Barista-Style Coconut-Pumpkin Spice Latte for Pets

Barista-Style Coconut-Pumpkin Spice Latte for Pets

Posted by on Oct 7, 2018 in diy, recipes |

Fall’s most popular flavor is now available for pets! Does your pet feel left out when you head to your local coffee shop for a tasty pumpkin spice latte? There’s no reason to leave your pooch or kitty out in the cold—The Honest Kitchen’s Instant Pumpkin Spice Latte will warm many a happy belly (thanks to a nourishing blend of goat’s milk, pumpkin, and aromatic spices). For the basic brew, mix two tablespoons of powder to an 8-ounce cup of hot water, and stir briskly. But if you want to whip up a beverage that’s worthy of starting a new trend, give this Barista-Style Coconut-Pumpkin Spice Latte a go. Barista-Style Coconut-Pumpkin Spice Latte for Pets   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 tablespoons Instant Pumpkin Spice Latte1 cup coconut milk1 egg1/2 teaspoon Honey1 cinnamon stick Instructions In a small saucepan, warm coconut milk on stove over low heat. As soon as it starts to steam, turn off element and remove sauce pan. Set aside.In a bowl or wide mug, add Instant Pumpkin Spice Latte powder. In a small bowl, whip egg and honey together. Add to bowl with powder. Slowly pour heated coconut milk into mug or bowl.Stir all ingredients together with a cinnamon stick until the powder has dissolved. Remove cinnamon stick, and once the pumpkin spice latte has cooled, serve to your pet! Recipe Notes Before serving with water or coconut milk, test the pumpkin spice latte to ensure it’s not too hot for your dog or...

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Gluten-Free Pomegranate Tapioca Dog Treats

Gluten-Free Pomegranate Tapioca Dog Treats

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

Bake up a batch of Pomegranate Tapioca Dog Treats—they’re sweet and satisfying! Gluten-free tapioca flour plus tangy pomegranate juice equals one woofin’ good treat! Pomegranates are packed with vitamin C, folic acid, fiber and potassium, plus it offers plenty of antioxidants. To make my work easier, I used pomegranate juice with no added sugar. As well, the instant Golden Milk adds a fusion of ingredients inspired by ayurvedic principles. Gluten-Free Pomegranate Tapioca Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups tapioca flour2 tablespoons the honest kitchen Instant Golden Milk Mix3/4 cup pomegranate juice1 egg1 tablespoon vegetable oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.Add tapioca flour, Golden Milk, and egg into a large bowl and mix well.Add vegetable oil and mix until combined.Slowly add pomegranate juice while stirring. Add more or less juice as needed.Knead dough in bowl with your hands until a firm dough is formed,Roll out on parchment paper lined countertop to ½ inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutter and place on sheet.Place in oven and bake for 12-15 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool for 4-5 hours to harden.Store in airtight bags or container and keep in fridge or freezer until needed. Recipe Notes This dough can be sticky – spray your cookie cutter with oil before using them on the...

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Turmeric Chickpea Dog Treats

Turmeric Chickpea Dog Treats

Posted by on Aug 25, 2018 in diy, recipes |

Beef and turmeric spice up this gluten-free homemade dog treat recipe. The savoury tang of chickpea blended with the exotic taste of turmeric—these gluten-free dog treats are right out of a gourmet cookbook! Along with chickpea flour and cornmeal, these homemade cookies feature the irresistible flavor of beef. The honest kitchen’s instant beef bone broth is a balancing, aromatic fusion of comforting ingredients inspired by ayurvedic principles. A healthy treat that your dog will sit, stay, and beg for! Turmeric Chickpea Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup chickpea flour1/2 cup corn meal1 tablespoon chia seeds1 tablespoon Instant Bone Broth Beef and Turmeric Spice1/2 cup hot water1 egg Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.Boil water. Pour hot water in small bowl and add bone broth. Stir until mostly dissolved. In a medium sized bowl, add chickpea flour, corn meal, and chia seeds. Stir together until combined.Slowly add the bone broth to dry mixture and stir until both are combined. Add egg to the mix. The dough should be moist.Roll a tablespoon amount of dough in your hands, until a ball is formed. Place ball on cookie sheet and flatten with spoon or fork. Repeat until dough is used up. Place in oven and bake for 20-23 minutes.Remove from oven and place on cooling racks. Let cool for an hour, then place in airtight Ziploc bag or container. Store in refrigerator or freezer. Recipe Notes These treats are chewy, so they’re great for dogs with dental...

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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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Peanut Butter Buckwheat Dog Treats

Peanut Butter Buckwheat Dog Treats

Posted by on Jun 7, 2018 in diy, recipes |

A super treat made with a superfood! A fruit seed that’s considered a “superfood,” buckwheat flour is terrific gluten free substitute that perfect for baking. Buckwheat flour is low on the glycemic scale, making it a great option for dogs with diabetes, and it contains a significant amount of soluble fiber for pooches with digestive issues. If you’re looking for new gluten-free flour for your homemade dog treats, try these Peanut Butter Buckwheat Dog Treats, complete with The Honest Kitchen’s tasty Spruce formula. Peanut Butter Buckwheat Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 1/2 cup buckwheat flour1/2 cup the honest kitchen spruce formula dry food2 tablespoons peanut butter1 tablespoon Honey2 tablespoons olive oil1 egg beaten1/4 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a large bowl, mix buckwheat flour and dry spruce formula together.In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil and honey.Pour olive oil and honey mixture into the flour and stir. Add egg and peanut butter and stir until well combined.Knead dough with hands to thoroughly mix the ingredients together. Add water a bit at a time to help the dough come together. Lay out a piece of parchment paper on a flat surface. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough to ¼ inch thickness. Cut treats out with cookie cutter and place on baking sheet.Place in oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool on racks.Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container. Recipe Notes The dough will be moist--spray rolling pin with oil so the dough won’t stick to the...

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Dog Treats

Pumpkin Spice Latte Dog Treats

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

These Pumpkin Spice Latte Dog Treats will be a winter favorite with your pooches. Perfect for dipping in a bowl of The Honest Kitchen’s Instant Pumpkin Spice Latte, these treats are packed with plenty of pumpkin and the perfect mix of autumn spices. Using a couple of tablespoons of The Honest Kitchen’s Pumpkin Spice Latte powder, we’ve added instant Bone Broth Turkey and Ginger to give it an authentic fall flavor. Pumpkin Spice Latte Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 tablespoons the honest kitchen Pumpkin Spice Latte Powder2 tablespoons the honest kitchen Bone Broth Turkey and Ginger Spice Powder3 1/2 cups gluten-free flour1 1/2 cups gluten-free oats1 tablespoon Baking powder1/2 cup pumpkin puree1 cup hot water1 egg Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a small bowl, add Bone Broth turkey and ginger spice powder and hot water. Mix well and set aside. In a large bowl, add flour, Pumpkin Spice Latte powder, gluten free oats, and baking powder, and stir together.Add pumpkin puree and egg to dry ingredients, and mix well. Slowly add hot broth to all ingredients in the large bowl, and mix until dough is moist but smooth. If dough is too sticky, add more flour.Knead dough on a floured surface. Roll out to ¼-inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters. Place treats on cookie sheets and place in oven.Bake treats for 20-25 minutes.Remove treats from oven and let cool on racks for 1-2 hours.Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container. Recipe Notes If you don’t have bone broth, you can substitute with regular...

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Applesauce and Oatmeal Dog Treats

Applesauce and Oatmeal Dog Treats

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in diy, recipes |

A cup of applesauce goes a long way! Applesauce is wonderful to use in baking recipes—for people and pets. It can be substituted for butter or fat, while adding fantastic flavor and texture. It especially comes in handy when baking gluten free recipes, as it adds extra moisture, fiber, and nutrients. We used it in our Applesauce and Oatmeal Dog Treats, in addition to The Honest Kitchen’s Love formula, and our happy taste test dogs give it four paws up! Applesauce and Oatmeal Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups gluten-free flour1 cup gluten-free oats3/4 cup the honest kitchen’s love formula dry food1 cup unsweetened applesauce1/2 cup peanut butter1/2 teaspoon Baking powder1 egg Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Cover baking sheets with parchment paper.In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients together. The dough should be moist, but firm.Knead dough on a lightly floured surface. Roll the dough to about 1/2 inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters. Place cookies on baking sheet.Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on racks for an hour.Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container or Ziplock bag. Recipe Notes If you notice the dough is sticking to the pin, spray with...

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Gluten-Free Apple and Carrot Dog Treat Recipe

Gluten-Free Apple and Carrot Dog Treat Recipe

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in diy, recipes |

Bake up a dog treat that’s perfect for fall. What’s not to love about autumn? The leaves are falling, there’s crispness in the air, and the summer’s bounty is being harvested. It’s the perfect time to fill your home with the smell of apple and cinnamon, only this time, the homemade goodies are for your dog, not you! These dog treats include freshly picked apples and carrots, along with The Honest Kitchen’s Spruce dog food, which adds cage-free duck and sweet potatoes to the mix. Gluten-Free Apple and Carrot Dog Treat Recipe   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup tapioca flour1 cup buckwheat flour3/4 cup the honest kitchen spruce formula dry1 large apple shredded1 large carrot shredded1 egg1 teaspoon cinnamon1 tablespoon sesame seeds water as needed Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.Shred carrot and apple. Set aside in small bowl.In a large bowl, add flours, dry spruce formula, cinnamon, and sesame seeds. Mix well until combined. Add shredded carrot and apple, and egg to dry ingredients. Stir until combined. You may need to use your hands to knead the dough to ensure it is moist.Sprinkle buckwheat on the countertop. Roll out dough to ½ to ¼ inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters. Place on cookie sheets.Place sheets in oven and bake for 20-22 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool on racks for 2 hours.Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container. Recipe Notes Spray your rolling pin with oil, so the dough won't stick to the...

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Easy Autumn Power Bowl Recipe for Dogs

Easy Autumn Power Bowl Recipe for Dogs

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in diy, recipes |

Want to make a special meal for your pup? Try this Easy Autumn Power Bowl for dogs. Using The Honest Kitchen’s Bone Broth, it also contains beef and fresh vegetables for a deliciously warm and gourmet meal. Recipe: Easy Autumn Power Bowl for Dogs   Print Recipe Ingredients 6 heaping tbsp. Honest Kitchen Bone Broth1 cup beef stew meat cut into 1/4" pieces2 1/2 cups warm water1 carrot finely diced1/2 cup butternut squash peeled and cute into 1/4" pieces1/2 cup fresh kale roughly chopped1 egg Instructions Place the bone broth mix into a large sauce pan, add the water and mix.Add the diced beef, carrot and squash.Bring to a boil over a medium-high heat.Turn down the heat slightly and simmer for 20 minutes until the veggies are tender when poked with a knife, and the beef is cooked through.Add the kale and stir gently to submerge.Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes more.Crack the egg carefully into the broth and poach in the simmering liquid for one minuteTurn off the heat and allow to cool for about 20 minutes.Transfer carefully to your dog’s bowl and serve. Recipe Notes Quantity is sufficient for a 60 to 70 lb dog for one meal. For smaller dogs, mix to break up and disperse the egg into the stew, and serve about ½ cup per 30 lbs of body weight, using a ladle to transfer to your dog’s...

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