Frozen Pumpkin and Coconut Dog Treats

🐾 🌀 πŸ₯•Β Click here for PDF recipe Vegan Frozen Pumpkin Doggie Treat


Β½ Cup of Canned Pumpkin

ΒΌ Cup of Coconut Milk

1/3 cup of frozen veggies or fruits

ex- Peas, Carrots, Kale, Sweet potatoes, or blueberries

Ice cube tray or Jell-O mold tray



Mix canned pumpkin and coconut in mixing bowl

Distribute mixture to ice cube trays filling only half way

Place one or two pieces of fruits or veggies into tray

Fill fully and evenly with pumpkin mixture

Place trays in freezer until frozen solid

Serve to your dog to keep them cool, happy and healthy!






Roasted Cauliflower and Asparagus Pasta

It is officially spring 🌷🌱 So that means cauliflower and asparagus are in season and this simple roasted cauliflower and asparagus pasta will have you feeling that spring in your step! It is simple to make, and tastes like it wasn’t.


  • 3-6 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 bunch of asparagus
  • 1/2 Cauliflower
  • 1/2 zucchini
  • 10-15 mushrooms
  • 12-15 cherry tomatoes
  • 2 servings of pasta
  • 1/2 cup of pasta water
  • Olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Thyme
  • Red Pepper flakes
  • Garlic Salt –*season to taste after served



Pre-heat the oven to 400* F

Meanwhile, boil large pot of water for two servings of pasta

Chop garlic, asparagus, zucchini, cauliflower, and mushrooms.

Place in roasting pan

Coat vegetables in layer of olive oil and add spices

Roast for 15 to 20 minutes – Stirring occasionally

Cook pasta according to package instructions

Cut tomatoes in ΒΌ and add to roasting pan to roast for 6-10 minutes

Drain pasta, keeping Β½ cup of pasta water,

Add pasta water to noodles and drizzle a touch of olive oil on noodles. Mix in roasted vegetables

Serve warm and enjoy!

Click the link for a PDF –Β Roasted Cauliflower and Asparagus Pasta


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