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Dog Treats Recipe: Carrot and Cinnamon Cookies

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MAKES ABOUT 1 LB (500 G) OF COOKIES

• Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C)

• Nonstick baking sheets

• Food processor

• Rolling pin

• Pizza cutter

4 cups whole wheat flour 1 L

1⁄2 cup cornmeal 125 mL

1 tsp ground cinnamon 5 mL

1 cup chopped carrot 250 mL

1⁄2 cup water 125 mL

2 tbsp canola oil 25 mL

2 tbsp liquid honey 25 mL

1 large egg 1

1 tsp vanilla 5 mL

 

1.  In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal and cinnamon. In a food processor, combine carrot, water, oil, honey,

egg and vanilla. Puree until smooth. Pour over dry ingredients and stir until well incorporated.

2.  In the bowl and using hands, knead until dough holds together. Transfer to lightly floured surface. Using a rolling

pin, roll out dough to about 1⁄8-inch (3 mm) thickness.  With a fork, poke holes all over the surface of the dough. Using a pizza cutter or a sharp knife, cut dough into bitesize rectangles or squares.

3.  Place about 1⁄2 inch (1 cm) apart on baking sheets.

4.  Bake in preheated oven, in batches if necessary, for 20 minutes or until firm. Place pans on racks and let cool

completely. Reduce oven temperature to 300°F (150°C). Bake for 30 minutes longer or until hard. Transfer

cookies to a rack and let cool completely. Store in a tightly sealed container for up to 30 days.

 

Excerpted from Better Food for Dogs by David Bastin, Jennifer Ashton and Dr. Grant Nixon, D.V.M. © 2002 Robert Rose Inc. www.robertrose.ca All rights reserved: May not be reprinted without publisher permission.

Originally posted 2013-07-19 08:01:00.

Beef Stew: Recipe for Your 4 Legged Babies!

MAKES 1 SERVING

1⁄2 tsp canola oil 2 mL

5 tbsp cubed (1⁄2 inch/1 cm) top sirloin steak 70 mL

1⁄2 cup cubed (1⁄2 inch/1 cm) peeled potatoes cubed 125 mL

1⁄2 cup water 125 mL

1⁄8 tsp minced garlic 0.5 mL

Pinch dried thyme leaves Pinch

Pinch iodized salt Pinch

2 tbsp green peas, thawed if frozen 25 mL

11⁄2 tbsp finely chopped carrot 22 mL

1 tbsp chopped celery 15 mL

 

Bonemeal and multivitamin-and-mineral supplements

 

1.  In a small saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.  Add steak and cook, stirring, until browned. Add potatoes, water, garlic, thyme and salt. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until potatoes are almost tender.

2.  Stir in peas, carrot and celery. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until vegetables are soft. Let cool until just warm to the touch.

3.  Stir in supplements.Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve immediately.

 

Nutritional Analysis (Per Serving)

180 kcal

19 g Carbohydrates

13.8 g Protein

5.2 g Fat

 

Excerpted from Better Food for Dogs by David Bastin, Jennifer Ashton and Dr. Grant Nixon, D.V.M. © 2002 Robert Rose Inc. www.robertrose.ca All rights reserved: May not be reprinted without publisher permission.

Originally posted 2013-07-06 00:01:01.