Homemade Dog Treats

By AFM Team – March 1, 2016
photography by Weston Carls

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Apple Ginger Treats

Prep 10 min, Cook 30 min

1 cup brown rice flour
½ cup apple, finely diced
⅔ cup plain Greek yogurt
½ tsp fresh ginger (finely minced)
1 tablespoon coconut oil

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl. We found it was best to mix with our hands.
3. Turn mixture out onto a floured, flat surface and roll out with a rolling pin to approximately a quarter inch thickness.
4. Cut into desired shapes and place on a baking sheet coated with nonstick spray.
5. Bake for 25 minutes, or until golden brown.

Sweet Potato Fry Treats

Prep 10 min, Cook 30 min

1 Sweet Potato 
1 tbsp Coconut Oil (melted) 
Spices – Turmeric, Cinnamon 

1. Heat oven to 475 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Skin the sweet potato, then cut into even-sized, skinny fry pieces.
3. In a bowl, coat the pieces with coconut oil and then add turmeric.
4. Place fries on baking sheet in a single layer so they cook evenly.
5. Bake for 15 minutes, then flip fries over and bake for an additional 10 minutes.

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Doggie Breath Mint

Prep 15 min, Cook 15 min

1½ cups buckwheat flour
4 tbs fresh parsley, finely chopped
2 tbs fresh mint, finely chopped
1 tbs pure honey
2 tbs olive oil
1 egg, beaten
water (approx. 1-3 tsp)

1. Heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. In a large bowl, stir buckwheat flour, parsley and mint leaves together until combined.
3. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil and honey.
4. Pour olive oil-honey mixture into the flour and stir. Add egg and stir until well combined.
5. Knead dough with hands to thoroughly mix the ingredients together. Add a teaspoon of water at a time to help the dough come together. This should take about 3-5 minutes.
6. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough out to approximately a quarter inch thick.
7. Cut into desired shapes with cookie dough cutter.
8. Place biscuits onto a nonstick baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.


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