Super Easy Sweet Potato Treats For Pups

Natural foods are so much better for your dogs that processed treats from big brand companies. Plus they cost less which is always a bonus. Sweet potatoes are full of nutrients for dogs.

Sweet potatoes are a complex carbohydrate, a natural energy source and full of vitamins and minerals. A lot of times markets miss label sweet potatoes as yams.

Sweet potatoes are a great food to give your dog. They are high in fiber, low in fat and full of vitams like B6, C and manganese.

Some dogs will gobble them up raw or you can bake them if you like. It’s a fun way to make a treat you can share with your dogs. Here’s what I like to do.

Step 1: Chop up a sweet potato (skin, scars and all).

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Step 2. Spray with olive oil. Sometimes I also drizzle with cod liver oil or hemp oil for added nutrients.

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Step 3: Heat the oven to 400 degrees.

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Step 4: Bake them for about an hour, or until golden brown.

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Step 5: Eat them up. They are crunchy, chewy, sweet and delicious. You can store them in a plastic bag or food storage container in the fridge.

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Don’t salt them. Salt is yummy for us humans but not so good for your pups.

Also, start small. Don’t give your dog a lot of sweet potato if they aren’t use to it. A sudden increase in fiber could cause issues. One treat a day is plenty for any dog.

That’s about it. It’s super easy and I bake up a week’s worth of treats for a fraction of the cost of a processed dog treat. Each week you can do a different vegetable. I also do this with carrots for my pups.

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