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For Your Pet: Pupsicles

Peanut Butter-Banana Pupsicles
Prep: 5 minutes plus freezing
Makes: 20 pupsicles

2 medium bananas
1 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
1/2cup all natural creamy peanut butter

1. In medium bowl, using a fork, mash bananas; whisk in yogurt and peanut butter until smooth.

2.Transfer mixture to large zip-top plastic bag; snip bottom corner with kitchen scissors. Place dog bone- and/or paw-shaped silicone molds on rimmed baking pan; pipe banana mixture into molds. Freeze 6 hours or up to overnight. Makes about 20 pupsicles.

Bacon, Pumpkin & Apple Pupsicles
Prep: 10 minutes plus freezing
Makes: 20 pupsicles

1 can (15 ounces) 100% pure pumpkin purée
1/2cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4cup chopped bacon-flavored dog treats
20baby carrots

1.In medium bowl, whisk pumpkin, applesauce and dog treats until combined.

2.Transfer mixture to large zip-top plastic bag; snip bottom corner with kitchen scissors. Pipe into ice cube trays or dog bone- and/or paw-shaped silicone molds placed on rimmed baking pan. Freeze 6 hours or up to overnight, sticking a carrot into each cube as the “stick” after 1 hour. Makes about 20 pupsicles.

Dietitian’s Dish Tip(s):
> Avoid xylitol as a sweetener ingredient in your yogurt and peanut butter ingredients as it is extremely toxic to dogs. And, remember that “pupsicles” are a treat so your dog should not consume in excess.