Peanut Butter Buckwheat Dog Treats

Peanut Butter Buckwheat Dog Treats

Posted by on Jun 7, 2018 in diy, recipes |

A super treat made with a superfood! A fruit seed that’s considered a “superfood,” buckwheat flour is terrific gluten free substitute that perfect for baking. Buckwheat flour is low on the glycemic scale, making it a great option for dogs with diabetes, and it contains a significant amount of soluble fiber for pooches with digestive issues. If you’re looking for new gluten-free flour for your homemade dog treats, try these Peanut Butter Buckwheat Dog Treats, complete with The Honest Kitchen’s tasty Spruce formula. Peanut Butter Buckwheat Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 1/2 cup buckwheat flour1/2 cup the honest kitchen spruce formula dry food2 tablespoons peanut butter1 tablespoon Honey2 tablespoons olive oil1 egg beaten1/4 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a large bowl, mix buckwheat flour and dry spruce formula together.In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil and honey.Pour olive oil and honey mixture into the flour and stir. Add egg and peanut butter and stir until well combined.Knead dough with hands to thoroughly mix the ingredients together. Add water a bit at a time to help the dough come together. Lay out a piece of parchment paper on a flat surface. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough to ¼ inch thickness. Cut treats out with cookie cutter and place on baking sheet.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 The dough will be moist--spray rolling pin with oil so the dough won’t stick to the...

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Frozen Peanut Butter and Carob Dog Treats

Frozen Peanut Butter and Carob Dog Treats

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in diy, recipes |

Treats that look so good you’ll want to eat them! Does your dog have a sweet tooth? Satisfy that craving with carob—these chips look like chocolate, but are 100 percent safe for dogs to eat. That’s because carob, which comes from a dark brown pea pod, has no caffeine…but it does have a lot of fiber and plenty of antioxidants. Combined with yogurt, peanut butter, and Pro Bloom, your dog will be doing all kinds of tricks to get his paws on these frozen treats. Frozen Peanut Butter and Carob Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup plain yogurt1/2 cup peanut butter natural1/3 cup Carob chips1 tablespoon Pro Bloom powder1 teaspoon olive oil Instructions Mix yogurt, Pro Bloom, and peanut butter together. Mix with spoon until smooth.Melt carob chips on stove in double boiler. Let water boil, turn down to low setting, and place top boiler with carob chips and olive oil on top of bottom pot. Stir until chips turn to liquid. Pour the melted carob into the yogurt mixture. Stir until combined.Spoon or pour mixture in ice cube trays or molds. Place in freezer and leave overnight.Pop out of mold and give to your dog to enjoy! Recipe Notes Silicone molds can make a mess when you’re moving them from the counter to the freezer. Before you pour the yogurt mixture into the molds, place them on a small cookie sheet. Then, place the cookie sheet with the mold into the freezer. No more...

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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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Gluten-Free Blueberry and Carrot Dog Treats

Gluten-Free Blueberry and Carrot Dog Treats

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in diy, recipes |

A little bit of blueberry goes a long way in this delicious dog treat recipe! Who says that gluten-free has to be boring? There’s nothing dull about these Gluten-Free Blueberry and Carrot Dog Treats. Along with a healthy dose of fruits and veggies, we’ve also added The Honest Kitchen Perfect Form digestive supplement, rosemary, and parsley. It’s a power-packed treat for your power-packed dog! Gluten-Free Blueberry and Carrot Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups rice flour brown or white1 carrot shredded1 cup blueberries1 tablespoon The Honest Kitchen Perfect Form1 cup applesauce1 egg1 teaspoon Baking powder1 teaspoon rosemary1 teaspooon parsley1 tablespoon olive oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.Add blueberries, shredded carrot, egg, and applesauce to blender. Blend until pureed. In a large bowl, add rice flour, Perfect Form, baking powder, rosemary, parsley, and olive oil. Mix well.Add contents of blender to the dry ingredients in bowl. Mix until moist dough is formed.Roll out on rice-floured surface and roll out to ½ inch thickness. Cut using cookie cutter and place on cookie sheets.Place in oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool overnight. Store in airtight container or bag. Recipe Notes If the dough is too sticky, add more rice flour until desired consistency is...

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Gluten-free Banana and Pumpkin Dog Treats

Gluten-free Banana and Pumpkin Dog Treats

Posted by on Dec 21, 2016 in diy, recipes |

Warm and fuzzy feelings guaranteed with our Gluten-free Banana and Pumpkin Dog Treats! There’s no place like homemade for the holidays! There are so many reasons to get into the spirit of the season, and there’s no reason why you can’t spoil your dog with a little lovin’ from the Honest Kitchen oven. Our Gluten-free Banana and Pumpkin Dog Treats hit the spot with pumpkin, banana, and cinnamon, along with the Honest Kitchen goodness of Pro Bloom and Embark. Gluten-free Banana and Pumpkin Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup coconut flour3/4 cup brown rice flour3/4 cup tapioca flour1/4 cup dry powdered milk1/3 cup Honest Kitchen Embark dehydrated food1 tablespoon Instant Goat's Milk Pro Bloom1 cup pumpkin puree1 banana mashed1 teaspoon cinnamon1 egg1/4 cup olive oil Instructions Preheat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a small bowl, mix pumpkin puree, banana, egg, and oil, and stir until well combined. Set aside.In a large bowl, mix all flours, powdered milk, Embark dehydrated food, Pro Bloom, and cinnamon.Add wet mixture to dry. Mix until a moist dough forms – use your hands if necessary.Roll out dough to about 1/4″ thickness onto a floured surface (use rice flour). Cut into desired shapes and place treats on lined cookie sheets.Bake for about 25-30 minutes or until light golden.Place on cooling rack for 2-4 hours. Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container. Recipe Notes You need to keep an eye on your gluten-free dog treats while they’re baking. Cookies made with gluten-free flours tend to bake quicker than regular...

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin and Apple Dog Treats

Gluten-Free Pumpkin and Apple Dog Treats

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016 in diy, recipes |

Homemade pumpkin treats that are scary good! It’s pumpkin spice season and we’re hopping on the bandwagon with our Pumpkin and Apple Dog Treats. Pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling) is full of fiber and beta-carotene, and it helps keep your dog’s digestion running smoothly. Additionally, we’ve added a freshly picked apple—it’s harvest time, and there are so many varieties to choose from at the grocery store. Feel free to use whatever kind of apple you want; these treats will turn out scary good! Gluten-Free Pumpkin and Apple Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 3 cups gluten-free rice flour1/2 cup The Honest Kitchen Marvel dehydrated dog food1/4 cup ground flax seeds1 cup pumpkin puree1 apple shredded 1 teaspoon cinnamon1 egg1/4 cup olive oil Instructions Preheat oven to 330°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a small bowl, mix pumpkin puree and egg. Add in oil and shredded apple, and stir until well combined.In a large bowl, mix rice flour, flax seeds, Honest Kitchen Marvel formula (dry mix), and cinnamon. Add wet mixture to dry. Mix until a stiff dough forms.Roll out dough to about 1/4″ thick onto a gluten-free floured surface. Cut into desired shapes and place treats on lined sheet pans.Bake for about 35-40 minutes or until lightly golden.Place on cooling rack for 2-4 hours. Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container. Recipe Notes Gluten-free dough is notoriously sticky – spray your rolling pin with oil spray to keep the dough from sticking to...

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Gluten-Free Thrive Banana and Chia Seed Dog Muffins

Gluten-Free Thrive Banana and Chia Seed Dog Muffins

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in diy, recipes |

Muffins are marvelous—especially when they’re made just for your dog! Bananas, and chia seeds, and bananas…oh my! There’s a lot of goodness packed into these pooch-perfect muffins. Not only do they contain The Honest Kitchen’s Thrive dehydrated food, but these marvelous muffins are bursting with bananas and chia seeds. Chia seeds are a wonderful source of omega-6 fatty acids, which help to promote a healthy coat. Delicious muffins and a bright, shiny coat—that’s a win-win situation! Gluten-Free Thrive Banana and Chia Seed Dog Muffins   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup brown rice flour3/4 cup quinoa flour1/3 cup The Honest Kitchen Thrive dehydrated food2 bananas peeled and mashed1 tablespoon chia seeds1/2 cup olive oil2 eggs1/2 teaspoon vanilla1 teaspoon Baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda Instructions Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray or grease muffin pan with olive oil to ensure they don’t stick.In a small bowl, mash bananas with a fork. Add oil, eggs, and vanilla to bananas. Whisk together with a fork. In a large bowl, mix together the rice flour, quinoa flour, The Honest Kitchen Thrive dehydrated food, chia seeds, baking powder, and baking soda.Add the wet mixture to the flour and stir until combined.Using an ice cream scoop or a large spoon, fill the muffin cups about ¾ full. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until tops are golden brown.Cool on a wire rack, and serve when ready! Recipe Notes To make sure that muffins are cooked fully, insert a toothpick into the center of a muffin. If it comes out clean, the muffins are ready to come...

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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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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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