dog with popsicle

dog with popsicle ()

It is HOT out there and what better way to cool off than a frozen treat for you and your favorite four-legged furry friend?

Here is what you need for most of these recipes:

1. Silicone Popsicle Mold, Ice Cube Tray or Small Paper Cups

2. Blender or Food Processor

3. Unsweetened Non-Flavored/Plain Yogurt

4. Popsicle Sticks or Carrot Sticks (optional)

Berryful Pupsicle                               Apple Honey Pupsicle

¼ Cup Pureed Blueberries                1/3 Cup Unsweetened Apple Sauce  

¼ Cup Pureed Strawberries               2 Tablespoons of Peanut Butter (Xylitol-

½ Cup Plain Yogurt                           Free. Xylitol is toxic to dogs)

                                                           2 Tablespoons of Honey

                                                          ½ Cup Plain Yogurt   

                                                           ¼ Cup Pureed Blueberries (optional)

Pumpkin Pupsicle                              Sweet Potato Pupsicle

½ Cup Pumpkin Puree                       ¼ Cup Sweet Potato Puree

½ Cup Plain Yogurt                           ½ Cup Plain Yogurt

1 Tablespoon Xylitol-Free                 ¼ Cup Pureed Bananas

Peanut Butter                                     1 Tablespoon Xylitol-Free Peanut Butter      

¼ Cup Pureed Bananas                   


Dairy-Free Frozen Fruit Pupsicle

¼ Cup Pureed Banana

½ Cup Pureed Seedless Watermelon

½ Cup Pureed Pineapple Chunks

*Optional Splash of Coconut Milk*

No matter what recipe (or recipes) you choose: Blend all ingredients together, pour into molds, add optional wooden or carrot sticks and freeze until solid (can be roughly four to five hours). Remove from molds, or peel off paper cups, and treat your dog and yourself!

Recipes adapted from The Dog Bakery, Dog Tipper, Rover and Food with Feeling.

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Tamala Malerk is a writer and editor with Stars and Stripes Europe. She has been with SSE since April 2022 writing articles all about travel, lifestyle, community news, military life and more. In May 2022, she earned her Ph.D. in History and promises it is much more relevant to this job than one might think.

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