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Thursday Thanksgiving
Fast, easy and nutritious turkey feast.
It doesn’t have to be Thanksgiving to give thanks! Working in animal rescue, I’ve seen a lot of heartbreak, but I’ve also seen and experienced the love that a rescued animal can bring to a human and vice versa. Each one of my rescued dogs gives me so much joy and love every day—cooking for them and making sure they are healthy is the least I can do to say thanks. This recipe is chock-full of...
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Homemade Kibble
(In just an hour!)
Recipie, Dog Pita
This great kibble recipe is from the new cookbook, Dinner for Dogs by Henrietta Morrison. She is the founder of Lily’s Kitchen, a popular pet food company in the UK. She believes in proper food for dogs, and Lily, her Border Terrier, is her chief taster. See an interview with Henrietta as well.   This is a great dish as all of the ingredients, except the turkey, are cooked in one pot. 
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Recipes: Picnic for Pups
Yummy Picnic Recipes
Summertime means picnics and cookouts … and burgers and watermelon for everybody, even our dogs! Next time you gather around the picnic table plan on packing something special for the pups. Bark contributor Natalya Zahn shares her recipe for a dog-delicious burger/bun combo, sweet potato chips and watermelon pops … BIG DOG BURGER 1 lb ground beef 1/4 c fresh chopped parsley 1 whole egg...
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Granola Peanut-Butter Crunchies
Treats that pack a punch
Granola Peanut-Butter Crunchies
What dog doesn’t love peanut butter? Granola Peanut-Butter Crunchies are a good way to satisfy that craving and add nutritious foods to the mix. (The smell is irresistible, too.) The crunchies can be broken into smaller bits; on our park outings, I put just a couple in my pocket to treat all three of my dogs. Whole or broken up, they pack of punch of flavor. Homemade peanut butter is great, but...
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The Basics: Homemade Peanut Butter
Whether you use it for baking treats, making pills more enticing, making a cool frozen treat*, Kong snuffing, or simply letting your dog lick a dab off your finger—dogs love their peanut butter. What better way to ensure that this delicious food is safe and nutritious than to make it yourself? It couldn’t be simpler to do. Small Batch PBIngredients: 1 1/2 cup unsalted, roasted peanuts 1...
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Cook For Your Dog: Blueberry Scones
INGREDIENTS 1 cups wheat flour 1 ½ cups coarse oatmeal 1 level teaspoon baking powder ¾ cup blueberries (fresh or defrosted) 2 eggs ½ cup fat-free yogurt ¼ cup sunfl ower oil HOW TO DO IT 1. Preheat oven to 350° F. 2. Measure wheat fl our and oatmeal, mix with baking powder. 3. Add eggs, yogurt and sunfl ower oil, stir well. 4. Carefully add the washed blueberries. 5. Take...
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Bread Baking Delights
Hooked on No-Knead
1. Dough after rising 12 hours. 2. Dough after the second rise. 3. Loaf flipped
This past year I have discovered the joys of “fermentation” in the guise of yogurt-making and bread-baking. At the start of the year, I dusted off a yogurt maker that had been long forgotten at the back of the cupboard, and have been keeping all of us (including the dogs, who love it) supplied with this probiotic-loaded, highly nutritious food, you can find the directions to make your own here. I...
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Kale Frittatas
Dog-Sized Baked Frittatas
Dog-Sized Baked Frittatas
Kale might be all the rage in the food world, but I love kale for its assertive flavor and nutritional profile. My dog, Cookie, will eat anything, but I feel good about feeding her kale because it is rich in beta-carotene, vitamins and anti-cancer properties. I usually just toss Cookie scraps of vegetables while I’m cooking, but it was a treat to share these mini frittatas with her for dinner....
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Quick Mix-and-Match Meals
Kitchen DIY
Dr. Deva K. Khalsa is a licensed doctor of veterinary medicine and author of the book Dr. Khalsa’s Natural Dog. An advocate of an integrative approach to natural health and healing for dogs, Dr. Khalsa suggests different ways to make dietary changes, from home-cooked meals to simply adding fresh vegetables to a good kibble. Below, she offers her formula for quick-and-easy, mix-and-match meals....
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Sophie’s Green Bean Casserole
With Sweet Potato, Thyme, Oats and Bone Marrow
Sophie
When there’s a chill in the air, Kit loves to dig into a warm, satisfying stew. Kit and her sisters can’t think of a more comforting variation than this recipe from The Culinary Canine by Kathryn Levy Feldman. With delicious marrow meat and caramelized veggies, it’s more than a tasty treat. Chef Nick LaCasse makes this extra nutritive with oats, a powerhouse source of protein, fiber, iron and B...

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