Here are the recipes Arden Moore (pet behavior expert) mentioned on Problems & Solutions 1/13/17:
GRRR-EAT EAT TREATS FOR YOUR DOG
Here are a four recipes sure to bring out drools of delight in your canine:
Marvelous Mutt Meatballs
1 pound ground beef or ground turkey
2/3 cup grated cheddar cheese
2 carrots, finely chopped
1 cup bread crumbs
2 eggs, whisked
3 tablespoons tomato paste (low-sodium)
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Scoop out spoonfuls of the mixture and roll into mini meatballs, each about the size of a quarter. Place the meatballs on a cookie sheet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Cool before serving. This recipe serves 10 to 15 canine guests.
1 quart orange juice
1 banana, mashed
½ cup plain yogurt
Mix all ingredients together in a pitcher with a spout. Carefully pour the blend into empty ice cube trays. Store the trays in the freezer until the blend becomes solid. When ready to serve, pop the pup-sicles out of the trays into a big serving dish and hand one to each party guest.
Leap for Liver
Here’s a smelly sensation that will have your dog yipping for joy. Make a batch and store extras in your freezer.
1 pound sliced beef liver (save the juice)
¼ cup water
1 small box corn muffin mix
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In a food processor, blend the liver one slice at a time on high until liquefied. Add a little water as you add each slice.
Pour the corn muffin mix into a large bowl. Then add the liver juice and mix thoroughly.
Spray an 8 ½- by 11-inch baking pan with nonstick spray.
Pour the liver mix into the pan.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the middle springs back at your touch.
Cool and cut into small cubes. Store the cubes in resealable plastic bags in the freezer.
3 cups water
2 carrots, shredded
½ teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons honey
2 ripe bananas, mashed
4 cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large mixing bowl, blend the water, carrots, egg, vanilla and honey. Add the mashed bananas.
In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, nutmeg and cinnamon.
Pour the flour mixture into the carrot mixture and mix thoroughly.