If you're looking for a tasty and refreshing treat for your furry friend, look no further than dog frozen banana blueberry treats. These homemade treats are not only delicious but also packed with nutrients that can benefit your dog's health.
The combination of bananas and blueberries creates a delightful flavor that most dogs find irresistible. Plus, freezing them adds a cooling effect, making them perfect for those hot summer days or as a special reward any time of the year.
My dogs are lovers of both bananas and blueberries so this is the perfect treat for a hot day for them. Which at the moment seems to be every day as temperature is ever rising.
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Can Dogs Eat Bananas
Yes, dogs can eat bananas! Bananas are safe and healthy for dogs when given in moderation. They are a good source of vitamins such as vitamin B6 and vitamin C, as well as minerals like potassium and dietary fiber. These nutrients can support your dog's overall health and digestion.
Blueberries for dogs
Blueberries are one of my dog's favorite fruits which is fortunate as they are a healthy treat for them. Blueberries are low in calories and contain beneficial nutrients that can support your dog's overall health. They are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, which can contribute to a strong immune system and promote eye health.
Just 3 ingredients make this tasty and healthy homemade frozen dog treat.
- Banana - fresh and ripe. Ripe bananas are easier to mash.
- Blueberries - fresh or frozen can be used.
- Greek yogurt - use a low fat yogurt but check the sugar content. Plain unsweetened yogurt can also be used. Coconut yogurt can be substituted for a dairy free treat.
How to make frozen banana blueberry dog treats
Homemade frozen dog treats are an easy treat to make. Blend, freeze and voila!
Place ingredients in container or blender.
Blend with hand blender or in a blender until smooth.
Spoon into silicone container and freeze.
Serve as a cooling hot treat.
Once these frozen dog treats are firm, remove them from their silicone mold and place in a zip lock bag. This helps save on space in the freezer. They should last up to 2 months in the freezer.
More Frozen Dog Treat Recipes
When it's hot, keep a bag or two of these frozen dog treat recipes to hand to help your dog cool down. You could always enjoy one yourself!
Frozen Banana Blueberry Treats
- 1 large banana, ripe
- ½ cup blueberries
- 1 cup Greek yogurt
- Peel the bananas and place them in a blender. Add the blueberries and yogurt.
- Blitz until smooth.
- Spoon the mixture into ice cube trays or silicone molds, distributing it evenly.
- Place the trays or molds in the freezer and let them freeze for at least 2-3 hours, or until solid.
- Once the treats are completely frozen, remove them from the trays or molds and transfer them to an airtight container or freezer bag.
- Store the treats in the freezer until you're ready to give your dog a tasty surprise!
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