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Happy New Year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This past year was filled with changes and many new friends have been made 🙂
I may not have computer access the next couple of days so I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year!!!!
May this year bring you much love and happiness with your furry friend, you know the one who loves you unconditionally and always has your back 🙂
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April & Valentina

Pupcakes

1 large apple
1 1/2 cups wheat flour
1/4 cup oatmeal
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons honey 2 eggs
1 cup grated cheddar cheese

For the Frosting
8 oz Neufchatel Cheese (lowfat cream cheese)
2 tablespoons plain yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
2-3 tablespoons flour

Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 ° F (200 ° C). Grease muffin tins.

Core, slice and mince the apple (use a food processor if you have one). Set aside. In a large bowl, mix together flour, oatmeal, baking powder, and baking soda. In a medium bowl, blend together the yogurt, water, oil, honey, and eggs, then stir in the apple and cheese. Add to the flour mixture and stir until mixed.

Spoon into the muffin tins, filling each cup about three-quarters full. Bake for about 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean. Let rest in the muffin tins for a few minutes, then remove and set aside to cool.

For the frosting, combine the Neufchatel cheese (at room temperature), honey, and yogurt until smooth. Add enough flour to thicken the frosting to a good spreading consistency. Frost the pupcakes and you’re ready for a doggone good party!

Makes 16-18 pupcakes. If you prefer a single-layer cake, spoon the batter into a sheet pan and bake for an extra 15-20 minutes (or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean). Let the cake cool, then frost and decorate.

Love it when our readers email recipies to share 🙂
I will have to try this one out.

Ole dogs

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Apple Cinnamon Drops

1 large apple 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup of water 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup oatmeal 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 1/8 cup whole wheat flour

Directions: Preheat oven to 350 ° F (180 ° C).

Core, slice and mince the apple (use a food processor if you have one). In a large bowl, combine the minced apple bits, honey, water, cinnamon, and oatmeal. Gradually blend in the wheat flour, adding enough to form a stiff dough.

In a small bowl, add 1/8 cup wheat flour. Spoon the dough by rounded teaspoon onto ungreased baking sheets, spacing about 2 inches (5cm) apart. Using the bottom of a glass dipped in the wheat flour (to prevent sticking), flatten each spoonful of dough into a circle. Adjust the size of the drops based on how big a treat you like to feed your dog.

Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and flip each cookie to brown evenly on both sides. Reduce oven temperature to 325 ° F (180 °C). Return to oven and bake for an additional 30 minutes. Let cool overnight.

Makes about 3 dozen crunchy cookies, depending on how big you make them.

Turkey Loaf for Dogs

Ingredients:
1 lb. ground organic turkey
1 cup cooked organic brown rice
1/4 cup organic carrot, grated
1 tsp dried organic basil leaves
1 tsp dried organic oregano
1/8 cup dried organic parsley
1/2 cup organic tomato sauce, no salt added
Instructions:
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Mix all ingredients together in a medium bowl. You may want to use your hands to thoroughly combine the ingredients.
Spoon the mixture into a 8″ x 4″ loaf pan. Lightly press mixture into the pan.
Bake for 50 minutes.
Let cool on a wire rack completely before cutting or serving.

You can also cut this into slices and freeze. Crumble a bit of the meatloaf slice into your dry food. Your dog will love you. 🙂

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