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Homemade Dog Treats: Fruit and Vegetable

Updated on May 13, 2011

Fruit and Vegetable Treats

These dog treats will satisfy the sweet tooth of you dog. You are able to ensure that your dog get his serving of fruits and vegetables in these tasteful treats that will, also, provide the vitamins and minerals that is needed for a proper diet.

So, you pup may think he's getting a tasty snack, you know that you're promoting good health.

Cranberry Liver Brownies

The live provides necessary nutrients, and the cranberries assist in urinary functions.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Makes: 30 treats

INGREDIENTS:

1 lb (500 g)- Beef Liver

4- Eggs (medium)

1/2 cup (85 g)- Cranberries (fresh)

2 cups (280 g)- Whole- Wheat flour

1 cup (120 g)- Cornmeal

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Puree all of the ingredients in a food processor.
  2. Grease two 9 inch square pans, and pout half of the batter into each pan.
  3. Bake at 400F for 30 minutes, or until the dough springs back when touched.
  4. Cut out shapes with cookie cutters or just cut the brownies into squares.
  5. Refrigerate treats after cooking.

NUTRITIONAL BREAKDOWN PER SERVING:

cal 138.83, protein 13.78 g, carbohydrate 13.96 g, dietary fiber 1.74 g, fat 0.00 g, saturated fat 0.91 g

Cran- Apple Cookies

The apples provide a natural sweetness to the cookies, while the cranberries, again, aid urinary functions.

Preperation time: 15 minutes

Makes: 24 Treats

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups (280 g)- Whole- Wheat flour

1 cup (120 g)- Oatmeal

3/4 cup (175 ml)- Milk

1/2 cup (60 g)- Fresh apples (minced)

1/4 cup (40 g)- Cranberries (minced)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Mix together the whole- wheat flour and the oatmeal.
  2. Stir the milke into the flour mixture.
  3. Add the minced apples and cranberries.
  4. Place the dough on a floured counter and roll it out about 1/2 inch (2.5 cm) think and cut into shapes with the cookie cutters (or make flattened balls).
  5. Place the cut outs, or balls, on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 250F for 25 to 35 minutes or until the treats are golden brown and firm.

NUTRITIONAL BREAKDOWN PER SERVING:

cal 69.39, protein 2.53 g, carbohydrate 13.26 g, sugars 1.83 g, dietary fiber 2.27 g, fat 0.71 g, saturated fat 0.11g.

Two Paws Up

I would not post recipes that I have not tried myself. Well, not me personally, but my pups.

Three of three dogs all approved! That's one yorkie, one APBT, and one St Bernard/Collie mix.

If you're worried that your pooch is a picky eater, well the St. Bernard/ Collie is a very picky eater, only eating select dog cookies. And, well, these dog biscuits suit her taste buds.

She chowed down. She preferred the Cranberry Liver Brownies, her favorite of the two.

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    • viveresperando profile image

      viveresperando 

      6 years ago from A Place Where Nothing Is Real

      Going to have to try these! I am so excited!

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      MoDogs 

      9 years ago

      Tried the chicken green bean cookies and my dogs love them!

    • beta1070 profile image

      beta1070 

      10 years ago from UK

      You know what, you're probably going to feel sick after I've said this, but the Cranberry Liver Brownies sounds yummy, and I don't mean just to a dog! :)

    • YoJDawg profile image

      YoJDawg 

      10 years ago from Arroyo Grande

      very nice, beats the fatty ones you can get them

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