06 October 2011

Pink Ribbon Gum for a Cure


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month


 Last year I blogged about Breast Cancer Awareness here, but I wanted  
to do something a bit different by featuring a Pink Ribbon product: Gum


Excel White Chewing Gum with Pink Ribbons


"Excel White supports the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation"


I actually didn't expect Pink Ribbons to be painted on each individual piece 
of Gum. It reminds me of the t-shirt I wore back in April which I posted here


"Excel-erate your breath" while supporting a cause :)


On a completely unrelated note, can I talk a bit about 
Kabocha Squash? As if I haven't talked about it enough!


Winter Squash is in Season here, and I couldn't be more excited about it!




Topped with Nutritional Yeast, Yellow Mustard and Brown Mustard


During the Summer, Winter Squash is usually imported from Mexico. You can
see the difference in color between the two Kabocha Squashes here and here


Kabocha Squash from Mexico has a lighter
taste and flavor, similar to a Butternut Squash


Kabocha Squash from BC has a starchier, potato-like texture and taste


And you can bet that I prefer BC squash! Bring on the starch!



Reminder: Today is the last day to 

9 comments:

Fran@Broken Cookies Don't Count said... [reply]

That squash looks SO good. I've got to do more veggie roasting!

Lauren said... [reply]

Hmmm sqaush just makes me think of fall :D

Shannon @ Healthiful Balance said... [reply]

I havent had gum in the longest time! I dont think I've had any at all this year! But this gum looks good :)

Sarena Shasteen - The Non-Dairy Queen said... [reply]

The best part about you is that you know how to use your mustards! I love that you used two kinds! Looks delicious!

Chelsea said... [reply]

According to my boss from the farm this summer, fall squash is always the best because squash need frost at night in order to reach their peak!

Living, Learning, Eating said... [reply]

Your roasted squash looks delicious! And the gum is too cute.:P

Keia said... [reply]

Aw, the gum is so cute with the little ribbons printed on it :) I think it is great you post about breast cancer awareness...
ps. that squash looks llllllllooveeelyy

Jolene - EverydayFoodie said... [reply]

I love that gum - it is what I chew at work all day.

Geoff Wheeler said... [reply]

Um how stupid can one be? that gum is loaded with cancer causing shit.

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