Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Yum Yum Dishes (Review & Discount!)

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Photo from YumYumDish.com



Have you heard of Yum Yum Dishes yet?  These little beauties were created by a mom (Tracy Adler) who'd just had her second child and was finding that getting back to her pre-pregnancy weight was becoming a challenge...in no small part due to too much snacking.  To help moderate her portions, she created the perfect little bowl for indulging in a treat.  It's the perfect size for snacking because it holds just enough to satisfy your craving, or meet your snacking needs, but not so much that you'll over indulge in whatever it is that you're eating.

They're also pretty to look at, or maybe a more accurate description would be that they're 'cute!'  They come in cheery bright colors, like cherry red, sunshine yellow, pistachio green, and bold blue; and they're made of a nice, thick lead-free ceramic.  According to the Yum Yum website they can be microwaved and put in the dishwasher, but we haven't done either with ours yet, and probably won't.  They're so simple to hand wash that there's really no need.

We have only had our YumYum dishes a few days, but we've already used them several times.  Last night my son wanted a late night snack (as late as you can get for a toddler anyway),  so we put some grapes in the bowl and it was the perfect size.  Today, after lunch, my son wanted some of the brownies we have in the house, so I cut some off and cubed it for his bowl.  Because just a few pieces fill the bowl up, it gives the allusion of being a lot of food, but in reality, it's the perfect amount.  One other feature about these bowls that I like is the plastic snap-on lid (the kind with a big lip so you know it's going to stay put).  It makes the dish great for travel time (or for preventing spills just going from room to room).


In addition to the bowls, they also have a 9" plate that they offer.  The plates are really neat because they have writing on them to indicate which type of food should go in each section (i.e., veggies, protein, carbs). It's a great way to reinforce the importance of food selection/types to the little ones.  These plates are smaller than a traditional plate, but not so small that you feel like you're being deprived of enjoying your food, so they're great for a child, but also perfect for an adult-sized meal.

You can see from the following picture how the size of the plate looks in comparison the the bowl:

We really liked our Yum Yum Dishes, both of them, and are writing about them to recommend them to you.

A Discount for Mail4Rosey Readers!

Yum Yum Dishes cost either $24.99 for the (4) bowls (with lids), or $34.00 for (4) of the 9" plates (you'll receive one of each color). And...if you make a purchase within the next 14-days, you will receive  20% off of your entire order:  Simply type the word SOARING (case sensitive, all caps) into the Coupon Code box at check-out.  The code will be active until Sept. 11 (2012).

You can follow Yum Yum Dishes on their websitePinterestYou Tube, Facebook, and/or Twitter.  You can also sign up with them to to get the Yummy tip of the Week.



10 comments:

  1. What a great idea for portion control!

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    1. The writing takes it a step further, letting you know how much of each serving should be doled out. I like it!

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  2. very cute saying on the sides and "OVER" on the bottom =^D

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  3. whoa! those look awesome! I could use some of those...

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  4. I have seen these around online for a while now. I really want some!! They look so great for helping control portions which is a big problem of mine!

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    1. They're nice and sturdy. You can take the bowls on the go, because they have that great lid. I read on the YumYum testimony page that someone takes her bowl to the ice cream shop to get just the right amount to snack on. I thought that was a cool idea.

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  5. Really cute! My mother-in-law just bought us similar sized bowls but not nearly as cute.

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    1. My husband wants to use the bowl for dipping sauce but our toddler said no way, lol. They really are cute bowls. They're nice any time, but I think they'd be a nice gift idea for the holidays too.

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  6. Those yum yum dishes look really yum yum! :)
    They're so cute, I might just want to put them on display.

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