Baked Apple Recipes Healthy
Does this sound like a good dog biscuit recipe?
The other day, I made oatmeal raisin cookies. After I took them out of the oven, I set them on the counter to cool.Subsequently, my dog jumped up on the counter and stole three cookie. This is weird only because I had put other things on the counter such as hamburger meat, cooked chicken legs, and cheese, and my dog didn’t jump up to get those things. So I guess my dog has a sweet tooth. Does the following recipe sound like a good dog biscuit recipe?
2cups whole wheat flour
1cup chopped apples
1 tsp. baking soda
1cup peanut butter (as a substitution for butter)
This is the third time I’ve made revised to the recipe. Is the third time a charm? Is this healthy?
Wheat is a known allergen and irritant to dogs’ systems. Even if you do not see immediate irritation from wheat, a build up over time can impact the functionality of your baby’s insides. I find it best to avoid wheat, except in EXTREMELY small doses, if absolutely necessary.
How about grinding the oats in a food processor to make oat powder/flour? I do this to avoid the wheat, and I also grind up whole Innova treats in the food processor to make what I call “Treat Flour”. I use it in my dog recipes and, of course, my dogs go bananas for it.
Speaking of bananas, I always throw in a bit of mashed banana whenever I include apple in a dog recipe. Apple can give them the runs, but bananas can bind them up, so they balance each other out and keep your pooch’s poops regular.
Also be careful giving your dog honey, as it can be an allergen. Start with small doses, if your dog is not used to it yet, and watch their reactions over 2-3 days.
Other than these cautions, the recipe sounds like fun! You could always add some mashed cooked carrots to it, or even get crazy and add a can of tuna or chicken. If you include meat, be sure to refrigerate the treats for no more than 3 days, or freeze for long term use.