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Valentine Puppy Pancakes!

Here is my puppies Valentines day breakfast…a heart shaped puppy pancake topped with a pineapple juice syrup!

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What You’ll Need:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 C milk
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 C wholemeal flour
  • 1/2 C coconut flour (or whatever flour you would like)
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon

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What To Do:

  1. Whisk together eggs, milk, honey, and butter
  2. Mix in the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until you are left with a thick pancake mix
  3. Heat up a pan (I grease with coconut oil) and place the batter inside a heart shaped cookie cutter
  4. Wait about 1-2 minutes until bubbles form and flip
  5. place it in your pups bowl and serve!

Helpful Hints:

  • The batter makes about 10-12 pancakes depending on the size
  • Use a stainless steal cookie cutter and grease both sides
  • If you only have a plastic cookie cutter make a normal round pancake and cut out a heart chape
  • The “syrup” is s drizzle of pineapple juice over their pancake

Happy Valentines Day!

-Dezi

Puppy Haul!!

So my little man had gotten dental work where he was left with only 5 teeth. Unfortunately, my little one’s gum is a bit sensitive, so eating has been a bit of a complication and hard work to get his food just right for him to eat. So here is what I bought him to make his food a little bit more appealing and softer for his gums.

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GERBER:

  • Apple blueberry
  • Banana
  • Pumpkin banana
  • Sweet potato

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Pineapple Juice:

  • 100% pure pineapple juice

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Broth:

  • Chicken
  • Beef

I am still in the trial and error stage for him, so some meals he LOVES and others not so much. Usually, I soften up his food, add some pineapple juice, and one of the Gerber foods along with some broth on top. It works out for the most part, and he chomps it right up with no problem. I hope it continues well because I now have a TON of dog food in my house.

-Dezi

25 Days of Christmas 2017: Day 19

Dognog! Yes, you read correctly Dognog, its dog eggnog and it is so easy to make and it’s definitely a treat for the pups, so let’s get started!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 7 oz plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 oz sweet potato baby food
  • 1/4 c water
  • 1 egg

WHAT TO DO:

In a blender add all the ingredients and blend together until the top gets frothy. Then serve! This makes one serving, but for my pups, it makes about 6 servings because it is a treat.

I hope your pups love it as much as mine did, let me know in the comments below if you made it!

-Dezi

25 Days of Christmas 2017: Day 7

Today I will be showing you how I make my pups Biscotti Treats. They are pretty easy to make and my pups goes crazy, along with their cousin Coco who will actually eat these in front of you (she’s a shy eater). So lets get baking!

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 1/2 C flour
  • 1/2 C water
  • A drop of coconut oil
  • 3/4 C peanut butter
  • 1/3 C blueberries
  • 1/2 Tsp. baking powder

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Pre heat oven to 375º
  2. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper
  3. Combine water, oil, PB, baking powder and blueberries until combined
  4. Form a rectangle “loaf” on line sheet roughly (10″x4x1 1/2″)
  5. Bake for 22-24 minutes until golden brown
  6. Let cool for 5 minutes and slice into 1/4″ pieces
  7. Bake another 10-12 minutes, let it cool and serve!

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I like making smaller treats when I bake for my pups because they have such small mouths it makes all of our lives easier. Dog Biscotti is their Christmas Eve morning treat, I figured I love them in the morning so they probably would love them in the morning and because I get up so early I make my tea, and get started on their treats while they are still sleeping. Once they are done we snuggle back into bed with my now Hot Chocolate, I put on a movie and they eat their Christmas Eve Biscotti!

-Dezi

Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies!

Not only are these cookies a hit with the pups BUT they make the house smell AMAZNG!!!

The Things You Will Need:

  • 3/4 C non instant Oats
  • 1/4 C Vegetable Oil
  • 1 C Hot Water
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 C Flour
  • 2 Tspn Ground Cinnamon
  • Cookie tray lined with parchment paper
  • Rolling Pin
  • Cookie cutter
  • A bowl to mix

Pre heat the oven to 350º.

Mix Oats, water, egg, cinnamon and oil until combined.

Add the flour until it becomes dough and does not stick.

Cut out your shapes and placed them on your lined tray.

Bake (depending on the size) 40-1:20:00 minutes depending on how hard you want the cookies.

Icing:

  • 3 spoons of PB
  • 2 spoons of Honey

mix until combined and decorate the cookies.

I hope you and your fur babies enjoy this recipe, let me know how decorated these cookies in the comments below!

-Dezi

Blogmas Day 20/25: A Christmas Meatball!

There are only 5 more days until Christmas and the pups and i are so excited to spend the day at home in our PJs watching the Disney Christmas Day parade opening presents and stuffing our faces.

Here is a little Christmas dinner i like to whip up for my fur babies.

The things you will need are:

1pound  ground turkey

1 egg

1 sweet potato

1 c oats

1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

2 tsp honey

Pre heat the oven to 350º

poke 4-5 holes in the sweet potato and microwave for 8-10 minutes

Scoop the sweet potatoes into a bowl and add the ground turkey, oats, cinnamon, honey and egg and mix until combines.

Form into a golf ball sized balls and place on a cookie sheet

bake for 15-12 minutes

This is a hit with my pups and their cousins they are gone just as fast as i put them in their bowls. What special food you make for your pups? Let me in know in the comments below!

-Dezi

 

Blogmas Day 6/25: Pupcakes

Every Christmas morning I get up extra early because I LOVE watching the Disney Christmas Parade and since I wake up the pups super early on this special occasion, its been a tradition to make a special breakfast for them…which are pupcakes and they LOVE them. So i thought I would share the our recipe.

Ingredients:

Cake:

  • 1 C Flour
  • 1 Tspn Baking Powder
  • 1/4 C Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 C Vegetable Oil
  • 1/3 C Honey
  • 1 Egg

Frosting:

  • 4 oz Cream Cheese (Softened)
  • 1/2 C Peanut Butter
  • Mini Dog Bones

Instructions:

    Cake:

  • Preheat oven to 350º
  • Line your muffin cups with parchment paper
  • Whisk together Flour and Baking Soda then set aside
  • In a separate bowl beat PB, Vegetable oil until smooth. Add in Honey and Egg and continue to beat
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and beat it until combined
  • Bake for 22-25 minutes or until they cooked through than set aside to cool

    Frosting:

  • Beat cream cheese until light and fluffy
  • Add in PB and beat until thoroughly combined
  • Frost and decorate

I hope your pups love it just as much mine little ones do. What is a tradition the you and your pups do? Let me know in the comments below.

-Dezi

Blogmas Day 4/25: Pup Tarts

Although it might not sound very Christmasy BUT we can change that by adding some festive decorations, so let get started.

Ingredients:

For the biscuit

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

For the Icing

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)

Filling

  • Banana (optional)

Instructions;

  1. Preheat oven to 350º
  2. Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper
  3. Mix together flour, oats and cinnamon
  4. In a separate bowl whist pumpkin,eggs, and PB
  5. Combine both wet and dry ingredients
  6. Roll out your mixture as thick as you’d like, than cut out your dough
  7. Bake 30-35 minutes or until edges are brown
  8. Once they have cooled ice and decorate the treats

This is a fun treat to make its super simple and depending on how big you want your pup tarts is how long it’ll take them. Now to make it festive you can cut it into trees, stockings, candy canes and fill it with some berries to make the filling red or the icing on top of the treat. Will you be making these nifty treats for your pup this holiday season? Let me know in the comments below!

-Dezi

 

Candy Paws!

Dont leave your pups out this Halloween season, make these super simple and cute Candy Paws!

 

The Things You’ll Need:

  • 1 Cup Plain Non-Fat Yogurt
  • 1/2 Cup Canned Pumpkin
  • 1/2 Banana
  • Silicone Paw Print
  • Two Bowls

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What To Do:

Add yogurt 1/3  of the way in the silicone mold and place in the freezer.

In bowl one, add 1/2 cup of your yogurt along with your 1/2 cup of canned pumpkin and mix it well. Place some of this in with the plain yogurt leaving room for one more layer and place in the freezer.

In bowl two, take your 1/2 of banana and mash it up until smooth mixing in any remaining yogurt to the banana, once it is fully mixed add your final layer to the silicone mold making sure to fill any open space.

Place it in the freezer until its set.

Pop it out and serve!

-Dezi

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