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Festive Treats For Your Pets

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We don’t want to leave our pets out of the festivities, however. Here’s a great recipe that allows them to enjoy the holiday spirit too!

Sweet Potato Cookiescourtesy of Petplan

Feed something sweet without all the sugar; a boost of beta-carotene and punch of potassium make these cookies a healthy coda to Thanksgiving dinner.


  • 1 large cooked sweet potato
  • 1 banana
  • ½ c. quinoa flour
  • ½ Tbsp. vegetable oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a medium-size bowl, mix the sweet potato and banana until well blended.
  3. Add the vegetable oil, then mix in the quinoa flour.
  4. Drop dough by the teaspoon onto a non-stick baking sheet and lightly flatten each cookie.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes and let cool before serving.

Yields: 8 servings – Calories per cookie: 14.4

Sweet potatoes are high in Vitamins A and C and contain antioxidants that help prevent cancer and fight the effects of aging.

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