Healthy Recipes for Dogs: Chicken Parfait, PB Yogurt Parfait

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Lolly the Hungry Dog

Hungry Girl Lisa recently welcomed a new addition to her family -- Lolly, the Hungry Dog! And since today is Hug Your Dog Day, we've got a couple of recipes for your canine companions. Lolly sure loved 'em!

Need-to-Know Info...

* These paw-faits are veterinarian approved. Thanks, Dr. Marty Becker and Dr. Justin Shmalberg!

* Each of these paw-faits is suitable as a daily snack for dogs 50 lbs. or larger. If your pup is 20 - 50 lbs., halve the recipe. If under 20 lbs., halve the recipe and only serve half of that amount to your dog (save the rest for another day).

* If your pet has known food allergies, is overweight, or has been on a special diet, talk to your veterinarian before feeding Fido these snacks.  

Hungry Girl's Chick-a-Boom Paw-fait
Chick-a-Boom Paw-fait

Entire recipe: 104 calories, 1g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 130mg sodium, 4.5g carbs, 1g fiber, 2.5g sugars, 19g protein

SmartPoints® value 2*

Lean protein, tasty veggies, and creamy yogurt -- a totally healthy treat for your pup. (OK, fine, you can have some too. But you might wanna add salt and pepper to yours.)

Prep: 5 minutes

2 oz. cooked and chopped skinless chicken breast (cooked without salt or seasonings)
3 tbsp. fat-free plain Greek yogurt
2 tbsp. shredded carrots, chopped
2 tbsp. canned no-salt-added green beans, chopped

In a medium bowl, coat chicken with yogurt. Layer with chopped veggies. Serve (on the floor)!


Hungry Girl's Semi-Sweet Paw-fait
Semi-Sweet PB Paw-fait

Entire recipe: 126 calories, 6.5g total fat (1.5g total fat), 190mg sodium, 8.5g carbs, 1g fiber, 5.5g sugars, 9g protein

SmartPoints® value 3*

Just sweet enough! We'd totally eat this one as well... But at the table with a spoon!

Prep: 5 minutes

1/4 cup peeled and chopped apple
2 tsp. unsalted, unsweetened peanut butter
1/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese

Place apple in a medium bowl. Top with peanut butter, and stir to coat.

Place cottage cheese in another medium bowl. Top with PB-coated apples, and serve (on the floor)!



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We've already covered Hug Your Dog Day -- go give your pooch an extra scratch behind the ears -- but today, April 10th, is also National Cinnamon Crescent Day. Check out this easy cinnamon-y recipe featuring crescent dough over on!

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