Homemade Vegan Dog Treat Recipe (with Nut Pulp!)

Homemade vegan dog treats made from nut pulp!

Have you ever seen a homemade vegan dog treat recipe so delicious that you question who it was made for? Now you have! These DIY dog treats are so delicious and easy to make, you might just try a bite! Even better, they’re made with leftover nut pulp! Reduce, reuse, and recyyyyyycleeeeeeee! 🎶

Closeup of vegan dog treat recipe made with nut pulp

It’s no secret:
I love making my dog’s treats at home.

“Why?” you might ask. Well, I’m really not a fan of mystery illnesses from dog treats, and neither is my puppy princess! (I’m willing to bet you’re not, either!)

What is a loving puppy parent to do!?

Athena the puppy princess drooling over homemade vegan dog treat

Homemade Vegan Dog Treat Recipe to the Rescue!

The best part about making food at home is the control you have over what goes into the recipe. This goes for human food as well as dog treats!

I should mention: my dog isn’t vegan, but I am! For that reason, you wont find any bacon grease, lard, or chicken fat in this recipe (thank God!).

What will you find in this vegan dog treat recipe?

  • Loads of flavor,
  • Plenty of nutrition, and
  • Fresh parsley (to help with rancid breath)

 

Rolled and cut homemade vegan dog treat recipe

Even better, this recipe is made from leftover nut pulp from my Cashew Almond Milk Recipe! I am in love with finding ways to reduce waste, this was the most fun by far!
Don’t fret if you don’t have any leftover nut pulp, plain almond flour will substitute just fine 🙂

Athena being a good girl waiting for homemade dog treat

Most importantly, my dog goes nuts for these treats. Seriously! If I even go near the bag she jumps and whines, trying to get some. She knows bad behavior doesn’t get rewarded, but she gets so excited that she can’t even help but be loud about it!

I should also mention, no matter how much she whines and begs, these are treats.. not a meal! The most I would give my 35 pound dog is 2 treats a day. This isn’t because they’re “bad for her”, but the idea of a treat would be ruined if she got them whenever she wanted.

Serves 24-30 dog treats

Homemade Vegan Dog Treat Recipe (with Nut Pulp!)

15 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 flax eggs (1 tablespoon ground flaxseed + 3 tablespoons water per each "egg")
  • 1 mashed banana
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter, smooth
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 1/4 cup nut pulp leftover from homemade nut milk (or plain almond flour)
  • 1 cup oat flour (rolled oats ground into flour)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF
  2. Mix the flax eggs and set aside for a couple of minutes
  3. In a large bowl, combine the thickened flax eggs, banana, peanut butter, and coconut oil. Mix until well combined
  4. In a separate bowl, sift the flours and baking soda together with a whisk
  5. Stir the dry into the wet bowl and mix until a dough forms
  6. Lastly, incorporate the chopped parsley
  7. Transfer dough to parchment paper (or a lightly floured surface)
  8. Roll into 1/2-1 inch sheet and cut into desired shapes
  9. Transfer cut cookies to a lined baking tray and bake for 15-20 minutes, turning halfway
  10. Allow to cool completely and store in an airtight container
Cuisine: Vegan | Recipe Type: Dog treats

Notes

Dog treats will last up to a month in a sealed container

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Athena licking her lips looking at homemade vegan dog treat with nut pulp

What are your pooch’s favorite treats!? How do you keep your fur-baby on their best behavior? Let me know in the comments below!

Stay real,

Nick ❤️

 


 

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