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Friday Faves

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Are you constantly pouring over ingredients lists and nutrition labels? This week’s Friday Faves comes from friends who ditched the guesswork & took control of their dessert with yonanas!


Great For Diabetics   “I have huge cravings for ice cream, but must watch what I eat. This is so delicious and I know EXACTLY what’s in it!” – Jacee


Great Product!!!   “I figured this would be just one more “toy” that we used a couple of times, then off it goes to the cabinet to be sold in a garage sale. This product does exactly what it says it will do! And this way you know exactly what your eating. Just take a look on the back on the ice cream product you use….you can’t even pronounce half the ingredients….do you really want to eat that?” – AmaTX


YAYYYY FOR YONANAS!!!!   “I watched this for a while but when we got the great deal as a TSV, I bought this. I LOVE it. I can have a dessert that is natural and I control my ingredients. I look forward to a summer of healthy desserts. It is so easy to use and clean. Can’t wait to make things for my one year old granddaughter!” – Diamond Lover 

Yonanas Demonstrations June 21 – 22


Come try Yonanas in your area June 21 & June 22!

Click here for the Yonanas Demo Schedule at select US Costco stores.

Yonanas GRAND Birthday Sweepstakes Winners




Congratulations to all of our Yonanas GRAND Birthday Sweepstakes winners! Thank you everyone for participating and celebrating our 3rd birthday with us!



Michelle R. from Michigan


Yonanas Machine Winners*:

Gerry L. from Florida

Sara A. from Ontario

Jamie H. from Arizona

Sandor C. from Alabama

Robert J. from North Carolina

Susan M. from California

Michelle G. from New York


*Please note, all winners were contacted via the email address provided in the entry form.


Friday Faves



On a diet? We know it is difficult to deprive your sweet tooth & combat cravings! Here are some stories from our friends have used yonanas to turn 100% fruit into guilt-free, healthy desserts that won’t blow your diet!


This Is Great! “This little machine is an amazing new kitchen must have. I love the soft serve type consistency it produces with the frozen bananas. The only limitation is your own imagination. I’m enjoying creating healthy new deserts. It’s great being on a diet and not having to deprive yourself of very tasty deserts. Way to go Yonanas!!!” – ~Z~


Cannot Believe How Fabulous “I still can’t believe that this works. I look forward to finishing even the most tasty meal so that I can use this device. It makes the most delicious dessert without adding sugar or any sweeteners. What a way to diet!” – judk1


Tasty and healthy! “Normally the two words tasty and healthy do not go together, but with the Yonanas it does. Tried it out for the first time and it was a hit with both me and my mom. I just started a diet and was having trouble fitting enough fruit and or vegetables in my diet. Saw this for the umpteenth time and new that I had to try it. Was glad I did! So easy to use and clean. All the parts came apart very easily and really all you had to do is give it a good rinse and it’s good to go. This machine is a must try for someone who is on a restricted diet and has a sweet tooth.” – marsscout

Friday Faves

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Want a way to get your whole family to eat more fruit? This week’s Friday Faves come from folks who have found a secret weapon: Yonanas! Trick picky eaters by turning 100% fruit into a treat that looks, tastes and feels like soft-serve ice cream!


Wonderful! “Love this! My hubby never eats fruit and since we received this he has had so much fruit! We both enjoy making different treats every night! No more cookies and cake for us! We can’t get enough of this. If you’re on the fence about buying this go for it! Wish I could give it 10 stars!” – patkriv


This is amazing!!! “ It really does turn fruit into a delicious frozen “ice cream”. We couldn’t wait to try it. It was so easy to do, and the fruit comes out exactly the consistency of soft ice cream. I am on Weight Watcher’s and fruit is “free” – no points to count. So every bowl of these luscious concoctions is a guilt free treat. What a great way to get more fruit into your diet!! We made banana-strawberry, then banana and mixed berries and just plain banana. I have oranges, mangoes and peaches in the freezer now. Can’t wait to try some new blends. The machine goes together/comes apart very easily and cleans up in a flash. Great ideas in the recipe book, too. Totally cool!!!!!!” – Deegee54


Love My Yonanas! “I got my yonana a few days ago and LOVE it. It works like I thought it would. I love the fact it is fast and easy. Also, you don’t have to add anything with fat into it unless you just want too. You can have it either way. It is the perfect way to get more fruit in the diet so that you get the fiber and nutrients. I also love that you can buy plenty of fruit and you don’t have to worry about it becoming rotten before you eat it all because you can just freeze it. The consistency is so very similar to ice cream; so, that way you feel like you are getting such a wonderful treat, which you are. It feels like your cheating when your not. Love it!!!!!!!!!” – princess tinkerbell

What’s In Bloom Winners



Congratulations to all of our What’s in Bloom? Colored Yonanas Sweepstakes winners! Thank you everyone for participating and voting for your favorite color. Classic SILVER won the vote as your favorite yonanas color, followed by BLUE! Did you fall in love with one of the new colors? Get your favorite at Walmart & Walmart Canada!


Color Vote Winners:

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$50 VISA Gift Card Winners*:

Peggy J. from Virginia

Stephanie D. from New York

Victoria S. from Ontario

Rose-Ann C. from Kentucky

Catherine S. from New York

Olivia T. from Texas

Brian C. from Tennessee

Suzette V. from Ontario

Aldona C. from Illinois

Nichole G. from New York


*Please note, all winners were contacted via the email address provided in the entry form.


Friday Faves


With Earth Day and Arbor Day this week, everyone is looking for ways to reduce waste. Yonanas is a great way to use up the overripe fruit and bananas that you might normally throw away. This week’s Friday Faves comes from friends that are getting the most from their fruit and wasting less with Yonanas!


WOW, what fun. “I couldn’t wait for my machine to arrive. We are always throwing out bananas. Now I won’t waste any fruit, not when I have this machine. It works really easy, clean-up is so simple. Very well made little machine, not thrown together and hope it works kind of thing. I made the banana strawberry. Really good. Can’t wait to try the rest of the recipes, the book is fantastic. Thanks DOLE. I got mine in Neon Green, because I wanted a fun color for a fun machine.” – Lpincarolina


A great little machine right price and easy to use! “I was thrilled that it was so easy to use and clean. Also, it made the fruit the same way it looked on the demo on TV! It was creamy like ice cream. I am happy to be able to use my fruit this way so it doesn’t get wasted…too many times things don’t get eaten. Now, I will just freeze and have it when I feel like it. It will be good for the kids, too. This is one of my best purchases, I think. Very happy with it and would recommend to others! I have only just used it (once) because I just purchased it but, even after using only once I can see it is a good product. Thank you!” – littleelf


Great product! “It allows me to make use of all the frozen bananas accumulating in my freezer and to use my imagination! No wasted fruit. I have experimented with many different fruits and the results have been a treat to the palate. No fruit will ever be wasted again in this household.” – EPods

Friday Faves


It is always so fun to see people’s reactions the first time they try Yonanas. People are often surprised by the creamy, soft-serve texture of Yonanas! Were you? Share your story here!

We were in Bed bath and Beyond and this lady was demoing the product and asked if I wanted to try some ice cream. I tried it and was blown away at how good it was. Then she told me it was just bananas and strawberries. I told her she was crazy. It was too creamy and sweet to be just fruit, but no joke, it was just frozen bananas and frozen strawberries. It is a great gift and worth it to watch the kids make their own healthy desserts. If you can pick one up on sale, do it because it is nice and very easy to clean and makes very healthy treats.” – P. Day

 “We are amazed at how creamy the results are with this. My personal fave is banana with black cherry. We like it so much that I bought one as a gift for a relative after we used ours.” – Gail M Kraker

Yummy ice cream taste without the guilt!
  “This machine really does transform bananas and other fruit into delicious creamy ice cream in a matter of minutes. Pure yumminess without all the extra ingredients and calories of real ice cream. Very easy to use and even easier to clean up! Our family loves it.” – HMS from Ohio

 “So glad I bought this! It makes the most smooth, creamy delicious frozen treat ever! No additives, no junk – just the good stuff I feed into the machine- but so much more delicious than the fruit itself. Very easy to assemble. Very easy to clean. Very easy to operate. Plug it in, one button – on/off!” – sootymills