Pets love treats almost as much as their owners love giving them, but...
Treats should be for training or special occasions|
Treats have calories that should be counted as part of your pet's diet
Store-bought may have gluten or other highly allergic ingredients
Treats can be expensive
The treats on the plate are homemade:
Dehydrated chicken breast strips
Dehydrated liver (organic) strips
Gluten (and grain) free biscuits
What about store-bought treats?
A new section on treats is in the works and will be online soon.
Dehydrated Chicken or Liver
Set your dehydrator to 114 degrees.
Using kitchen shears, cut strips of chicken or liver. (They can be slightly frozen to make cutting easier.)
Chicken strips will dehydrate overnight (about 9 hours).
Liver strips take longer - about 12 hours.
Keep in air-tight containers and in the refrigerator.
These biscuits are "human grade". My friends have a tendency to eat the biscuits, leaving only a few for their
2 1/2 c. flour mixture: (You can use 1 c. of almond flour and elminate the coconut flour or vice versa)
1 c. garbanzo bean flour
1 tsp. brown sugar
3/4 c. almond meal flour
1/2 c. coconut flour
1/4 c. tapioca flour
1/2 tsp. of garlic salt
1/2 tsp. of sea salt
6 tbsp. coconut oil (melted or very soft)
1 egg beaten
1/2 c. ice water
Mix flours, milk, salt, and sugar. Cut in coconut oil until mixture resembles corn meal. Mix in the egg, then
ice water until the dough is easy to form into a ball.
Roll out onto a non-stick or slightly oiled cookie sheet and
cut into desired shapes. Bake at 350 degrees until light brown and fairly hard, around 30 minutes.