Coconut Cream Cookies Remixed

Coconut Cream Cookies Remixed

I originally shared Coconut Cream Cookies for Dogs with 4Knines.  This almost pure coconut treat has turned out to be one of Kirby’s favorites so I’ve been tinkering with it to change up the flavors or coloring them for a festive look. I’ll add more as I discover them but for now we’ve been using carob powder (brown), turmeric powder (yellow), and red beet powder (pink). The amount of powder to add is the amount to get the color you want.

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Golden Gummies

Golden Gummies

We have been incorporating turmeric into our meals and drinks so I've been experimenting with developing new tasty recipes to make it more of a lifestyle change due to the many health benefits it provides, both as a preventative and a treatment. Kirby loves his Gummy Paws which provide gelatin for his joints.  Combining gelatin and turmeric just makes sense. They do taste spicy but still rather bland to me so I'll have to tweak the recipe with another flavor but so far they are a huge hit with both him and Kenzie, our newest addition to the family. They each get a few throughout the day.

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How To Whip Up A Batch Of Smoothies!

 I would go to the grocery store where I would purchase fresh ingredients for my smoothies.  Because most produce is sold in quantities I was buying enough for 1 to 2 weeks. The trick was to make and drink them before any of the produce went bad. Inevitably this is where I would fail basically throwing away dollars I had spent.  Another problem was the fact I usually didn’t have time in the morning to make one to carry to work. 

My Solution is to 

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Frozen Golden Milk Treats

Frozen Golden Milk Treats

Golden Milk is an ancient drink and a delicious way to get the benefits of Turmeric daily without that bitter bite. I've found it's creamier with a fuller mouth taste when I use canned coconut milk. I also think the canned coconut milk has more of the coconut taste than the coconut milk in the carton which has a much thinner consistency.  Honestly I can't taste the bitterness at all and apparently Kirby can't either since he scarfs it right down.

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