If you’re looking for a quick n’easy recipe for a high-value treat to use with your reactive dog, look no further!
1/4 cup plain yogurt (can sub milk)
1/4 cup cottage cheese
1/4 cup crushed saltine crackers (can sub bread crumbs, Panko)
1/4 grated Parmesan cheese
1 large egg
1 lb extra lean ground beef, turkey, chicken, or pork
If you want to get really fancy, shred some old cheddar and add about 1/4 cup
Preheat oven to 400•F
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper (meatballs) or lightly grease a bread pan with canola oil (meatloaf)
Mix all ingredients well using hands to pinch and mix rather than knead
Form into small meatballs or press mixture into bread pan
Bake meatballs for 25min at 400•F | bake meatloaf for 40min at 400•F *
Cool on a rack to let the excess fat drain off
When cool, portion and seal in sandwich bags and freeze for up to 2mo
These will keep in the fridge for 3-4 days max!
*Cooking times may vary based on the equipment you use. Watch carefully!
Beef, pork, veal, and lamb should have a minimum internal temperature of 160ºF.
Chicken and turkey should have a minimum internal temperature of 165ºF.
Please practice safe-food handling and wash hands well.