Your furry babies will love these soft treats, stored in the freezer. This recipe was made for dogs in the 10-15 pound range. Adjust the amount coconut oil accordingly: 1 teaspoon of coconut oil per 10 pounds of your dog's body weight.
1 cup all-natural creamy Peanut butter
1 teaspoon unprocessed coconut oil
1 teaspoon cinnamon
silicone paw print tray
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Prep: 20 min Ready: 60 min Serves: 12
1. Be sure the coconut oil is in liquid form. If not, place coconut oil in a small saucepan over medium-low heat and cook until melted.
2. Add peanut butter and cinnamon. Stir until mixture is completely smooth and thoroughly mixed. Mixture should be thick, but pourable.
3. Pour mixture into tray and freeze until set.
Carefully remove from tray and store in air-tight container in freezer (they soften quickly).
Coconut Oil. Contains lauric acid, it is a fabulous immune builder, both orally and topically.
Peanut Butter, raw, unsalted. good source of protein, but it also contains heart healthy fats, vitamin B, niacin, and vitamin E. Stuff peanut butter into a Kong to keep your dog busy for hours. Choose raw, unsalted peanut butter. Be absolutely sure that you're not using sugar-free or "lite" peanut butter that has artificial sweeteners, particularly xylitol, as these substances are incredibly toxic to dogs.
Cinnamon. Culinary herbs are safe for dogs. In fact, they are powerful antioxidants and rich in vitamins as well. You can definitely sprinkle some of these herbs on your dog's food on a regular basis so your dog can benefit from their nutritive and antioxidative properties.