Fall has arrived – that means overindulging in festive feasts and all things pumpkin. Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the things that we are most grateful for in our lives – that includes our furry companions. Although it’s best to avoid sharing table scraps with your beloved companion, they can still partake in the festivities with some drool-worthy thanksgiving treats! This Thanksgiving season try making your pet a tasty pumpkin pie paired with a Pumpkin Spiced Pet-ccino. Keep reading for the full recipe.
Pumpkin Spice Pet-ccino
Who says PSL (pumpkin spiced latte) are just for humans? Treat your pup with this tasty fall recipe by @acechiweenie.
Add bone broth to pumpkin puree and mix well, pour into a bowl or cup. Sprinkle with your preferred flavor of freeze-dried raw. You can optionally top with some mashed potatoes and garnish with a dehydrated sweet potato. Enjoy!
Pumpkin Pie for Dogs
Did you know pumpkin is a healthy and nutritious treat for your dog? Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without pumpkin pie. Here is recipe that will have your pet asking for seconds. Serve cool and sparingly as a treat/dessert.
•2 cage free eggs
•1 teaspoon cinnamon*
•1 can of pumpkin puree*
•Open Farm kibble of your choice
•Coconut oil/olive oil
Preheat the oven to 350F. In your food processor combine 1-2 cups of kibble with ¼ cup coconut oil until grainy texture is reached. Line a pie pan with the mixture and press down to create the crust. Bake the crust for 3-5 minutes.
Mix the eggs, cinnamon, pumpkin puree, and kefir until well combined. Pour the mixture over the crust and return to the oven for 45-60 minutes or until golden.
Allow pie to fully cool before serving. Although tempting, do not feed as a complete meal, portion according to your pets size and serve as a treat. Store the leftovers in the fridge.
Celebrate Thanksgiving safely with these tasty recipes, try out one or both! Show your pup just how much they mean to you this season of thanks.
* Notes: Nutmeg is toxic to dogs, so make sure you use ground cinnamon (NOT pumpkin spice mix) and pure pumpkin puree (NOT pumpkin pie mix).