Instead of buying dog treats at the store, try this recipe for irresistible Turkey Jerky that will have your dogs worshiping the ground you walk Jerky crammed with turkey, carrots and even parsley for stinky breath without any of the bad stuff that comes in many processed dog treats/foods. As always, this recipe is wheat-free and very healthy but you should always check with your veterinarian before feeding your dog homemade since every pup is different!
½ lb. lean ground turkey
½ cup oats
½ cup carrots, shredded
½ cup fresh parsley, chopped or 1 tablespoon dry parsley
>>Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
>>Mix all ingredients together in large bowl. Add mixture to food processor and blend thoroughly.
>>Spread mixture about 1/4 in. thick onto cookie sheet lined with tin foil. Bake for 1 hour.
>>Remove from oven and cut jerky into strips 1 in. wide by 3-5 in. long (the length depends on your dog’s size and will slightly alter the cooking time).
>>Place strips onto larger cookie sheet lined with tin foil, spaced 1/2 in. apart and return to oven for 1 hour.
>>Remove from oven and use a spatula to unstick any jerky stuck to the tin foil. Return to oven for 1 hour or until hardened and very dry.
>>Let cool before serving. Store in refrigerator or airtight container; if stored in freezer, jerky will last 2-3 weeks.