Two Summer Treat Ideas

PB Fruit Freezies

Ingredients:

    • 1 cup berries (strawberries, blueberries, and/or raspberries)
    • ¼ cup water
    • A few tablespoons of peanut butter that doesn’t contain xylitol (check the label!)

Method:

    • Wash and clean fruit (cut tops off strawberries)
    • Puree fruit in a blender with the water
    • Place fruit puree in an ice cube tray or silicone mold, filling ¾ of the way
    • Add a small amount of peanut butter to the top of each mold allowing the peanut butter to form a base
    • Freeze until completely frozen
    • Serve as tasty, cool treats!

 

Fruit Smoothie

Ingredients:
  • 2 cups of Sliced Strawberries or a 16 ounce bag of Frozen Strawberries
  • 1½ cups Plain Greek Low Fat Yogurt
  • 1 sliced banana (if you have two…use them both
  • ¼ cup of Skim Milk
  • 3 tablespoons of Honey

*For a power packed smoothie with major health benefits you can add a tablespoon of pumpkin, a tablespoon of peanut butter, & a tablespoon of coconut oil. All three extra ingredients will only add to the flavor by have major benefits to the recipe!

Method:

  • Place all the ingredients in your blender
  • Turn on the blender to a medium speed
  • Blend for approximately 2 minutes
  • Pour into the molds of your choice or use ice cube trays
  • Freeze for 4 hours or more
  • Pop out of the molds
  • Ready to ENJOY!
  • To store: Use Zip Lock Bags for a tight seal or use some sort of Tupperware, Rubber Maid or any tight sealing container. Sealed and Stored properly these will keep in the freezer for 2 months but they will never last that long because your pups will have them gone in no time.