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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Yum Yum Dishes Review and Giveaway!


It's a new year and I am on a journey to get healthy. This time I am going it alone instead of trying diets. I figure if I exercise and eat better, I should lose weight. Slowly, but at least doing it the right way.

When I received the opportunity to review Yum Yum Dishes and Bowls, I thought this was the perfect product for me right now.

The founder of Yum Yum Dishes actually created these to show kids what portions sizes are acceptable. I think it is a wonderful idea to start teaching kids about portion control. I also think it is always a good time to start teaching adults as well. I think we have gotten used to supersizing meals and that is not a good thing.

We have big plates at my house and we fill them up at dinner. I was a little worried that this smaller 9 inch Yum Yum Dish would not be enough when I have meals. What I love about the dish is that it also portions out your veggies, carbs and proteins. Basically half the plate is for veggies and the other half is for carbs and proteins. It doesn't get much simpler than that.

The little Yum Yum snack bowl is small but it is the perfect portion for a snack. I could fit 4 cookies. I could fit a handful of Fritos. I could have a scoop if ice cream. It also has a convenient plastic lid so you can take it anywhere.

The bowls and plates are really cute and good quality. Why this is a good start to losing weight is that it is easy to follow the portion sizing on the plate. The best thing is that you can eat anything you want as long as it fits on the plate. It is not brain surgery folks! And it is easy for me.

I took some pictures of our dinners. One picture is on our regular plate and one is on the Yum Yum Plate. The pictures aren't great but, trust me, I had about half as much steak and noodles as were on our regular plate. I ate my plateful and I was full. It was enough food. Usually I eat the full plate that my husband had. I thought for sure it would not be enough food but I was satisfied.

I am going to continue using my Yum Yum Plate and bowl as I try to lose weight this year. I figure if I can stick to the portion control, exercise and watch what I eat, I might lose weight without depriving myself of the yummy food I like.

Yum Yum Dishes are available in pre-boxed sets of four fun colors: cherry red, sunshine yellow, pistachio green and bold blue. The set of four 4oz Yum Yum bowls are available on their website for $24.00 in addition to their Set of 9 9" plates are available for $29.00

Thanks to the wonderful peeps at Yum Yum, I have a set of dishes and bowls for one lucky reader!! YAY!



a Rafflecopter giveaway



Disclosure: I received a sample product for review purposes. No other compensation was given and the opinions in this post are solely mine and are based on my experience with the product. Sponsors are responsible for shipping prizes unless otherwise stated. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of any prizes.

151 comments:

  1. I would like the bold blue dishes.

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  2. I learned that the creator designed yum yum dishes after she'd had her second child and realized she was snacking too much.

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  3. I learned YUM YUM dishes were created for portion control! How cool is that! :)

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  4. It hepls remind you when you are all done

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  5. Either Bold Blue or Sunshine Yellow

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  6. I learned how to make a Chocolate Yum Yum pie. My son will love this

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  7. I entered the My Memories Scrapbook giveaway

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  8. I like the yellow ones.

    winit6 at hotmail dot com

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  9. I learned that there are online ideas and snack recipes for healthy eating.

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  10. I like the Pistachio Green dishes

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  11. The dishes help you eat properly sized portions

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  12. I would like Cheery Red.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  13. I learned:
    The 9Plate is the perfect size plate for anyone who wants to eat correctly sized portions. The plates are also sectioned and labeled for Protein, Carbs and Veggies to help you eat the correct portions.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  14. i can really use these! Blue please!

    THANKS

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  15. http://blesstheirheartsmom.blogspot.com/p/our-favorite-blogs.html

    have your button

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  16. I loved this idea:

    Make individual layer dips in a Yum Yum Dish and each family member will have to STOP eating when the dip is gone.

    What a great idea not only for portion control, but to stop the 'id didnt get the same amount'arguments!

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  17. I'd like the Cherry Red
    bethelderton59 at gmail dot com

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  18. I learned a great sounding recipe for Chocolate Yum Yum Pie. Yum!
    bethelderton59 at gmail dot com

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  19. Id like the blue set.
    Thanks for the chance.

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  20. I would like them in blue please

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  21. I would love Red, or blue

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  22. The yum yum dishes are something my kids will really enjoy!

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  23. I would like cherry red! (Though all of the colors are great :) )

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  24. I would like Bold blue ヅ *Thanks* for the giveaway!

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  25. I learned that "Yum Yum Dishes are made in China. Before shipping to the United States, the dishes are CCIB tested to ensure that there is no lead in the clay or color glazes."

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  26. ✽ I also entered the BenGay prize pack giveaway

    Grabbed your button

    You didn't leave extra info boxes on the Rafflecopter form. [You need to check mark "I need extra info to verify this entry" and "Tell your entrants what info you need."]

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  27. I learned that if you break a dish it will be replaced immediately.

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  28. sunshine yellow

    cranky30[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  29. I think the Sunshine Yellow would brighten up my meals and snacks. Thanks for the giveaway and good luck eating healthier.

    Samfor3(at)frontier(dot)com

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  30. Blue would be great :)

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  31. Yum Yum dishes are great for portion control and I'm on a portion control low calorie diet right now! :)

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  32. I like Cherry Red. dwelchert@yahoo.com

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  33. I learned that the Yum Yum dishes are made in China. Before they are shipped to the US, the dishes are CCIB tested to ensure that there is no lead in the clay or color glazes. dwelchert@yahoo.com

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  34. I entered Ben Gay giveaway.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  35. I like the blue plate

    Yum Yum Dishes are perfectly safe for the dishwasher and the microwave

    I entered your BenGay giveaway

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    Louis
    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

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  36. The plates are also sectioned and labeled for Protein, Carbs and Veggies to help you eat the correct portions.

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  37. Entered the Ben Gay giveaway
    button on blog http://bookloverandprocrastinator.blogspot.com/

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  38. I like the blue dishes

    blackbearpie@aol.com

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  39. I like Bold Blue

    s2s2 at comcast dot net

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  40. I like that the dishes are portion controled

    s2s2 at comcast dot net

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  41. I learned that you can take your bowls to go for healthier snacking

    blackbearpie@aol.com

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  42. the cherry red
    amy16323(at)gmail(dot)com

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  43. I really like the cherry red bowls.

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  44. I learned that Yum Yum dishes are made in China but before they are shipped to the US, the dishes are CCIB tested to ensure that there is no lead in the clay or color glazes.

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  45. Entered Jockey and Purex giveaway!

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  46. Your button is on my sidebar:
    http://blog-giveaways.blogspot.com/

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  47. Kim O'Hanlon/Contest KAOJanuary 20, 2012 at 11:26 AM

    I like the cherry red. Thanks!

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  48. Kim O'Hanlon/Contest KAOJanuary 20, 2012 at 11:31 AM

    I learned that a typical restaurant dinner plate is 11 to 13inches. Thanks.

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  49. Nice prize! Good luck, all!

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  50. Yellow, please :)


    lterek1027@gmail.com
    @LizTerek

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  51. Pistachio green, please! :)

    cherriesjessilee@gmail.com

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  52. I entered the Jockey/Purex giveaway

    cherriesjessilee@gmail.com

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  53. I would like the cherry red and blue color.

    Eric
    errt2002@aol.com

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  54. I learned on the website some new ideas for making healthy snacks for my children.

    Eric
    errt2002@aol.com

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  55. I would like the blue and red color for the dishes.

    DOris
    mamansmart@yahoo.com

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  56. I learned quite a lot on the website, mainly the portion control. My toddler son eats so much out of everyone's plate. So, we need to work on it.

    Doris
    mamansmart@yahoo.com

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  57. I learned they have recipes, like...1 cup of popped popcorn in a Yum Yum Dish, topped with a sprinkling of 1 Tbsp parmesan cheese

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  58. I WOULD LIKE BLUE :)

    shebebes@yahoo.com

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  59. I like the cherry red.

    alittlepieceofheaven777(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  60. I'd love the blue!

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  61. I learned you can sign up for a tip of the week!

    nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  62. Entered Jocket/ Purex

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  63. i like the blue dish's jenny9675309ATyahooDOTcom

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  64. yum yum dish's will help you eat the right way. jenny9675309ATyahooDOTcom

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  65. i like the bold blue dishes
    gkuroda(at)gmail.com

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  66. i learned that these dishes were made for portion control
    gkuroda(at)gmail.com

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  67. I like bold blue. Thanks!
    romapup at gmail dot com

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  68. probably the red would be best for me

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  69. Cherry Red
    pkildow at gmail dot com

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  70. I would pick the pistachio green
    mummytotwoboys@yahoo.com

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  71. I like the red and blue plates and bowls.

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  72. I've done my kitchen in primary colors, so I love the fact that there is a variety of colors in one package.

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  73. I learned that any tools I can use to control portions is helpful.

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  74. I'm pretty sure I need these so I can guilt myself into being a better eater. When everything is so good, sometimes it's hard to say 'when'.

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  75. I would like blue - blue is my favorite.

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  76. I love all the colors, but I would choose yellow.

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  77. I like the bold blue color- very pretty!
    baypayments@yahoo.com

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  78. I learned these dishes are good for people of all ages

    baypayments@yahoo.com

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  79. entered BenGay

    baypayments@yahoo.com

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  80. https://twitter.com/#!/mrsshukra/status/164086877253677057

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  81. I love the pistachio green
    yummyfaerie at hotmail dot com

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  82. I learned that a typical restaurant dinner plate is 11 to 13 inches.
    yummyfaerie at hotmail dot com

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  83. charline stnaley on rafflecopter form

    I would want bold blue since blue is my favorite color
    stanleybilly(at)bellsouth(dot)net

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  84. would love the bold blue......

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  85. I learned they will replace a dish that breaks

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  86. I would pick the blue thanks eaglesforjack@gmail.com

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  87. I would like the Bold Blue.
    Paula Michele Hafner
    hafner611{AT}gmail{DOT}com

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  88. I would like the bold blue.
    donna444444@yahoo.com

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  89. I entered the BenGay giveaway.
    donna444444@yahoo.com

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  90. I would like the bold blue dishes.

    Hotsnotty2@hotmail.com

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  91. I would love the bold blue ones. I know that these would help me with my goals of cutting down portions. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  92. I learned that it is about moderation not deprivation. I also learned that the company was started after the owner was over snacking after her 2nd child.

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  93. cherry red! I learned that the company was started when her 2nd child was snacking

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  94. i like the blue



    cpsnsamples@aol.com

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  95. I entered Diversity
    bethelderton59 at gmail dot com

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  96. I love the Pistachio Green

    the imagine tree at aol dot com

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  97. I learned that it started with a 4 OZ dish for snacks

    the imagine tree at aol dot com

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  98. cherry red

    sarahurick(at)comcast(dot)net

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  99. I'd like cherry red. tylerpants(at)gmail.com

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  100. I learned that Yum Yum Dishes are made in China. tylerpants(at)gmail.com

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  101. I love that these were created by a snacking momma!
    onecheaplady@yahoo.com

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  102. I like the Cherry Red.

    Desiree Dunbar
    desireedunbar@hotmail.com

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  103. I like the Pistachio Green

    brich22 at earthlink dot net

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  104. button
    http://ardy22.blogspot.com/
    brich22 at earthlink dot net

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  105. Christina - xristya@rock.com - Red, of course!

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  106. I would love the cherry red dishes, thanks! sbcashortie at hotmail dot com

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  107. I learned from the website that the creator of the dishes created the bowls after she ate half a bag of chips!

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  108. My kitchen is green so I would like pistachio green please. ~ Thank you!

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  109. I learned that Tracy was snacking too much after her second child so she created the YumYum dish for portion control!

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  110. i would like sunshine yellow
    stracey2010@live.com

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  111. I'd get the Bold Blue!

    kstrycker787@gmail.com

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  112. I like yellow..

    ltlbit1 at hotmail dot com

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  113. Love the red ones!!!! Maija pinkmaija (at) yahoo.com

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  114. Entered Hawaiian chip giveaway Maija pinkmaija (at) yahoo.com

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  115. the bold blues
    traceyj40@sbcglobal.net
    fb name rochelle j9ohnson

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  116. I would like the sunshine yellow.
    shawnac68@hotmail.com

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  117. I would love Bold Blue

    Jamie Brigham
    prettyinpinkwife @ aol dot com

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  118. I learned that they are made to limit portions which is so important in the U.S our obesity rate is so high

    Jamie Brigham
    prettyinpinkwife @ aol dot com

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