THE WITHOUT-KIBBLE BLOG


High Protein no grain Pancakes

For all you pancake lovers – and I believe most dogs LOVE pancakes. Here is the recipe for healthy, high in protein and fibre, no guilt pancakes. Ingredients: 1 c chickpea flour 1 c Quinoa flour (or buckwheat flour) 3 heaping TB freshly ground flaxseeds 2 + 1/2 c Veggemo plant “milk” (or brown rice […]


Meanwhile, many casseroles later

Appologies, My dogs have enjoyed many of those since squash season began. Just to no longer keep it away from you, here is my latest greatest creation – easy to make and very much liked by my girls. The first picture shows the layers of squash. There are layers of red beets, parsnip, and a […]


My lunch today

03 November 2016

Yes. I am actually showing you my lunch – a smoothie bowl made with our very own smartfood clean protein powders – and yes, I feed the one made from plants to my dogs – its NON GMO and clean.  Recipe: Combine in blender: 1 c blueberries , 1/2 lemon, 1 scoop smart food soy, […]


The old/new issue of vaccination

15 October 2016
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The following is by Dr. Karen Becker – she is one of the enlightened  veterinarians. She also works with Dr. Mercola. PLEASE, please read this BEFORE you vaccinate – and remember there is always the titer option. By Dr. Becker Recently I ran across a sad, maddening news article discussing an increase in autoimmune disorder diagnoses by […]


You have tried everything else…

This is a subject very close to my heart. And it took me years to step back and tell myself that I cannot help every dog .  Hence I started my website, hence I offer consults. Putting dogs on supplements to aid in their well being is not such a cut and dry one works […]


Fast Breakfast for the girls and I

I decided last minute – we are going for a drive in this beautiful weather today. So we had a porridge with steal cut oats, USANA Smartfoods plant as the protein, throw in kale and raw carrots.


Another successful breakfast

15 September 2016
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Seasonal breakfast – with all the local foods – except for the salmon – that came from the northern pacific! The green pesto looking stuff is raw squash/pumpkin seeds from our squash the night before with parsley, coconut oil and kale. The ingredients – plus the “pesto”- plus the can of Salmon The finished “product”: […]


Creamy Pea Soup – Vegan

01 July 2016
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By far the best soup I have made – and so quick and easy to share with the dogs. Major ingredients : My Smart Foods – Plant Boil 2 cup of water add: 3 c of frozen organic peas simmer for 3 minutes. Pour it all into the blender and blend until smooth. Now add: […]


Top reason for larger dogs early departure.

28 June 2016
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Ever since Jessie shared my life, I have been aware that when big dogs have mobility issues one cannot just pick them up an carry them. When you have a 90 lb buddy – or even a 60 lb buddy – the closest you can do to support them getting up and moving around is […]


What matters to me most

09 June 2016
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The shelter high above Dubrovnik is a very special place. It is home to 328 dogs – amazingly, all living together. They are happy and not really bothered by the state of the so-called “shelter” – they don’t ask for much…. just food, water, a bit of TLC and shelter. It is a constant battle […]


Dinner for 3 (vegan)

Did you know that 1 cup of cooked millet is 8 gm of clean protein. Here is more on this gluten free healthy pulse. I’ll post the complete recipe on my website. The dogs love it.


Todays “fishy” breakfast

18 May 2016
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Easy to prepare and very much liked. You’ll need a good food processor –  that’s all.