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
  1. Melt carob chips on the stove or in the microwave.
  2. Mix together with nuts and seeds.
  3. Form 10 clusters on a piece of wax paper and set in the refrigerator for an hour.
  4. 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.

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