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Friday Fave

Happy weekend to all of our wonderful fans! Thank you for all the continued support and kind words! We got such a great letter and recipe we decided to feature it is as our Friday Fave this week! Have a great weekend everyone! -Whitney

 

Dear Yonanas,

I’m just e-mailing to tell you that I could never live without my Yonanas machine!!!

I bought it on the Shopping Channel in Canada last year when it was offered with the popsicle holders and matching container and I’ve been using it frequently ever since then and I gave you a five star rating on their shopping site.

You just came to Canada this past month and I saw a demo with frozen peaches (which I’ve never tried) so as soon as I saw you, I ran out and bought some peaches and did them up for the freezer and they have become my new favorite obsession. I make my special concoction every night for myself and my husband and today I just bought another 3 large bags of peaches to do up. YUM!

FYI: I don’t usually measure my fruit per say but if you were to pass this recipe along to others it would probably help those who are more comfortable following instructions.

PEACH MANGO-TANGO

  • 1 1/4 cups frozen peaches
  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1/4 cup frozen pineapple chunks

Keep up the good work!

Alas, there is one thing that makes me sad about Yonanas and that’s when I’m on my last spoonful!!

Thanks again,

Marcella

British Columbia, Canada

 

Friday Faves

 

Hello to all of our fabulous fans! We hope you all had a great week and some fun weekend plans ahead. You have all shared some enthusiastic and inspiring reviews with us this week. Thank you so much for the kind words and happy weekend! -Whitney

 

  • This machine is amazing…something I’ve been wanting for many years. Was using a blender (not useful) to make banana ice cream out of frozen bananas, but it was difficult and didn’t stay as frozen as your machine makes it. Thanks so much! –Donna

 

  • “I bought this for my daughter and her kids. My grandson is almost 3 and is a picky eater. He said he didn’t want Yonanas because they were gross. However, when she made some bananas and berries “ice cream” for him and gave him a “ginormous” portion…he said “I love this ice cream but not yonanas!” He was eating yonanas for lunch. Great way to sneak in good stuff for the kids…my son in law also liked it but he was fooled into thinking it was ice cream. It was easy to use (follow directions and you won’t have a problem!). My daughter said it is a great way to stretch your dollars as you can freeze the fruit before it goes bad and have a good, wholesome, healthy snack. Easy to use and tasty…so don’t let this pass you by!” -Mislyn
Friday Faves

Hello and Happy Friday everyone! We hope all of you had a wonderful week and are preparing for an equally wonderful weekend! Thank you for all the support and kind words, here are some of our favorites! –Whitney

 

The Yonanas machine gets used 3-4 times a day at my house so I have to keep coming up with different stuff. I also lead a weight loss support group and make a little treat with the yonanas for them each week :) – Holly

 

Peanut butter yonanas is the best thing I’ve ever eaten. I was in heaven. I’d pick that over ice cream any day, and that’s coming from a girl who lovessss ice cream. -Alexa

 

We recently got our yonanas machine and I just realized that not only do we love what it does, for someone who doesn’t really like things sitting on our kitchen counter; it looks quite attractive when I leave it out! Thanks so much for a great product,I have passed the word probably a little too much, I think our friends are tired of hearing about it!- Jan

Friday Faves

Happy Friday to all of our fans! We continue to be blown away by all of your wonderful comments and reviews. Thanks for sharing such positive feedback with us! Hope you all have a wonderful weekend! -Whitney

 

We love this machine for producing ‘ice cream – like’ desserts. Many recipes to try and the finished product is like soft serve ice cream, but does not melt quickly like homemade ice cream. And you can make a large batch and store in the freezer to serve at a later time. Easy clean up. No salt to buy or large amounts of ice cubes needed. Well worth the price we paid. – hyacinthbean

 

I loved the concept of this item. And I have been thrilled with the performance. It is a bit loud – but the bananas come out very smooth, just like ice cream. I’ve made several of the recipes and have been happy with each of them. Not overly banana-y. Definitely has cut down on our ice cream consumption. Color could be off putting for some – as the bananas will start to brown. I do recommend this and have done so to my family and friends.- Ann

 

I’m a Weight Watchers Leader in New York and just wanted to share with you how happy we all are with your wonderful product. I’ve been featuring it at my meetings because it’s just that good!!!!  And it’s ZERO Points Plus on our program!! Thanks again for making so many of us happy and helping us stay healthier and thinner!!! -Linda

 

Friday Faves

Happy Weekend! We hope all of you had a wonderful week! Thank you all for your awesome support and comments!  Here are some of our favorite comments and reviews! Enjoy your weekend! -Whitney

 

I was hesitant when I purchased the Yonanas since machines that you see work so well on TV often don’t seem to work as well once you get them home!
Well I can say that as far as the Yonanas is concerned it is exactly as it is portrayed on TV!
It makes amazingly easy frozen desserts, using only fruit!
My teenagers have been using it daily and it’s basically paid for itself as they have not been buying ice cream!!
The machine not only is easy to use…but easy to clean up as well!
Highly recommend it!!!- KFriend

 

I don’t eat enough fruit and vegetables. This product has made eating fruit a daily event to look forward to, especially since I can now buy frozen fruit and/or freeze them myself so they last longer. As the price of fruit keeps going up, it’s very costly to throw away anything that goes bad.
Even better, what comes out of it is superior to any store-bought yogurt or ice cream I have had… in BOTH taste and nutritional value.
I have been putting in a single large banana, a few strawberries and a few blueberries. I then add a scoop or two of protein powder for both the chocolate flavor and the added protein. The result is like having a banana split or chocolate covered strawberries
Clean up is a breeze. The mechanical base never gets dirty and doesn’t need cleaned more than any other counter-top appliance. I am beyond happy with this thing. What a great combination of health and convenience provided in one product. It sits right next to the coffee maker and is used as regularly. – S Forrest King

 

I absolutely love my new Yonana machine. I use it about every day. My husband just loves the finished product. So yesterday I made a new batch and it wasn’t working correctly. I opened it up and the plastic gasket part was completely chewed up and gone. I think it was my fault I must have inserted it incorrectly. I decided to write the company to see if I could get a replacement part. Not only are they sending me a free gasket but they are sending me a new free blade as well. What a great company. I will be so thrilled to be able to make more Yonanas creations- Susie

 

Friday Faves

Happy Friday!! Hopefully this week moved as quickly for all of you as it did for us! We continue to get amazing and supportive comments from all of you! Here are a few of your wonderful comments. Have a great weekend! –Whitney

 

Hello, Just wanted to say thank you for this wonderful gadget! I have told 3 people at work about this super fun machine and they have each told friends whom are all excited to run out and purchase your product. My boys love the product and they are eating loads of fruit and don’t even realize it! Again we all thank you!!- Tammie

 

I saw this on Dr. Oz, and thought I would check it out! I can truly say I love it! Easy to use, easy to clean! I have made banana strawberry and banana cherry, both were delish!! I would highly recommend to anyone who wants an easy, refreshing low cal healthy treat!- Donna

 

I adore my Yonanas blender now that I have it, I don’t know what it is about it, but it just makes frozen fruit so good. I absolutely love this thing. I’ve used it maybe a dozen times, so I haven’t had it very long so I can’t speak to how long it will last, but so far it’s fantastic. Healthy way to make some treats and use up those brown bananas.- Deyna

Friday Faves

This week flew by, but we still received great comments and we appreciate all of your support!  Have a wonderful weekend and stay cool with some yonanas!  ENJOY - Candice

 

This machine makes wonderful banana based ‘ice cream’ effortlessly. The frozen ice cream dispenses directly into your serving bowl. You do not need to stop and clean out any containers. So when the line of little children forms up behind you, you can just keep going. Clean up is a breeze. Break down the processing parts and rinse in less than 2 minutes. No scrubbing. This machine is not as loud as the Vitamix which also makes wonderful things. The ‘ice cream’ is soft formed and very creamy. You start with one frozen banana. Add other frozen fruit such as berries, pineapple, oranges, in between each banana. Non frozen bananas do not work as my daughter found out. I don’t think this machine will ever be placed under the counter. My biggest challenge to my raw lifestyle has been my love affair with ice cream. That ended last night. – A. Walters

 

While in Hawaii we stopped at an “ice cream” store to have a frozen fruit cup. It was so delicious and good for us we knew we had to find a way to make this at home. Visiting my niece’s home this summer she offered us a similar treat made with the Yonanas Maker. Doing some research on line I noticed that Amazon.com had them in stock. I bought two; one for my son’s family and one for me. Yonanas is truly a wonderful way to get our suggested amount of daily servings of fruits. Kids love it, us ice cream lovers love it….only negative thing about it is; one must freeze the bananas and fruit in advance and it is very difficult to have enough ready when it is time for Yonanas! – Carole

 

I am super addicted to ice cream. So when seeing this product on Dr. Oz I just had to have it. It took me awhile to stop procrastinating and buy it. But once I made it for the first time it blew my mind!! I love eating healthy as much as I love eating unhealthy. I really don’t understand how it makes frozen bananas tastes like vanilla ice cream, but it does. The first time I made it, it wasn’t all that great (it was really icey and choppey). But that was because I didn’t follow the directions exactly. Once I did, I was not disappointed! It really turns into the awesome ice cream consistency as promised, and tastes great. I am currently enjoying a banana-strawberry-peach yonanas combination. Highly recommended product! – Kristin K.

Friday Faves

 

The weekend is here and time for our Friday-faves from this past week!  We have had some hot weather here, make sure to stay cool with some yonanas!  ENJOY – Candice

 

I just bought a Yonana 2 days ago…went to supermarket..stocked up on fresh fruit & froze it overnight. I was skeptical about the Yonana because I really didn’t believe it could be so good. Well I just made my first Yonana with simply just bananas & berries..Oh my gosh…Im in love! I just ate 2 bowls and kept say “I can’t believe this is just fruit”! This is delicious!!! I’m gonna go and purchase another one as backup because I wan’t this Yonana for the rest of my life! My husband wouldn’t buy it for me because he said I would never use it…I made him a bowl & he loved it! I’ll be using this everyday!! - Di

 

My kids and I love this Machine! We used it for the first time this afternoon and are thrilled with this purchase! We haven’t tried it with Bananas yet but it made deliouse Strawberry and Blueberry soft serve. The kicker is, I can’t get my kids to eat Blueberries and they loved this! Maybe I can get them to eat mangoes and other fruits they don’t normally like :) Thumbs up and I would definitely recommend this machine. - Emmie

 

I love my yonanas! I gave up ice cream since I puchased this. I love that they give you a recipe book with it but I have tweeked it a bit by adding a small cup of yogurt, that I threw in the freezer. I have lost weight since I have used the machine…Yes, it does make a little noise, but so does a blender. Best purchase I’ve made in a long time. Never thought my hubby would give up his ice cream but he has too. It’s dish washer safe but why bother the clean up only takes a minute or two. I love it!  - Kat