Category: doggie delights
|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.
|May 5, 2021||Posted by Wendy Perry under bacon & belly, Carolina Country, cheesy, doggie delights, gluten free, ice cream & frozen treats, Mindless Mutterings from the Teacher's Lounge, pet treats, published|
These homemade dog treats are a cool treat on hot summer days for your fur baby pooches! Make this easy Bacon Cheeseburger Ice Brittle for yours to have on hand for a frosty treat from the freezer.
|May 3, 2021||Posted by Wendy Perry under baking (she said in terror), Carolina Country, cornbread & hushpuppies, doggie delights, grits, kitty cat treats, Mindless Mutterings from the Teacher's Lounge, pet treats, published, shrimp|
These crunchy seafood treats will make your cats happy. Grits aren’t great for them, but when corn is ground into meal, it’s safe for making these little shrimp nuggets. You can sub canned tuna for the shrimp if preferred. My dog loves these, too!
|May 2, 2021||Posted by Wendy Perry under Carolina Country, doggie delights, eggs, here chickie!, kitty cat treats, Mindless Mutterings from the Teacher's Lounge, pet treats, published|
Well of course any Southern picnic needs chicken salad — and deviled eggs! Including those for your furbabies.
|July 9, 2017||Posted by Wendy Perry under contest creations, cook & eat nekkid, cook'n with NC goodies, doggie delights, feastivals & festivals, honey, ice cream & frozen treats, peanut butter, sweet potatoes, wendy's signature recipes|
Four years ago today, my sweet Speagle Chamblee crossed the rainbow bridge.
As I sat here looking at our pictures in this heat wave, and having seen a friend post pictures on facebook last night of commercially sold pet “ice cream,” I came to realize I’d never posted this pet recipe here on my blog!
On a last minute thought, I threw this together several years ago and entered it into the NC Sweet Potato Festival Contest “Miscellaneous” category where it won 2nd place! (It seems the last minute recipes I “throw together” are the ones that do best in contests.)
My sweet Chamblee was my guinea pig, and he did love my sweet potato “nIce Cream” treats. And guess what? They are people friendly too. So while making them for your fur babies, you can lick the bowl and spoon. This is a perfect recipe to get your kiddos involved in the kitchen. They will love these healthy snacks and feel so proud they made them for their furry best friends too.
Now being the North Carolina made foods evangelical that I am, y’all know I used NC made peanut butter (lots to choose from so use your favorite or quickly and easily make your own)…. and of course North Carolina Sweet Potatoes…. these grown just a few miles down the road!
So without further ado…. I will leave you with a little bit of my stroll down memory lane today of Chamblee…. who was by my side for 15 years.
And I think since I keep packets of baked sweet potato in my freezer (you DO do that don’t you?), in his memory, I will make my sweet little June Bug some today…. also a Speagle!
Y’all have a “nICE” week… stay cool, and treat your babies to some “nICE Cream” treats too! A fun thing to do inside the air conditioning on a hotttt summer’s day.
- about 1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potato
- about 1 cup nonfat yogurt SEE NOTES
- about 1/2 cup peanut butter, smooth or crunchy
- 1 squirt honey adult dogs only
- a few crumbled sweet potato chips, optional garnish
Throw everything into a small bowl and stir together until well mixed. Portion out into small custard cups; cover and freeze. Remove from freezer a few minutes before serving to soften.
NOTE: Chamblee l.o.v.e.d. spicy hot potato chips (and so does June Bug), so if I have some on hand, I sometimes crush a couple of chips and/or sweet potato chips on top of his nICE Cream... making him his own little nICE Cream Sundae!
BE SURE THE YOGURT YOU -- -- USE IS FREE OF SWEETENERS, NATURAL OR ARTIFICIAL!
*** There are many people foods that are not safe for your pets. Before adding ingredients you might like in your nICE Cream to your pooch’s, be sure to look at safe pet food lists. The last thing you want to do is harm your baby with a treat.