last but not least
    Chocolate Mini Morsels (gotta have that chocolate!)

    Thanks for the chance!

  43. Diane replied:

    What a good idea for a gift for the person who is hard to buy for.

    Lowfat Granola
    Dried Blueberries
    Cranberries
    Hazelnuts
    Chia Seeds
    Oatbran twice

  44. Kim Johnson replied:

    My receipe:
    Low fat granola
    banana chips
    cranberries
    pineable
    cashews
    coco shreds

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