Gluten-free Banana and Pumpkin Dog Treats

Gluten-free Banana and Pumpkin Dog Treats

Posted by on Dec 21, 2016 in 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 goodness of The Honest Kitchen’s Goat’s Milk and Grain Free Turkey Recipe. 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 the honest kitchen's Grain Free Turkey Recipe dry food1 tablespoon the honest kitchen's Instant Goat's Milk supplement1 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, dry food, Goat's Milk, 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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Almond Butter Bark for Dogs

Almond Butter Bark for Dogs

Posted by on Dec 21, 2016 in recipes |

This almond butter bark treat for dogs is a delicious, easy-to-make recipe that will leave your dogs barking for more… bark! Almond Butter Bark   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup almond butter1 tbsp coconut oil1/4 cup the honest kitchen's Proper Toppers3 tbsp unsweetened coconut flakes3 tbsp unsweetened dried cranberries Instructions Line an 8" x 8" baking dish with parchment paper. Spray lightly with cooking spray.Place the almond butter and coconut oil in a microwave-safe dish and microwave for 30 second increments until the mixture is melted and creamy.Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish and top with crumbled up Proper Toppers, coconut flakes and dried cranberries.Place in the freezer for 1 hour.Peel the bark off the parchment paper and break into bite-sized pieces.Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Recipe Notes Feel free to use peanut butter instead of almond butter and your choice of dog-friendly...

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Snow-conut Holiday Treats

Snow-conut Holiday Treats

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in recipes |

These holiday-inspired, deliciously cute snowman treats for pups are the perfect answer to a snowy day spent indoors.  They’ll keep your pups happy and will give you and your family a fun activity to do if you’re stuck inside during cold weather.  Feel free to make a whole snow family including some snow pets!  These will make a great addition to your gingerbread house! Snow-conut Holiday Treats   Print Recipe Ingredients 1/3 cup plain yogurt1 cup almond flour2 tbsp coconut oil3/4 cup dried coconut flakes2 tbsp Honey1 bunch broccoli optional2 tbsp dried cranberries optional2 tbsp dried blueberries optional2 tbsp dried papaya optional1 cup carrot sticks optional1/2 cup raw sweet potato optional Instructions Add the yogurt, almond flour, honey and coconut oil to a bowl and combine. Roll into bite sized balls and roll in coconut flakes.Use balls to form your snowman or snow-pup.Keep in refrigerator or freezer in air tight container until needed. Recipe Notes Decorate your snowman using dried cranberries, dried papaya, broccoli (makes a great hat!), dried blueberries, carrot sticks or small cuts of raw sweet...

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Chicken Casserole for Dogs

Chicken Casserole for Dogs

Posted by on Dec 14, 2016 in recipes |

This chicken casserole recipe will fill up your dog’s belly with comfort-food goodness! Nothing says comfort food like a delicious casserole, straight from the oven. A simple dish that’s easy to make, we decided to make a casserole that’s just for your dog. Our Chicken Casserole for Dogs will last for a few meals, depending on the size of your dog. This heat-and-eat supper includes apples, pumpkin puree, The Honest Kitchen’s Grain Free Chicken Recipe…and a whole lot of love! Give it a try and let us know what your dog thinks of it. Chicken Casserole for Dogs   Print Recipe Ingredients 2 chicken breasts cut into bite-size pieces1 cup brown rice cooked1/2 cup the honest kitchen's Grain Free Chicken Recipe dehydrated food1/2 cup green peas1/2 cup carrots diced1 apple diced1 cup pumpkin puree1 potato cut into bite-size pieces1/4 cup water Instructions Preheat oven to 325° F. You’ll need a medium-to-large size casserole dish to cook this recipe in.Cut up chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces. Place them in medium-sized saucepan with water that just covers the top of chicken. Bring water to a boil and bring to a simmer. Cover with top and let simmer for 30 minutes.In a separate small saucepan, cut potato into bite-size pieces and place in water. Let simmer for 20 minutes or until soft.Cook rice in saucepan or steamer. Set aside. Once chicken, potato and rice have finished cooking, add all ingredients (peas, carrots, pumpkin puree, apple, water, and dehydrated food) into a large bowl and stir, mixing well.Spoon into a casserole dish and place in oven without a lid for 20 minutes.Spoon into a casserole dish and place in oven without a lid for 25-30 minutes.Take out of oven and let cool to room temperature before serving. Recipe Notes Feel free to substitute your dog's favorite vegetables into this recipe, instead of the peas and...

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Lump of Coal Holiday Cookies

Lump of Coal Holiday Cookies

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in recipes |

Have naughty pets with big appetites to counter surf and get into all sorts of unsavory things? These ‘lump of coal’ cookies are loads of fun to make, and are also a good reason to purchase activated charcoal to help combat gas in case your dog overindulges or gets into the trash. We recommend making a small batch, and keeping them in the freezer to have on hand for the occasional treat. Activated charcoal can be used to help combat gas, however, due to its binding properties, we wouldn’t recommend for daily use. Click here to learn more about how to use activated charcoal. As always, consult with your veterinarian before giving your pet any new foods. Lump of Coal Holiday Cookies   Print Recipe Ingredients 1/2 cup the honest kitchen's Whole Grain Beef Recipe dry food1 egg1 oz cream cheese1/2 tbsp activated charcoal Instructions Preheat oven to 375°Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend.Roll into bite-sized balls.Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes.Allow them to cool and serve. Store in the freezer and de-thaw as needed. Recipe Notes Activated charcoal is also good for alleviating bad...

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Gluten-Free Almond and Cranberry Holiday Balls

Gluten-Free Almond and Cranberry Holiday Balls

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in recipes |

Deck your halls with Gluten-Free Almond and Cranberry Holiday Balls! The holidays are coming! The holidays are coming! Get a head start on the baking and give the Gluten-Free Almond and Cranberry Holiday Balls a try. Almond flour is a go-to for many grain-free baking recipes, and it adds a kiss of almond flavor to these treats. We’ve also added dried cranberries—a popular holiday fruit that’s high in vitamin C—and The Honest Kitchen’s Perfect Form Herbal Digestive Supplement. Gluten-Free Almond and Cranberry Holiday Balls   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup brown rice flour1 cup almond flour1/2 cup gluten-free rolled oats1/2 cup dried cranberries2 eggs1/2 cup coconut oil1 tablespoon the honest kitchen's Perfect Form digestive supplement1 tablespoon Honey1/2 teaspoon baking soda Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.In a large bowl, add eggs, coconut oil, and honey to a large bowl, and combine with a hand mixer. Add rice and almond flour, rolled oats, cranberries, Perfect Form, and baking soda to the wet mixture. Mix thoroughly with hand blender.Scoop mixture out of bowl with a tablespoon and place on the cookie sheets, placed about 2-3 inches apart. Bake for 15-17 minutes or until brown around the edges.Remove from oven and let cool for 2-3 hours. Store in air-tight container in fridge or freezer. Recipe Notes This dough will be crumbly, but will stay in a rounded shape once packed tightly in the...

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Holiday Fruitcake for Pups

Holiday Fruitcake for Pups

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in recipes |

Johnny Carson famously said, “The worst Christmas gift is fruitcake… There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other, year after year.”  Unlike the typical fruitcake for humans you hear about around the holidays, this fruitcake for pups is something they’ll actually enjoy eating!   We’d recommend making these using mini muffin (or regular muffin pans).  Freeze what’s not eaten right away to save for later. Holiday Fruit Cake for Pups   Print Recipe Ingredients 1/3 cup dried (unsweetened) cranberries1/3 cup shredded coconut1/3 cup dried apple1 tsp baking soda1 banana2 eggs1/2 cup prepared honest kitchen Goat's Milk (1/2 cup warm water + 1 tbsp Goat's Milk)1/2 cup coconut flour1/2 cup almond flour1 tsp cinnamon Instructions Preheat your oven to 350° FCombine cranberries, shredded coconut and apples in a bowl with baking soda and pour enough boiling water over the fruit to cover itIn a separate bowl, mash the banana with a fork and beat in the eggs and combine Goat's MilkMix in the flours and cinnamonAdd the dried fruit mixtureSpoon out evenly in the muffin tray (should be enough for each to be level)Bake for 22-27 minutesEnjoy immensely Recipe Notes If you don't have The Honest Kitchen's Instant Goat's Milk on hand, you can substitute for 1/2 cup of...

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Autumn Cupcakes for Pups

Autumn Cupcakes for Pups

Posted by on Nov 21, 2016 in recipes |

Who says picnics are just for summer? Cap off an early fall picnic with this delicious dessert. Your dogs will lap up the apple and pumpkin after they finish frolicking in leaf piles and enjoying the crisp air. Autumn Cupcakes for Pups   Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup the honest kitchen's Whole Grain Turkey Recipe dry food1/4 cup canned pumpkin (not pie mix)2 free-range eggs, beaten1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce1/4 cup cream cheese, for decorating (optional) Instructions Preheat oven to 350° F. Place paper liners in a 12-cup muffin pan.In a glass bowl, combine the dry food and pumpkin. Add the eggs and applesauce. Stir thoroughly to combine.Divide the mixture among the paper liners. Bake for 25-35 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean. Allow the cupcake to cool for 10 minutes before carefully removing them from the pan.If desired, use a knife to spread a small amount of cream cheese on the top of each cupcake. Recipe Notes If you don't have the Whole Grain Turkey Recipe on hand, feel free to use your pup's favorite Honest Kitchen recipe...

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No-Bake Pup-kin Pie

No-Bake Pup-kin Pie

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in recipes |

Don’t let your pups miss out on this holiday favorite! This easy, no-bake recipe contains our Instant Goat’s Milk and pumpkin to help settle over-stuffed tummies from big Thanksgiving meals. No-Bake Pup-kin Pie   Print Recipe Ingredients 8 oz the honest kitchen's Smooches2 tbsp. coconut oil1 scoop the honest kitchen's Instant Goat's Milk1 can pureed pumpkin1 dollup yogurt to garnish (optional) Instructions Blend cookies in a food processor until powdery/crumbled.Once the cookies are crumbled, add coconut oil and blend until thoroughly combined.Spoon 1-2 tbsp of cookie crumb mixture into a small glass jar or container. Set aside.Mix pumpkin and Goat's Milk until thoroughly combined. Add a dash of coconut oil if desired.Spoon 1/4 cup of pumpkin mixture into the glass jar on top of cookie crumb mixture.Refrigerate for at least 2 hours up to a full day.Garnish with a dollop of yogurt and any leftover crumb mixture if desired. Serve chilled. Recipe Notes You can crumble the cookies in a plastic bag using a meat tenderizer or blend in a blender if you don’t have a food...

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