DIY Eat - Sardine 
& Apricot 

& Apricot 
Slushie for Dogs
DIY Eat - Sardine 
& Apricot 
A refreshing summer treat inspired by 
traditional Chinese medicine


This recipe is inspired by 
traditional Chinese medicine 
and uses foods that tone the blood and Qi. The ingredients used in this recipe are neutral in traditional Chinese medicine.


  • ¼ cup dried apricots
  • ¼ can pumpkin (not pie mix)
  • 1 can low-sodium sardines in oil or water
  • ½ cup cooked millet
  • ½ cup plain, live-culture yogurt
  • 1 tsp powdered spirulina (optional)


1. Drain the sardines. Combine all ingredients together in a bowl and stir gently until thoroughly mixed.
2. Freeze the mixture until it’s a slushie-like consistency or freeze in ice cube trays and serve as a summer treat!

These recipes were created especially for Modern Dog by Lucy Postins, author of Made Out of Love: Recipes to Prepare (and Sometimes Share With) Your Animal Companion (Lucy Postins: 2009). For more great recipes, check out the book!

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