Holiday Cooking – pet edition

It is that time of the year again…cooking time! A lot of time is spent in the kitchen preparing the Holidays classics, experimenting with new recipes to surprise guests, and simply cooking with love good meals while looking forward to those happy family and friends gatherings.

Would you also like to cook for your pet?
Here is a classic Holiday recipe adapted to your dog’s nutritional needs

Turkey Mash
– 1 cup of cooked and chopped turkey
– 1 cup of cooked and chopped sweet potatoes
– 2 large eggs boiled and shelled
Put everything in the food processor, and mix until you have a paste-like texture. You can add a little bit of water if the mix is too thick.

Recommended portions:
– One teaspoon as a treat to a small dog
– One tablespoon as a treat to a large dog
Keep the mash refrigerated until you serve it to your four-legged friend.

And here is another treat suggestion that will most definitely turn your dog into a drooling machine:

Party Appetizers (source:
– 225g of ground beef
– 1 carrot finely chopped
– 1 tablespoon of grated cheese
– ½ tablespoon of garlic powder
– ½ cup of whole wheat bread crumbs
– 1 large beaten egg
– 1 tablespoon of tomato paste

Preheat oven to 350F. Combine all ingredients, mix them well, roll approximately 25 meatballs and place them on a greased cookie pan. Bake the meatballs for 15 minutes, or until they are brown and firm. Keep in refrigerator or freezer until you give them as treats to your dog.

“Bon appétit”! As tasty as these recipes may be, they are treats that are to be given only on special occasions to your dog. It is important that his main meals continue to be healthy food that meets all his nutritional needs, such as Oven-Baked Tradition’s.