9 Healthy Dog Treats that you can make with two ingredients and two hands!

1.     Whole Wheat Flour + Pureed Baby Food

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This first dog treat is made with your pick of baby food and whole wheat flour. It is recommended that you choose a baby food that contains meat and vegetables which would not only be appealing to your pup but good for him, too!

To make:

  • Mix the whole wheat flour with the pureed baby food of choice until the consistency is thick like paste.
  • Use a rolling pin to flatten the mixture out (like pizza dough).
  • Choose your favorite cookie cutouts and use them to make the treats into fun shapes (optional).
  • Once the treats are cut up, bake them on a cookie sheet for about 20 minutes at 350 degrees.

2.     Apples + Greek Yogurt


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The second dog treat is made with two apples (without the core or the seeds) and Greek Yogurt. This is perfect as a summertime treat!

To make:

  • Dice both apples. Be sure to remove the core and the seeds (your pooch doesn’t need them, and they can be dangerous for him).
  • Place the diced apple pieces into a blender.
  • Add a cup of nonfat plain Greek Yogurt.
  • Blend the apple pieces with the yogurt until well-mixed.
  • Pour the mixture into an ice cube tray.
  • Allow the mixture to freeze before serving.

3.     Bananas + Oats

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The third doggie snack consists of three whole bananas (do not include the banana skins) and three cups of oats.

To make:

  • Remove the banana skins from each of the three bananas.
  • Mash them with a fork or utensil of choice in a bowl.
  • Add the three cups of oats to the mashed bananas.
  • Mix and let them sit.
  • Once the consistency is desirable, roll the mixture out onto a baking sheet with a rolling pin.
  • Bake them at 225 degrees for approximately 20 minutes.
  • Flip them onto the opposite side and bake for an additional 20 minutes.
  • Cut the treats into appropriate sized pieces for your particular pooch.
  • Serve once cool.

4.     Pureed Meat + Whole Wheat Flour

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In order to make the fourth doggie snack, you will need to use your dog’s favorite type of meat, whole wheat flour, and a blender.

To make:

  • First, you have to figure out which type of meat your pooch prefers if he isn’t picky then choose a lean meat such as chicken breast.
  • Puree the meat of choice in a blender.
  • Add the whole wheat flour and mix.
  • Once blended, roll the mixture out flat onto a cookie sheet.
  • Cut the treats into fun shapes using your favorite cookie cutters (optional).
  • Bake them at 350 degrees until done.

5.     Banana + Peanut Butter

The fifth dog treat option is made with one ripe banana and a half a cup of peanut butter. It is suggested that the peanut butter is unsalted and unsweetened for a healthier option. You will also need a splash of water to help with the molding process. This is an excellent summertime treat!

To make:

  • Place the ripe banana into a blender.
  • Add the half a cup of peanut butter and the splash of water.
  • Blend the mixture together.
  • Choose your favorite silicone mold.
  • Pour the mixture into it.
  • Freeze the mold and mixture.
  • Pop the completed frozen treat out of the mold and serve!

6.     Yogurt + Pumpkin Puree

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This next treat option for your canine companion is made with a cup of plain yogurt and a cup of pumpkin puree. Make sure that the pumpkin puree you choose is doggie friendly! This is a yummy autumn themed snack that could be given throughout the year to aid your pup’s digestion!

To make:

  • Mix the cup of plain yogurt with the cup of pumpkin puree in a medium sized bowl.
  • Pour the mixture into an ice tray.
  • Allow the mixture to freeze before serving.

7.     Coconut Oil + Brewer’s Yeast

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This healthy doggie treat consists of 1 1/8 cups of coconut oil and ½ cup Brewer’s Yeast. It is said to be an excellent treat that aids in flea prevention for your pooch! This is another refreshing summertime treat option!

To make:

  • Blend the 1 1/8 cups of coconut oil with the ½ cup Brewer’s Yeast.
  • Pour the mixture into an ice tray.
  • Allow to freeze before serving.

8.     Black Beans + Almond Flour

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This is an excellent doggie treat for vegetarian families as they will likely already have these items in their cabinets! These treats are made with ½ a can of black beans and ½ a cup of almond flour.

To make:

  • Drain half of the can of black beans.
  • Mash the beans with a fork or utensil of choice.
  • Mix the ½ a cup of almond flour with the mashed beans, slowly!
  • Roll the mixture out onto a cookie
  • Heat in the oven for approximately 15 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Flip them onto the opposite side and continue baking for an additional 15 minutes.
  • Cut the treats into appropriate sizes for your particular pooch.
  • Make sure the treats are cool before serving.

9.     Chicken + Yogurt

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This last doggie treat is an excellent way to use up the leftover chicken in your fridge. However, make sure that the chicken is plain and thoroughly cooked before using it in this recipe. The chicken should not be more than two days old, as well. If you do not have the leftover chicken, then you will need to cook some and allow it to cool before making these treats. You will also need a cup of nonfat plain Greek Yogurt for this recipe.

To make:

  • Chop up your plain, cooked, leftover chicken. You should have a cup and a half finely chopped.
  • Combine the chopped chicken with a cup of nonfat plain Greek Yogurt.
  • Scoop and drop the mixture onto the cookie sheet.
  • Flatten each spoonful.
  • Allow them the freeze completely before serving.

 

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