Woof pupsicles are a delightful and healthy treat for your furry friends, especially during warmer months. This recipe provides a simple and safe way to make pupsicles that will keep your dog cool and happy.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Freezing Time: 4 hours
- Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
4 to 6 persons
Approximately 12 pupsicles
- Ice cube trays or silicone molds
- Mixing bowl
- 1 cup plain yogurt (unsweetened, unflavored)
- 1 ripe banana, mashed
- 1/2 cup pumpkin puree (unsweetened)
- 1/4 cup water or low-sodium chicken broth
- In a mixing bowl, combine the plain yogurt, mashed banana, pumpkin puree, and water (or chicken broth). Mix well until smooth.
- Pour the mixture into ice cube trays or silicone molds, filling each mold about halfway.
- Place the trays or molds in the freezer for about 1-2 hours or until the mixture is slightly frozen.
- Insert small dog biscuits or treats into each partially frozen pup-sicle.
- Return the trays or molds to the freezer and freeze for an additional 2-3 hours or until completely frozen.
- Once frozen, remove the pupsicles from the trays or molds, and serve to your furry friend.
- Serving Size: 1 pupsicle
- Calories: 30
- Total Fat: 0.5g
- Saturated Fat: 0.3g
- Cholesterol: 2mg
- Sodium: 6mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 6g
- Dietary Fiber: 1g
- Sugars: 3g
- Protein: 1g
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About for Health:
Woof pupsicles can be a healthy and refreshing treat for your dog. However, always check for any ingredients that might be harmful to dogs and consult your vet if unsure.
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How Long Does It Last:
Woof pupsicles can last up to 2 months in the freezer when stored in an airtight container.
Can it Freeze:
Yes, pupsicles can be stored in the freezer for a longer duration, making them a convenient treat to have on hand.
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Other Food or Drink Pairings:
- Serve pupsicles as a treat after a dog-friendly meal.
- Offer a pupsicle after a long walk or outdoor playtime.
Community Tips and Praise in Points:
- Many pet owners suggest tailoring the recipe to their dog’s preferences, adding ingredients like peanut butter for added flavor.
- Some recommend using silicone molds in various fun shapes for the pupsicles.
- Most praise the simplicity and the joy these homemade pupsicles bring to their dogs.
6 FAQs: Woof pupsicle recipes
- Can I customize the ingredients based on my dog’s preferences or dietary needs?
- Yes, you can adjust the recipe to suit your dog’s taste and dietary requirements.
- Can I use other fruits in this recipe?
- Yes, you can use safe fruits like blueberries or strawberries.
- Can I make these without yogurt?
- Yes, you can substitute yogurt with a dog-safe alternative like unsalted peanut butter.
- Can I give these to puppies?
- Yes, but it’s best to consult your vet for appropriate portion sizes for puppies.
- Are there any ingredients I should avoid using?
- Avoid using ingredients like chocolate, raisins, grapes, or anything toxic to dogs.
- Can I use canned pumpkin instead of pumpkin puree?
- Yes, as long as it’s unsweetened and pure pumpkin without any additives.
Woof pupsicles are a fun and nutritious treat for your furry friend. This simple recipe allows you to create a refreshing treat to keep your dog cool and happy, especially during warm weather.
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