These sweet potato puppy muffins are free of gluten and grains, making them great for all dogs. Get the nutrient-rich recipe inside!

Sweet Potato Puppy Muffins: A Simple Grain-Free Dog Treat Recipe


These sweet potato-based bark-worthy muffins are filled with the Fall flavors many of us start craving once the leaves begin changing colors. But the tail-wagging good taste and easy-to-chew soft texture is just the tip of the iceberg. These treats are also loaded with beneficial nutrients, which we’ll talk about in just a second! 

So what are you waiting for? With only 5 minutes of prep time, and a few ingredients that you likely already have in your kitchen, your four-legged fur ball is about to be one very happy pooch!

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The Ingredients

Sweet Potato – Sweet potatoes provide a nice serving of fiber, key vitamins, and various minerals. When feeding them to your dog, make sure they’re unseasoned (or seasoned with dog-approved spices/herbs), peeled, cooked, and mashed.

Carrots – Carrots are well known for their vitamin A. But they also contain immune-boosting vitamin C, digestive-aiding fiber, and overall body-benefiting potassium.

Egg – While the eggs act as a binder in this recipe, they also provide some protein!  

Ginger – Ginger is a super spice that’s been used for its medicinal purposes for nearly 2,000 years. Just like with humans, it can help soothe a dog’s upset stomach, relieve nausea, and ease motion sickness. Along with aiding digestion, ginger has anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties!

Cinnamon – In small doses, cinnamon is believed to improve brain function and boost energy. Additionally, cinnamon has natural anti-fungal properties. 

The Recipe

Sweet Potato Puppy Muffins

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins

Ingredients

  • Coconut oil, to grease muffin tin
  • 1/2 cup sweet potato (cooked, mashed, and no skin)
  • 1/2 cup peeled and finely grated carrot lightly packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF and grease a mini muffin tin with coconut oil. Set aside.
  • Place all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Simply using a spoon, thoroughly combine.
  • Spoon the mixture into the muffin tin, filling all the way up. They will not rise. 
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Let muffins cool for about 5 minutes and then carefully transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.
  • Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Notes

These treats are extremely soft and easy to chew, making them great for puppies and senior canines!
Since I only recommend storing these treats in the refrigerator for up to 3 days, you will notice this recipe only yields 12 mini muffins. If you need more then simply double the recipe.