Not everyone is a great chef when it comes to kitchen matters. Though it’s fun and more so healthy and safe to make your treat for your pooch at home. Making no-bake treats at home saves you time and money. The treats take a minimum time to prepare with simple and readily available ingredients.
7 Simple Recipe Treats for Your Dog
1. Peanut Butter Balls
You will need rolled oats, peanut butter, pumpkin, and milk. Put the ingredients living out oats in a large bowl and use an electric mixer to mix until well combined and smooth. Now add the rolled oats slowly at a low speed as you stir. Continue adding until they become incorporated. Scoop out the mixture using a tablespoon and roll into small balls. Depending on your dog’s size, small balls for small dogs. Roll the balls into the remaining oats to coat them nicely. Place the balls onto a cookie sheet lined with wax. Refrigerate until they are firm enough.
2. Apricot Bliss Balls
To make apricot bliss balls you will need toasted muesli, unsalted butter, dried apricots, and desiccated coconut. Melt the butter on low heat in a pan. Mix muesli, melted butter honey, and apricots in a food processor. Mix well until the mixture has a consistent texture. Fill a bowl with the coconut and with a tablespoon scoop out. Roll the mixture into a ball and coat with coconut. Put the balls on a flat tray lined with paper. Refrigerate for about 15 to 30 minutes.
3. Apple Carrots Dog Balls
The ingredients required here are oats, grated apple with peel on, peeled carrot and grated, cooked egg, olive oil and water (not necessary if the apple and carrot have enough moisture). mix the grated apple and carrot well in a bowl. Add the egg and oil into a food processor. The whole mixture should be tender. Scoop out the combined ingredients with a tablespoon. Roll them into sizeable balls and coat with oats. Refrigerate the balls in a nice flat tray lined with paper for half an hour. Store the treats in a sealed container in the fridge. The treats can last the dogs for a week.
4. Dog Milk
If you are a novice in the kitchen, this is a perfect starter for you. You will only need two ingredients that are pureed baby food and oats. Super easy, is it? Just scoop out the baby food into your desired sizes and roll the scoops into fine balls. Coat the balls with the oats. You are good to go. This is a fast fix treat for your lovely pet, dog. It can be eaten instantly and store the remainder in a tightly closed container.
5. Sweet Potatoes Balls
Just like humans, dogs need veggies too. Have a boiled sweet potato, coconut oil, cinnamon, and turmeric. This is a sure way for your pup to get healthy delicious vegetables serving daily. Pound the boiled sweet potato. Mix it with cinnamon and turmeric. Make small balls out of the mixture. Roll the balls into coconut oil. Refrigerate the balls until firm.
6. Cheesy Balls
The sweet smell from cooking cheese make the dog salivate and hungrier. Have oats, cheese, and water. Melt the cheese in a pan on low heat. Mix the melted cheese with oats add water to make a good firm dough balls. Freeze the treats and serve your dog a scrumptious meal.
7. Diabetic Dog Treat
It gets really hard to find a suitable treat recipe for your diabetic dog. This is one of those treats that will not harm your dog. Get cooked beef liver, slightly cooked eggs, and oats. Mix the liver with eggs into a food processor. Mix until smooth. Pour in oats until they get incorporated. Scoop out the mixture and make sizeable balls. Use the extra oats to coat the fine balls. Refrigerate and store in a closed container in the fridge.
Is all purpose flour and sugar healthy for your dog?
Having gone through the recipes above, you will note one thing. Oats which dominates in almost all recipes. Oats serve the purpose. You do not need flour to stick mixture. Dogs do not need sugar. That is why their food doesn’t taste good. The food is not made for human consumption anyway. Let the dog have easy, healthy and approved food.