Free Kindle Book! Paleo Chef for Dogs: Homemade Gluten-Free Dog Food Recipes

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Snag a FREE copy of Paleo Chef for Dogs: Homemade Gluten-Free Dog Food Recipes eBook for Kindle or any device! Remember to verify price is still $0.00 when you download it ($2.99 reg). Kindle books are readable on iPhones, Android, PC and more so be sure to snag your Free Kindle Reading App to get started.

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Save BIG On NutriBullet, Pet Stuff and More + Get Kohl’s Cash and Free Shipping!

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Our Nutribullet arrived

The post I shared recently about making green smoothies with our new NutriBullet Blender is one of our most popular, so when I saw this great new promo code and sale over at I thought I’d share it with you!

The NutriBullet usually sells for $119.99 but is on sale for $107.99. Use the current Kohls Promo Code SWEETSAVE for 15% OFF and snag it for only $91.79 plus sales tax if applicable. It gets even better because shipping is FREE and you also earn $10 in Kohl’s Cash for every $50 you spend by 2/9! You’ll need to add a pair of socks or something small from the Pet Department to round up your subtotal to $100 if you want to earn $20 Kohl’s Cash!

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If you aren’t interested in the Nutribullet, not to worry! You can take 15% OFF everything at with the promo code SWEETSAVE thru 2/10 and get Free Shipping on any order of $50+. But hurry on over and shop by 2/9 to also get the free Kohl’s Cash…it’s free money to spend later on stuff you need!

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Daisy and I Get Our Cho On! It’s #ChobaniTime

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Daisy and I are huge fans of Chobani Greek Yogurt and regularly share the nonfat plain variety for breakfast or as an afternoon snack. I eat most of it, but Daisy is super happy to help clean the container before it goes in the recycling bin!

Besides licking the bowls, spoons and containers, Daisy also enjoys when I freeze Chobani in small spoonfuls mixed with frozen peas and carrots. You can also stuff a KONG toy with Chobani and freeze the whole thing! The probiotics in yogurt are supposed to be great for the digestive system, but Daisy just thinks it’s the best treat ever!

If you’re wondering what all the fuss is about over Greek yogurt, I’ll tell you. It’s creamy, rich and delicious! It’s strained to get the extra liquid out so it’s thicker than regular yogurt and has twice the protein  too! The plain Chobani is a healthy substitute for sour cream and can also be used instead of mayonnaise in dips or recipes. Being on Nutrisystem, I love it because a single service is equivalent to a “Power Fuel” which I’m allowed 2 of per day, in addition to the program foods.

Daisy dog eating Chobani Yogurt

We recently had the chance to sample several yummy flavors we hadn’t tried before. As I mentioned, we’ve been enjoying the plain, nonfat variety for quite a while now, but the fine folks at Chobani wanted to make sure we weren’t falling into a rut, so they sent us over a nice variety pack including blueberry, passion fruit, pineapple, raspberry, mango, strawberry and apple cinnamon.

Which was my favorite? SO hard to decide but I loved the mango, pineapple and apple cinnamon the best! The passion fruit had a great flavor but the texture was kind of odd because of all the seeds, although that might just be my issue because I feel the same way about raspberry stuff with seeds, too.  Daisy was crazy about the apple cinnamon and her papa really enjoyed the blueberry and the strawberry (he loves all things berry-related).

In addition to being fabulous straight out of the container, or frozen for dog treats, there are tons of great recipe ideas for using Chobani in entrees, salad dressings, soups, baked goods and just about anything else you can think of. Be sure to stop on over at the Chobani Kitchen to check out their recipes as well as snag some Chobani coupons so you can get your Cho on, too!







Sunbeam Gourmet Dog Treat Maker: A Bark-Worthy Holiday Gift Idea!

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Sunbeam Gourmet Dog Treat Maker

One of the HOTTEST pet gifts for the 2012 Holiday Season is sure to be the Sunbeam Gourmet Dog Treat Maker. We took it for a spin in our test kitchen and think that you are going to want to add this one to your own list for Santa Paws or pick one up for the pet lover in your life!

test kitchen for dog treat maker

The dog treat maker heats up quickly while you mix common pantry and grocery items to make a homemade batter. The machine comes with several easy to follow all-natural recipes include gluten-free and wheat-free. It’s super convenient because you can make a small batch any time and without needing specialty pans.

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Frozen Brown Rice Crunchies – Ridiculously Easy Dog Treat Recipe!

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Here’s a fun and ridiculously easy frozen dog treat you can make at home using leftover rice! It’s SO easy, it’s not even really a recipe…more of a how-to! Use any type of plain rice but do NOT add any seasoning, oil or butter when you steam or boil it. We like brown rice so I always cook a bit extra to have leftovers for Daisy. These frozen rice treats have a nice crunch that dogs love, and are a healthy, inexpensive treat. They are FUN to make, so let your kiddos help!

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Cook plain brown or white rice according to directions on package. No seasoning or oils. Just rice.

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Fluff the rice and allow it to cool. Or finish preparing your dinner and set some aside for later.

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Place the cooled plain rice in a freezer bag. You can mix in a little sodium-free chicken broth or a bit of mashed up banana if you want to make flavored crunchies, but it’s not necessary to add anything. Smoosh the rice into one flat layer and squeeze out the air, then zip. Make sure it’s all smooshed together and well flattened…otherwise you just end up with a bag of frozen rice. Tastes the same, but not as fun.

rice in the freezer

Stick the flattened bag of rice in the freezer and leave it for several hours or overnight.

bag of frozen rice treats

Once the sheet of rice has frozen solid, break it up into pieces (similar to making peanut brittle). Store treats in the freezer and use them as a simple, healthy snack for your dog anytime. Enjoy!