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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Cinnamon Sweet Potato Jerky

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Jerky

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in recipes |

Sweet potatoes are rich in fiber, making them an excellent treat to aid in your dog’s digestive health. The sugary sweetness of a sweet potato is hard to resist and—thankfully—these root vegetables are perfectly safe for your pup. They’re laden with essential nutrients your dog needs for a healthy diet and, when cooked, make a wonderful treat. As long as you scrub for mold the skins are safe to eat, but this recipe works well without them. Just make sure you remove any traces of the vine, as that can be toxic to pets. Cinnamon Sweet Potato Jerky   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes peeled1/4 cup ground cinnamon1/8 cup coconut oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Wash sweet potatoes thoroughly to remove dirt. Poke small holes through the skin of the potatoes before cooking. Bake sweet potatoes for 45 minutes on foil-lined baking sheet. Turn off heat and allow to cool in the oven for 2 hours. (Optionally, you could allow them to cool off in the refrigerator if you'd rather cut them cold) Peel sweet potatoes to remove skin, then cut into 1/4 inch thick strips. Lightly baste the tops and bottoms of each strip with a coating of coconut oil. Sprinkle the tops of each strip with ground cinnamon. Return strips to oven and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, checking regularly to avoid burning the sweet potatoes. Jerky is done when ends are slightly black and center is firm, but still chewy. Recipe Notes Ovens vary so it might take a couple of tries before finding the right combination of time and temperature. When storing, keep strips in a airtight container. These sweet potato jerky treats usually last for a couple of...

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Apple Cinnamon Crispy Dog Treats

Apple Cinnamon Crispy Dog Treats

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in diy, recipes |

The key to a healthy diet is a daily serving of fruit… …and there’s no fruit more tasty to a dog than apples. Combine them with cinnamon and you’ve got yourself a healthy, tasty treat your pup will drool over. Apple Cinnamon Crispy Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 large egg beaten1 cup applesauce unsweetened1/2 cup gluten-free rolled oats1 cup Whole-wheat flour1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Combine flour, rolled oats and applesauce into a large bowl.Beat egg in separate bowl, then slowly add to mixture.Stir the mixture until it forms into a dough. Use more flour if needed. Place small dollops of mixture onto baking sheet lined with cooking spray. The cookies can be placed close together, as the mixture doesn't expand much when cooked. Add optional beaten egg to the tops for color. Bake for approximately 30 minutes or until they're crispy. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Recipe Notes While these crips might not look appetizing to the human eye, your pup is sure to love them. Be sure to keep him away from the oven during baking time as the smell of cinnamon might draw him a little too close to the...

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Cinnamon Sweet Potato Cookies

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Cookies

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in diy, recipes |

The taste of cinnamon is sure to drive your dog wild. In a good way, of course—since luckily cinnamon is perfectly healthy in small doses. These Cinnamon Sweet Potato Cookies are a wonderful treat to have on hand for a special occasion. They’re easy to make, too! Cinnamon Sweet Potato Cookies   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato peeled and diced into cubes1 medium carrot diced1 medium egg1/2 cup Milk1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon2 cups flour wheat or rice Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Add aluminum foil or coat with cooking spray.Bring pot of water to boil. Add diced sweet potato and carrot, then allow to simmer until soft. Strain.Mash sweet potato and carrot. Mix sweet potato, carrot, egg, and milk in bowl.In separate bowl, mix together flour and ground cinnamon. Slowly blend together both mixtures until thick. Spoon small amounts onto baking sheet, leaving room for them to spread. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes, or until cookies begin to brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool overnight. Recipe Notes Be sure to flatten the doughy mixture onto the pan with the bottom edge of a spoon for flatter cookies. Otherwise, feel free to play around with the shapes to get your desired...

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