Christmas Is My Favorite! Ugly Sweater Run

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Ugly Sweater 5K Run, 2013
Team ~ Christmas is My Favorite
Omaha, Nebraska

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We lucked out today considering the temperatures here in Omaha haven’t hit above 10 degrees in over a week. Today we saw temps in the 20’s. A little cold starting out, but PERFECT once we had about 1/4 mile under our feet.

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We saw some sweet homemade shirts, Buddy the Elf and ended our day at the bar for some warm soup and of course a few beers.

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Cheers!
Carrie, Kayla, Tyree, Jen and Me!

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Better For You ~ Gingerbread Granola

Good morning!  Hope you all have enjoyed a good weekend.  I am on my way out the door for the Ugly Sweater 5K run with a group of gals.  It’s going to be COLD!!

I wanted to share with you first a Gingerbread Granola recipe I put together last week.  I have always steered clear of granola due its usual high sugar, butter and oil content.   This recipe I created contains NO butter or oil and incorporates nutrient dense ingredients. 

Winning!

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Enjoy!

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I was pleasantly surprised that my first batch turned out really good.  I packaged it up into mason jars and handed them out to some of my coworkers for a fun holiday gift. 

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Merry Christmas!  Have a great Sunday!