Electrolux #splits: Classic Vegan Banana Split

15 Jul

Are you ready for this?

I have something exciting to share with you today!

As someone who has had one grandma pass away due to cancer and another grandma fight (and win!) a battle with cancer, I am passionate about contributing in the pursuit of a cure to this devastating disease.

I’m sure many, if not all of you have or know someone who has battled with cancer, and you probably possess just as much of a desire to fight back as I do.

For this reason, the moment I heard about this exciting opportunity to help raise money and tell everyone about the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF), I knew I couldn’t pass it up!!

“…the mission of OCRF is very straightforward: to fund research to find a method of early detection and ultimately a cure for ovarian cancer.”

Not only does the OCRF fund research through four different grant programs, they also strive to educate women about ovarian cancer in an effort to make a difference in the lives of those who are at risk.

It is through the diligent dedication and commitment of people just like you and me that the OCRF is able to continue in this crucial pursuit.

In an effort to raise money and help spread the word about the OCRF, Foodbuzz is teaming together with Electrolux and Kelly Ripa by sponsoring a sweet summertime challenge and a Top 9 Takeover for Featured Publishers!

During these long summer months, when the air is so thick you could slice it with a knife, Foodbuzz knows that one easy and healthy way to stay cool is by indulging in your favorite summertime treats!  That is why they’ve created the ultimate banana split challenge!

The best part is that for every banana split submitted by a Featured Publisher, Foodbuzz will donate $50 to the OCRF! Also, Foodbuzz will select the top 9 banana splits posts to be featured in the Top 9 Splits takeover!

To participate in the challenge, I have created the Classic Vegan Banana Split!

This split is loaded with homemade goodness.  Three generous scoops of homemade vegan banana softserve in three classic flavors: peanut butter, strawberry and chocolate!  Topped off with made-from-scratch vegan coconut whipped cream, sprinkled with carob chips, dusted with chia seeds (of course!) and crowned by two happy cherries!

I am so honored and excited to be a part of this challenge and to be involved with a company who reaches out to support cancer research.

Now go make your own banana split and stay cool!

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14 Responses to “Electrolux #splits: Classic Vegan Banana Split”

  1. Rhea July 16, 2010 at 4:06 am #

    WHOA. My eyes got as big as saucers when I saw that sundae… what a masterpiece!!!!

  2. yasmeen July 16, 2010 at 5:02 am #

    Looks fantastic 😀

  3. Heather (Where's the Beach) July 16, 2010 at 5:53 am #

    That looks divine. I couldn’t even begin to tell you the last time I had a banana split. In my teenage years, I’d put entire splits down all by myself in a single sitting and ask for seconds!

  4. Ashley July 16, 2010 at 7:02 am #

    This is a greaet challenge to raise money and help spread the word about the OCRF!! And your banana split looks fabulous!

    Also, I found out that my comments were restricted to “registered users”. Now I’m pretty sure that anyone can comment. Thanks for letting me know!

  5. She's Cookin' July 19, 2010 at 8:09 am #

    It’s wonderful that Foodbuzzz is working to raise awareness of OCRF with such a delicious challenge! And I’m glad they chose your beautiful vegan banana split as one of the Top 9!

    • candice July 19, 2010 at 11:28 am #

      I totally agree – what a great company!

      Thanks so much for the congrats:)

  6. pegasuslegend July 19, 2010 at 8:20 am #

    So glad with your passion for the cause you made it to TOP 9 sincere congrats and may the memories of that horrible cancer be a thing a the past someday with some of this special contribution part of the that cause to cure it!

    • candice July 19, 2010 at 11:27 am #

      Amen!

      And thank you:)

  7. Lori Lynn July 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm #

    I’m glad to see this healthy vegan version. Kudos to you!
    LL

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