Ernie’s Turkey Pupcakes

Ernie’s Turkey Pupcakes

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in in our kitchen, recipes |

Ernie is not your average dog who will eat anything. In fact, he’s the pickiest dog you’ll ever meet! He turns his nose up at almost everything, so when his birthday rolls around, a “normal” pupcake recipe just won’t do. After last year’s failed attempted (although all the other dogs enjoyed it), I knew I had to go back to the drawing board. Ultimately, I whipped up a batch of pupcakes that are sure to please even the pickiest of pups! Using Honest Kitchen’s Grain Free Limited Ingredient Turkey Recipe and fresh ground turkey, this recipe was a hit with the office cowoofers, Ernie included! Ernie's Turkey Pupcakes   Print Recipe Ingredients Cake1 cup Honest Kitchen Marvel Limited Ingredient Turkey Recipe or desired THK diet1/3 cup coconut flour2 eggs1 1/3 cup warm water12 oz ground turkey, raw or desired proteinFrosting1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt1/4 cup natural peanut butter12 Honest Kitchen Smooches Or desired cookie Instructions Preheat the oven to 375.Place paper liners in a 12-cup standard muffin pan. (skip this step if using a silicone pan)In a large bowl, hydrate the Marvel with the warm water. Add coconut flour, eggs and ground turkey. Gently stir until thoroughly combined.Divide the mixture among the paper liners. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.While the muffins are in the oven, combine yogurt and peanut butter in a bowl and mix with a hand or kitchen mixer until combined. Keep in the refrigerator until muffins are cooled.When the muffins are cooled, frost the muffins and top each with a single cookie. Recipe Notes You can use any Honest Kitchen diet in this recipe but keep in mind that different diets hydrate to different thickness, so feel free to adjust the water amount as needed. The batter consistency should be thicker than cake mix, but softer than cookie...

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Recipe: Halloween Pumpkin Ginger Nibblers for Pups

Recipe: Halloween Pumpkin Ginger Nibblers for Pups

Posted by on Oct 20, 2016 in recipes |

Even if it’s not Halloween, you can make your dog these delectable treats. They’re grain free (which means they’re suitable for pups with gluten sensitivities), and pumpkin and ginger are both incredibly soothing to upset tummies.  This and lots of other yummy recipes for dogs can be found in my new book, Dog Obsessed. <recipe> Halloween Pumpkin Ginger Nibblers for Pups   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup Honest Kitchen Love dog food1 cup warm water1 cup lean ground beef1/2 cup mashed, cooked pumpkin2 tablespoons Honey1/4 cup cream cheese1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1 free-range egg, beaten Instructions Preheat the oven to 375° F. Lightly coat a baking sheet with olive oil.In a large glass bowl, hydrate the Love with the warm water. Stir thoroughly. Mix in the ground beef. Add the pumpkin, honey, cream cheese, ginger, and egg. Stir well to combine.Using your hands, scoop out small quantities of the mixture and shape it into balls. (Depending on the size of your dog, these could range in size from marbles to golf balls). Place the balls on the prepared baking sheet and flatten them gently. Bake smaller treats for 30 minutes and larger treats for up to 45 minutes.Allow the treats to cool and store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week, or freeze them, if you'd prefer. For a crispier version, try making tiny treats and leaving them in the oven for several hours after switching it off, which will allow the treats to dry out more. Recipe Notes For the 1/2 cup of cooked, mashed pumpkin, you may use canned...

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Recipe: Cinnamon Roll for your Dog (and You)!

Recipe: Cinnamon Roll for your Dog (and You)!

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in diy, recipes | 0 comments

Treats tend to get the bad wrap of being unhealthy. But that isn’t always the case; this recipe contains canola oil, which has heart-healthy mono and polyunsaturated fats as well as omega 3 fatty acids. So you don’t have to feel bad for giving your pet one…or two treats (because you can’t say no to that cute begging face). Recipe: Cinnamon Roll for your Dog (and You)!   Print Recipe This recipe contains canola oil, which has heart healthy mono and polyunsaturated fats as well as omega 3 fatty acids. Ingredients Roll Ingredients:2 Cups buckwheat flour1 tsp. Baking powder1/4 tsp. salt1/2 Cup water1/4 Cup Canola oil1 egg2 Tbsp. Honey2 Tbsp. Oats2 tsp. cinnamonIngredients For Icing:1/4 Cup Light cream cheese1 Tbsp. Milk Instructions Combine all the ingredients for the rolls in a medium to large size bowl. Stir until it is evenly mixed. Set out the light cream cheese so it can get soft for the icing. Use your hands to pack the dough together into a large pile.Move the dough to a cutting board and use a rolling pin to roll it out until it resembles the shape of a rectangle less than half an inch thick. Using a knife cut off the excess dough on the sides so the rectangle is even and straight. Preheat your oven to 325 degreesCut the dough into strips about 1-2 inch wide and 4-6 inches long (Depending on the size of the dog your making it for).Lightly drizzle a line of honey along the inside of each strip and sprinkle a dash or two of oats over the honey. Starting from a long edge of a strip, roll up jelly-role style and pinch the edge to the roll to seal.Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick spray and place rolls at least an inch apart from each other. Bake for 10-15 minutes. While rolls are baking, combine the light cream cheese and milk for icing. Stir well and spoon it into a plastic bag. When rolls are done let them cool for at least 15 minutes. Once they have cooled, cut off one of the bottom tips of the plastic bag for the icing and drizzle over top of the rolls.(Your dogs favorite step) It's time to let your dog enjoy a piece of your hard work! He/She will probably be startled that this time the yummy cooked treat you made was for them! This is a cinnamon roll recipe for your dog but if you want to try one of the dog treats you made then go for it. You know exactly what went into them and who knows, you might even find it tasty! Refrigerate the remaining treats. Recipe...

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