Chickpea Grain-Free Dog Treats

Chickpea Grain-Free Dog Treats

Posted by on Aug 23, 2017 in diy, recipes |

Chickpea flour is a versatile and healthy flour that bakes up perfect dog treats. A gluten-free favorite for bakers, chickpea flour is full of fiber and protein. You can use it in most grain-free recipes to give your pooch a boost of calcium, magnesium, folate, vitamin B6, potassium and selenium. And did you know that chickpea flour has anti-inflammatory abilities, which helps dogs that have digestive tract issues? We’ve paired it with The Honest Kitchen’s Love formula, featuring beef, sweet potatoes, potatoes, organic flaxseed and organic coconut. Chickpea Grain-Free Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 1/2 cups chickpea flour1/2 cup coconut flour1/2 cup the honest kitchen Love formula dehydrated 2 tablespoons brewer’s yeast2 tablespoons flaxseed meal1 teaspoon parsley1 teaspoon ground turmeric1/2 cup vegetable broth1/2 cup vegetable oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a large bowl, mix flours, Love dry formula, brewer’s yeast, flaxseed meal, turmeric, and parsley.Add broth and oil mixture to dry ingredients. Mix well and knead with hands until moist dough forms.On a piece of parchment paper, roll the dough into a ¼ to ½ thickness and cut with cookie cutters. Place on cookie sheets.Bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. Store in airtight containers in fridge or freezer. Recipe Notes Keep an eye on these treats while baking—chickpea flour bakes quickly and can turn the treats...

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Cheesy Chicken Delight Dog Food

Cheesy Chicken Delight Dog Food

Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in diy, recipes |

Chicken is a popular protein source for dogs.  It’s a lean meat that’s packed with nutrients your dog needs to live an active and healthy lifestyle. Not only does this Cheesy Chicken Delight Dog Food include plenty of this lean meat (along with Honest Kitchen’s Revel dry formula), we’ve also added cottage cheese. Another great source of protein, cottage cheese is a source of calcium and it aids in digestion. Cheesy Chicken Delight Dog Food   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 lb ground chicken2 chicken breasts boneless and diced1/2 cup Honest Kitchen Revel dehydrated formula1 cup brown rice cooked1 cup cottage cheese1 egg1/2 cup green beans1/2 cup carrots diced1/2 cup peas1 tablespoon olive oil1/3 teaspoon ground turmeric Instructions Cook brown rice in small pot on stove or in rice steamer. Set aside once cooked.Heat olive oil in a medium pan. Brown ground chicken and chicken breasts on medium-high heat. Using a spatula, stir and cut diced pieces of chicken breasts until meat is browned.Turn heat to medium and stir in Revel dry mix, rice, egg, ground turmeric, and vegetables. Mix well for five minutes.Stir in cottage cheese. Mix well for five minutes.Let cool to room temperature. Sort out portions, refrigerate and freeze in containers. Recipe Notes Make sure the chicken breast is diced into small pieces; they should be big enough for your dog to chew on, but not small enough for them to swallow...

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Grain-Free Force Dog Treats

Grain-Free Force Dog Treats

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in diy, recipes |

A grain-free treat that’s packed with force! Did you know that buckwheat isn’t wheat…it’s a seed! And when used as flour in a treat, it’s highly nutritious and gluten-free. Buckwheat flour boasts a rich, nutty flavor, and it helps with your dog’s digestion, liver function, and circulation. Combined with The Honest Kitchen’s grain-free Force Chicken formula, coconut oil, and turmeric, you’ve got a homemade dog treat that does a body good! Grain-Free Force Dog Treat   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 1/2 cups buckwheat flour1/3 cup honest kitchen Force Chicken dehydrated food2 eggs1 tablespoon coconut oil1 teaspoon ground turmeric1/2 cup chicken broth1/2 cup raspberries Instructions Preheat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. In a small bowl, lightly whip eggs using a fork or whisk. Set aside.In a blender, add raspberries and coconut oil. Blend for 30-50 seconds. In a large bowl, stir together buckwheat flour, Force Chicken dehydrated food, and ground turmeric. Blend well.Add in the blended raspberries and coconut oil, and stir into the dry ingredients.Add egg to the mixture and stir.Slowly add the chicken broth into the bowl until a dough is formed. Don't worry if it's a bit crumbly. It will stick together when molded into smaller balls.Line countertop with parchment paper. Roll out fist-sized dough balls to ¼ to ½ inch thickness and cut out cookies using cookie cutters.Place cookies on cookie sheet and place in oven for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let harden overnight on cooling racks.Keep treats in airtight containers in fridge or freezer. Recipe Notes I find that grain—and gluten-free treats take less time to bake, so I lower the temperature and check on the baking treats every few minutes to ensure they don’t...

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Grain-Free Embark Turkey Dog Treats

Grain-Free Embark Turkey Dog Treats

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in diy, recipes | 0 comments

Have you ever used garbanzo bean flour (also known as chickpea flour) in your dog treat recipes? It smells savory, and it comes with a host of benefits that does a dog good. Garbanzo bean flour is high in protein and highly digestible. It’s also a wonderful source of folic acid and potassium, and includes iron, magnesium, zinc and phosphorus. Add some Honest Kitchen Embark Turkey dehydrated food into the mix, and you’ve got yourself a well-rounded homemade dog treat! Grain-Free Embark Turkey Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 1/2 cups garbanzo bean flour1 cup coconut flour1/3 cup honest kitchen Embark Turkey Recipe dry dehydrated food1 teaspoon parsley dried or fresh1 teaspoon ground turmeric2 tablespoons brewer’s yeast1/2 cup broth chicken or vegetable1/2 cup coconut oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a small pot over medium heat, bring the broth and coconut oil to a boil. Remove from heat and set aside.In a large bowl, mix flours, brewer’s yeast, turmeric, parsley and Honest Kitchen Embark Turkey until well combined.Add broth and oil mixture to flour and mix well. Knead dough in bowl until a moist but firm dough forms.Break up dough into fist-size balls. On a piece of parchment paper, roll the dough into a ¼ to ½ thickness and cut with cookie cutters in desired shapes. Place on cookie sheets.Bake for 15 minutes and remove from oven.Let cool on wire racks overnight to harden. Store in airtight containers in fridge or freezer, and use when needed. Recipe Notes If you don’t have any parchment paper, sprinkle your flat surface with either garbanzo bean flour or coconut flour, so the dough doesn’t stick to the...

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