Bust Buster's Stress

Ease an anxious pup’s mind with this calming recipe from Made Out of Love: Recipes to Prepare for (and Sometimes Share With) Your Animal Companion (The Honest Kitchen, 2009) by Lucy Postins, founder of The Honest Kitchen natural pet food company.

1 cup organic oats or millet
1 chamomile tea bag
1 cup hot filtered water
2 cups ground turkey
1 firm banana, peeled and sliced
1 cup romaine lettuce, finely chopped
2 teaspoons nutritional yeast

Cook oats or millet according to package directions. Place tea bag in hot water, stir gently, and let steep for about 4 minutes. In a large mixing bowl, combine turkey and cooked oats or millet. Stir thoroughly, then gently turn in banana slices and romaine, add tea, and sprinkle in yeast. Give to your dog before stressful situations, or serve to anxious pets regularly. Store leftovers in fridge for 2 to 3 days.