Wednesday Cafe: Easy "Pup"kin Gravy

October 23, 2013

Since Halloween is right around the corner and I am sure some of you are baking up your favorite fall veggie dishes, why not share the wealth with your pups? I cooked up an amazing “gravy” for our furry best friends. Top their food with this easy recipe or let them have it for dessert. They deserve it, it must be torture to smell all of the delicious things you’ve been cooking ! Also, pumpkin has some pretty neat benefits for pups:

-great source of fiber (an excellent digestive system helper for kitties, too)

-great source of healthy oils for the skin and coat

-great natural food additive for the picky eater

vegan pet treat gravyEasy “Pup”kin Gravy

2 tbsp. Earth Balance vegan margarine
1 tsp. vegetable oil
1 tsp. raw sugar granules
1 cup unsweetened pumpkin puree (canned is fine as long as it is NOT pie filling)
1 tsp. ground cinnamon

 

Heat Earth Balance and oil on low in pan until the pan is coated

Add sugar and mix with a wooden spoon until it covers the bottom of the pan and begins to brown

Raise heat to medium and add pumpkin, mix thoroughly with wooden spoon and fold into sugar/margarine mix

Sprinkle cinnamon into mix and lower heat to the lowest setting

Let simmer until small bubbles start to form and remove from heat and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until you use

** Do not use more than a tsp. at a time in your dog’s food. It is dangerous to drastically change their diet.**

 

 Happy Wednesday!

Also in Wednesday Cafe: Crumbly Autumn “Stew” Pup Treats

Lean Mean Green Machine Pup Treats

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Photo: Kate Coffey

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Contributing Editor Kate Coffey is the founder of Forever Fascinated Blog, a vegan, the lucky co-parent to Miss Wednesday the Wonder Pup, a French speaking/lover of anything French U.S. Army Wife who is on a mission to spread the good word about living life to its fullest! You can also follow Kate on her Instagram and vegan organic pet treat shop, Wednesday Cafe.

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