Recipe: Halloween Chicken, Pumpkin and Apple Loaf for Dogs

Recipe: Halloween Chicken, Pumpkin and Apple Loaf for Dogs

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in recipes |

Your dog didn’t complain when you dressed him up, and then he faithfully followed you and your kids around the neighborhood while they trick-or-treated.  Yet now he’s not allowed to eat any candy!  Make him feel included in the gluttony with this tempting treat. Halloween Chicken, Pumpkin and Apple Loaf   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups Honest Kitchen Force dehydrated dog food2 cups warm water1/2 cup canned unsweetened pumpkin (not pie mix)1 apple, peeled, cored and finely chopped2 free range eggs1/2 cup cooked, chopped chicken1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese, plus additional for topping (optional) Instructions Preheat the oven to 350° F. Lightly coat a loaf pan with olive oil.In a large glass bowl, hydrate the Force with the warm water. Add the pumpkin, apple, eggs, chicken, and cheese. Stir until thoroughly combined.Pour the mixture into the loaf pan. Grate a little extra cheese on top (if using). Bake for 50 minutes, or until the top is firm to the touch and slightly crispy. Cool thoroughly before cutting into slices sized appropriately for your dog. The slices or cubes can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or frozen in an airtight container or individually portioned resealable plastic freezer bags. Recipe Notes You can also dice the slices into tiny cubes to use for...

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Recipe: Apple Crisp Dog Treat Recipe

Recipe: Apple Crisp Dog Treat Recipe

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in diy, recipes | 0 comments

There are so many reasons why I love baking my own dog treats. One of the reasons is that I get to satisfy my love of baking without eating the entire finished product; but the main motive for making homemade dog treats is that I know exactly what’s going in them. I want Oscar to eat wholesome ingredients, fresh from the grocery store. There are no preservatives and no ingredients I can’t pronounce in my recipes. Apple Crisp Dog Treat Recipe   Print Recipe Made without any ingredients you can't pronounce, and so good you might steal some. Ingredients 1/4 cup Honest Kitchen Force dehydrated dog food (with Free Range Chicken)1 apple grated3 cups spelt flour1/2 cup rolled oats1 teaspoon cinnamon1 egg2 tablespoon olive oil1/2 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a large bowl, combine spelt flour, rolled oats, cinnamon, grated apple, eggs and oil. Mix well.Add water to make a stiff dough. Place on a lightly floured surface and knead well.Roll out the dough to ¼ to ½ inch thickness. Cut using a cookie cutter and place on baking sheet.Bake for 30 minutes. Cool on racks and store in an air-tight container to refrigerate or freeze. Recipe Notes This recipe includes The Honest Kitchen Force dog food. Apples are a good source of vitamins A and C and fiber (please make sure that the seeds, which contain cyanide, are removed before adding the grated apple to the mix). Oatmeal contains soluble fiber that is beneficial for dogs that have problems with bowel irregularity. Eggs are a great source of digestible protein, riboflavin, and selenium. Small amounts of cinnamon can help ease nausea and gas, and has been used to boost energy, circulation, digestion and brain...

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Recipe: I Love Carob Dog Treats

Recipe: I Love Carob Dog Treats

Posted by on Feb 14, 2015 in diy, recipes | 0 comments

Forget chocolate. This Valentine’s Day, treat your dog to carob. Oh Valentine’s Day, how do we love thee? If we’re going to count the ways, let’s start with the love we have for our dogs. Our pooches love us unconditionally and are always happy to cuddle and kiss us at a moment’s notice. That’s why Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show a little extra love to our dogs with something a little sweet—such as this I Love Carob Dog Treat Recipe. Carob is a natural chocolate substitute that is totally safe for dogs (and humans) to eat. Naturally sweet and boasting a rich flavor, carob is packed with nutrients. It’s full of vitamins A, B, B1, B2, B3, B6 and D, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, manganese and protein. As well, carob is brimming with fiber and pectin, which helps get rid of toxins.   I Love Carob Dog Treat   Print Recipe A dog treat that's delicious and healthy—it's true that the best Valentine's Day gifts are homemade! Ingredients 1 ½ cups flour all-purpose gluten-free1 ½ cups oat flour¾ cup Carob chips½ cup Honest Kitchen Force dehydrated dog food½ tbsp peanut butter1 egg¾ cup water Instructions Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a large bowl, combine flours, Honest Kitchen and carob chips. Combine well.Add peanut butter and egg to the dry mix to moisten it, until completely combined.Add water to the mixture slowly until you have a stiff dough.Roll out the dough on a floured surface, about ¼ to ½ inch thick. Use a Valentine's Day themed cookie cutter to press out shapes. Place on cookie sheets.Bake for 25-30 minutes. Let cool on racks for about 1-2 hours.For a longer shelf life, store in air tight containers and place in refrigerator or freezer until needed. Recipe...

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