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 Love formula, and our happy taste test dogs give it four paws up! Applesauce and Oatmeal Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups gluten-free flour1 cup gluten-free oats3/4 cup the honest kitchen’s love formula 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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Peach and Pumpkin Cobbler Treats

Peach and Pumpkin Cobbler Treats

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in recipes |

If you think your dog is a peach, these treats are perfect for your pooch! Peaches are in season, and we decided to pick a few of the fuzzy favorites for our gluten free Peach and Pumpkin Cobbler Treats. Peaches make a sweet treat for pups, as long as you remove the pit. We also used fresh peaches, because the canned variety is often preserved in syrup, and it’s extra sugar your dog doesn’t need. On top of that, pumpkin and Perfect Form work wonders on canine digestive systems, and the gluten free flours we added are ideal for sensitive stomachs. Peach and Pumpkin Cobbler Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup peaches cubed1/2 cup pumpkin puree1 cup rice flour brown or white1 cup buckwheat flour1/2 cup gluten-free oats1 teaspoon cinnamon1 tablespoon The Honest Kitchen Perfect Form1 tablespoon flax seeds ground1 tablespoon peanut butter1/8 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.Peel fuzzy skin off peach, remove pit and cut into cubes.Add peach, pumpkin, peanut butter, and water into a blender. Blend until mixture is smooth.In a large bowl, add flours, oats, cinnamon, flax seed, and the honest kitchen Perfect Form, and combine.Add blender contents to dry ingredients in large bowl and mix well. Using a tablespoon, scoop out dough and roll into small balls. Place on cookie sheets and flatten with a fork.Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes.Remove from oven and let cool on racks for 3-4 hours.Store in airtight containers and keep in refrigerator or freezer. Recipe Notes Because the dough is sticky, keep your hands wet when you’re rolling the small balls for the...

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Easy Autumn Power Bowl Recipe for Dogs

Easy Autumn Power Bowl Recipe for Dogs

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in recipes |

Want to make a special meal for your pup? Try this Easy Autumn Power Bowl for dogs. Using The Honest Kitchen’s Bone Broth, it also contains beef and fresh vegetables for a deliciously warm and gourmet meal. Recipe: Easy Autumn Power Bowl for Dogs   Print Recipe Ingredients 6 heaping tbsp. Honest Kitchen Bone Broth1 cup beef stew meat cut into 1/4" pieces2 1/2 cups warm water1 carrot finely diced1/2 cup butternut squash peeled and cute into 1/4" pieces1/2 cup fresh kale roughly chopped1 egg Instructions Place the bone broth mix into a large sauce pan, add the water and mix.Add the diced beef, carrot and squash.Bring to a boil over a medium-high heat.Turn down the heat slightly and simmer for 20 minutes until the veggies are tender when poked with a knife, and the beef is cooked through.Add the kale and stir gently to submerge.Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes more.Crack the egg carefully into the broth and poach in the simmering liquid for one minuteTurn off the heat and allow to cool for about 20 minutes.Transfer carefully to your dog’s bowl and serve. Recipe Notes Quantity is sufficient for a 60 to 70 lb dog for one meal. For smaller dogs, mix to break up and disperse the egg into the stew, and serve about ½ cup per 30 lbs of body weight, using a ladle to transfer to your dog’s...

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Easy Autumn Power Bowl for Dogs

Easy Autumn Power Bowl for Dogs

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in recipes |

This warming bowl of deliciousness is the perfect recipe to make your pup this fall. Easy Autumn Power Bowl for Dogs   Print Recipe Ingredients 6 heaping tbsp. Honest Kitchen Bone Broth1 cup beef stew meat cut into 1/4" pieces2 1/2 cups warm water1 carrot finely diced1/2 cup butternut squash peeled and cute into 1/4" dices1/2 cup fresh kale roughly chopped1 egg Instructions Place the bone broth mix into a large sauce pan, add the water and mix.Add the diced beef, carrot and squash.Bring to a boil over a medium-high heat.Turn down the heat slightly and simmer for 20 minutes until the veggies are tender when poked with a knife, and the beef is cooked through.Add the kale and stir gently to submerge.Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes more.Crack the egg carefully into the broth and poach in the simmering liquid for one minuteTurn off the heat and allow to cool for about 20 minutes.Transfer carefully to your dog’s bowl and serve. Recipe Notes Quantity is sufficient for a 60 to 70lbs dog for one meal. For smaller dogs, mix to break up and disperse the egg into the stew, and serve about ½ cup per 30lbs body weight, using a ladle to transfer to your dog’s...

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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 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 Bacon and Pumpkin Dog Treats

Gluten Free Bacon and Pumpkin Dog Treats

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in recipes |

A little bit of bacon goes a long way in these tasty treats. Treats are for special occasions or for a job well done. And for a dog, the most irresistible treat of all is…bacon! Just like us, bacon shouldn’t be an everyday food group. You treat yourself for brunch or a breakfast in bed. For your dog, you can put it in these homemade treats, complete with pumpkin puree, peanut butter, and The Honest Kitchen’s Spruce formula. It’s a taste of bacon, without the side of hash browns and coffee! Gluten Free Bacon and Pumpkin Dog Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 cups gluten-free flour3/4 cup the honest kitchen spruce dry dehydrated formula 3 strips bacon1 egg1/2 cup pumpkin puree2 tablespoons peanut butter1/2 teaspoon turmeric Instructions Preheat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.Fry bacon to desired crispiness. Remove from frying pan and place in between 2 paper towels. Dab off excess grease and allow bacon to cool.In large bowl, add gluten-free flour, turmeric, and spruce dry formula. Stir together. Add egg, peanut butter, and pumpkin puree to the bowl. Mix until combined.When bacon as cooled, crumble into small pieces and add to the mix in the bowl. Mix until all ingredients until combined. On a floured surface, roll dough to ¼ inch thickness and cut into shapes with cookie cutters. Place on cookie sheets.Place in oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.Remove from oven and place on cooling racks.Store in refrigerator or freezer in an airtight container. Recipe Notes If you find the mixture too dry (the dough doesn’t stick together), add water as...

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Tasty Beef and Veggie Balls

Tasty Beef and Veggie Balls

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in recipes |

Not all dog treats have to be sweet. In fact, some of the best are downright savory. These tasty beef and vegetable balls are scrumptious and healthy and will have your pup watering at the mouth in anticipation. With a few simple ingredients you’ll find in the fridge, you can whip up a quick treat for a special occasion in no time. Tasty Beef and Veggie Balls   Print Recipe Ingredients 1/2 lb lean ground beef1 carrot1/2 raw sweet potato diced1/2 cup flour coconut 1 large egg Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degreesMix all ingredients in large bowl until thoroughly blended. Roll small portions of mixture to form balls. Place on greased baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes. Recipe Notes It doesn't get much simpler than that! You can mix up the variety of veggies in your recipe to create tons of delicious treats your dog will...

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