|July 18, 2021||Posted by Wendy Perry under bogue sound watermelons, Carolina Country, coconut, doggie delights, gluten free, ice cream & frozen treats, kitty cat treats, Mindless Mutterings from the Teacher's Lounge, no cook, pet treats, published, watermelon|
Published by Carolina Country Magazine March 2021
Are you a furbaby mom or dad? I am… mama to June Bug, my sweet little blind Speagle. She loves treats, especially this one. These Furbaby Watermelon Colada Coolers are a tasty treat on a warm spring or summer day. Your kitties can have them too… and so can you! Pet and people friendly.
Grab yourself a watermelon and fix your critters some frozen treats. And if you don’t have a mold like this, just make in muffin tins… they will love ya just the same. You can also make in a Pyrex dish, freeze and then slice!
These fruity treats can be enjoyed by both doggies and kitties (and you, too)!
- plain yogurt
- pureed watermelon
- grated coconut
Using a small brush or end of a spoon, “paint” the inside of silicone molds with yogurt.* Scatter with a little grated coconut.
Spoon pureed watermelon over and freeze.
Once frozen, store in zippered container for instant ice cold treats for your fur babies.
*If you don’t have molds, no worries! Just make in a Pyrex dish, freeze, slice and bag.
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