Snow-conut Holiday Treats

Snow-conut Holiday Treats

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in recipes |

These holiday-inspired, deliciously cute snowman treats for pups are the perfect answer to a snowy day spent indoors.  They’ll keep your pups happy and will give you and your family a fun activity to do if you’re stuck inside during cold weather.  Feel free to make a whole snow family including some snow pets!  These will make a great addition to your gingerbread house! Snow-conut Holiday Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1/3 cup plain yogurt1 cup almond flour2 tbsp coconut oil3/4 cup dried coconut flakes2 tbsp Honey1 bunch broccoli Optional2 tbsp dried cranberries Optional2 tbsp dried blueberries Optional2 tbsp dried papaya Optional1 cup carrot sticks Optional1/2 cup raw sweet potato Optional Instructions Add the yogurt, almond flour, honey and coconut oil to a bowl and combine. Roll into bite sized balls and roll in coconut flakes.Use balls to form your snowman or snow-pup.Keep in refrigerator or freezer in air tight container until needed. Recipe Notes Decorate your snowman using dried cranberries, dried papaya, broccoli (makes a great hat!), dried blueberries, carrot sticks or small cuts of raw sweet...

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Recipe: Holiday Pup Noshers

Recipe: Holiday Pup Noshers

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014 in diy, recipes | 0 comments

These unusual fruity, chewy treats make a great gift for your pup’s friends if you’re visiting for the holidays. This recipe makes a large batch, so there’s plenty to share or save for later! This recipe includes blueberries which are laden with antioxidants and are especially supportive for the eyes! Holiday Noshers   Print Recipe These unusual fruity, chewy treats make a great gift for your pup’s friends if you’re visiting for the holidays. This recipe makes a large batch, so there’s plenty to share or save for later! Ingredients 1/2 cup The Honest Kitchen Thrive dog food1 cup warm water1/4 cup dried blueberries1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce1 cup oat flour1 free range egg1/2 cup almond butter or coconut oil1 tsp vanilla essence (optional) Instructions Preheat the oven to 350°F.In a large mixing bowl, combine the applesauce, egg, almond butter, vanilla (if using) and water. In a second bowl, combine the oats, Thrive dog food and blueberries.Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix well.Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead until thoroughly mixed together.Roll out the dough to ¼ inch thick and cut out shapes.Place these onto a greased baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes.Cool on a rack before serving.Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to a week, or freeze. Recipe Notes This recipe includes The Honest Kitchen Thrive dog food.  You can find more information about it here: http://www.thehonestkitchen.com/dog-food/thrive Blueberries are laden with antioxidants and are especially supportive for the eyes. Almonds and almond butter contain significant amounts of protein, calcium, fiber, magnesium, folic acid, potassium, and vitamin E. You can also use coconut oil in place of almond butter for this recipe. There are numerous reports of dogs becoming lean and energetic soon after the addition of coconut oil to their diets. Coconut oil is also excellent for the skin and coat. Problems involving itchy skin, cuts, wounds, and ear problems also are helped, with increased recovery times. Dogs with allergies or contact dermatitis have shown improvements soon after having coconut added to their...

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