Hey, everybody! It’s Chef Davi! Are the scents of the season making your pet hungry for a tasty treat? Try whipping up a batch of homemade snacks using some of my fall flavors. Apple, sweet potato, and pumpkin are the featured ingredients in these super simple and healthy recipes. Bone appetite!
Sweet Potato Chews
Sweet potatoes are super-tasty and stuffed with vitamins A and C, manganese and iron, good for extra energy and a healthy coat.
1 large sweet potato
1 tablespoon olive oil
Sprinkle of cinnamon
Preheat oven to 250° F.
With a knife, slice sweet potatoes into long strips about 1/4-inch thick.
Toss sweet potato slices in a large bowl with olive oil, stir and toss well to coat thoroughly.
Place on a cookie sheet, lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
Sprinkle with cinnamon.
Bake for 2-1/2 to 3 hours.
Allow to cool before serving.
Pumpkin Pie Treats for Cats
2 cups brown rice flour
1/2 cup uncooked oatmeal
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 cup grated carrots
1/2 cup unsweetened plain applesauce
1/4 cup brown rice flour for rolling
In a food processor, blend pumpkin, applesauce and carrots until smooth.
Mix brown rice flour and oatmeal in a bowl.
Add wet ingredients to the bowl and mix by hand until dough forms.
On a floured countertop or cutting board, roll dough to about 1/4-inch thick. Use cookie cutter to form cute shapes or cut into small squares.
Place cookies on a greased cookie sheet and bake for 7 minutes. Flip treats over and bake for another 5 minutes.
Remove from oven and cool thoroughly.