Frozen Peanut Butter and Carob Dog Treats

Frozen Peanut Butter and Carob Dog Treats

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in diy, recipes |

Treats that look so good you’ll want to eat them! Does your dog have a sweet tooth? Satisfy that craving with carob—these chips look like chocolate, but are 100 percent safe for dogs to eat. That’s because carob, which comes from a dark brown pea pod, has no caffeine…but it does have a lot of fiber and plenty of antioxidants. Combined with yogurt, peanut butter, and Pro Bloom, your dog will be doing all kinds of tricks to get his paws on these frozen treats. Frozen Peanut Butter and Carob Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup plain yogurt1/2 cup peanut butter natural1/3 cup Carob chips1 tablespoon Pro Bloom powder1 teaspoon olive oil Instructions Mix yogurt, Pro Bloom, and peanut butter together. Mix with spoon until smooth.Melt carob chips on stove in double boiler. Let water boil, turn down to low setting, and place top boiler with carob chips and olive oil on top of bottom pot. Stir until chips turn to liquid. Pour the melted carob into the yogurt mixture. Stir until combined.Spoon or pour mixture in ice cube trays or molds. Place in freezer and leave overnight.Pop out of mold and give to your dog to enjoy! Recipe Notes Silicone molds can make a mess when you’re moving them from the counter to the freezer. Before you pour the yogurt mixture into the molds, place them on a small cookie sheet. Then, place the cookie sheet with the mold into the freezer. No more...

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Carob Chip and Banana Gluten Free Dog Muffins

Carob Chip and Banana Gluten Free Dog Muffins

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in diy, recipes |

Give your dog a sweet treat with a taste of carob. We all know that chocolate is dangerous for dogs…but did you know that carob makes an awesome substitute? Carob is a sweet and safe treat for dogs, and that’s why we’ve added it to our Carob Chip and Banana Gluten Free Dog Muffins with Pro Bloom. Carob contains a naturally sweet flavor, similar to chocolate, but it also contains a variety of healthy nutrients such as vitamins A, B, and D as well as calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, and protein. Carob Chip and Banana Gluten Free Dog Muffins   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 1/2 cups gluten-free flour1 tablespoon the honest kitchen Pro Bloom Goat Milk1 ripe banana mashed1/2 tablespoon Honey1/2 tablespoon Baking powder1 egg1 cup water1/3 cup Carob chips Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray muffin tin with oil. In a large bowl, combine mashed banana, egg, honey and water. Mix well until combined.Add flour, Pro Bloom, and baking powder to wet mixture and stir until the dough comes together.Add carob chips into muffin dough and mix until well combined.Scoop muffin dough into a greased muffin pan – fill each mold 2/3 full.Bake muffins for 25 minutes, or until browned on top.Remove from oven and let cool on a wire rack. Store in an airtight container, and keep in fridge or freezer. 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 Carob and Molasses Dog Treats

Gluten-Free Carob and Molasses Dog Treats

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in diy, recipes |

Sticky and sweet—this dog treat recipe adds a bit of both to the mix. It’s time to get creative with gluten free. They can be just as tasty as regular treats for your pooch with food sensitivities. In this recipe, we’ve combined molasses and carob to give them a taste of sweetness, along with The Honest Kitchen Embark dog food, which contains cage-free turkey and antioxidant-rich produce. Gluten-Free Carob and Molasses Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups brown rice flour1/2 cup dry powdered milk1/3 cup The Honest Kitchen Embark dehydrated dog food1 teaspoon cinnamon1/8 cup coconut oil1 egg1/4 cup molasses1 tablespoon vegetable oil1/4 cup Carob chips1/2 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 300° F. degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.Melt carob chips in a double boiler. Add 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil to make the melted carob mixture smoother.In a large bowl, mix rice flour, coconut oil, Honest Kitchen Embark dry food, egg, cinnamon, molasses, powdered milk, and water together.Add melted carob to the mixture in the bowl. Combine into a moist dough – you may have to use your hands to get it to form into a ball.Roll out dough to ½ inch thickness on a rice-floured surface. Cut using cookie cutters and place on cookie sheets.Bake in oven for 45-50 minutes.Let cool on rack, and store in an air-sealed container or zip lock bag in your refrigerator or freezer. Recipe Notes Carob can be tricky to melt. When you’re melting it, be sure to constantly stir it or it will...

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Recipe: I Love Carob Dog Treats

Recipe: I Love Carob Dog Treats

Posted by on Feb 14, 2015 in diy, recipes | 0 comments

Forget chocolate. This Valentine’s Day, treat your dog to carob. Oh Valentine’s Day, how do we love thee? If we’re going to count the ways, let’s start with the love we have for our dogs. Our pooches love us unconditionally and are always happy to cuddle and kiss us at a moment’s notice. That’s why Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show a little extra love to our dogs with something a little sweet—such as this I Love Carob Dog Treat Recipe. Carob is a natural chocolate substitute that is totally safe for dogs (and humans) to eat. Naturally sweet and boasting a rich flavor, carob is packed with nutrients. It’s full of vitamins A, B, B1, B2, B3, B6 and D, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, manganese and protein. As well, carob is brimming with fiber and pectin, which helps get rid of toxins.   I Love Carob Dog Treat   Print Recipe A dog treat that's delicious and healthy—it's true that the best Valentine's Day gifts are homemade! Ingredients 1 ½ cups flour all-purpose gluten-free1 ½ cups oat flour¾ cup Carob chips½ cup Honest Kitchen Force dehydrated dog food½ tbsp peanut butter1 egg¾ cup water Instructions Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a large bowl, combine flours, Honest Kitchen and carob chips. Combine well.Add peanut butter and egg to the dry mix to moisten it, until completely combined.Add water to the mixture slowly until you have a stiff dough.Roll out the dough on a floured surface, about ¼ to ½ inch thick. Use a Valentine's Day themed cookie cutter to press out shapes. Place on cookie sheets.Bake for 25-30 minutes. Let cool on racks for about 1-2 hours.For a longer shelf life, store in air tight containers and place in refrigerator or freezer until needed. Recipe...

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