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’80s Movie Marathon with noosa frozen yoghurt gelato + Giveaway!

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This post is sponsored by The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA). All opinions are my own. For more inspiration during #icecreammonth, be sure to check out delicious ideas from NFRA at EasyHomeMeals.com

Temperatures here in Texas are well over 100 degrees every day. In fact, as of today, we’ve hit over 20 days of 100+ temps. And in Texas, that means heat index around 110.  It’s not just North Texas – the entire country is burning up! It’s WAY too hot to hang out outside, ya’ll. And you know what that means… and ’80s movie marathon day!

You all know my love for the ’80s is strong. With Stranger Things and Top Gun strumming nostalgia into everyone right now, it’s the perfect time for an indoor party.  Let’s crank up the A/C, grab some of my favorite ’80s flicks,  and create some fun & summery treats to munch on while we stay cool!

First – the movies! Here are 10 of my absolute favorite ’80s movies:

  • Say Anything
  • Footloose
  • The Goonies
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Sixteen Candles
  • E.T.
  • The Dark Crystal
  • The Neverending Story
  • The Lost Boys
  • Labyrinth


I know it’s an impossible choice, but a movie marathon will probably only accommodate 3 of those movies…. and here’s another impossible choice for you – the snack! I was recently introduced to noosa frozen yoghurt gelato and I can’t even begin to explain the texture – it’s absolutely heavenly. It’s like eating cold velvet that tastes like unicorns dancing on a rainbow. You may just have to try it for yourself to truly understand! 🙂 Their slogan is “Full on Tasty” and I think that suits these perfectly!


There are four flavors: noosa frozen yoghurt gelato strawberries & cream, noosa frozen yoghurt gelato chocolate fudge, noosa frozen yoghurt gelato sea salt caramel, and noosa frozen yoghurt gelato honey vanilla bean. There are no artificial flavors and they are all made with whole milk yoghurt. Even better than the crazy smooth texture & amazing flavors – they contain probiotics with live & active cultures!

Let’s make some ’80s movie marathon snacks! 

First up is fro yo gelato sandwiches with noosa frozen yoghurt gelato strawberries & cream. These are too easy. You can either buy or bake some refrigerated sugar cookie dough. Sandwich the noosa in between two for a decadently sweet & tart gelato sandwich!

Another fun idea is to make a s’mores trifle! In a bowl, layer noosa frozen yoghurt gelato chocolate fudge, then graham cracker crumbles, and mini marshmallows OR my favorite – white chocolate chips.  Simple, fast, delicious s’mores in a bowl! If you love chocolate… this is for you!

The third treat I whipped up was frozen yoghurt gelato tacos. Ohhhh yeah! Fry up your flour tortillas until golden brown, shaping them into tacos as they fry. Immediately coat in cinnamon and sugar. I froze mine for about 10 minutes after they got to room temperature. Fill with noosa frozen yoghurt gelato sea salt caramel. Now you can top your taco with syrups or sauces, fruits, nuts, whipped cream or whatever else you want!

We have our movie, we have our snacks, and now you may be saying to yourself, “Hey! I don’t have the cool hat and shirt Jeni has in her super excited picture!” You sure don’t… but you CAN! The awesome folks at noosa want to make sure you stay un-boring with this awesome giveaway package!

THREE Winners will receive everything pictured: the awesome noosa trucker’s hat that says, “Be Un-Boring,” a super cool noosa t-shirt in light blue that says “creamy dreamy,” a noosa gold spoon that says, “my noosa spoon,” a coupon for a FREE noosa product (4.5-8 oz) so you can taste their other items, and some noosa stickers! Giveaway will run from July 25 at 8am ET through August 8 at 11:59pm ET.

GOOD LUCK!

Giveaway ends 8/8/2022 at 11.59 pm ET. Three winners will be selected at random and notified via email from thatsjustjeni@gmail.com. Valid for U.S. residents only. This giveaway is not sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram or Facebook. By entering, entrants confirm they are 18+ years of age. 

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64 Comments

  1. Richelle Milar Reply

    Wow! This frozen yogurt looks absolutely delicious! I would absolutely love to try this out!

  2. Rose Ann Sales Reply

    I’ve never tried this frozen yogurt before. This looks good! I’m definitely gonna try this!

  3. This summer in Texas has been brutal. I wish we could get a break from the 100 degree weather but that seems like it will be towards the even of august or early September. I need some gelato.

    • Jeni Hawkins Reply

      Gelato is my new way to cool down, that’s for SURE

  4. I love ice cream and frozen yoghurt sounds perfect for us! This is a must try!

    • Jeni Hawkins Reply

      This gelato is BETTER than ice cream… believe it or not!

  5. Top Gun for the movie (I want to see it again!)! And Sea Salt Caramel for the treat!

  6. My perfect movie from the 1980’s is Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. I think it would pair perfectly with the Frozen Yogurt Gelato Chocolate Fudge Flavor.

  7. I love ET, My Girl, Weekend at Bernie’s. Are those All 80’s? I’m close, right? Lol
    These look so yummy! I have to try them!

  8. Amanda webster Reply

    I love gelato and I haven’t even tried these! I’ll take a Goonie’s movie and strawberries and cream any day!

    • Jeni Hawkins Reply

      Goonies + Strawberries and Cream? I’m so there!

  9. I would love to try the Sea Salt Caramel Flavor. I am a huge coffee found and this sounds like something that is right up my alley. I think it would pair perfectly with Three Amigos, one of my all time favorite comedies.

    • Jeni Hawkins Reply

      LOVING this combination for reals! And as a coffee fanatic myself – you’re spot on!

  10. I’ve had the noosa coconut yogurt before and really liked it. I love gelato so I will have to check this out.

    • Jeni Hawkins Reply

      That coconut yoghurt – I know it well, and LOVE IT!

  11. I can’t wait to try the Strawberries & Cream flavor while watching Gremlins!

    • Jeni Hawkins Reply

      YESSSSSS Gremlins + Strawberries & Cream…. perfection!

  12. I love 80s movies. I would have to have a marathon of all the brat pack movies, and I would probably choose the chocolate fudge flavor- yummy!

  13. The Shining was a cool but scary movie from the 1980’s. I would like the Noosa flavor – noosa frozen yoghurt gelato chocolate fudge

  14. Back to the Future was one of my all time favorite movies of the 80’s. I would really like the Strawberries & Cream flavor also.

  15. The Breakfast Club + Sea Salt Caramel sounds like a nice time! Noosa yoghurt is so good.

  16. My favorite 80’s combo is the movie Top Gun and Noosa chocolate fudge for sure!

  17. I would really like Frozen Yogurt Gelato Chocolate Fudge Flavor and Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark was a super movie, my dad loved it!

  18. My fav 80s combo today is Noosa sea salt caramel and the movie back to the future.

  19. My favorite 80’s movie is The Breakfast Club and would love to try the Sea Salt Caramel

  20. Top Gun was another terrific 80’s movie. I would also like to try the Sea Salt Caramel flavor for sure.

  21. Another super movie was . Teen Wolf from the 80’s. Another flavor I would like is: honey vanilla frozen yoghurt

  22. Darlene Carbajal Reply

    Watching The Never Ending Story while eating chocolate fudge!

  23. Raging Bull was another movie that I saw in the 80’s. I would also like the Noosa Gelato Frozen Fudge Flavor.

  24. Driving Miss Daisy was another super 80’s movie. I know I would enjoy the Strawberries & Cream flavor.

  25. I would like to watch the 80s movie The Outsiders. and have Noosa strawberries and cream.

  26. Another super movie from the 80’s is Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. Another flavor I would enjoy is Blackberry Noosa yoghurt.

  27. Dead Poets Society was another movie of the 80’s. I would enjoy trying the sea salt caramel gelato flavor.

  28. I want to watch the 80s movie Pretty In Pink while eating Noosa raspberry lemonade that sounds awesome dude!

  29. Young Einstein was another movie that I saw in the 80’s. I would enjoy having the Noosa Cherry Vanilla flavor also.

  30. I want to watch the Goonies movie with some Noosa chocolate fudge.

  31. Fame was another terrific 80’s movie. I would also like to have the coconut dreams flavor of Noosa.

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