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Yonanas: The Healthy Frozen Fruit Dessert Maker

Yonanas Healthy Dessert Maker
Yonanas Classic 902, available on Amazon.com, and in Canada on Amazon.ca. If you live in the UK, you can buy a Yonanas Maker here.

We all love ice cream, but unfortunately this popular frozen dessert is not exactly the healthiest treat out there. Especially store-bought ice cream – which is typically loaded wtih high-fructose corn syrup and additives in addition to fat and sugar – can take a serious toll on your health if you eat it on a regular basis.

This is where the Yonanas Frozen Fruit Dessert Maker comes in! Designed to create healthy, all-natural frozen treats, this ingenious gadget mashes frozen bananas into smooth, non-dairy soft serve, and you can even flavor your "mock ice cream" with fresh fruit or chocolate. All you need to do is feed the Yonanas Maker some frozen bananas (and other fruits), and in a matter of seconds, you can sit down with a bowl of cold, fruity treat that looks and feels just like soft serve ice cream.

How to Transform Frozen Fruit into Luscious, Healthy Desserts

It is not difficult to see why the Yonanas craze is taking the English-speaking world by storm – from California to London, UK, to Toronto in Canada: compared with most automatic ice cream and sorbet makers designed for home use, the Yonanas Maker is ridiculously easy to use! To make a frozen fruit dessert with the Yonanas Classic, or the Yonanas Elite, simply follow these three steps:

  1. Peel and dice bananas and other fruits, and freeze them for at least 24 hours. Mango and over-ripe bananas make particularly good frozen treats because of their extra sweet flavor.
  2. Thaw the frozen fruit for 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Turn on the Yonanas Maker. Insert the slightly thawed fruit into the chute and push down using the plunger. If you've used a variety of fruits and want them thoroughly mixed, gently stir the soft serve in the bowl before serving.

Comparison: Yonanas Classic (901/902) vs Elite (986/987)

The Classic Yonanas Makers (models 901 and 902) are slightly smaller than the newer Elite models (986 and 987). However, regardless of which model you choose, the upper part of the machine is removable, so the entire machine can be easily stored in a relatively small space. In terms of power, the Elite Yonanas Makers are a tiny bit stronger (250 Watts versus 200 Watts), even though their motors are quieter than those of the Classic models 901 and 902. The Classic Yonanas Makers are marketed as the ideal choice for those are looking for a compact frozen fruit dessert maker for everyday use, while the Elite models are great for those who want to be able to make bigger servings (perfect for parties or very big families).

Ideas for Fruit/Flavor Combinations

There are tons of recipes and ideas for healthy frozen desserts that can be made using Yonanas' Classic or Elite frozen treat maker. Whether you feel like having a traditional banana-based yonana, or a more sorbet-like frozen treat that contains no creamy bananas, the following flavor combinations should give you plenty of ideas on how to make the most out of your Yonanas Maker. Please note that all the fruits and berries should be rinsed, peeled, and cored/pitted, as needed, and frozen for at least 24 hours. Fruits should also be cut into bite-sized pieces before freezing. All other ingredients, such as spices and flavorings, should not be frozen, but you should combine them in a bowl with the frozen fruit before feeding the ingredients into the machine.

  • Banana + Vanilla Yogurt + Vanilla Extract
  • Banana + Blackberries + Vanilla Extract
  • Banana + Hazelnut Spread + Coconut Milk + Vanilla Extract
  • Banana + Raspberries
  • Banana + Blueberries
  • Banana + Cherries
  • Banana + Dark Chocolate
  • Banana + Cherries + Dark Chocolate
  • Banana + Cacao Powder
  • Banana + Chocolate Hazelnut Spread
  • Banana + Peach + Raspberries
  • Banana + Pineapple + Cherries
  • Banana + Apple (top with chopped walnuts)
  • Banana + Apple + Cinnamon
  • Banana + Dark Chocolate (top with coconut flakes)
  • Banana + Cranberries + Raspberries
  • Banana + Orange + Cranberries
  • Banana + Grapes + Grapefruit
  • Banana + Avocado + Green Grapes + Lime
  • Blueberries + Raspberries + Strawberries
  • Blueberries + Strawberries + Blackberries
  • Blueberries + Raspberries + Coconut Flakes
  • Kiwifruit + Green Grapes

Yonanas Now Available in the US, Canada and UK

p>So you think Yonanas' Frozen Fruit Dessert Maker could help you and your family regain health? Whether you live in the US, UK or Canada, you can buy this healthy frozen treat maker conveniently through the online retailer Amazon using the following affiliate links:

Classic Model Yonanas Classic:

Yonanas Canada Yonanas Elite: