|"Victory comes only after many struggles and defeats. Embrace each struggle, let each become a challenge, and never quit." Gebraltic|
Every living cell depends on food, light, sleep and water.
|The health of our birds, other pets and even ourselves is directly related to the kinds of foods eaten and the amount of light, sleep and water received.|
|1. Spinach Bread
Follow the directions on the bag of cornmeal for the cornmeal base. One small box of frozen spinach, 2 eggs and shells, 1/2 c. all natural peanut butter, 1 1/2 c. of fresh chopped carrots , corn broccoli, 3-4 jars of baby food vegetables. Mix 1/2 chopped pecans and 1/2 c. chopped almonds into above mixture. If it is too dry add a small amount of unsweetened juice or unsalted V8 juice. Place in a greased pan and bake about 30 min. in an oven preheated to 400 degrees F. Cool and freeze in daily size portions.
2. Oatmeal Bread
1 c. each: wheat flour , cornmeal and oatmeal with 1 c. plain yogurt, 1 c. finely chopped well cooked chicken or 1 jar of chicken baby food, 2 eggs with shells , 3 jars various baby food vegetables, 1 pkg. of frozen mixed vegetables, 1/2 stick melted butter. Mix ingredients and place in a grease baking dish. Set oven temperature at 425. Bake about 20 min.
3. Grapenut Crunch
1 pkg. cornmeal mix, no sugar kind. Mix into the mix 2 whole eggs with well washed shell, 1 c. milk and 2 tbls. melted butter or oil. Grind 1/2 pellets with 1 cup grapenuts and mix into the batter. Add 2 jars baby food carrots and 2 jars baby food squash. Place in greased pan. Set oven temperature at 400 and bake until done. Freeze in daily serving sizes.
4. Vegetable Tortillas
Bake 4 soft flour or corn tortillas. Mix 1 jar of baby food green beans or any other dark green or yellow vegetable and finely chopped carrots or broccoli. Spread on the tortillas and sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese evenly over top. Roll up each tortilla and heat until cheese is melted. Cut into hand-held pieces after tortillas are cool enough to eat. Freeze in daily portions.
5. Sweet Brown Bread
Mix 1 baby food jar each: applesauce,carrots, sweet potatoes. Add 1 pkg. shoepeg corn and 1c. almonds with 1/2 mashed banana and 2 chopped boiled eggs with clean shell. Mix well and spread peanut butter on whole grain bread slices and then spread the mixture on top of the peanut butter. Cut into serving sizes.
6. Chicken Bread
Mix 2 eggs and shells with finely chopped boiled chicken, 1 cup cooked beans( use a variety that have been soaked overnight and cooked the next day), 1/4 c. wheat germ, 1/2 c. cheerios, 1 c. oatmeal, 1/2 c. natural peanut butter and unsalted vegetable juice until well mixed. Add finely chopped carrots ( or 1 jar baby food), 1/2 cup chopped nuts and 2 tbls. melted butter. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven about 20 min. or until done.
7. Toy Food
Mix any variety and texture nuts, berries, sliced carrots, spinach pasta(uncooked),hand-held size pellets, cooked cold baked potato, sliced apples, grapes, pieces of chicken, corn on cob, spinach leaves. Spoon mixture into a coffee filter. Fold the top down several times and twist the two ends. This makes a fun toy while the birds retrieve the food.
8. Mock Quiche
Beat together: 2 eggs(including cleaned,crushed shell), crumbled bacon, chopped cooked spinach, 2 tbls. plain yogurt, 2 tbls. crushed together: almonds,no-color added pellets,grapenuts, 1/2 tsp. butter, add milk if needed. Cook on grill till done. Heat oven 350 degree F., Take brown bread, butter one side, and roll it flat with a rolling pin and cut into 4 sections. Place a spoon of cooked mixture on each piece. Use as many slices of bread as needed for your mixture. Roll each piece (butter side out) and place on a cookie sheet. Bake until bread is toasted. Cool to safe temperature and give them to your birds. Freeze in daily portions.
9. Oatmeal 'Tookies
Heat oven to 375F., grease pan. In a bowl mix 1 cup soft butter, 2 eggs, 1 tsp. soda, 4 tsp. cinnamon, 2 lg. baby food jars of applesauce, 1 small box raisins(optional), 1c. chopped pecans or almonds,11/2 c. wheat flour(regular all purpose is optional). Mix well then by hand add 3 cups rolled oats. It will be stiff. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased pan. Bake until golden brown.
10. Birdie ice-cream
Beat 4-5 eggs until fluffy. 3jars of baby food bananas , applesauce or other fruit, 1 c. fresh raspberries, blueberries or any other fresh fruit, 1 large unsweetened plain yogurt, Mix all together and pour into icecube tray. When it is icy and sort of frozen remove and place into mixing bowl and mix on high until fluffy. Pour into icecube tray with the cube insert present. When frozen put the cubes into freezer bags and freeze.
11. Chicken Casserole
1 lb. cooked chicken cut into pieces, 1 lb. broken into pieces cooked bacon, 1 chopped green onion with the tops, 2 jars baby food chicken dinner, 1 condensed can mushroom soup, 1 c. plain yogurt, 1tsp. red pepper, 3 c. cooked spinach noodles, 3 Tbs. melted butter, 1 small frozen pkg. whole kernel corn, 1 c. soft brown bread crumbs. Drain corn. Mix all ingredients, place in casserole. Bake at 350F about 30 min. 'till done.
12. Birdie Biscuits
2 cups flour 1tsp. salt
3tsp. baking powder 6
tbls. shortening (cut into the flour mixture until the size peas)
2/3 cups milk
13.Birdie Biscuits #2
Either mix ingredients for your favorite recipe for homemade biscuits or use you
favorite biscuit mix.
Either mix ingredients for favorite corn muffin mix or use a mix that has the least
amount of sugar possible. I use Martha White. Add to the dry mix the following:
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