As Halloween rolls in there's no need to leave your dog out of the fun! These easy to make homemade Pumpkin & Peanut Butter biscuits are not only delicious, they're packed with the health boosting properties of Autumn's favourite fruit!
What you'll need:
2 cups of flour
1 cup of canned pumpkin (100% pumpkin - no added spices!)
1/2 cup of dog safe peanut butter (make sure it is Xylitol-free!)
A rolling pin
A cookie cutter
Something to mix in
Preheat your oven to 190°C
Mix together the canned pumpkin and peanut butter
Stir in the flour and combine the mixture into a dough
Roll out your dough onto a floured surface
Use your cookie cutter to cut out the biscuits
Place your biscuits on an un-greased cookie sheet leaving space for them to expand
Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes or until lightly golden
Why they're so good
1. Pumpkins are full of natural nutrients including Vitamin A which helps with vision health and Vitamin C which boosts their immune system.
2. Pumpkins are low in fat and calories making them an ideal choice for dogs who need to control their weight. Adding an appropriate serving of pumpkin to your dog’s food adds both volume and fiber to their diet which can help them feel fuller for longer.
3. Pumpkin can help soothe dicky tummies. The fiber in pumpkin can serve to both loosen or tighten your dog’s bowels.
4.Pumpkin is rich in antioxidants from the carotenoid family. These carotenoids are very absorbable and sit in your dog’s cell membranes to fight oxidative damage. They’re considered some of the better long-acting antioxidants around. 5. Most dogs enjoy the taste of pumpkin making it a super easy way to increase their nutrient intake.
Let us know if you give them a try! We love to see your pictures. Tag us on Instagram @naturespantrydogboutique