Orange Pro Bloom Dog Treats

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

Ingredients

  • 1 orange zested/grated and juiced
  • 1 tablespoon Honest Kitchen Pro Bloom
  • 2 cups spelt flour
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds ground
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a blender or food processor, grind sunflower seeds to a meal or powder consistency.
  3. Combine flours, ground sunflower seeds and Pro Bloom in a large bowl.
  4. Add egg, vanilla extract and honey to dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Lightly grate or zest the orange peel, and add to mixture.
  6. Slice orange in half. Squeeze juice into bowl – don’t worry if pulp gets into the dough.
  7. 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.
  8. Place in oven and bake for 12-15 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool on racks for 1 to 2 hours.
  10. 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 dogs.


Meet the Author: Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic is the Editor of Petguide.com, the flagship site to over 70 different pet communities, which offers pet parents a one-stop-info-shop for all things dog and cat related. Amy's been with PetGuide since the beginning, guided by the wisdom of her Shih Tzu mix and furry roommate, Oscar. Together, this pet power couple has their paw on the pulse of the pet industry, sniffing out trends, advice, news, tasty treat recipes and other tail-wagging stories.

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