Chicken & Woofles

Chicken & Woofles

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 in recipes |

Chicken & Woofles   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup spelt flour1 tsp baking soda1 tbsp Honest Kitchen Pro Bloom2 eggs1/2 cup water4 tbsp coconut oil1 tbsp Honey2 tbsp almond butter2 tbsp Joyful Jerky Chicken Bites1 tbsp Honest Kitchen Pro Bloom or Bone Broth Instructions Stir together dry ingredients in a bowl.Whisk the egg, water, 2 tbsp coconut oil, honey and almond butter in a separate bowl.Combine wet and dry ingredients and mix well.Pour the batter into your waffle maker. Use ¼ cup of batter a time for each waffle.Once the waffles are cooked, combine 2 tbsp of coconut oil and 1 tbsp of Honest Kitchen's Bone Broth or Pro Bloom and drizzle over the waffles. Top with bits of Joyful Jerky Chicken Bites. Recipe Notes Make your own human version of Chicken and Waffles and enjoy a lazy Sunday morning breakfast with your...

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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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Honest Kitchen Thrive Peanut Butter Treats

Honest Kitchen Thrive Peanut Butter Treats

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 in diy, recipes |

Easy, nutritious dog treats with ingredients you already have in your kitchen! It’s a great feeling to know that all the ingredients that go into our dog’s diet are good for him. That goes not just for food, but for treats as well. With so many people turning to home cooking for their pooches, it’s important to bake up some nutritious treats from time to time. And it doesn’t have to be difficult—with the Honest Kitchen Thrive Peanut Butter Treats, you’ve already got all of the ingredients on hand. Plus, there’ll be plenty of treats for the weeks to come; just freeze them and take them out when you need them. Honest Kitchen Thrive Peanut Butter Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups spelt flour1/3 cup thrive dehydrated food1 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder1/3 cup natural peanut butter1 cup hot water1 egg Instructions Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a large bowl, mix spelt flour, thrive (dry food), and baking powder until combined.Add in egg and peanut butter, and mix into the dry ingredients.Add water slowly to the mixture until dough forms. Roll dough out on a floured countertop to 1/4 –inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters and place on cookie sheets. Pierce with fork to avoid air pockets in cookies.Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly brown. Let cool on cooling racks for 2-3 hours. Place in air tight container or Ziploc bag in fridge or freezer until needed. Recipe Notes Before using peanut butter, always check the ingredient list to ensure xylitol isn’t included. Xylitol can be lethal when ingested by dogs. Buy a natural or organic peanut butter that contains only peanuts – the oil separates to the top of the jar, so you’ll have to stir it every time you use...

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Force Chicken and Blueberry Dog Treats

Force Chicken and Blueberry Dog Treats

Posted by on Apr 13, 2016 in diy, recipes | 0 comments

My dog prefers treats to kibble or dry dog food. He’ll often leave his food bowl full until the end of the day…but pull out a treat, and he’s front and center! For me, combining his food into a treat makes perfect sense. I just add the Honest Kitchen’s Force Chicken Recipe with blueberries, pureed pumpkin, flax seed meal, spelt flour, and an egg for a convenient treat my pooch will always beg for. Force Chicken and Blueberry Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1/3 cup blueberries1/2 cup pureed pumpkin1/4 cup flax seed meal1/3 cup Force Chicken Recipe dry dehydrated food2 cups spelt flour1 egg1/2 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a blender or food processor, mix blueberries, pumpkin and egg until well combined.In a large bowl, add spelt flour, flax seed meal and Force Chicken. Combine well.Add pureed contents into the dry mix. Knead into a stiff dough, and add water if necessary.Roll out on a floured surface to ¼ inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters. Place on parchment paper-lined cookie sheets.Bake for 30 minutes and let cool. Refrigerate or freeze in airtight bags or containers until needed. Recipe Notes If you don’t have a blender or food processor, you can mix the wet ingredients by hand. Use a fork to make sure the blueberries get mushed up...

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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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Honest Kitchen Cranberry Dog Treats

Honest Kitchen Cranberry Dog Treats

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015 in diy | 0 comments

‘Tis the season to get baking! These homemade treats are packed with holiday joy and yumminess. Nothing smells as wonderful as a kitchen during the holidays. And while you’re baking up a storm, don’t forget all the nice dogs on your list. If you’re looking to add a personal touch to your holiday gift giving this year, give Honest Kitchen Cranberry Dog Treats a try. These homemade treats feature cranberries—a festive fruit that is great for your dog’s urinary tract health. To keep your dog’s stomach in top-top shape, this recipe includes The Honest Kitchen’s Perfect Form Herbal Supplement, pureed pumpkin, shredded coconut and bran. They make perfect stocking stuffers! Honest Kitchen Cranberry Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups spelt flour1/2 cup bran1/4 cup shredded coconut unsweetened1/2 cup dried cranberries unsweetened1 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 cup pureed pumpkin1 tablespoon Honest Kitchen Perfect Form Herbal Supplement1 tablespoon olive oil1 egg1/4 cup peanut or almond butter1/2 cup water as needed Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.If needed, cut cranberries into small pieces (depending on size of cranberries and the size of the dog).Add spelt flour, bran, cinnamon, Honest Kitchen Perfect Form, shredded coconut and cranberries into large bowl and mix well.Add peanut or almond butter, pumpkin, egg and olive oil to dry ingredients. Combine well. Add water as needed until dough is formed.Flour countertop and roll out dough to ¼ inch thickness. Use holiday shapes to cut out festive cookies, and place on cookie sheet.Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown. Take out of oven and let cool on cooling racks for 3 to 4 hours. Store in air tight bags or containers fridge or freezer. Recipe Notes If you’re giving them out as presents, pick up some festive sandwich or bakeware bags at your local craft or dollar store. You don’t need to fill the bag to the top; five or six cookies per bag is...

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Spice Dog Treat Recipe

Pumpkin Oatmeal Spice Dog Treat Recipe

Posted by on Nov 17, 2015 in diy, recipes | 0 comments

Your dog will fall paws over tail in love for these pumpkin treats with a hint of spice! Is it just me, or is there something about this time of the year that makes people want to bake up a storm? It might be something in the cooler air, or perhaps the fall brings out the baker in me. Either way, this Pumpkin Oatmeal Spice dog treat recipe will satisfy you dog’s tummy in more ways than one. You already know that pumpkin is wonderful for your dog’s digestive system; but did you know that ginger helps ease upset stomachs and is a natural anti-inflammatory, while cinnamon boosts energy, circulation, cognitive function and overall brain health? Add some Honest Kitchen Perfect Form into the mix, and you’ve got yourself a power-packed treat that will have all snuggling in front of the fire with these homemade goodies. I just happened to make these cookies in time for Halloween, and they were a spook-tacular hit with the neighborhood dogs who came by my door! Halloween Pumpkin Oatmeal Spice Dog Treat Recipe   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups spelt flour1/2 cup rolled oats1 cup canned pureed pumpkin1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon Honest Kitchen Perfect Form1 teaspoon ginger powder or fresh2 tablespoons vegetable oil1/4 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Combine pumpkin, oil, ginger, Perfect Form and cinnamon in a large bowl and stir well. Gradually mix in oatmeal and flour. Gradually stir in water to form stiff dough.Roll dough to 1/4″ thickness on a floured surface and cut with Halloween-themed cookie cutters.Place on cookie sheets and bake for 30-35 minutes.Remove from oven and place on cooling rack for 2-4 hours. Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container. Recipe Notes I used some dog-friendly icing to complete the scary faces—a few small dabs completed the look.  Click here to discover which type of cinnamon is safe for your...

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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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