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Friday Faves


Hello to all of our wonderful fans and happy weekend!  Our Friday Faves this week come from some of our fans who love all the amazing benefits of Yonanas. In fact, they love Yonanas so much, they’ve bought multiple machines!! Yonanas is the perfect gift for any occasion! Have you given Yonanas as a gift? Tell us who you gave it to and how they reacted! –Whitney


  • I just wanted to tell you how fabulous I think the Yonanas machine is! I’m sure I won’t be able to find words enough to praise this product adequately. I have owned a number of “unhealthy” ice cream machines in the past and they all ended up in the trash. Too bulky, too much work, too complicated, too long to wait for the finished product! Then I was turned on to Yonanas! One demonstration & taste and I was sold! It has become my gift of choice for all my family and friends! It’s fast & easy and best of all HEALTHY! I have purchased 5 of them as gifts already and now have all my friends buying them as gifts for their family! My daughter-in law was so excited when she found out she was getting one she literally screamed! I just wanted to say Thank you so much for such a terrific product and providing a healthy alternative to ice cream that adults and children love and readily accept without question that it tastes like ice cream!-  Ann Piazza


  • Bought this in the spring…. and I honestly must say it was the best 50 dollars I have spent in a long time. I am now being healthier and consuming more fruit than I have in years. I did not have ice cream once this summer. I honestly eat Yonanas frozen treats at least once a day.  I buy frozen fruit (in the summer I bought melons and fresh fruit, cut up and froze it all) and bunches of bananas (which I rarely ate before) and Yonanas up a half dozen or so for myself to freeze and a half dozen for my mom (who loves it almost as much as I do). I either sit the frozen fruit out for about 15 minutes or microwave it about 30 seconds and start the machine up. When freshly made the treat is more soft serve, when frozen its hard serve– unless you microwave for 20 secs and then YUMMY perfection. I have recommended it to family and friends and when I do, I tell them unless you use mostly bananas it is more like a frozen fruit sorbet. The bananas definitely add the creamy texture that ice cream lovers would probably want. I tend to mix it all up, sometimes more sometimes less bananas. I am actually about to buy a second machine for backup… that is how much I love this machine!! Just my thoughts, but if you are looking for a healthy tasty treat, try it. Also, clean-up is a breeze, a quick run under the faucet and done. Top rack dishwasher safe and a quick wipe of the motor and done.- Lisa
Friday Faves

Happy weekend to all of our wonderful fans! Our Friday Faves this week come from fans who are enjoying dairy-free desserts thanks to Yonanas. We are so thrilled to hear how many of you are enjoying tasty frozen treats again thanks to Yonanas! –Whitney


  • The greatest treat maker ever! All kinds of fruit work well, and for those who can’t have dairy you can still enjoy a healthy ice cream like treat. Our favorite is bananas and strawberries covered with chocolate syrup…yum!- Cynthia Knight
  • Wonderful non-dairy and healthy! We love this product! By the way, I am allergic to bananas, so I just use peaches, blueberries, strawberries, and cherries and it works fine! I just make mine before they stick bananas in it. My daughter can’t have dairy, but with this she can enjoy treats with the rest of us. Awesome product!- Ram2727
  • Perfect for making inexpensive dairy-free frozen desserts. My family prefers homemade frozen desserts made with our Yonanas over ice cream. Unlike other homemade ‘ice cream’ machines, the amount of desert you can make at one time isn’t limited by a small freezer bowl. In fact, you can easily make desert for all the guests at a birthday party if you have enough frozen bananas and other ingredients on hand. Best of all, the frozen desserts made with Yonanas are dairy-free (that is to say, the main ingredient is bananas not milk or cream) and inexpensive compared to ice cream at your local grocery: a bunch of bananas that you might pay $1.50 for makes as much or more desert than you would get in a 1/2 gallon tub.- So Serious
Friday Faves


Happy Friday! Our Friday Faves this week come from some self-proclaimed “Gadget Lovers.” They are calling Yonanas their new favorite gadget, which we love to hear! Have you introduced the gadget lover in your life to Yonanas yet? We want to hear what they think! -Whitney


  • I bought my Mom a Yonanas for her birthday recently. We LOVE kitchen gadgets, but this has to be our new favorite ……& one of the best we have ever purchased!! What’s also great is that it is dairy free! I have an issue with my kidneys where I have to limit my calcium intake. I can now indulge without worry!! I like it so much better than ice cream too!! LOVE it & recommend it to everyone!! –Michelle N


  • I’m feeling great again about eating desert, with no guilt. Looks great, very easy to use, easy as A-B-C. You’re able to enjoy a delicious and fast desert. There are very few parts, which makes clean up fast, and easy. It’s a great gadget to have to make healthy, delicious, and fun deserts anytime you desire. –Gina W


  • The best! This is, for sure, the most useful gadget since slice bread invention. If you like bananas, gelato you MUST buy one of this u won’t regret, BELIEVE me! -Eduardo
Friday Faves


Happy Weekend!! We continue to be blown away by the overwhelming support from all of our fabulous fans! Our Friday Faves come from whole families enjoying Yonanas. It is so great to hear how fans of all ages are enjoying healthy desserts together with Yonanas. Who is the biggest Yonanas lover in your family? –Whitney


  • What a fruitastic creation! I was so excited about receiving my Yonanas, and in the meantime put a set of 4 “overripe bananas” in the freezer with a few strawberries waiting for it to arrive. When I first got it I was skeptical on how this would work …going in as a fruit and coming out tasting like ice cream…but just had to see it for myself. Sure enough the outcome is a smooth, cold, ice creamy textured creation that could be easily described as ICE CREAM! If you love bananas , or other fruits, this is a GREAT way to make a tasty treat with any fruits you freeze! Yonanas has a site with all the information about the benefits of this machine providing numerous health benefits and loads of recipes you can try! For all chocolate-holics you can always add chocolate to the final product, or anything else such as nuts ,sprinkles or a topping to your creations! So what you are reading about this machine are true …this is machine can turn your fruit into a delicious, cool, healthy treat that the whole family will enjoy! To top it all off it is healthy for you too! – Deb
  • The whole family loves It! We purchased this machine a few months ago and use it almost nightly. Through trial and error we realized the secret to creating a great soft serve with this machine is to use ripe (but not overly ripe) frozen bananas with every batch. Second, we only use frozen fruit but let it thaw for 8-10 minutes before feeding it into the machine. Third, we combine bananas and pineapples or bananas, mangos, and blueberries or bananas and strawberries. The end product is creamy and delicious. –Anne P
  • Our family loves our Yonanas! It is just a great way to get a healthy treat. Any time friends come over now I always make Yonanas for dessert and as a result they all have bought one for themselves. Also, their customer service is the BEST! I called with a concern and got treated with care and respect, and also got immediate results beyond what I expected… very rare nowadays! Way to go Yonanas!- Vicki S.




Friday Faves

Hello and Happy Weekend! This week our Friday Faves come from some fans who are counting their points. Thanks to Yonanas they are able to enjoy dessert guilt free! Tell us your favorite guilt-free Yonanas recipe! -Whitney


  • I have sung the Yonanas ice cream maker’s praises from the roof tops. I took samples to work to share with the ladies. All of them want one now too so they will be purchasing a Yonanas for themselves. I love the creaminess and on WW Yonanas ice cream is free! No points. How can you get better than that, awesome tasting and a free, filling food. I am in HEAVEN! I would recommend this product to everyone. –CGS51


  • The Greatest Machine Ever! I purchased this a few weeks ago. I thought will I really use it? Well I use it every day! I love it! I’m on Weight Watchers and fruit is 0 points! I eat all kinds of fruit now and I’m losing weight! The best machine I’ve bought in a long time!” –Meredi


  • I had put a cut-up frozen ripe banana in the freezer so it would be ready when my Yonana arrived. I added mango cubes and mixed berries. The mix came out delicious! Now I have to go buy more bananas! I had heard about the machine from Weight Watchers members since fruit is Zero points, this is a great “instead of ice cream” treat. I found it easy to take apart and clean after use, too. – Susan D
Friday Faves

Happy weekend to all of our wonderful fans! Our Friday Faves this week come from fans who have satisfied their ice cream cravings FOR GOOD with Yonanas! Have you stopped eating ice cream because of Yonanas? We want to hear the impact Yonanas has had in your life! –Whitney


  • Great alternative to Ice Cream! After dinner I often crave something cool and sweet. This is an excellent alternative to ice cream. Much healthier and really pretty easy to make. The clean-up is easy also. It does exactly what it says it will very well!- J Ward


  • GREATEST INVENTION EVER!!! I have 5 kids and we all absolutely LOVE our Yonanas! I will seriously never buy ice cream again! THANK YOU SO MUCH for such a great product!!!- Sunny Lawrence


  • I was hesitant to buy this product. Since I can’t find an ice cream maker that works at home and I feel super guilty about all the sugar I eat in Ben & Jerry’s and thought I would give Yonanas a shot. It was easy and the consistency of the food was perfect for satisfying my ice cream cravings! I love this thing! I had some left over and froze it for the next night & it was great too.- Kristine


Friday Faves

Happy Weekend! We hope all of you had a wonderful week! Our Friday Faves come from some of our fans who were initially skeptical, but once they tried it, they couldn’t stop making Yonanas! Have you turned a skeptic into a Yonanas believer? Tell us your Yonanas story! –Whitney


  • I am always skeptical about new appliances since kitchen space is at a minimum. Yonanas is, by far, the single best investment I have made in a long time. It performs exactly as advertised times ten. Healthy and delicious snacks limited only by imagination. Thank you SO much!- Maryalice Leister
  • A great tasting dessert! At first I was skeptical-my wife’s friend had one, and was raving about it, but I wasn’t convinced. After reading review after review, I bought it for my wife-well the both of us now….it works! The fun part is experimenting with other ingredients to make new flavor-we froze pumpkin pie filling, and presto! Pumpkin Yonanas! Worth the money if you want to enjoy a healthier dessert without feeling deprived, pick this up!! – Dan L
  • Healthy Frozen Dessert! I was a bit skeptical when I ordered, but it really works!!! I love the taste of bananas and so does my family. Follow the instructions and freeze the bananas, at least overnight, and then set out about 10 mins prior to use and you will have a healthy banana ice cream alternative!- LAonline
Award Winning Yonanas Official Rules

Award Winning Yonanas® Photo Contest

Official Rules


1.                  Eligibility

Award Winning Yonanas® Photo Contest (“Contest”) is open only to natural persons who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.  Employees and their immediate family members, including spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children, and household members of Sponsor or any of its affiliates are not eligible.

2.                  Sponsor

Healthy Foods, LLC, 30339 Diamond Parkway, Suite 105, Cleveland, OH 44139 (“Sponsor”).  This Contest is not sponsored or endorsed by Instagram.

3.                  Contest Submission Period

The Contest submission period is from Friday, February 15, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) to Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET (“Contest Submission Period”).

4.                  How to Enter

There are two ways to enter:

Entry method one:

  • Follow @ItsYonanas on Instagram to be eligible at
  • Post a photo of your original Yonanas creation on Instagram.
  • Tag your photo with “@ItsYonanas” and “#YonanasAward”.

Entry method two:

  • If you do not have an Instagram account, e-mail a photo of your original Yonanas creation to
  • Subject line should read “#YonanasAward”
  • Include your full name, mailing address, date of birth and photo entry
  • Photos must be in one of the following formats: JPG, GIF, PNG or a PDF and cannot exceed 2MB in size.

Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any submission, the authorized account holder of the Instagram (or e-mail) account used to submit the entry register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person who created the Instagram (or e-mail) account. A potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

Each entrant hereby grant to Sponsor a non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use the photo that the entrant posts to enter this Contest.  Each entrant represents and warrants to Sponsor that: (i) entrant owns the photo posted or otherwise has the right to grant the rights and licenses set forth above; (ii) the posting and use of the photo does not violate, misappropriate or infringe on the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark and/or other intellectual property rights; and (iii) entrant agrees to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owed by reason of the photo you post for this Contest.

5.                  Winner Selection

On Sunday, February 24, 2013, Sponsor will select one (1) photo from all valid entries to win the prize.  The prize will be assigned to the winner as described in section 8 below.  The selected entrant will be contacted through Instagram (or e-mail) and may be awarded the applicable prize (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules). Failure to respond to the initial verification Instagram (or e-mail) message within five (5) days of notification will result in disqualification. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Submission Period.

6.                  Decisions are Final


7.                  Verification of Potential Winner

The potential prize winner must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return to Sponsor, within five (5) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize. For a Canadian resident to be declared a winner, the selected potential prize winner must first answer correctly, without assistance of any kind, a mathematical skill-testing question posed by Sponsor as part of the potential winner’s affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the applicable affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that a potential winner of a Contest prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the prize to an alternate winner by selecting another photo from among all remaining eligible entries.

8.                  Prize

One winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card.

The total value of the prize is $50. Sponsor will not award a cash equivalent for the prize. The prize is non-transferable, and no substitution will be made. The winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt.

9.                  Entry Conditions and Release

By entering, each entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and (b) release, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Sponsor and its parent and affiliated companies, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Contest, acceptance, use, or misuse of prize, or the broadcast, exploitation, or use of an entry.

10.              Publicity

Except where prohibited, participation in the Contest constitutes the winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

11.              General Conditions

The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This Contest is void where prohibited by law. Winning a prize is contingent upon accepting these Official Rules and fulfilling all requirements of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

12.              Limitations of Liability

The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, technical errors, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (d) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of Entries; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Contest. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.

13.              Disputes

Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prize awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Contest or the determination of the winner, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate Ohio State Court located in Cuyahoga County, Ohio; (c) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but will in no event include attorneys’ fees; and (d) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  Some Jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Ohio or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Ohio.  For Quebec residents only:  Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling.  Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.

14.              Contest Results

For Contest results, send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winner List – Award Winning Yonanas® Photo Contest c/o Healthy Foods, LLC, 30339 Diamond Parkway, Suite 105, Cleveland, OH 44139.  Requests for the winner list must be received by April 31, 2013.