Banana Quinoa Dog Treats

Banana Quinoa Dog Treats

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in diy, recipes |

Gluten-free and high in protein, quinoa flour is one of the only plant foods that contain all nine essential amino acids. That’s why we used it in this Banana Quinoa Dog Treat recipe. To give it an extra healthy punch, we’ve also added our Instant Beef and Turmeric Spice Bone Broth to the mix. It’s a balancing, aromatic fusion of cooling, comforting ingredients inspired by ayurvedic principle. Bon appetit, pups! Banana Quinoa Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 1/2 cups quinoa flour1/4 cup flax seed meal1/2 cup hot water1 tablespoon Beef & Turmeric Spice Bone Broth1 egg1 banana mashed Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.Heat water to a boil, and pour into bowl or measuring cup. Add Instant Beef Powder and stir until almost dissolved. Place aside. In a small bowl, mash banana. In a large bowl, add quinoa flour, flax seed meal, egg, and banana. Stir until well combined.Pour small amounts, add Beef Broth to the ingredients. Keep adding until pliable dough is formed. Roll out to ¼ to ½ inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters. Place on parchment paper-lined sheets.Place in oven and let bake for 20 to 23 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool on racks.Store in airtight containers and keep in refrigerator or freezer. Recipe Notes If the dough doesn’t have the desired consistency, add either flour or water in small amounts, and blend...

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Go for the Gold Superbowl Dip Recipe for Dogs

Go for the Gold Superbowl Dip Recipe for Dogs

Posted by on Jan 25, 2018 in recipes |

If you are headed to a Super Bowl party with your pack or hosting one of your own, here is a fun and healthy dog-friendly dip recipe so your furry friends can take part in the snacking! Go for the Gold Superbowl Dip Recipe for Dogs   Print Recipe Ingredients 1/4 cup plain yogurt1 tbsp peanut butter1 banana1 tbsp the honest kitchen Instant Golden Milk Mix1 tbsp (or more) water to reach desired consistency Instructions Blend or mash all ingredients together and serve. Recipe Notes Serve ¼ cup per 25lbs of body weight. Need a biscuit to dunk in the dip? Find several DIY biscuit recipes from our blog...

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Banana and Coconut Dog Treats

Banana and Coconut Dog Treats

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in diy, recipes |

A taste of the tropics in every delicious bite. Are you feeling brave? Brave enough to try this amazingly tasty dog treat recipe? Because Brave is made with MSC certified Pollock and organic coconut, we wanted to combine it with ingredients that would bring out its natural goodness. Gluten free coconut and oat flour, coconut water, a ripe banana, and chia seeds make this the perfect treat for pooches with sensitive stomachs. Gluten Free Brave Banana and Coconut Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2/3 cup cup the honest kitchen’s brave formula dry, dehydrated food1 cup coconut flour1/2 cup gluten free oat flour1 banana mashed1 tablespoon chia seeds1 cup coconut water Instructions Preheat oven to 330˚F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.Add flours, chia seeds, and brave dry dehydrated formula in a large bowl and combine well.Mash banana in small bowl with fork and add to dry formula.Gradually add coconut water to mixture and stir. Keep adding water until a moist dough is formed. Put a small ball of dough in the middle of a cutting-board size of parchment paper. Fold paper in half with dough still in the middle. Using a rolling pin, roll dough out to ½ to ¼ inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters and place on cookie sheets. Repeat until all the dough is used up.Place in oven and bake for 12-15 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool for 2-3 hours on cooling racks.Store in airtight containers and keep in refrigerator or freezer. Recipe Notes If your local grocery store doesn’t carry gluten free oat flour, make your own. Just add 1 cup of gluten free oats to a blender, and blend until the oats turn into a fine...

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Peanut Butter and Banana Gluten Free Muffins

Peanut Butter and Banana Gluten Free Muffins

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in diy, recipes |

Bananas and Peanut Butter—a perfect pairing! This was one of Elvis’ favorites for a reason. Peanut butter and bananas just go together—and they make a fabulous pairing in our Peanut Butter and Banana Gluten Free Dog Muffins. For an extra boost, we’ve added The Honest Kitchen Pro Bloom Goat’s Milk to the mix…because our dogs can use a little extra tummy love with this natural supplement with probiotics and digestive enzymes. Peanut Butter and Banana Gluten Free Muffins   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups gluten-free flour1/4 cup gluten-free oats1 tablespoon the honest kitchen Pro Bloom goat’s milk1/2 teaspoon Baking powder1 egg2 tablespoons Honey1 banana mashed1/3 cup peanut butter1 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray muffin tin with oil. In a large bowl, add gluten free flour, oats, and Pro Bloom and combine. Set aside.In a smaller bowl, add egg, honey, and banana and stir to combine. Add peanut butter and beat together to form a smooth paste. Add wet to dry mixture, and stir to form a dough-like consistency. Add the water and mix until well combined.Let mixture sit for 15 minutes. Stir a few times, then spoon it into muffin tins, filling each about two-thirds full.Place in oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool on a wire rack. Recipe Notes Before you take the muffins out of the oven, poke one in the middle with a toothpick. If it comes out clean, they’re ready to come...

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Gluten-Free Banana Bread for Dogs

Gluten-Free Banana Bread for Dogs

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in diy, recipes |

We’ve taken a homemade favorite and turned it into a gluten-free, canine classic. What do you do with your ripe bananas? You’d use them to bake up some banana bread, of course. Share that classic treat with your pooch and make this gluten-free banana bread that’s just for dogs. Sweeten with honey and spiced with a touch of cinnamon, this doggy version of banana bread will have your pup drooling before it comes out of the oven. Gluten-Free Banana Bread for Dogs   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups gluten-free flour1 cup coconut flour1 tablespoon The Honest Kitchen Perfect Form1 tablespoon cinnamon1 teaspoon Baking powder1 banana mashed1/8 cup Honey1 egg lightly beaten1 cup apple sauce unsweetened1/2 cup almond milk Instructions Preheat oven to 325° F. Spray a loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.In a large bowl, whisk the gluten-free and coconut flour, Perfect form, baking powder, and cinnamon.In a separate bowl, mash the bananas.Add the honey, egg, applesauce and almond milk to the mashed banana.Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture. Stir together until combined.Scoop mixture into loaf pan and spread evenly.Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.Remove from oven, and let the banana bread cool in the pan for 5 minutes on a wire rack.Release the bread from the pan and let cool completely on a wire rack before serving. Recipe Notes If you don’t have almond milk, substitute with...

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Gluten-free Banana and Pumpkin Dog Treats

Gluten-free Banana and Pumpkin Dog Treats

Posted by on Dec 21, 2016 in diy, recipes |

Warm and fuzzy feelings guaranteed with our Gluten-free Banana and Pumpkin Dog Treats! There’s no place like homemade for the holidays! There are so many reasons to get into the spirit of the season, and there’s no reason why you can’t spoil your dog with a little lovin’ from the Honest Kitchen oven. Our Gluten-free Banana and Pumpkin Dog Treats hit the spot with pumpkin, banana, and cinnamon, along with the Honest Kitchen goodness of Pro Bloom and Embark. Gluten-free Banana and Pumpkin Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup coconut flour3/4 cup brown rice flour3/4 cup tapioca flour1/4 cup dry powdered milk1/3 cup Honest Kitchen Embark dehydrated food1 tablespoon Instant Goat's Milk Pro Bloom1 cup pumpkin puree1 banana mashed1 teaspoon cinnamon1 egg1/4 cup olive oil Instructions Preheat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a small bowl, mix pumpkin puree, banana, egg, and oil, and stir until well combined. Set aside.In a large bowl, mix all flours, powdered milk, Embark dehydrated food, Pro Bloom, and cinnamon.Add wet mixture to dry. Mix until a moist dough forms – use your hands if necessary.Roll out dough to about 1/4″ thickness onto a floured surface (use rice flour). Cut into desired shapes and place treats on lined cookie sheets.Bake for about 25-30 minutes or until light golden.Place on cooling rack for 2-4 hours. Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container. Recipe Notes You need to keep an eye on your gluten-free dog treats while they’re baking. Cookies made with gluten-free flours tend to bake quicker than regular...

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Holiday Fruitcake for Pups

Holiday Fruitcake for Pups

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in recipes |

Johnny Carson famously said, “The worst Christmas gift is fruitcake… There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other, year after year.”  Unlike the typical fruitcake for humans you hear about around the holidays, this fruitcake for pups is something they’ll actually enjoy eating!   We’d recommend making these using mini muffin (or regular muffin pans).  Freeze what’s not eaten right away to save for later. Holiday Fruit Cake for Pups   Print Recipe Ingredients 1/3 cup dried (unsweetened) cranberries1/3 cup shredded coconut1/3 cup dried apple1 tsp baking soda1 banana2 eggs1/2 cup Prepared Honest Kitchen Pro Bloom dehydrated goat's milk (1/2 cup warm water + 1 tbsp Pro Bloom)1/2 cup coconut flour1/2 cup almond flour1 tsp cinnamon Instructions Preheat your oven to 350° FCombine cranberries, shredded coconut and apples in a bowl with baking soda and pour enough boiling water over the fruit to cover itIn a separate bowl, mash the banana with a fork and beat in the eggs and combine Pro BloomMix in the flours and cinnamonAdd the dried fruit mixture Spoon out evenly in the muffin tray (should be enough for each to be level)Bake for 22-27 minutesEnjoy immensely Recipe Notes If you don't have The Honest Kitchen's Pro Bloom on hand, you can substitute for 1/2 cup of...

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Gluten-Free Peanut Butter and Banana Dog Treats

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter and Banana Dog Treats

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016 in diy, recipes |

An easy-to-make treat recipe that’s gluten-free. It’s got all the good stuff and there are no fillers in sight! That’s the ideal behind our Gluten-Free Peanut Butter and Banana Dog Treats. There’s nothing complicated in it: a ripe banana, some natural peanut butter, an egg, flax seeds, and of course, the most important ingredient, The Honest Kitchen’s Force Chicken Recipe. Gluten-Free Peanut Butter and Banana Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups gluten-free flour1/3 cup The Honest Kitchen Force Chicken Recipe dehydrated food 1 banana1/3 cup natural peanut butter1 egg1 tablespoon flax seed meal water as needed Instructions Preheat oven to 300°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. In a small bowl, whisk the banana, egg, and peanut butter together with a fork. Set aside.In a large bowl, mix gluten-free flour, The Honest Kitchen Force Chicken Recipe, and flax seed meal until combined.Add in the banana mixture. If dough is too dry, add in a small amount of water until dough forms.Roll out dough onto floured surface (use gluten-free flour). Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness and cut out with cookie cutters. Place on cookie sheets.Bake in preheated oven for 25- 30 minutes, or until golden brown.Remove from oven and let cool on racks for 2-3 hours.Store in airtight container or bag and keep in fridge or freezer until needed. Recipe Notes Just pour The Honest Kitchen’s Force Chicken Recipe into the mix as is – dry and dehydrated. Once it mixes into the dough, it helps to bind the gluten-free flour to the other ingredients so the cookies don’t crumble when...

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Banana, Apple & Turkey (BAT) Dog Treat

Banana, Apple & Turkey (BAT) Dog Treat

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in diy, recipes |

We’ve taken a diner staple and given it a dog-friendly makeover! A lunchtime favorite for many is a BLT—bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. It’s not something you’d give to your dog as a treat…besides, it’s all mine! That’s why we created the dog-friendly version of the sandwich, but in a dog treat. Presenting the BAT—banana, apple and turkey dog treat! Dogs love apples and bananas, and powered with the Honest Kitchen’s Embark turkey formula, your pooch will order this snack from the menu whenever he’s visiting the kitchen! Banana, Apple & Turkey (BAT) Dog Treat   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups buckwheat flour1/3 cup Honest Kitchen Embark dehydrated food1 banana mashed1 apple grated1 tablespoon flax seed meal1 tablespoon brewer’s yeast1 tablespoon olive oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. You’ll need 2 non-stick cookie sheets ready to go. In a small bowl, combine apple, banana, and olive oil. Combine well and set aside.In a large bowl, combine Brewer’s yeast, flax seed meal, baking powder, Honest Kitchen Embark dehydrated food, and buckwheat flour. Mix all of the dry ingredients together.Add the wet mixture into the dry and combine into a firm dough.Sprinkle countertop with flour and roll out dough to ¼ inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters and place on nonstick cookie sheets.Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes or golden brown.Remove from oven and let cool on racks for 2-3 hours.Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer. Recipe Notes Leave the skin on the apple when grating it. Just watch out for the seeds: make sure they don't get into the dough, as they can be toxic to...

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