The Proud Dog Chef Cookbook: A Look Inside

After nearly two years of writing and recipe testing, I’m excited to share my first dog treat cookbook with you! That’s right, Proud Dog Chef: Tail-Wagging Good Treat Recipes is officially on digital bookshelves! It’s available in hardcover, paperback, and Kindle Ebook. To the Proud Dog Mom pack members who have already ordered a copy and messaged well-wishes, I want to say a big THANK YOU for your support.

My goal was to create a cookbook filled with all-natural, gluten-free, and grain-free recipes that would make even the pickiest dog’s tail wag. Plus, I also wanted to offer a resource that would help you feel more confident when cooking for your dog. That’s why I also dedicated a few chapters and guides to baking tips and canine nutrition must-knows!

To give you a closer look at Proud Dog Chef, here is the official chapter and recipe list:

Introduction: Becoming A Dog Chef

Why Homemade?

The Dog Chef Pantry

Make Baking a Breeze

Gluten-Free Biscuits

  1. The Basic Biscuit
  2. Kale & Spinach Cookies
  3. Fresh Breath Biscuits
  4. Rice & Beans Biscuits
  5. Pumpkin Apple Pooches
  6. Peanut Butter Ginger Snaps
  7. Blue Bones
  8. Cheesy Smile Bones
  9. Sweet Potato Prints
  10. Garden Fresh Soft Chews
  11. Banana Cinnamon Bursts
  12. Breakfast Bones
  13. Apple Cinnamon Sticks
  14. Peanut Butter Bones

Grain-Free Biscuits

  1. Buckwheat Bones
  2. Nutty for Nut Bones
  3. Banana Bread Soft Chews
  4. Protein Power Bites
  5. Peanut Butter Doggy Donuts & Holes
  6. Sweet Treat Biscuits
  7. Chickpea Cookie Biscuits
  8. Green Veggie Superfood Bones

Burgers & Bites

  1. Puppy Veggie Frittatas
  2. Salmon Burgers
  3. Bone Burgers (3 Ways)
  4. Chicken & Carrot Quiche Paws
  5. Chicken Quiche with a Kick

Jerky, Chews, & Chips

  1. Chicken Jerky
  2. Beef Jerky
  3. Salmon Jerky
  4. Pumpkin Bark
  5. Sweet Potato Chips
  6. Apple Chips
  7. Zucchini Chips
  8. Kale Chips
  9. Quinoa Crisps


  1. 3-Ingredient Frosty Bones
  2. PBB Paws
  3. Yogurt & Fruit Bark
  4. Pumpkin Patch Frosty Paws
  5. Melt My Heart
  6. Fresh Breath Frozen Bites
  7. Carrot Blueberry Cold Bites


  1. Mushy Middle Muffin Pupcakes
  2. Sandstone Muffins
  3. Carob Chip Muffins
  4. Peanut Butter Pupcakes
  5. Carrot Spice Cakes

Go Gourmet: All-Natural Icings

  1. White Yogurt Icing
  2. Pink Yogurt Icing
  3. Blue Yogurt Icing
  4. Peanut Butter Icing
  5. Pumpkin Icing
  6. Carob Icing

Holiday Celebration Treats

  1. Americana
  2. Doggy Deviled Eggs
  3. Spooktacular Howl-O-Ween Biscuits
  4. Sweet Potato Pup Fries
  5. Pumpkin Pie Paws
  6. Christmas Cookies

Flip The Pages In Action

Some Of My Favorite Recipes

While each recipe in this book has been tested dozens of times (just like baby bear’s porridge, I needed to find the perfect blends and balances), I definitely have my favorites. Take the flour-less Pumpkin Pie Paws on page 173, for example. They taste exactly like a decadent piece of pumpkin pie (but, unlike a real pumpkin pie, this recipe only uses a few dog-approved ingredients): 

Some of my other go-to recipes are the:

  • Buckwheat Bones on page 69, which offer a delicious flavor blast of almond, banana, and peanut butter.
  • Salmon Burgers on page 93, which are way too delicious not to share with your pooch.  
  • Chicken Quiche With A Kick on page 99, which are easy for your fur baby to chew and loaded with healthful ingredients. 
  • And the Banana Cinnamon Bursts on page 57 — yes, they are as yummy as they sound. 

Sound too yummy not to try some yourself? You can feel good knowing that every recipe is made with healthy ingredients that you or I would use to make a nutritious meal. Since they are “human-grade,” you can definitely share a bite or two with your pooch. Trust me, you’re going to want to indulge in some of the apple chips, kale chips, sweet potato fries, and those salmon burgers I mentioned a second ago. Confession: When I make my dogs the salmon jerky on page 109, I usually steal a piece and dip my serving in some Sriracha sauce (oh baby, is that yummy)!

Proud Dog Chef is available at most online bookstores, but click here to buy directly from Amazon (free shipping for Prime members) or here at Barnes&Noble!