Popcorn lovers rejoice! We can share this tasty treat with our pups when curling up to watch a movie. We understand that it is always a battle knowing whether to share different human treats, such as popcorn– for multiple reasons! It could be concern of knowing whether popcorn is healthy for your dog, or simply because you do not want to share this crunchy treat.
One thing to know is that popcorn is healthy for your dog! It contains potassium and calcium and is very low on calories when prepared all natural. The problem is the same as for us humans, all that butter! Yes, it is true that buttered popcorn isn’t very good for you or your dog, and it’s a bit exhausting to feed your pet one popped kernel at a time while indulging in Netflix. So, what to do?
Here is a simple dog-friendly solution that will leave satisfaction for every lover of popcorn – your dog’s very own recipe for every movie-watching event. Not only it is a fun treat, you can also teach your dog good habits by rewarding them with these easy, Popcorn Poppers! They’re a breeze to make and will be gobbled up in no time at all! Be warned, these tasty morsels are a little messy to make, however their no-bake composition totally makes up for it!
½ cup of peanut butter
½ cup of all-natural stovetop popcorn
1 teaspoon of olive oil
1/3 teaspoon of all-natural honey
Pop the kernels in olive oil.
Mix in the rest of the ingredients until the popcorn is fully coated.
Use a tablespoon to ball the popcorn together and set on some wax paper. (Add more honey as an adhesive, if needed.)
Allow your popcorn balls to set for a while.
Serve when ready!
Now you have a snack that is special for your pet while you have yours all to yourself. This recipe is not only a great idea for your own personal use, but it is also a great idea to use as doggie gift bags for any event or special occasion!