Banana Dog Treats

Strawberry Dog Treats

by Homemade Dog Treats on August 17, 2014

Don’t these Strawberry Dog Treats look delicious? Most dogs have a sweet tooth just like people, haven’t you ever caught Fido trying to snatch a cookie? There are ways to indulge their canine cravings without the dangers of chocolate or processed sugar overload. Fresh fruit offers a natural sweetness to these dog treats, along with all the benefits of fresh fruit- strawberries for their phytonutrients and antioxidant properties, while bananas offer potassium and amino acids. You can feel really good about slipping your beloved pet these treats knowing they are made with wholesome ingredients and no additives, food dye, or preservatives.

Strawberry Dog Treats

Strawberry Dog Treats Ingredients:

Strawberry Dog Treats Recipe

Strawberry Dog Treats Directions:

Mash bananas and strawberries.

Add in flour, oatmeal, and yogurt. Stir until well combined.

Turn dough out onto well floured counter, dough will be sticky.

Flatten to 1/4” with your floured hands or rolling pin.

Cut shapes with cookie cutters or use a small cup for circles.

Place on lightly greased cookie sheet.

Bake in oven preheated to 350° F for 15-17 minutes until golden and still slightly soft.

Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks.

Just looking at these Strawberry Dog Treats is making me hungry! Let us know if you make these delish treats for your pup!


Banana Carrot Dog Treats

by Homemade Dog Treats on August 7, 2014

These Banana Carrot dog treats contain loads of great ingredients that promote health in your dog and since you are putting in the ingredients you know exactly what is in them and what is not. Oatmeal is a great source of soluble fiber, bananas for potassium, carrots for the beta carotene and antioxidant properties, coconut oil for healthy coat and skin , and parsley to promote fresh breath and to aid in digestion. To make these gluten free you can use oat powder in place of whole wheat flour. The recipe allows you to bake them hard -which is great for dental health or soft (which my pups prefer).

Banana Carrot Dog Treats

Banana Carrot Dog Treats Ingredients:

Banana Carrot Dog Treats Recipe

Banana Carrot Dog Treats Directions:

Shred carrots on grater, or you can finely chip in processor.

Puree banana in blender or processor until smooth.

Combine all ingredients in a medium sized bowl and stir until well combined.

Flip dough out onto a well floured surface.

Press flat with your hands to 1/4” to 1/2” thickness, cut out dough using a cookie cutter in your desired shape.

Place carrot cookies on greased baking sheet and bake in oven preheated to 350° F for 30 minutes.

At this point you can pull cookies out for a slightly soft cookie, or turn off oven, crack door and allow cookies to remain in oven for an additional 20 minutes to become hard.

Store in airtight container in refrigerator for a week or freeze for up to 3 months.

We hope your pup enjoys these Banana Carrot Dog Treats too!