Low Calorie Treats for the Chubby Dog

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Dog Treats and Dog Treat Recipes

Even though your dog may be overweight, she can still enjoy an occasional treat. Try these tasty homemade dog treat recipes:

Veggie D’lites

  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons corn oil
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 cups white flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced fine
  • 1/8 cup red bell peppers, diced fine
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 clove minced garlic

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Mix water and oil. Add flour, cornmeal, vegetables and garlic. Knead dough for 2 to 3 minutes and roll into 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into 3- to 4-inch pieces. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.

  • Never-say-diet Cheese Treats

  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup green beans, coked and mashed
  • 3 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon margarine

    Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix shredded cheddar cheese with flour. Add skim milk, margarine and beef broth. Knead dough until firm and roll to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into tempting shapes and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Makes 30 cookies.

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