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Ice Cream
 
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Rhubarb Lemon Bundt Cake
 
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Rhubarb Lemon Bundt  Cake
 
warm vanilla sugar.com/rhubarb lemon Bundt cake
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Slow Cooker Red Wine Beef Stew
 
http://www.delish.com/cooking/ recipe-ideas/recipes/a49563/ slow-cooker-red-wine-beef- stew-recipe/?src=social-email
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 Published: 27 August 2017
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Frozen Pumpkin Treats
 
From Ester

Ingredients:
- Pumpkin Puree
- Water


I like to use silicone baking moulds for my frozen goodies, but an ice cube tray will do the trick. Simply mix the pumpkin puree with some water. I did about half and half – but you could use more or less, even pure pumpkin not the kind for making pie
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 Published: 08 July 2014
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Potato Based Diet
 
From Ester

•        Dr. Martin Goldstein recommends giving dogs a potato-based diet for an upset stomach and diarrhea. This consists of one-half white potatoes, one-half sweet potatoes, a slice of turnip and a slice of leek. Boil all, then mix with boiled chicken or lamb for flavor. "I've seen the potato diet stop chronic diarrhea almost overnight," says Dr. Goldstein in his book, 'The Nature of Animal Healing'.

•        1+1/2 cups white rice flour.
•        1+1/4 cups grated cheddar cheese.
•        100 grams (3 1/2 ounces) margarine (or butter).
•        Milk – you may need a little to help form the dough.
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 Published: 01 July 2014
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Upset Tummy
 
From Ester

Ingredients

.        1+1/2 cups white rice flour.

•        1+1/4 cups grated cheddar cheese.
•        100 grams (3 1/2 ounces) margarine (or butter).
•        Milk – you may need a little to help form the dough


1.        Let the grated cheese stand until it’s room temperature .
2.        Using a fork, cream the cheese and margarine together.
3.        Add rice flour
4.        Add some milk if needed and knead until it forms a ball.
5.        Chill for half an hour.
6.        Roll out on floured surface until about 1/2 inch thick.
7.        Use your knife or cookie cutter to make shapes.
8.        Place on a non-stick baking tray and put into the oven for 15 minutes.
9.        Leave to cool.

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 Published: 01 July 2014
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Healthy Frozen Ice Cream
 
From Ester

Ingredients

•        1 banana.
•        1 cup peanut butter.
•        2 cups natural yogourt.
•        2 tablespoons honey.


How to make
1.        Mash the banana and stir into the yogourt
2.        Warm the peanut butter either on your stove or in the microwave until it is easy to stir.
3.        Add the banana/yogurt mixture and the honey.
4.        Mix everything until well combined.
5.        Pour into non-stick trays or containers and freeze. We like to use ice cube trays, or freeze in small dog sized containers!
6.        Freeze overnight or until frozen


This recipe make a lovely creamy ice-cream. It is nicer if you take it out of the freezer to let it soften before giving it to your dog. It depends how big your frozen portions are, but this could take somewhere between ten minutes and half an hour
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 Published: 01 July 2014
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Fried Bannock
 
Fried Bannock A Metis recipe

Ingredients:

- 3 cups (750 ml) sifted flour

- 1 tsp (5 ml) salt

- 1-2 tbsp (15-30 ml) baking powder

- water

- Vegetable oil or lard

Mix half of the flour with the remaining dry ingredients. Add water until the mixture becomes thick, like paper mache paste. Add more flour until the dough feels like a soft earlobe. Heat oil over medium - high heat until very hot but not smoking. Break off small pieces of the dough, and flatten each to the size of your palm. Place the pieces in the hot oil. Turn over after 3-4 minutes, or when golden brown. Place the bannock on a paper towel to soak up the excess grease.

Serve plain or with maple syrup or blueberry jam.

Not for the pups.
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 Published: 21 June 2014
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Chicken and Vegetables
 
From Esther

Chicken and Vegetables

Excellent for thin dogs or all dogs. Boil boneless chicken breasts/thighs, and rinse until all grease is gone with cold water. Extremely important causes diarrhea the fat. Use either fresh vegetables, or frozen no need to cook. Your dog is going to gobble this one up. My female could never have enough. She'd eat anything including my leftover hotsauce chicken too funny
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 Published: 17 June 2014
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Puppy Puddin Pops
 
Recipe for Puppy Puddin Pops Summer treats

650 g Fat Free Plain Yogurt
1 Large Jar Apple or Pear Baby Food
2 TBSP Low Fat Low Salt Peanut Butter
2 TBSP Honey (optional)

Mix it all up in a large bowl, freeze in ice cube trays.
Let Puppies Enjoy!!
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 Published: 09 May 2014
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Rhubarb Tart with Orange Glaze
Gourmet | April 2009

by Paul Grimes
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Makes 8 servings

active time
20 min

total time
50 min

Thanks to frozen puff pastry, you can put a stunning dessert on the table in no time. A sweet citrus glaze offsets the rhubarb's tartness, as does a scoop of ice cream.
ingredients
1 cup fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 pound rhubarb stalks, thinly sliced diagonally (1/8 inch)
1 sheet frozen puff pastry (from a 17 1/4-ounces package), thawed
1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
Accompaniment: vanilla ice cream
preparation
Preheat oven to 400°F with rack in middle.

Stir together orange juice, lime juice, and sugar in a bowl. Add rhubarb and let stand, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, cut pastry in half lengthwise, then roll out each piece into an 11-by 7-inch rectangle on a lightly floured surface with a floured rolling pin. Arrange pastry rectangles side by side on an ungreased large baking sheet.

Make a 1/2-inch border around each pastry rectangle by lightly scoring a line parallel to each edge (do not cut all the way through). Prick pastry inside border all over with a fork.

Strain rhubarb mixture through a sieve set over a bowl, reserving liquid. Top 1 pastry rectangle (within border) with half of rhubarb, overlapping slices slightly. Repeat with remaining pastry and rhubarb.

Bake until pastry is puffed and golden (underside of pastry should also be golden), about 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, boil reserved rhubarb liquid in a small saucepan, skimming foam if necessary, until reduced to about 1/4 cup, 15 to 18 minutes.

Transfer tarts to a rack. Brush rhubarb and pastry with glaze and sprinkle with zest.
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 Published: 09 April 2014
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Chicken and Dumplings
 

Sent in by Karen, looks good!

 

Chicken and Dumplings
You'll Need
For the chicken:

2 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut into 2” pieces
Salt and pepper
1 onion, diced
3 celery stalks, trimmed and diced
3 carrots, peeled and sliced
3 sprigs fresh thyme, or ½ tsp dried thyme
¼ cup all-purpose flour
2 ½ cups chicken stock
1 cup frozen peas
Juice of 1 lemon
For the dumplings:

¾ cup all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp dried dill
½ tsp salt
1 Tbsp melted butter
½ cup milk
 
Prep and Cook
Heat 1 Tbsp of the butter and the oil in a large heavy-bottomed pot set over medium heat. Pat the pieces of chicken dry with a paper towel and season well with salt and pepper. Working in batches, brown the chicken, transferring the cooked pieces to a plate.
Once all of the chicken is browned, add the remaining tablespoon of butter to the pot. Add the onion, celery, carrots and thyme and stir well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables begin to soften.
Add the flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the stock and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Nestle the chicken back in the pot, reduce the heat to medium-low, cover the pot and cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Just before the chicken is done cooking, make the dumplings. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, dill weed and salt in a mixing bowl. Add the melted butter and milk to the dry ingredients and gently mix with a wooden spoon or spatula just until the mixture comes together. Do not overmix or your dumplings will be dense.
Stir the peas and lemon juice into the pot. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Drop small balls of dumpling batter (8–10 total) into the simmering liquid, keeping at least 1” between them. Cover the pot and simmer until the chicken is tender and the dumplings are puffed and firm, about 15-20 minutes.
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 Published: 08 March 2014
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Ham & Black Bean Soup
 
We had this at friends of our house the other night. It was great! Not for the pups though.

 

HAM & BLACK BEAN SOUP

 

 

 

 

Broth:

In a large pot, cover ham bone with water (about 12 cups).

Bring to a boil and simmer 2 hours.

Allow to cool and strain broth into two 8 cup containers.

Each container of broth will make a large pot of soup.

Cool in fridge overnight, skim off fat. Freeze one container for later use, or make two big pots of soup and then freeze.

 

 

Soup (X2):

1 c diced onion

1 T olive oil

1 container of broth

1/2 t pepper

1 c pearl barley

1 T roasted garlic

2 vegetable bullion cubes

2 c cubed cooked, diced ham

1 can black beans, drained and rinsed

Tabasco sauce to taste

 

Heat oil, cook onion until clear.

Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.

Simmer one hour.
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 Published: 11 January 2014
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Funny Bones Dog Treats
 
Homemade Peanut Butter and Banana dog cookies with spelt flour and ground flax

Why bake for your barking companions? 'Cause dogs are people, too! Our canine children love these healthy, wholesome dog treats with peanut and banana flavor.

2 Cups spelt flour (see tip)

3 tbsp ground flaxseed

1 tbsp ground cinnamon

1/2 Cup natural peanut butter

1/3 Cup mashed ripe banana

2 Eggs

1/4 Cup pure maple syrup

Recipe Tip: Look for bags of spelt flour in the health food aisle of the grocery store. We buy Bob's Red Mill brand.

Makes about 24 Dog Cookies

Per cookie

94 calories, 3.7 g total fat (0.6 g saturated fat), 3.5 g protein, 12 g carbohydrate, 1.4 g fiber, 18 mg cholesterol, 7 mg sodium

- Preheat oven to 300' F. Combine flour, flax seed and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Set aside.

- In a large bowl, whisk together peanut butter, banana, eggs and maple syrup until smooth. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix well. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to about 1/4-inch thickness. Add a bit more flour if dough is too sticky. Cut cookies with a 3-inch, bone shaped cookie cutter and place on large cookie sheet. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack. Store cookies in the fridge in an airtight container or large, resealable plastic bag. May be frozen.

When baking dog biscuits, be sure to use Collie flour.

Trivial Tidbit

Please don't overfeed the animals! A recent survey found that as people get fatter, so do their pets. In fact, a full 25 percent of dogs and cats in North America and Europe are now overweight. Only you can stop the bingeing and purring!

Taken from the Looneyspoons collection

By Janet & Greta Podleski

2012 pg. 347

These are recommended by Cole and Sage!!!!!!
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 Published: 07 July 2013
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Rhubarb Crunch
 
Too good not to share! This is from Gayle. No, it's not for the pups.
Rhubarb Crunch
Crumb Mixture
I cup flour
I cup butter, melted
3/4 cup oatmeal
1 tsp cinnamon
1 cup brown sugar
3 cups chopped rhubarb
1 cup white sugar
3 Tbsp corn starch
1 tsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix together until crumbly (it will not really be crumbly with that much butter).  Press half of the mixture into a 9 inch pan.  Spread rhubarb over the base.
In a small sauce pan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and vanilla with 1 1/2 cups water.  Boil on high until thickened and clear.  Pour over rhubarb.  Cover with remaining crumb mixture.
 

Bake for 1 hour.  Best served warm

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 Published: 01 July 2013
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Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits
 
Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits

Peanut Butter Honey Bar Biscuits

taken from crazycrumbdog-treats.com

Got a dog with a sweet tooth? All dogs love this peanut butter dog biscuits recipe for a yummy sweet cereal bar.

Deliciously chewy, this peanut and honey treat is hard to resist for four legged friends and two legged ones!

My biscuit recipe is based on a hikers cereal bar, and makes a great energy-packed snack for your pet when out on a long hike, or working extra hard. Or use it to give them a boost when they are feeling tired.

Peanut butter is great for your pet. It contains vitamins H and E which will make your dog's fur shine, and strengthen their immune system.

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons of Honey

1/2 cup Peanut Butter (smooth or crunchy)

1+1/4 cup breakfast Cereal Flakes/Oats (I used a mix of oats, cornflakes and bran flakes).

1 teaspoon Butter

How to make the Biscuits

Turn oven on at 180/325 degrees.

1. Mix together honey, peanut butter and butter.

2. Gently stir in the cereal.

3. Mix all ingredients together until you have a sticky ball in the bowl.

4. Spread the biscuit mixture onto a non-stick baking tray - spreading it out to about 1/2 inch thickness.

5. Bake in the oven for ten minutes.

6. When you take it out it will be soft. When cool, cut into small squares or bars to suit the size of your dog.

Makes 8-10 small biscuits/bars. Recipe can easily be doubled for more.

Any breakfast cereals can be used but watch out for using really sugary ones - this recipe is sweet enough. If your dog has wheat allergies, then use non-wheat cereal such as oats and cornflakes.

Seal the biscuits in plastic wrap for individual packing, or keep in a airtight tin.
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 Published: 03 April 2011
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Wheat Free Spring Bones
 
Wheat Free Spring Bones

taken from crazycrumbdog-treats.com

These wheat free spring bones are a really easy dog treat to make - with only three ingredients.

This is also a wheat-free recipe! Using rice flour means that even dogs allergic to wheat can enjoy it. If your dog isn't allergic to wheat the you can use all-purpose/plain flour instead of rice flour.

Recipe Details:

Ingredients:

1+1/2 cups white rice flour

1+1/4 cups grated cheddar cheese

100 grams (3 1/2 ounces) margarine (or butter)

Milk - you may need a little to help form the dough

How to make these dog treats:

Turn oven on at 180/325 degrees.

1. Let the grated cheese stand until it's room temperature.

2. Using a fork, cream the cheese and margarine together.

3. Add rice flour.

4. Add some Milk if needed and knead until it forms a ball.

5. Chill for half an hour.

6. Roll out on a floured surface until about 1/2 inch think.

7. Use your knife or cookie cutter to make shapes.

8. Place on a non-stick baking tray and put into the oven for 15 minutes.

9. Leave to cool.
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 Published: 03 April 2011
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Peanut Butter Dog Treat Recipe
 
Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treat Recipe

Peanut Butter and Banana Bones

Taken from Crazycrumbdog-treats.com

This free peanut butter dog treat recipe is perfect for puppies.

Any dog with a taste for banana or Peanut Butter is going to love this dog treat. Which pet can resist such a yummy tasting treat?

This recipe makes a soft biscuit treat. The dough is quite soft, but holds a shape made by a cookie cutter well.

If you make the dog treat recipe with rice flour instead of wheat germ, then it makes a great wheat-free treat. So even dogs with allergies can enjoy it!

Ingredients:

1 Banana - mashed

1/2 cup Peanut Butter

1/4 cup Wheat-germ or rice flour

1/4 cup chopped peanuts

1/4 cup warm water

Directions for making these treats:

Turn oven on at 180/325 degrees.

1. Mix together the banana, peanut butter, chopped peanuts and flour.

2. Add as much of the water as you need to make a firm dough.

3. Roll out on a floured board about 1cm thick.

4. Use cookie cutters to make biscuit shapes.

5. Place on non-stick tray and bake in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes. Take them out and let them cool.

Don't tell them, but this a great way to use up a banana that is going brown - they mash much easier when they are soft. I usually use smooth peanut butter for this recipe because the peanuts add the crunch. But crunchy peanut butter works just as well!
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 Published: 03 April 2011
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Wheat-Free Blueberry and Banana Biscuits
 
Healthy Homemade Dog Treats

Some dogs have Wheat allergies home made treats are the answer.


Wheat-Free Blueberry and Banana Biscuits:

Taken from Crazycrumbdog-treats.com

Packed with vitamins, these biscuits will give your dog the healthy snack they need.

Ingredients:

1 Banana

1/2 cup Blueberry's

1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter

1+ 1/2 cup oats

1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley

Directions:

Turn oven on at 180/350 degrees

1. Using food blender or smoothie maker blend the blueberry's and banana together.

2. Add 1 cup of oats and the peanut butter then add the blueberry and banana smoothie.

3. Stir it well, then add the milk and parsley and the rest of the oats.

4. Using a teaspoon place bits of dough on a non-stick tray.

5. Put it in the oven for 20 minutes, this recipe makes around 30 dog biscuits.

This easy treat is a great treat as it holds together well.
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 Published: 03 April 2011
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Rhubarb Square
 
Not for the pups but good for us!

Rhubarb Square:

1 1/2 cups Flour

3/4 cups Butter

1       tsp.  Baking Powder

1       Egg

1/4 tsp. Salt

1       tblsp. Milk

3       cups Chopped Rhubarb

6       oz. Box of Strawberry Jello

1/4  cup Butter

1       cup Sugar

1/2  cup Flour

Mix together well flour, butter, baking powder, egg, salt and milk. Sprinkle on bottom of 13 x 9 inch pan. Mix chopped rhubarb and Jello powder and spread on bottom crust. Mix butter, sugar and flour. Crumble on top of entire cake. Bake 375' F. oven for 45 minutes. Yield 24 to 30 bars.

 
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 Published: 07 August 2010
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Pumpkin
 
Here's something to try if your pup has the runny poop's. A couple of table spoons of 'pure pumpkin' will help stiffen up the stool's . It also makes for a wonderful after dinner treat!


Mini Apple Cheddar Muffins
 
Here's a recipe sent in by Planet Pup for wheat free baking:

Mini Apple Cheddar Muffins

- 2 cups Organic Brown Rice Flour

- 2 tsp Baking Powder

- 1 Omega Pro Egg

- 1/2 cup Organic Milk

- 1 jar Organic Apple or Pear A Baby Food

-  1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese

Mix together flour and baking powder in a large bowl. Add cheese to flour mixture and stir. In a separate bowl beat the egg, then add the apple and the milk, combine and add to the dry ingredients, mix thoroughly. Using a tablespoon, scoop out a rounded amount of dough and roll gently into a ball, place in a greased mini muffin pan. Bake in a 350 degree oven 25 - 30 minutes.

I am happy to report my test dogs approved and great fun for kids.
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 Published: 17 April 2009
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Economy Cookies
 
1/3 cup ( 75 ml ) margarine ( butter ), softened

3 cups ( 750 ml ) whole wheat flour

1/2 cup ( 125 ml ) powdered skim milk

1/4 tsp ( 1 ml ) garlic powder

3/4 cup ( 175 ml ) water, room temperature

1 egg, beaten

1. In a large mixing bowl, cream margarine and flour with a pastry cutter and set aside.

2. In a small bowl, dissolve powdered skim milk and garlic powder in water and whisk in beaten egg.

3. Make a well in the flour mixture and gradually stir in egg mixture until well blended.

4. Knead dough on a floured surface, about 3-4 minutes, until dough sticks together and is easy to work with.

5. With a rolling pin, roll dough to between 1/4" and 1/2" thickness.

6. Cut with K- 9 Biscuit Cutter and place on a lighty greased baking sheet.

<>7. Bake 50 minutes at 325* F ( 160* C ).

8. Cool on a rake until hard and store, at room temperature, in a container with a loose-fitting lid.

* MacPherson's K-9 Cookbook

Sawbuck ventures Ltd.

Peterborough, Ont. 
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 Published: 13 October 2008
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Five Minute Chocolate Mug Cake
 
Okay, I know this is not a recipe for the pup's but it was sent to me by my friend Sandy and is definitely worth a try !

Cool recipe ......... mmmmmmmm...... If this doesn't cure what ails you, nothing will !!

How easy and a small amount instead of a whole cake -- add nuts too, You can put the chocolate chips just in the center and have a filling -- yummy or put them on top for a gooyeee icing ..

5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

4 tablespoons cake flour ( that' plain flour, not self-raising )

4 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons baking cocoa

1 egg

3 tablespoons milk

3 tablespoons oil

3 tablespoons chocolate chips ( optional) a small splash of vanilla essence

1 coffee mug

Put dry ingredients in mug mix well.

Add the egg and mix thoroughly.

Pour in the milk and oil and mix well.

Add the chocolate chips ( if using) and vanilla essence, and mix again.

( you can also do all the above in a bowl and then pour it in your mug )

Microwave for 3 minutes at 1000 watts. The cake will rise over the top of the mug, but don't be alarmed !

Allow to cool a little, and tip out onto a plate if desired.

Eat !!!

Note: this can serve 2 if you want to feel slightly more virtuous.

And why is this the most danerous cake recipe in the world ? Because now we are all only 5 minutes away from chocolate cake at any time of the day or night !! ENJOY !


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 Published: 11 September 2008
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Peanut Butter-Honey Nut Cheerios Ball
 
These cookies are soft and slightly crumbly, and they smell wonderfully peanutty ! The Cheerios add a unque texture and taste to these cookies.

1/4 cup natural peanut butter ( creamy or chunky )

2 cups Honey Nut Cheerios

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup vegetable oil

2 large eggs

 

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. Warm the peanut butter in the microwave for about 1 minute, until it's soft enough to mix with the other ingredients.

3. Add the rest of the ingredients to the peanut butter, mixing gently but thoroughly.

4. Form rounded teaspoons of the dough into balls, squeezing each ball in your hand to press it all together.This will reduce some crumbling durning baking.

5. Place on greased cookie sheets.

6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until the bottoms are golden brown.

7. remove from the oven, let cool thoroughly, and store in an airtight container.

* makes 50 to 60 bite-size treats

Taken from The Ultimate Dog Treat Cookbook by Liz Palika 2005 
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 Published: 25 May 2008
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MacDuff's Peanut Butter Holiday Shortbread
 
Ingredients
1 1/2 cups ( 375 ml ) whole wheat flour

1/2 cup ( 125 ml ) all purpose flour

1 Tbsp ( 15 ml ) baking powder

1 cup ( 250 ml ) peanut butter ( smooth or chunkey )

3/4 cup ( 175 ml ) milk
Dough is a little tricky to work with at first, but makes a perfectly formed, golden doggie shortbread. makes about 55 ( using small K-9 Cutter ).

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and baking powder.
In a small bowl, whisk peanut butter and milk until smooth.
Make a well in the flour mixture and gradually stir in peanut butter mixture until well blended.
Use hands to work dough into 2 pliable balls. The warmth from your hands will help make the dough more workable.
Knead each dough ball on a floured surface, about 2 minutes.
With a rolling pin, roll dough between 1/4" and 1/2" thickness.
Cut with K-9 Biscuit Cutter and place on a baking sheet, lined foil.
Bake 15 minutes at 400* F ( 200* C ).
Cool on a rack and store in sealed, plastic bags in the refrigerator.
* MacPherson's K-9 Cookbook

1997 Mary MacPherson
Sawbuck Ventures Ltd.
2012 Old Norwood Rd.
Peterborough ON K9J-6X8
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 Published: 17 May 2008
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Liver Dog Treats
 
Submitted by Barb & John Johnson  

Ingredients 
1 POUND LIVER

GARLIC SALT

SALTED WATER (NORMAL SALTED WATER, PLUS 50% MORE AGAIN)
Instructions 
Bring salted water to a boil.
Place liver into water, leave until cooked through. 
Take out and dry with paper towel. 
Line cookie sheet with foil and place liver on it.  Apply garlic salt. 
Bake at 350, turning once and garlic salting the other side. 
Bake until dry but not brittle.  It should split like a pink eraser.
Storage
Cut into small pellet size pieces, and store in freezer.
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 Published: 05 May 2008
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Gourmet Puppy Treats
 
Submitted by Barb and John Johnson

Ingredients
1 - 1/2 Tbs. Vegetable oil

1- cup warm water

1- 1/4 cup oatmeal 

1- 3/4 cup flour 

 1/3 cup grated cheese or 1/4 cup peanut butter
Instructions
Mix oil and water, stir in cheese or peanut butter, stir in oatmeal.
Mix in flour and use hands to mix well.
Grease a 12x18 cookie sheet. Make approx. 4 Tubes about 1" thick, place on sheet and Coll for 1 hour.
Cut into 1/4 inch slices and bake at 300 deg. for 1 hour or until they are hard.
Your Dog will love them ! 

 
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 Published: 04 May 2008
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Sample Recipe
 
I ate one of these myself every day after work 

Example recipe from http://www.gourmetsleuth.com/dogtreats_peanutbutter.htm

 


  

Alexander's Peanut Butter Dog Biscuit Treats
Recipe by Sherilyn Schamber

Ingredients
1 1/2 cups water
1/2 cups safflower oil 
2 medium eggs
3 tablespoons peanut butter (sugar free, creamy)
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1 1/4 cups unbleached white flour
1/2 cups cornmeal
1/2 cups rolled oats
Additional flour for rolling
Instructions
Preheat oven to 400 F.
Mix water, oil, eggs, peanut butter, and vanilla with a wire whisk. Add flours, cornmeal, and oats. Combine with a mixer.
Take one-third of the dough and place on a floured surface. Flour top of dough. Gently knead, adding more flour as necessary to form a pliable dough (This will require
a substantial amount of flour). Roll out to 1/2 - 3/4 inch thickness and cut shapes using cookie cutters. Repeat until all dough is used.
Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 400 F, 20-25 minutes, depending on thickness of biscuits . Leave in oven 20 minutes after turning oven off to crisp. Store in an airtight container.
Storing Dog Treats
In general you should store dog treats the same way you would homemade people cookies.  That being said, there are two main variables that determine storage time

the amount and type of fat in the recipe and
your local weather conditions. 
If your recipe uses fats such as butter, or meat bits or juices then it will be more prone to rancidity than a recipe that uses some vegetable oil or shortening.  Your treats may mold or spoil much faster in humid or very hot climates. 

Refrigeration and Freezing
Refrigeration will prolong the life of more fragile dog treats.
Make sure to store in a tightly sealed container or zip lock bag. 
Allow to thaw completely before use.
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 Published: 07 April 2008
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