Thursday, October 25, 2018

Yummy, Health Conscious Halloween Treats!

Yes, you can have a health-conscious Halloween! It’s that time of year when we start counting down to Halloween when candy and treats are on the minds of adults and kiddies alike… but is there a way to have a health-conscious Halloween that’s still sweet and delicious? Yup! Products on the market from all natural candy corn to almond butter crunchy apples are switching up what it means to trick or ‘treat’ but have you heard of Yonanas?



Designed with health in mind, Yonanas compliments a variety of dietary restrictions and produces desserts that contain NO dairy, NO added sugar, and NO artificial ingredients. This soft serve treat simple and fun to make and there is a range of great seasonal recipes to choose from – from Caramel Apple Yonanas to their original Dirt Recipe made with bananas, chocolate, and crumbled cookies! Pumpkin lovers can also indulge without guilt in Pumpkin Soft Serve from Yonanas, which simply calls for creamy fresh pumpkin and bananas, combined with cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla.

Pumpkin Pie Yonanas
Creamy pumpkin combined with cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla is a seasonal favorite If you love pumpkin pie you will enjoy the luscious flavors of this dairy-free holiday treat.

Ingredients:

  • 2 frozen over-ripe bananas
  • 3 frozen spiced pumpkin cubes (see step 1 below)
  • 1/3 cup ginger snap cookies (crumbled)

Directions:

  • Make the Spiced Pumpkin Cubes in advance: In a bowl combine one 15 oz. can pumpkin puree with 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, and 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg. Spoon spiced pumpkin puree into ice cube trays and freeze. One spiced pumpkin cube is approximately 1 oz. Makes approximately 15 cubes.
  • Slightly thaw your frozen fruit prior to putting through your yonanas maker.
  • Insert one frozen banana
  • Add 3 oz. frozen spiced pumpkin cubes ( 3 cubes)
  • Insert second frozen banana
  • Sprinkle crumbled ginger snap cookies on top

Yonanas "Dirt"
Make it a healthy Halloween with these cool chocolate parfaits! Tip: serve in a clear glass to show off the layers of your creepy creations.

Ingredients:
  • Chocolate Yonanas
  • 6 crumbled chocolate sandwich cookies (For a more healthy cookie offering look for all natural sandwich cookies without high fructose corn syrup)
  • Optional: Gelatin-free gummy worms
Directions:
  • Make the Chocolate Yonanas recipe
  • Add a layer of Chocolate Yonanas to small glass dishes
  • Add a few gummy worms to each dish. Let them spill out of the glass some for an added creepy-crawly effect.
  • Top it off with a layer of crumbled chocolate sandwich cookies
Yonanas is the small kitchen gadget that instantly converts frozen fruit into soft-serve textured desserts—no extra ingredients required. It is available at major retailers nationwide starting at $49.99. 

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