Dog’s need energy to start the day, so why not jump-start your pup’s morning with these wonderfully crunchy breakfast bones?
These homemade dog treats are packed with wholesome ingredients like fresh fruits, yogurt, and fiber-rich oats which digest slowly and keep your dog feeling full. These are an ideal treat for your morning walk.
The recipe makes 42 medium-sized dog treats.
- 250g/9oz jumbo oats
- 350g/12oz whole-wheat flour
- 125g/1 ½oz blueberries
- ½ cup goat or sheep yogurt
- 1 small ripe banana
- Cookie cutter of your choosing
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking rack with parchment paper.
In a large bowl mash the blueberries and banana; add yogurt and mix together.
Add jumbo oats and whole-wheat flour.
Knead the dough and roll it out to approx 5mm thick (if the dough is a bit sticky to handle add a bit more flour).
Cut with cookie cutter.
Place on parchment paper and bake the treats for 30 – 40 minutes or until they are brown.
Turn the oven off and allow the treats to cool inside the oven completely before removing.
Nutritional Facts (total recipe):
2032 Calories. 24 grams of fat. 81 grams of protein. 397 grams of carbohydrates.
Kristina Johansen is a certified canine nutritionist who runs Elmo’s Kitchen and provides guidance on general nutrition and home-prepared diets for dogs.