5 Homemade Fresh Breath Parsley and Mint Dog Treat Recipes

1. Apple Parsley And Cinnamon Treat

Ingredients

  • 1 apple de-cored and pealed chopped up.
  • 1 teaspoon of chopped cinnamon.
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley.
  • 1 cup of water.
  • 1/2 cup of corn oil.
  • 5 cups of flour.
  • 1/2 cup of powdered milk.
  • 2 large eggs.
  • 1 tablespoon corn oil.
  • Greased baking tray.

As always prepare all the ingredients in this case measure the ingredients out and have them ready at hand.

Cooking

Turn the oven on to 350 degrees and while the oven is heating up start making the dough.

In a large mixing bowl, add the chopped up apple, cinnamon, parsley, flour, powdered milk and water and mix well for a few minutes add the remaining ingredients and mix them all together and it should form a firm dough mixture. If it is a little sticky knead on a flat board and add flour a little bit at a time until you have the right mixture.

Roll out the mixture until it is about ¼ of an inch in thickness and cut out your desired shape with a knife or use a cookie cutter of any shape you wish.

Place all the dog treats on a greaseproof baking tray and cook for 20 to 25 minutes at about 350 degrees. Remove the treats from oven and store the treats in airtight container or plastic bag and place in refrigerator or freezer.

2. Breath Buster Biscuit

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups of chopped fresh parsley.
  • ¼ of a Cup of grated carrot.
  • ¼ of a Cup of grated cheese.
  • 2 of a Tablespoon of vegetable oil.
  • 2 Cups of whole wheat flour.
  • 2 Tablespoons of bran.
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder.
  • 2 Tablespoons of nutritional yeast.
  • ¼ of a Cup of cornmeal.
  • ½-1 Cups of warm chicken broth.

Prepare all the ingredients and have them close by ready to use. Turn the oven on and set to 350 degrees and in the meantime mix the ingredients together.

Cooking

In a medium sized mixing bowl, add half the warm chicken broth and add the yeast to it and leave for a couple of minutes to dissolve. Next in a large mixing bowl mix the wheat flour, baking powder, cornmeal and the bran and mix them together for a few minutes.

Go back to the medium mixing bowl and add the rest of the chicken stock, oil, cheese, carrots and the parsley and mix them together for a few minutes.

Pour the medium mixing bowls contents into the large mixing bowl and miv the too ingredients together for a few minutes to make a stiff dough mixture. If necessary add more water to the mixture if it is to dry and add flour to the mixture if the mixture is to wet and sticky.

On a flat slightly floured surface knead the mixture for about a minute and place in a clean mixing bowl and cover with a tea towel and place in a warm environment for 30 minutes.

Roll the dough mixture to about ½ an inch in thickness. Using a small dog bone shape cookie cutter cut as many biscuits out as you can, re-rolling the left-over mixture out to use up all the mixture.

Place the biscuits on a baking sheets and place into the oven. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until biscuits are nice and browned. Remove from the oven when cooked and place on a wire rack and allow to cool down. Store in an airtight container and keep it in the refrigerator for best results.

3. Mint Breathe Freshener

Ingredients

  • 1 and a1/2 cups of whole wheat flour.
  • 1 and a1/2 cups of baking mix.
  • Mint leaves chopped.
  • 1/4 of a cup of milk.
  • 4 tablespoons of margarine.
  • 1 beaten egg.
  • 1 and a1/2 tablespoons of maple syrup.

For this recipe you will need a food processor. Measure out all the ingredients and have them all ready to use.

Cooking

Turn the oven on to 375 degrees and star and mix the ingredients in the food processor.

Plug in the food processor and add all the ingredients into the food processor and process until the mixture is a dough mixture that is fairly firm but easy to work with.

Next, roll the dough out until it is about ¼ of an inch in thickness with a floured rolling pin. Cut out the shape you desire I prefer to use a dog bone shaped cookie cutter it just makes it that much easier. Use up all the mixture and re use any that is left over from the off-cuts by rerolling the dough till it is ¼ of an inch in thickness and recut.

By now the oven should have reached the temperature, place the biscuits on a greaseproof flat shallow baking tray and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until nice and brown and firm.

For extra hardness when your timer has gone for the 25 minutes cooking time switch the oven off and leave the biscuits in the oven until they are totally cold to touch. Store them in an airtight container the biscuits last longer this way.

4. Minty Muffins

Ingredients

  • 4 cups rice flour or whole wheat flour.
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder.
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon.
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ginger.
  • 1 teaspoon of powdered seaweed/algae.
  • 1/4 teaspoon of chlorella powder.
  • 1 teaspoon of peppermint leaf powder.
  • 2 1/2 cups of water.
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla.
  • 1/4 of a cup of pure unsweetened applesauce.
  • 1 cup plain active yogurt.
  • 1 egg.
  • Bunch of parsley.

For this recipe you will need a food processor or a blender. Prepare all the ingredients and have them ready to use. Turn the oven on to 350 degrees and in the meantime mix the ingredients.

Cooking

Add the wheat flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, seaweed powder, peppermint powder and the chlorella powder to the food processor and process for a minute or so.

With the food processor still running gradually add the water, vanilla, applesauce, plain yogurt and the egg to the mixture and process all the ingredients for a few minutes until you have a smooth fairly runny mixture.

Next, add the parsley and process for 30 seconds.

Pour the mixture into baking cups and place into the oven and bake for about 45 minutes.

Remove from the oven when cooked and place a wire rack to cool down when cold store in an air tight container.

5. No More Doggy Smell Biscuits

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of whole-wheat flour.
  • 1 tbsp. of activated charcoal powder.
  • 3 tbsp. of vegetable oil.
  • 1 beaten egg.
  • 2/3 of a cup of milk.
  • 1/2 a cup of chopped fresh mint.
  • 1/2 a cup chopped fresh parsley.

Prepare all the ingredients and have them close by to use. Turn the oven on to 200 degrees to warm up and in the meantime mix the ingredients.

Cooking

In a large mixing bowl, mix the whole wheat flour and the charcoal powder together for a few minutes. In a different mixing bowl mix the oil, beaten egg and the milk together for a few minutes.

Next, combine the 2 mixtures together in the large mixing bowl and mix both the mixtures together for a few minutes. The mixture should be a smooth but soft mixture, next add the parsley and the mint to the mixture and give the mixture a good stir.

Drop the mixture onto a greased baking tray with a teaspoon and leave about 3cm around each drop of mixture for larger dog use a tablespoon and leave 5cm space around the mixture to allow to expand in the oven.

Bake for 15-20 minutes in the oven, remove from the oven and allow to cool down. When cool, store in airtight container in the refrigerator for best results.

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