Honest Kitchen Spinach Dog Treat

Honest Kitchen Spinach Dog Treat

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in diy, recipes |

It’s easy being green, thanks to this easy to make spinach dog treat. Spinach does a dog’s body good—it’s full of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B, vitamin K, beta-carotene and plant crude fiber. And although our dogs won’t chow down on a salad, it doesn’t mean that they can’t benefit from its wonderful ingredients. By sneaking spinach into these treats, your dog won’t even know he’s eating a healthy vegetable. Bonus: they’ve also got peas, carrots, Brewer’s yeast and Honest Kitchen’s Verve Beef recipe! Honest Kitchen Spinach Dog Treat   Print Recipe Ingredients 1/3 cup Honest Kitchen Verve Beef Recipe dehydrated1 1/2 cups spelt flour1 cup oat flour1/8 cup brewer’s yeast1/2 cup spinach fresh or frozen (thawed)1/2 cup pea/carrot medley fresh or frozen (thawed)1 egg1 tablespoon olive oil1/4 cup water Instructions Preheat the oven to 350° F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.Puree the spinach, carrots, peas, egg, and water in a blender. Set aside.In a large bowl, mix oat flour, spelt flour, Honest Kitchen’s Verve dehydrated food, Brewer’s yeast, and olive oil until well combined.Pour the puree into bowl and mix well with the dry ingredients. Knead into a firm dough.Roll out dough to ¼ inch thickness onto floured countertop. Cut with cookie cutters and place on baking sheets.Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for 2-3 hours. Store in airtight containers and keep in refrigerator or freezer. Recipe Notes You may need to spray your rolling pin with oil-based cooking spray so the dough doesn’t stick to...

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Orange Pro Bloom Dog Treats

Orange Pro Bloom Dog Treats

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in diy, recipes | 0 comments

A little sunshine in every bite! There’s something about citrus fruits that feels and tastes fresh, zesty and fabulous! Oranges are like a burst of sunshine, wrapped in an eco-friendly peel and conveniently sized to pack in a lunch. But did you know that dogs can enjoy all the benefits and flavor of this wonderful fruit? We use both the juice and the peel in this dog treat recipe, along with ground pumpkin seeds, honey and The Honest Kitchen’s Pro Bloom supplement. Orange Pro Bloom Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 orange zested/grated and juiced1 tablespoon Honest Kitchen Pro Bloom2 cups spelt flour1/2 cup pumpkin seeds ground1 cup oat flour1 egg1/4 cup Honey1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a blender or food processor, grind sunflower seeds to a meal or powder consistency. Combine flours, ground sunflower seeds and Pro Bloom in a large bowl. Add egg, vanilla extract and honey to dry ingredients and mix well.Lightly grate or zest the orange peel, and add to mixture. Slice orange in half. Squeeze juice into bowl – don’t worry if pulp gets into the dough. Knead dough into ball. Split the dough into four or five smaller balls. Roll each ball onto a flat countertop covered with parchment paper and roll to ¼ to ½ inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters and place on cookie sheets. Place in oven and bake for 12-15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on racks for 1 to 2 hours.Place in an airtight container or bag and keep in refrigerator or freezer until needed. Recipe Notes If any orange seeds fall into your mix, remove them from the dough. They could pose a choking hazard for smaller...

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Recipe: Strawberry Sensation Dog Treats

Recipe: Strawberry Sensation Dog Treats

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in diy, recipes | 0 comments

Strawberries are a healthy treat for dogs—so why not add them in a recipe? You know that summer is almost here when a bounty of strawberries starts to makes its way into local grocery stores…or if you’re lucky, even your own garden! These sweet berries pack a tasty and healthy punch for humans and dogs alike. And that’s why they’re the star of our Strawberry Sensation Dog Treat Recipe. Also added into the mix: a banana and The Honest Kitchen Perfect Form herbal supplement to give these cookies a bonus boost for your dog’s digestive system. Recipe: Strawberry Sensation Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1/2 cup strawberries diced 1 banana1 1/4 cup buckwheat flour1/4 cup oat flour1/4 cup whole grain rolled oats1/4 cup almond milk1 teaspoon The Honest Kitchen Perfect Form Instructions Put banana and strawberries in a blender. Mix until smooth. Set aside.In a large bowl, add buckwheat flour, oat flour, whole grain rolled oats, and The Honest Kitchen Perfect Form. Mix until combined.Add strawberry and banana mixture, and almond milk to the dry mixture. Stir until dough is moist but firm, knead with hands if necessary.On a parchment paper lined surface, roll out dough to ¼ thickness. Cut with cookie cutters and place on cookie sheets. Place cookies in oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.Remove cookies from oven and place on cooling rack overnight.Store cookies in airtight container or bag and keep in refrigerator or freezer. Recipe Notes If you don't have almond milk, you can substitute 1/4 cup of water...

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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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Recipe: Holiday Pup Noshers

Recipe: Holiday Pup Noshers

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014 in diy, recipes | 0 comments

These unusual fruity, chewy treats make a great gift for your pup’s friends if you’re visiting for the holidays. This recipe makes a large batch, so there’s plenty to share or save for later! This recipe includes blueberries which are laden with antioxidants and are especially supportive for the eyes! Holiday Noshers   Print Recipe These unusual fruity, chewy treats make a great gift for your pup’s friends if you’re visiting for the holidays. This recipe makes a large batch, so there’s plenty to share or save for later! Ingredients 1/2 cup The Honest Kitchen Thrive dog food1 cup warm water1/4 cup dried blueberries1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce1 cup oat flour1 free range egg1/2 cup almond butter or coconut oil1 tsp vanilla essence (optional) Instructions Preheat the oven to 350°F.In a large mixing bowl, combine the applesauce, egg, almond butter, vanilla (if using) and water. In a second bowl, combine the oats, Thrive dog food and blueberries.Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix well.Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead until thoroughly mixed together.Roll out the dough to ¼ inch thick and cut out shapes.Place these onto a greased baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes.Cool on a rack before serving.Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to a week, or freeze. Recipe Notes This recipe includes The Honest Kitchen Thrive dog food.  You can find more information about it here: http://www.thehonestkitchen.com/dog-food/thrive Blueberries are laden with antioxidants and are especially supportive for the eyes. Almonds and almond butter contain significant amounts of protein, calcium, fiber, magnesium, folic acid, potassium, and vitamin E. You can also use coconut oil in place of almond butter for this recipe. There are numerous reports of dogs becoming lean and energetic soon after the addition of coconut oil to their diets. Coconut oil is also excellent for the skin and coat. Problems involving itchy skin, cuts, wounds, and ear problems also are helped, with increased recovery times. Dogs with allergies or contact dermatitis have shown improvements soon after having coconut added to their...

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