In the heat of summer, everyone needs a little pick me up in the form of a frozen treat. Even dogs! After a hard day of chasing the ball and laying around, what would be better than a frozen organic treat?
These days we are not only conscious of what we are eating, but we only want the best foods for our furry friends as well. With that in mind I have made a do-it-yourself version of frozen dog treats. They are similar to the ones you buy in the store and are 100% organic. They are low in calories, high in protein and delicious. They even contain acidophilus to aid in digestion!
Here is how they are made...
Step 1: The Ingredients
You will need:
1 32oz tub of organic vanilla yogurt
1 16oz Jar of organic peanut butter (ingredients: peanuts)
1 organic banana
Step 2: The Tools!
Get your tools!
You will need:
A blender or mixer
A glass mixing bowl
An ice cube tray
A butter knife
A measuring cup
Step 3: Get Ready!
First you will need to mix up the peanut butter. With organic peanut butter, the oil settles to the top, so it needs to be thoroughly mixed back in. Grab your butter knife and start stirring!
Step 4: Pour in the Ingredients!
Grab your glass mixing bowl and pour in the following ingredients:
16oz (2 cups) Organic yogurt
8oz (1 cup) Organic peanut butter
1 Organic banana
Now grab your blender or mixer and start on low. Once it becomes less chunky, go ahead and increase speed to medium, then high. This will add a little air to the mixture and make your recipe go a little further. Once there are no more chunks of banana or peanut butter, it's done!
Step 6: Fill the Ice Cube Tray!
Take your spoon and fill each compartment in the ice cube tray. No drips! Once the tray is full, put it in the freezer! This recipe will make enough to fill 2 ice cube trays.
Step 7: Wait for It...
Once the tray is in the freezer, wait at least an hour. The recommended time is two hours, but if you just can't wait, they should be solid after an hour! Go ahead and take them out. Bend the tray back and fourth to loosen them up.
Step 8: FEED THE PUPS!
Now it's time for the best part! Give those hot dogs a treat!
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Frozen Treats Contest