Paws-itively Great Summer Pupsicles
Updated: Aug 15
It’s not just humans that need a cool down in the dog days of summer. We’ve put together several frozen dog popsicles recipes for your special canine.
Frozen Yogurt Pupsicles
Your dog will adore a moment to escape the heat with a frozen yogurt pupsicle. These have lots of protein and dog-safe fruit. They're easy to make and take just a few hours to freeze.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 2–5 pupsicles
You will need: -½ cup chopped strawberries -½ cup whole blueberries -½ thinly slice banana -1 cup Greek yogurt –one half pretzel stick per pupsicle -ice cube tray or popsicle mold
Directions: 1. Mix all ingredients well 2. Pour into ice cube trays or silicone molds 3. Add a pretzel to each pupsicle 4. Leave in freezer for 4 to 5 hours
Non-Dairy Fruity Pupsicles
These non-dairy fruity pupsicles are so tasty you may want to steal one for yourself, which shouldn't be a problem since the yield is so high. Enjoy!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 15 Pupsicles
You will need: -1 and ½ cup watermelon -1 and ½ cup pineapple -a blender or food processor -cookie sheet -popsicle mold
Directions: 1. Clear a flat space in your freezer to lay pupsicle tray 2. Blend watermelon until smooth. Pour into cup and set aside 3. Blend pineapple the same way 4. Place your tray or mold on a cookie sheet 5. Put 2 tablespoons of pineapple into each pupsicle section 6. Top each section with watermelon. Stir it around to get swirly effect 7. Put the tray with molds in the freezer 8. Freeze for 4 hours
Frozen Cantaloupe Pupsicles
These refreshing doggie treats have delicious fruit to please even the hottest furry friend. You can use honeydew or watermelon to change it up. At a yield of 28 cubes, one batch should last you at least a week!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 28 cubes
You will need: - ½ of a ripe cantaloupe - 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt -1 tablespoons water -blender or food processor -ice cube tray -cookie sheet
Directions: 1. Clear a flat space in your freezer to lay pupsicle tray 2. Scrub the melon before slicing 3. Slice melon in half and remove seeds 4. Slice melon in quarters then peel and dice 5. Blend cantaloupe in a blender or food processor. Set aside 6. In a small bowl, hand blend 2 tbsp Greek yogurt and 1 tbsp water until it is pourable 7. Put the ice cube tray onto the cookie sheet 8. Put yogurt mixture into each section 9. Top with cantaloupe mixture 10. Freeze for 2 to 4 hours
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