What is one of the most appreciated and desired ingredients dogs would do everything for? … Monosodium glutamate? Phosphoric acid? NO! … Peanut Butter! What are the main benefits of peanut butter? Even though this can be considered as a dog food to avoid; it provides protein, vitamins B3 (which helps the body to produce energy and use fat and protein) and E (antioxidant), magnesium and fiber.
With this incredible ingredient, we will be able to cook a wide variety of delightful high-protein healthy dog treats, by keeping our dog’s health under control. We will also contribute to keep its cardiovascular system strong thanks to the potassium embedded in it.
Today we are going to see a basic recipe for preparing some tasty Peanut Butter Healthy Dog Treats.
Peanut Butter Healthy Dog Treats
Ingredients for 30 all natural dog biscuits:
- 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour (you can use brown rice flour alternatively)
- 1 1/2 cups white flour
- 1/2 cup peanut butter (all-natural or organic with no salt)
- 1 cup water
- 2 tablespoons oil (pure virgin olive preferably)
- Preheat the oven to 350 F.
- Blend oil, peanut butter and water.
- Add flour, one cup at a time, forming a dough. Knead the dough into a firm ball, which will take about 3 to 4 minutes, and roll it to 1/4 inch thickness.
- Cut into 3 to 4 inch pieces or use a dog cookie cutter of the shape you prefer, then gather up the leftovers scraps, roll them out and cut more biscuits.
- Place the biscuits on an ungreased cookie sheet.
- Bake for 20 minutes.
Keep your Peanut Butter Healthy Dog Treats in an airtight container, best if a specific dog food/treat jar. We will talk later about this simple but useful accessory and the best practices for an optimal dog food storage.