Feeding your dog a healthy diet and making sure he gets enough exercise are vital to maintaining a healthy weight, but monitoring the treats and 'extras' he gets is also important. Check out this page for more information on low calorie dog treats including baking tips.
Try this simple, no-frills, homemade dog treat recipe and indulge in some guilt-free dog spoiling.
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup finely shredded carrots*
1 egg white
Approx. 1/2 cup bone broth
2 tbsp unsweetened applesauce
1 tbsp chia seeds
* I prefer to finely shredded carrots for this recipe because it makes cutting out small treats easier!
This recipe makes approximately one hundred and twenty-five 3/4" square dog treats.
Preheat oven to 350F
Line baking tray with silicone baking mat
Shred carrots (finely)
Put flour into large bowl
Add shredded carrots to flour
Stir and toss until carrots are mixed in and flour-coated
Add chia seeds to flour/carrot mixture and stir well
Add egg white and applesauce to flour mixture
Mix all ingredients together until blended
Add bone broth, a little at a time, until mixture sticks together
Use hands to form dough, adding more liquid/flour as needed
Turn dough out onto floured wax paper
Use floured rolling pin to roll out to approx. 1/4" thickness