Did You Know November 1 is #CookForYourPetsDay? Show Your Love to Your Animal BFF with these 15 Recipes to #CookForYourPets

RecWednesdaysBadge2Welcome back to Recipe Wednesday; another avenue to promote your very best content, this time in the form of your most favorite recipes on your blog. Each Wednesday when you visit HLB you’ll find the theme for the newest recipe round up.

Some weeks our themes read like cookbook chapters, spotlight ingredients or flavors, or simply request the best recipe for a certain situation. Find an appropriate recipe from your blog archives to fit the theme and add to the link up. Or be inspired to create a new theme-friendly dish worth posting about before next Wednesday.

Each week we feature a handful of our favorite recipes from our HLB Members [learn how to become a Member here: HLB Membership How-To,] giving even more exposure to some of the best you’ve shared from your own kitchen. Let’s get to it, shall we?

Did you know tomorrow is National Cook for Your Pets Day? We’ve scored our members blogs for some winning recipes to make for your furry and feathered friends to celebrate:

Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Dog Treats from Eating Bird Food // “Use leftover canned pumpkin to make these 5-ingredient homemade peanut butter and pumpkin dog treats! They’re super easy to make and the perfect fall treat for your furry friend. “

Tuna Catnip Kitty Treats from Joy the Baker // “The mixture is doughy and people-edible but mostly kitty-edible…Since these baked kitty treats have tuna and egg in them, I store them in a jar in the refrigerator.

Apple Birdseed Feeders from Natural Beach Living // “These homemade bird feeders make a great fall craft project for kids and adults. They are easy to make, and the birds go crazy over it! I think everyone loves working, cooking, and eating apples in autumn. I hope you get the chance to make these apple bird feeders too.”

Vegan Pumpkin Dog Cake (for people too!) from The Almond Eater // “This Vegan Pumpkin Dog Cake can be enjoyed by dogs and people alike! It’s lightly sweetened and dairy free, so you both can enjoy this treat on your dog’s special day.”

Healthy Homemade Dehydrated Dog Treats from Jeanette’s Healthy Living // “Healthy Homemade Dehydrated Dog Treats are easy to make, inexpensive and good for your dog.”

Make Your Own Tasty Treats for Y our Cat Friends from Offbeat Home and Life // “if you’re a cat lady in training like me, or you’ve got some friends with cute cat kids, make em’ some treats!”

Grain-Free Sweet Potato Dog Treats from The Healthy Maven // “Treat your pup with these Grain-Free Sweet Potato Dog Treats made from just 5 wholesome and healthy ingredients. Your dog will love eating them as much as you enjoy spoiling them!” 

Frozen Salmon and Sweet Potato Cat Treats from 12 Tomatoes // “Just as for us humans, salmon has some key nutrients that help keep our hearts healthy; salmon is a known source of good omega-3 fatty acid, which promotes heart health. We also know that salmon is essential to keeping a cat’s coat healthy, while the nutrients in the salmon also help boost a cat’s immune system…Sweet potatoes are a good source of fiber as well as beta carotene, a source of antioxidants. “

Homemade Dog Treats from Treble in the Kitchen // “Making homemade dog treats for your favorite 4 legged furry friend couldn’t be easier! Peanut butter and pumpkin make for a treat your pup will LOVE!”

Kitty Delights Homemade Cat Treats from Serendipity and Spice // “I love making these special treats for our fur babies because they’re super simple and they go NUTS over them!”

Attract Birds to your Yard with Popcorn Balls from Turning the Clock Back // “Making popcorn balls to attract birds to your yard can be a great activity to do with your kid on a rainy, cold afternoon.”

Apple Cinnamon Dog Treats from Fashion Meets Food // “I only leave out a few cookies and freeze the rest. They’ll last for up to six months when frozen and under a week when left out.”

Carrot and Cheddar Chewies from Epicuricloud // Homemade dog treats featuring two ingredients pups go nuts for: cheese and carrots!

Homemade Dog Food from Bump and Run Chat // “Lucy’s food is very clean and pretty easy to prepare!” 

DIY Sweet Potato Peanut Butter Dog Treats from Savory Spin // “Just like my daughter and I enjoy a dessert of dark chocolate, I make homemade treats for my dogs to enjoy as dessert, after their dinner… One of their favorite DIY treats are these ones I make with sweet potato, banana, peanut butter, egg, and oats. It is a super simple treat that can be ready in seconds and is chock full of ingredients they drool over.”

Now it’s time for the link up!  Do you have a recipe on your blog for a treat your pet will love? We’d love if you would link it up below. We’ll also be sharing some good choices we’ve found on our members’ blogs on social media today with the hashtag #CookForYourPets

If you don’t have a recipe that fits this week’s theme on your blog, why not make one and share it this week? Let HLB’s Recipe Wednesday series be a pool of inspiration for your recipe creation and post ideas.

Please limit yourself to 2 recipes per blogger. If you enjoy our weekly roundups, we’d love if you shared about Recipe Wednesdays with your blends and followers!

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