Happy Howl-o-Ween Everybody!

Children shouldn’t have all the fun trick-or-treating this Halloween. Try making these tasty treats and your pup might even do a trick for them. One of the best things about making your own treats is you know exactly what is in them.

These Candy Corn inspired icy treats are a healthy, pup-friendly take on the American Halloween favourite! They may have no candy… or corn but they sure do taste good!

What you need

  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup approx. plain yogurt (low fat)
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree

How to make them

  1. Put ½ cup yogurt into a ziplock bag and cut off the corner.
  2. Using the ziplock bag as a piping bag, fill silicone ice cube tray ⅓ of the way up with plain yogurt.
  3. Use a skewer to level out the yogurt.
  4. Place in freezer for 1-2 hours until set.
  5. Mix together pumpkin puree with 1-2 tablespoons of yogurt (reserve 1 teaspoon of pumpkin puree).
  6. Fill ziplock bag with pumpkin mix.
  7. Pipe pumpkin mix on top of frozen yogurt to fill ⅔ of the cube tray.
  8. Return to the freezer 1-2 hours until set.
  9. Mash banana and add yogurt to make approximately ½ cup of mixture.
  10. Add a teaspoon of pumpkin puree (just enough to turn the mix yellow).
  11. Fill ziplock bag with banana mix.
  12. Pipe banana mix on top of pumpkin mix to fill the ice cube trays.
  13. Return to the freezer for 1-2 hours until set.
  14. Turn treats out of icecube tray.
  15. Gobble them up!

Store them in than air tight container in the freezer to enjoy later.

I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

Mila xxx

Recipe adapted from www.12tomatoes.com

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Article first published on October 30, 2016