Coconut Pumpkin Spice Balls

Coconut Pumpkin Spice Balls

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

Add a dash of Pumpkin Spice to these gluten-free coconut treats! Feel that chill in the air? We’ve got a way to get your dog to snuggle up to you—bake him some Coconut Pumpkin Spice Balls! There are plenty of ways to use The Honest Kitchen’s Instant Pumpkin Spice Latte, because this nourishing blend of goat’s milk, pumpkin, honey, and aromatic spices perks up any homemade treat. Coconut Pumpkin Spice Balls   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 1/2 cups coconut flour1 tablespoon the honest kitchen Instant Spice Pumpkin Latte1/2 cup shredded coconut1 cup apple sauce unsweetened 2 eggs Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a large bowl, combine ingredients and mix thoroughly.Knead dough with hands – it should be moist enough to stick together. Roll dough into small balls (about ½ tablespoon) and place on cookie sheets.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 If your dough is too dry and won’t stick together, add 1 tablespoon of water to mixture until desired consistency is...

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Golden Milk Pumpkin and Cranberry Dog Treats

Golden Milk Pumpkin and Cranberry Dog Treats

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 in diy, recipes |

A golden treat that nourishes from head to tail! Have you tried The Honest Kitchen’s Instant Golden Milk Mix? We made it a part of our Golden Milk Pumpkin and Cranberry Dog Treat recipe. A take on the ancient recipe, this instant mix is a nourishing blend of coconut milk, honey and spices made just for pets. Boasting a nourishing fusion of ingredients inspired by Ayurvedic principles, this Golden Milk mix also includes turmeric, cinnamon, and ginger. Golden Milk Pumpkin and Cranberry Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups rice flour1 1/2 cups oatmeal flour1 tablespoon the honest kitchen Instant Golden Milk Mix1/2 cup dried cranberries diced1 cup pumpkin puree2 eggs1/2 cup peanut butter Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a small bowl, whip eggs lightly. Set aside.In a large bowl, mix rice flour, oatmeal flour, and Golden Milk Mix. Add in cranberries and stir together.Stir in eggs, followed by pumpkin puree and peanut butter. Combine all ingredients until a moist dough is formed. Roll out onto floured surface to ½ to ¼ inch thickness. Cut using cookie cutters and place on cookie sheets. Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on racks for 1 hour. Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container. Recipe Notes If dough is too moist, add rice flour to dough as...

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Ernie’s Turkey Pupcakes

Ernie’s Turkey Pupcakes

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in in our kitchen, recipes |

Ernie is not your average dog who will eat anything. In fact, he’s the pickiest dog you’ll ever meet! He turns his nose up at almost everything, so when his birthday rolls around, a “normal” pupcake recipe just won’t do. After last year’s failed attempted (although all the other dogs enjoyed it), I knew I had to go back to the drawing board. Ultimately, I whipped up a batch of pupcakes that are sure to please even the pickiest of pups! Using Honest Kitchen’s Grain Free Limited Ingredient Turkey Recipe and fresh ground turkey, this recipe was a hit with the office cowoofers, Ernie included! Ernie's Turkey Pupcakes   Print Recipe Ingredients Cake1 cup Honest Kitchen Marvel Limited Ingredient Turkey Recipe or desired THK diet1/3 cup coconut flour2 eggs1 1/3 cup warm water12 oz ground turkey, raw or desired proteinFrosting1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt1/4 cup natural peanut butter12 Honest Kitchen Smooches Or desired cookie Instructions Preheat the oven to 375.Place paper liners in a 12-cup standard muffin pan. (skip this step if using a silicone pan)In a large bowl, hydrate the Marvel with the warm water. Add coconut flour, eggs and ground turkey. Gently stir until thoroughly combined.Divide the mixture among the paper liners. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.While the muffins are in the oven, combine yogurt and peanut butter in a bowl and mix with a hand or kitchen mixer until combined. Keep in the refrigerator until muffins are cooled.When the muffins are cooled, frost the muffins and top each with a single cookie. Recipe Notes You can use any Honest Kitchen diet in this recipe but keep in mind that different diets hydrate to different thickness, so feel free to adjust the water amount as needed. The batter consistency should be thicker than cake mix, but softer than cookie...

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Gluten-Free Apple Loaf

Gluten-Free Apple Loaf

Posted by on Dec 27, 2017 in diy, recipes |

A gluten-free apple loaf recipe that’ll make your dog drool! You’d swear it was an apple cinnamon candle burning in your kitchen. But it’s not—it’s our Gluten Free Apple Loaf and it’s just for dogs. Thanks to applesauce, this gluten-free loaf is moist, delicious, and a little sweet. You’ll feel good about giving your pooch this wholesome homemade seasonal treat that comes complete with a crisp, cinnamon and apple topping. Gluten-Free Apple Loaf   Print Recipe Ingredients Apple Loaf2 cups gluten-free flour3/4 cup honest kitchen force grain free chicken recipe dry food1/2 tablespoon cinnamon1 cup apple sauce unsweetened1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 teaspoon Baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1/8 cup Honey1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 eggsTopping1/2 cup apple diced1 teaspoon Honey1 teaspoon cinnamon Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray loaf pan with non-stick oil. In a small mixing bowl, add the ingredients for the topping – diced apple, honey, and cinnamon. Stir well and set aside. In a large bowl, add gluten free flour, force dry food, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon. Combine well.Add applesauce, vegetable oil, honey, vanilla extract, and eggs to large bowl and combine wet and dry ingredients. Spread the dough evenly in the loaf pan. Use a knife to ensure its spread flat. Sprinkle topping on top of loaf.Place in oven and bake for 40-50 minutes.Remove from oven. Flip loaf pan over and gently pat the bottom of the pan until the apple loaf comes out. Let it cool on racks for about an hour. Cut into slices and serve. The rest of the loaf should be sealed in a container and kept in the fridge. Recipe Notes To ensure the loaf is baked completely, insert a toothpick into the middle of the loaf. If it comes out clean, it’s ready to come...

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Gluten-Free Eggnog Loaf for Dogs

Gluten-Free Eggnog Loaf for Dogs

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in diy, recipes |

The holidays are getting spice with our Eggnog Loaf—made especially for nice dogs. Stuff your dog’s stuffing with The Honest Kitchen’s Instant Eggnog Powder, because you can make a lot more than just tasty beverage. Made with a nourishing blend of goat’s milk, honey, eggs, and cinnamon, this eggnog powder can be used to spice up a host of homemade dog treats. We’ve added it to our Gluten-Free Eggnog Loaf recipe—the perfect treat to leave out for Santa Paws! Gluten-Free Eggnog Loaf for Dogs   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose gluten-free flour2 tablespoons the honest kitchen Instant Eggnog Powder1 cup gluten-free rolled oats3 tablespoons cornstarch1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1 teaspoon cinnamon2 eggs lightly beaten1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt1 tablespoon Honey Instructions Preheat oven to 350˚F. Spray or rub oil on loaf tin.Beat eggs in a small bowl and set aside. In a large bowl, add gluten-free flour, Instant Eggnog Powder, gluten-free rolled oats, cornstarch, baking soda, and cinnamon, and mix together.Add Greek yogurt, beaten eggs, and honey to dry ingredients and combine well. Pour or spoon mixture into loaf pans, and fill about ¾ from the top. Place in oven and bake for 30 to 35 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool for an hour.Once cool, remove baked loaf from the tin. Cut into desired slice thickness and serve. Recipe Notes Before removing the loaf from the oven, stick a toothpick in the middle – if it comes out clean, the loaf is ready to come...

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Cranberry Sweet Potato Cookies

Cranberry Sweet Potato Cookies

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

Cranberry sweet potato cookies are the ultimate healthy treat to hand your dog for a job well done. Dogs love anything sweet and this tasty treat combines two of the most mouth-watering, healthy snacks they can eat! Cranberries and sweet potatoes converge to create a scrumptious cookie that your dog will go wild for. Since both of the main ingredients are perfectly safe for your pup, there’s no reason they can’t snack on a couple of them a day. As an added bonus these cookies are even grain-free! Cranberry Sweet Potato Cookies   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes cooked and peeled1/8 cup raw honey2 eggs large1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/3 cup dried (unsweetened) cranberries substitute fresh, depending on season1 cup gluten-free flour Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.Bake the sweet potatoes for 30 minutes or until soft enough to easily mash. Allow sweet potatoes to cool, then peel and mash in large bowl. Combine all ingredients and mix well until it forms a thick dough. Roll out dough onto counter and cut out cookies into desired shape. Place cookies onto baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake cookies at 350 degrees for 12 - 15 minutes, or until done. Let cool before serving. Recipe Notes As an added touch you can lightly layer some yummy peanut butter on top when serving one of these to your...

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Brave Coconut Pumpkin Dog Treats

Brave Coconut Pumpkin Dog Treats

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in diy, recipes |

If your dog has a gluten sensitivity, coconut flour is an ideal alternative to whole wheat flour. Made from ground and dried coconut meat, coconut flour is high in fiber, protein, and healthy fats, and it’s low in sugar, digestible carbohydrates and calories. Plus, it’s perfect for our Brave Coconut Dog Treat recipe. The Honest Kitchen’s Brave formula is designed for dogs with sensitivities to multiple ingredients. Brave features Marine Stewardship Council Certified Pollock, organic coconut, chickpeas, celery, pumpkin and spinach—which makes Brave a wonderful addition to this irresistible homemade treat. Brave Coconut Pumpkin Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup coconut flour3/4 cup gluten-free oats1/4 cup flax seed ground1/3 cup the honest kitchen brave dehydrated formula dry2 eggs1/2 cup coconut oil1/2 cup pumpkin puree1/4 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a large bowl, add coconut flour, gluten free oats, ground flax seed, and dry brave formula. Mix until well combined.In a smaller bowl, add eggs, pumpkin puree, and coconut oil, and whip until combined.Add wet ingredients to dry, and mix until moist dough forms. You’ll need to use your hands to make sure the dough forms into a ball. Add water if needed.Using a tablespoon, scoop out dough and roll the dough into round ball. Place on cookie sheet and lightly press down with fork to flatten. Place in oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool on racks for 1-2 hours.Store in airtight containers and keep in refrigerator or freezer. Recipe Notes If you don't have coconut oil on hand, substitute with vegetable or olive...

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Turkey Pot Pie for Dogs

Turkey Pot Pie for Dogs

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in recipes |

There’s no better comfort food than pot pie! Our good friend Mary from Noah’s Natural Pet Market here in San Diego, created her own Turkey Pot Pie recipe for her pups using ideas she found in Dog Obsessed. Complete with The Honest Kitchen’s Keen, this recipe is sure to please your pup! Turkey Pot Pie for Dogs   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup The honest Kitc1 cup warm water2 eggs1 pound ground turkey, raw1/2 cup peas1/2 cup diced carrots Instructions Mix together the Keen and warm water.Stir in the 2 eggs. Mix well.Stir in the turkey meat.Add half the mixture to the loaf pan. Sprinkle a layer of carrots, then peas. Spoon the remaining meat mixture over all and pat down slightly. Sprinkle the 2 Tablespoons of carrots on top.Bake for 45 minutes or until juices run clear.Serve immediately or let cool, then cut into slices. The slice will hold together better when cool. Recipe Notes Watch your dog drool as you serve him!...

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Gluten Free Cheesy Cranberry Dog Treats

Gluten Free Cheesy Cranberry Dog Treats

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in diy, recipes |

Cranberries and cheese make a perfect pair in this gluten free treat recipe. Did you know that cranberries are an excellent source of vitamins A, B1, B2, and C, and a great source of minerals? On top of that, these berries are rich in polyphenol antioxidants, which help boost your dog’s immune system. Plus, we threw in a bit of cheese, because no dog can resist its super powers! Gluten Free Cheesy Cranberry Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 3/4 cup brown rice flour1/3 cup The Honest Kitchen Embark dehydrated dry food3/4 cup dried cranberries2 eggs1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese2 tablespoons olive oil1/2 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 325˚F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a food processor or blender, add cranberries, eggs, cheese, water, and olive oil. Pulse until the mixture is combined (about 1 minute).In a large bowl, add flour and dry embark, and stir. Add wet mixture to dry ingredients and stir well. The dough will be crumbly, but will stick together when you roll into a ball.Take a small ball of dough and place in between parchment paper. Fold over dough, and roll out to ¼ inch thickness. Cut using cookie cutters and place treats on cookie sheets. Place in oven and bake for 20-25 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for 1-2 hours. Recipe Notes Feel free to substitute fresh or frozen cranberries instead of the dried...

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