Chickpea Grain-Free Dog Treats

Chickpea Grain-Free Dog Treats

Posted by on Aug 23, 2017 in diy, recipes |

Chickpea flour is a versatile and healthy flour that bakes up perfect dog treats. A gluten-free favorite for bakers, chickpea flour is full of fiber and protein. You can use it in most grain-free recipes to give your pooch a boost of calcium, magnesium, folate, vitamin B6, potassium and selenium. And did you know that chickpea flour has anti-inflammatory abilities, which helps dogs that have digestive tract issues? We’ve paired it with The Honest Kitchen’s Love formula, featuring beef, sweet potatoes, potatoes, organic flaxseed and organic coconut. Chickpea Grain-Free Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 1/2 cups chickpea flour1/2 cup coconut flour1/2 cup the honest kitchen Love formula dehydrated 2 tablespoons brewer’s yeast2 tablespoons flaxseed meal1 teaspoon parsley1 teaspoon ground turmeric1/2 cup vegetable broth1/2 cup vegetable oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a large bowl, mix flours, Love dry formula, brewer’s yeast, flaxseed meal, turmeric, and parsley.Add broth and oil mixture to dry ingredients. Mix well and knead with hands until moist dough forms.On a piece of parchment paper, roll the dough into a ¼ to ½ thickness and cut with cookie cutters. Place on cookie sheets.Bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. Store in airtight containers in fridge or freezer. Recipe Notes Keep an eye on these treats while baking—chickpea flour bakes quickly and can turn the treats...

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Marvelous Honest Kitchen Turkey Stew

Marvelous Honest Kitchen Turkey Stew

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

Hearty and healthy, this homemade stew recipe is just for your dog. Nothing warms the heart and soul like a hearty stew. Another great thing about a homemade stew is that it nourishes the body. And the Marvelous Honest Kitchen Turkey Stew has got you covered on both accounts. Adding The Honest Kitchen’s Marvel Turkey and Parsnip dehydrated formula and lean ground turkey, along with carrots and green beans, this stew will keep your dog warm, toasty, and well-fed—no matter what the season. Marvelous Honest Kitchen Turkey Stew   Print Recipe Ingredients 3 cups water1 pound lean ground turkey1 cup Honest Kitchen Marvel Turkey and Parsnip dehydrated food1 cup carrots diced1 cup green beans diced2 cups brown rice cooked1 tablespoon brewer’s yeast Instructions Cook rice in rice cooker or pot. Set aside.In a large stock pot, bring water to boil. Add raw meat and vegetables. Cook over medium heat until carrots and green beans are tender, stirring occasionally for 15-20 minutes.Add Marvel Turkey and Parsnip dehydrated food, cooked rice and Brewers yeast to the pot. Stir into stew.Turn heat down to low/simmer and cook for 15 minutes.Turn off heat and allow to cool. Recipe Notes You can serve this stew warm or cool. Take out what you need for a few day's meals, and keep the remaining portion in the...

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Honest Kitchen Spinach Dog Treat

Honest Kitchen Spinach Dog Treat

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in diy, recipes |

It’s easy being green, thanks to this easy to make spinach dog treat. Spinach does a dog’s body good—it’s full of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B, vitamin K, beta-carotene and plant crude fiber. And although our dogs won’t chow down on a salad, it doesn’t mean that they can’t benefit from its wonderful ingredients. By sneaking spinach into these treats, your dog won’t even know he’s eating a healthy vegetable. Bonus: they’ve also got peas, carrots, Brewer’s yeast and Honest Kitchen’s Verve Beef recipe! Honest Kitchen Spinach Dog Treat   Print Recipe Ingredients 1/3 cup Honest Kitchen Verve Beef Recipe dehydrated1 1/2 cups spelt flour1 cup oat flour1/8 cup brewer’s yeast1/2 cup spinach fresh or frozen (thawed)1/2 cup pea/carrot medley fresh or frozen (thawed)1 egg1 tablespoon olive oil1/4 cup water Instructions Preheat the oven to 350° F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.Puree the spinach, carrots, peas, egg, and water in a blender. Set aside.In a large bowl, mix oat flour, spelt flour, Honest Kitchen’s Verve dehydrated food, Brewer’s yeast, and olive oil until well combined.Pour the puree into bowl and mix well with the dry ingredients. Knead into a firm dough.Roll out dough to ¼ inch thickness onto floured countertop. Cut with cookie cutters and place on baking sheets.Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for 2-3 hours. Store in airtight containers and keep in refrigerator or freezer. Recipe Notes You may need to spray your rolling pin with oil-based cooking spray so the dough doesn’t stick to...

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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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Grain-Free Embark Turkey Dog Treats

Grain-Free Embark Turkey Dog Treats

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in diy, recipes | 0 comments

Have you ever used garbanzo bean flour (also known as chickpea flour) in your dog treat recipes? It smells savory, and it comes with a host of benefits that does a dog good. Garbanzo bean flour is high in protein and highly digestible. It’s also a wonderful source of folic acid and potassium, and includes iron, magnesium, zinc and phosphorus. Add some Honest Kitchen Embark Turkey dehydrated food into the mix, and you’ve got yourself a well-rounded homemade dog treat! Grain-Free Embark Turkey Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 1/2 cups garbanzo bean flour1 cup coconut flour1/3 cup honest kitchen Embark Turkey Recipe dry dehydrated food1 teaspoon parsley dried or fresh1 teaspoon ground turmeric2 tablespoons brewer’s yeast1/2 cup broth chicken or vegetable1/2 cup coconut oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a small pot over medium heat, bring the broth and coconut oil to a boil. Remove from heat and set aside.In a large bowl, mix flours, brewer’s yeast, turmeric, parsley and Honest Kitchen Embark Turkey until well combined.Add broth and oil mixture to flour and mix well. Knead dough in bowl until a moist but firm dough forms.Break up dough into fist-size balls. On a piece of parchment paper, roll the dough into a ¼ to ½ thickness and cut with cookie cutters in desired shapes. Place on cookie sheets.Bake for 15 minutes and remove from oven.Let cool on wire racks overnight to harden. Store in airtight containers in fridge or freezer, and use when needed. Recipe Notes If you don’t have any parchment paper, sprinkle your flat surface with either garbanzo bean flour or coconut flour, so the dough doesn’t stick to the...

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