Valentine’s Day is coming up and although you might see chocolate being sold everywhere – it not good a healthy option for your 2-legged love or for your doggy. Actually, chocolate is toxic for dogs. Don’t worry, there’s a healthier alternative you can give your dogs called carob. It is known as the “healthy chocolate”. Here’s a dog snack recipe on how to make carob and nut clusters.
Carob and Nut Clusters for Dogs
- 1/4 cup raw peanuts
- 1/4 cup raw almonds
- 1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
- 1/2 cup carob chips
- Wax paper
- Melt carob chips on the stove or in the microwave.
- Mix together with nuts and seeds.
- Form 10 clusters on a piece of wax paper and set in the refrigerator for an hour.
- Keep the clusters in the refrigerator and enjoy for up to a week!
Doggy Note: If your pup has GI problems, skip the almonds and only use peanuts and pumpkin seeds.
Momma Note: You can make a Momma version by substituting the peanuts for raw walnuts and carob for dark chocolate.
A how to video on how to make Carob and Nut Clusters is available here.