Go for the Gold Superbowl Dip Recipe for Dogs

Go for the Gold Superbowl Dip Recipe for Dogs

Posted by on Jan 25, 2018 in recipes |

If you are headed to a Super Bowl party with your pack or hosting one of your own, here is a fun and healthy dog-friendly dip recipe so your furry friends can take part in the snacking! Go for the Gold Superbowl Dip Recipe for Dogs   Print Recipe Ingredients 1/4 cup plain yogurt1 tbsp peanut butter1 banana1 tbsp the honest kitchen Instant Golden Milk or Pro Bloom Mix1 tbsp (or more) water to reach desired consistency Instructions Blend or mash all ingredients together and serve. Recipe Notes Serve ¼ cup per 25lbs of body weight. Need a biscuit to dunk in the dip? Find several DIY biscuit recipes from our blog...

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Ernie’s Turkey Pupcakes

Ernie’s Turkey Pupcakes

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in in our kitchen, recipes |

Ernie is not your average dog who will eat anything. In fact, he’s the pickiest dog you’ll ever meet! He turns his nose up at almost everything, so when his birthday rolls around, a “normal” pupcake recipe just won’t do. After last year’s failed attempted (although all the other dogs enjoyed it), I knew I had to go back to the drawing board. Ultimately, I whipped up a batch of pupcakes that are sure to please even the pickiest of pups! Using Honest Kitchen’s Grain Free Limited Ingredient Turkey Recipe and fresh ground turkey, this recipe was a hit with the office cowoofers, Ernie included! Ernie's Turkey Pupcakes   Print Recipe Ingredients Cake1 cup Honest Kitchen Marvel Limited Ingredient Turkey Recipe or desired THK diet1/3 cup coconut flour2 eggs1 1/3 cup warm water12 oz ground turkey, raw or desired proteinFrosting1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt1/4 cup natural peanut butter12 Honest Kitchen Smooches Or desired cookie Instructions Preheat the oven to 375.Place paper liners in a 12-cup standard muffin pan. (skip this step if using a silicone pan)In a large bowl, hydrate the Marvel with the warm water. Add coconut flour, eggs and ground turkey. Gently stir until thoroughly combined.Divide the mixture among the paper liners. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.While the muffins are in the oven, combine yogurt and peanut butter in a bowl and mix with a hand or kitchen mixer until combined. Keep in the refrigerator until muffins are cooled.When the muffins are cooled, frost the muffins and top each with a single cookie. Recipe Notes You can use any Honest Kitchen diet in this recipe but keep in mind that different diets hydrate to different thickness, so feel free to adjust the water amount as needed. The batter consistency should be thicker than cake mix, but softer than cookie...

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Gluten-Free Apple Loaf

Gluten-Free Apple Loaf

Posted by on Dec 27, 2017 in recipes |

A gluten-free apple loaf recipe that’ll make your dog drool! You’d swear it was an apple cinnamon candle burning in your kitchen. But it’s not—it’s our Gluten Free Apple Loaf and it’s just for dogs. Thanks to applesauce, this gluten-free loaf is moist, delicious, and a little sweet. You’ll feel good about giving your pooch this wholesome homemade seasonal treat that comes complete with a crisp, cinnamon and apple topping. Gluten-Free Apple Loaf   Print Recipe Ingredients Apple Loaf2 cups gluten-free flour3/4 cup honest kitchen force grain free chicken recipe dry food1/2 tablespoon cinnamon1 cup apple sauce unsweetened1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 teaspoon Baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1/8 cup Honey1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 eggsTopping1/2 cup apple diced1 teaspoon Honey1 teaspoon cinnamon Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray loaf pan with non-stick oil. In a small mixing bowl, add the ingredients for the topping – diced apple, honey, and cinnamon. Stir well and set aside. In a large bowl, add gluten free flour, force dry food, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon. Combine well.Add applesauce, vegetable oil, honey, vanilla extract, and eggs to large bowl and combine wet and dry ingredients. Spread the dough evenly in the loaf pan. Use a knife to ensure its spread flat. Sprinkle topping on top of loaf.Place in oven and bake for 40-50 minutes.Remove from oven. Flip loaf pan over and gently pat the bottom of the pan until the apple loaf comes out. Let it cool on racks for about an hour. Cut into slices and serve. The rest of the loaf should be sealed in a container and kept in the fridge. Recipe Notes To ensure the loaf is baked completely, insert a toothpick into the middle of the loaf. If it comes out clean, it’s ready to come...

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Gluten-Free Eggnog Loaf for Dogs

Gluten-Free Eggnog Loaf for Dogs

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in recipes |

The holidays are getting spice with our Eggnog Loaf—made especially for nice dogs. Stuff your dog’s stuffing with The Honest Kitchen’s Instant Eggnog Powder, because you can make a lot more than just tasty beverage. Made with a nourishing blend of goat’s milk, honey, eggs, and cinnamon, this eggnog powder can be used to spice up a host of homemade dog treats. We’ve added it to our Gluten-Free Eggnog Loaf recipe—the perfect treat to leave out for Santa Paws! Gluten-Free Eggnog Loaf for Dogs   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose gluten-free flour2 tablespoons the honest kitchen Instant Eggnog Powder1 cup gluten-free rolled oats3 tablespoons cornstarch1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1 teaspoon cinnamon2 eggs lightly beaten1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt1 tablespoon Honey Instructions Preheat oven to 350˚F. Spray or rub oil on loaf tin.Beat eggs in a small bowl and set aside. In a large bowl, add gluten-free flour, Instant Eggnog Powder, gluten-free rolled oats, cornstarch, baking soda, and cinnamon, and mix together.Add Greek yogurt, beaten eggs, and honey to dry ingredients and combine well. Pour or spoon mixture into loaf pans, and fill about ¾ from the top. Place in oven and bake for 30 to 35 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool for an hour.Once cool, remove baked loaf from the tin. Cut into desired slice thickness and serve. Recipe Notes Before removing the loaf from the oven, stick a toothpick in the middle – if it comes out clean, the loaf is ready to come...

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Dog Treats

Pumpkin Spice Latte Dog Treats

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in recipes |

These Pumpkin Spice Latte Dog Treats will be a winter favorite with your pooches. Perfect for dipping in a bowl of The Honest Kitchen’s Instant Pumpkin Spice Latte, these treats are packed with plenty of pumpkin and the perfect mix of autumn spices. Using a couple of tablespoons of The Honest Kitchen’s Pumpkin Spice Latte powder, we’ve added instant Bone Broth Turkey and Ginger to give it an authentic fall flavor. Pumpkin Spice Latte Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 tablespoons the honest kitchen Pumpkin Spice Latte Powder2 tablespoons the honest kitchen Bone Broth Turkey and Ginger Spice Powder3 1/2 cups gluten-free flour1 1/2 cups gluten-free oats1 tablespoon Baking powder1/2 cup pumpkin puree1 cup hot water1 egg Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.In a small bowl, add Bone Broth turkey and ginger spice powder and hot water. Mix well and set aside. In a large bowl, add flour, Pumpkin Spice Latte powder, gluten free oats, and baking powder, and stir together.Add pumpkin puree and egg to dry ingredients, and mix well. Slowly add hot broth to all ingredients in the large bowl, and mix until dough is moist but smooth. If dough is too sticky, add more flour.Knead dough on a floured surface. Roll out to ¼-inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters. Place treats on cookie sheets and place in oven.Bake treats for 20-25 minutes.Remove treats from oven and let cool on racks for 1-2 hours.Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container. Recipe Notes If you don’t have bone broth, you can substitute with regular...

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Banana and Coconut Dog Treats

Banana and Coconut Dog Treats

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in recipes |

A taste of the tropics in every delicious bite. Are you feeling brave? Brave enough to try this amazingly tasty dog treat recipe? Because Brave is made with MSC certified Pollock and organic coconut, we wanted to combine it with ingredients that would bring out its natural goodness. Gluten free coconut and oat flour, coconut water, a ripe banana, and chia seeds make this the perfect treat for pooches with sensitive stomachs. Gluten Free Brave Banana and Coconut Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2/3 cup cup the honest kitchen’s brave formula dry, dehydrated food1 cup coconut flour1/2 cup gluten free oat flour1 banana mashed1 tablespoon chia seeds1 cup coconut water Instructions Preheat oven to 330˚F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.Add flours, chia seeds, and brave dry dehydrated formula in a large bowl and combine well.Mash banana in small bowl with fork and add to dry formula.Gradually add coconut water to mixture and stir. Keep adding water until a moist dough is formed. Put a small ball of dough in the middle of a cutting-board size of parchment paper. Fold paper in half with dough still in the middle. Using a rolling pin, roll dough out to ½ to ¼ inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters and place on cookie sheets. Repeat until all the dough is used up.Place in oven and bake for 12-15 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool for 2-3 hours on cooling racks.Store in airtight containers and keep in refrigerator or freezer. Recipe Notes If your local grocery store doesn’t carry gluten free oat flour, make your own. Just add 1 cup of gluten free oats to a blender, and blend until the oats turn into a fine...

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Better-Than-Turkey Dinner Dog Muffins

Better-Than-Turkey Dinner Dog Muffins

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 in recipes |

Turkey muffins your dog will “gobble” up! The turkey is the star of Thanksgiving dinner. And while it’s tempting to slip some to your dog under the table, you may not actually be giving him a treat. Before it gets carved up, the Thanksgiving turkey is rubbed with butter and oils, seasoned with salt, pepper, herbs, and spices, and packed full of stuffing. Thanksgiving table scraps often lead to digestive upset, and that’s nothing to be thankful about. If you want your dog to share in the Thanksgiving bounty, these Better than Turkey Dinner Dog Muffins, featuring The Honest Kitchen’s Turkey Bone Broth, will hit the spot.   Better-Than-Turkey Dinner Dog Muffins   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 tablespoons Bone Broth Turkey and Ginger Spice powder1 cup hot water1/2 cup embark formula dry formula2 cups gluten-free flour1 cup corn meal1/2 cup gluten-free oats1/2 teaspoon parsley1/2 teaspoon baking soda1 cup apple sauce Instructions Preheat oven to 375˚F degrees. Spray or wipe muffin tins with oil.Mix 2 tablespoons Bone Broth Turkey and Ginger Spice with 1 cup of hot water and stir until the powder dissolves. In a large bowl, add embark dry formula, gluten free flour, corn meal, gluten free oats, parsley, and baking soda. Mix together well. While stirring dry ingredients, slowly add in Bone Broth mixture. Add apple sauce to bowl and mix well. Using a large spoon or ice cream scoop, fill each of the muffin molds with dough until it’s about ¾ full. Place in oven and bake for 40-45 minutes. Remove muffins from oven and let cool on racks.Serve to your thankful dogs! Recipe Notes To ensure that the muffins are baked all the way through, stick a toothpick in the middle of a muffin. If it comes out clean, they’re ready to come...

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Applesauce and Oatmeal Dog Treats

Applesauce and Oatmeal Dog Treats

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in recipes |

A cup of applesauce goes a long way! Applesauce is wonderful to use in baking recipes—for people and pets. It can be substituted for butter or fat, while adding fantastic flavor and texture. It especially comes in handy when baking gluten-free recipes, as it adds extra moisture, fiber, and nutrients. We used it in our Applesauce and Oatmeal Dog Treats, in addition to The Honest Kitchen’s Grain Free Beef formula, and our happy taste test dogs give it four paws up! Applesauce and Oatmeal Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups gluten-free flour Flour of your choice1 cup Oats3/4 cup The Honest Kitchen's Grain Free Beef Recipe Dry food1 cup unsweetened applesauce1/2 cup peanut butter1/2 teaspoon Baking powder1 egg Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Cover baking sheets with parchment paper.In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients together. The dough should be moist, but firm.Knead dough on a lightly floured surface. Roll the dough to about 1/2 inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters. Place cookies on baking sheet.Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on racks for an hour.Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container or Ziplock bag. Recipe Notes If you notice the dough is sticking to the pin, spray with...

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Gluten-Free Apple and Carrot Dog Treat Recipe

Gluten-Free Apple and Carrot Dog Treat Recipe

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in recipes |

Bake up a dog treat that’s perfect for fall. What’s not to love about autumn? The leaves are falling, there’s crispness in the air, and the summer’s bounty is being harvested. It’s the perfect time to fill your home with the smell of apple and cinnamon, only this time, the homemade goodies are for your dog, not you! These dog treats include freshly picked apples and carrots, along with The Honest Kitchen’s Spruce dog food, which adds cage-free duck and sweet potatoes to the mix. Gluten-Free Apple and Carrot Dog Treat Recipe   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup tapioca flour1 cup buckwheat flour3/4 cup the honest kitchen spruce formula dry1 large apple shredded1 large carrot shredded1 egg1 teaspoon cinnamon1 tablespoon sesame seeds water as needed Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.Shred carrot and apple. Set aside in small bowl.In a large bowl, add flours, dry spruce formula, cinnamon, and sesame seeds. Mix well until combined. Add shredded carrot and apple, and egg to dry ingredients. Stir until combined. You may need to use your hands to knead the dough to ensure it is moist.Sprinkle buckwheat on the countertop. Roll out dough to ½ to ¼ inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters. Place on cookie sheets.Place sheets in oven and bake for 20-22 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool on racks for 2 hours.Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container. Recipe Notes Spray your rolling pin with oil, so the dough won't stick to the...

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