I know that everyone is like “OMG!!! Bring on Fall!!! Pumpkin Spice All The Things!!!!” but it’s still hotter than the surface of the sun here in Florida. In fact, we have just 2 seasons: Hot and Hotter.
Here, these frozen treats will be a welcome reprieve to the heat for most of the year. And even it it’s cold out, I bet your dog will enjoy them.
These Peanut Butter and Banana Frozen Dog Treats are super simple to make so whipping up a batch will be quick and easy for you. And before you know it, your dog will be giving you extra kisses to thank you.
These treats just need 3 ingredients: Bananas, Peanut Butter, and Coconut Oil.
And you just need to beat everything together until smooth, pour into some paw and bone shaped molds, and freeze.
The best is that they are super healthy for your doggo.
We all know that bananas are a great source of potassium, but they are also packed with Fiber, B6 Vitamin, Biotin, Manganese, Vitamin C, Copper. No wonder they are the world’s most popular fruit!
The peanut butter is a good source of protein and fiber. As well, peanut butter is full of antioxidants, heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, and resveratrol. Did you know that resveratrol has anti-aging and anti- cancerous properties? So one of their favorite treats is not only delicious, but it’s good for them too!
Lastly, the coconut oil helps with digestion, immune support, and improves their coats. Coconut Oil is a good fat, that is packed with Medium chain triglycerides (MCT), which is composed of Lauric Acid, Capric Acid, Caprylic Acid, Myristic Acid and Palmitic. The Lauric acid has antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-fungal properties, which help boost their immune system. Similarly, Capric and Caprylic Acid also best known for their anti-fungal effects. Coconut Oil is a great super food for you and your dogs!
Plus, they naturally are dairy and gluten free, which is great for a lot of dogs with allergies.
While they are healthy, they are treats so we treat them as such. We give these treats to Kemper and Brinkley only 1x a week as they are high in fat and calories from the coconut oil and the peanut butter. As I explained, the coconut oil is a good fat, that even helps in weight loss, but we still don’t want to overload them with treats in general, especially since we do watch their weight so closely.
Kemper and Brinkley are super excited when we take these guys out of the freezer. They rush over to the back door to get outside as quickly as possible. They sit well, Brink wiggles in place) and wait for a treat to come their way.
Peanut Butter and Banana Frozen Dog Treats
Makes approximately 24 treats, depending on size
- 4 large ripe bananas
- 1 1/2 Cups creamy peanut butter
- 1/2 Cup Coconut Oil
- Beat all of the ingredients together until very smooth.
- Fill the cavities of a ice cube tray or mold.
- Freeze for several hours.
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