Tasty Tuesday – Koko’s Favorite Vegetable

Hey It’s Jet Here.

Thanks to Sugar and Kol for initiating Tasty Tuesdays, today is our twenty-fourth participating post!

When I joined my forever family, I quickly learned not to mess with the original Kitchen K9’s sweet red pepper tidbits.  As you may or may not already know, Mom shares lots of veggie tidbits when she makes salads.  I’ve noticed Mom equally divides the tidbits and makes sure we are fed one, two in alternating order to keep things fair and square.

Except when Koko received her sweet red pepper… she couldn’t get enough.  Mom watched her intake for tummy purposes of course.  She wished Koko could tell her why that veggie in particular made her happy.  In honor of Koko, we would like to share a recipe with sweet red pepper (ok, we love the yogurt part, too… and I, Kitchen K9 Jetty, like to lick the olive oil off the tablespoon measure!)

Roasted Red Pepper, Feta and Yogurt Dip

  • 2 lg roasted red peppers
  • 8 oz. plain low fat yogurt
  • 1/3 c. crumbled feta cheese
  • 8 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tbs. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ tsp. raw cane sugar

Place ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Adjust seasonings to taste.

Another great, sweet red pepper day.



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31 thoughts on “Tasty Tuesday – Koko’s Favorite Vegetable

    • Hey it’s Jet here.
      Wowee wow wow! Mom is The Kitchen Counselor you know… let us know what would be most helpful and she will dig around to provide something tasty! We would love to contribute… would you like Mom to write a forward? (I don’t really know what that means, BOL!)

      • Hey Jet,

        I checked with the folks in charge and they said they’ve received a good number of salad recipes but anything else would be great. You can have your Mom send the recipe(s), forward (yes!) and the name you would like listed with the recipe to goodmewsnews@gmail.com and I’ll get it in the right hands. Submission deadline is September 30th. Thanks for the help, Jet!

    • Hey Urban Hounds, Jet here. Hi Miss Kate.

      And… uh… Mom said humans would understand this next word… diuretic! Also, she said red peppers have tons of Vitamin C to help during cold and flu season! 🙂

  1. ok, Mom just dashed off to buy red peppers! Hey Jetty, your interview is up and already getting comments!! YEA!! And my Siberian pal, RA, I met him on Twitter, is gonna hop over to meet you. I think he may live in Aussie Land?? Not sure but he says “mate” a lot…BOL MOL paw pats, Savvy

    • Hey Savvy, Big Guy here. Hi Miss Linda.

      Glad Miss Linda enjoyed the recipe idea!

      BOL about RA, haven’t met him yet…

      Savvy, many humans are complimenting your interviewing skills… what talent!

    • Hey Sampson, Hey Delilah, Jetty here. Hi Miss Jodi.

      She sent a big “you’re most welcome” back! She’s made this in her classes and at the Farmers Market to lots of smiles and happy tummies!

    • Hey Blueberry, Jet here.

      Oh we love most veggies and fruit that are safe for K9s. My favorites include radish, collard green stems, potatoes (cooked!), jicama… I could go on! Glad you enjoyed the post!

  2. Yum Yum.. hay Jet, Mom made the muffins, Tasted lovely but didn’t look quite right to photo..Dad scoffed them all and had a tea wiff mash n gravy 🙂 Next time she makes them ( practise makes purfect ) I willz get her to take a photie :). Saw youz on Savannah’s blog, great interview..I neffer knews youz had Collie in you 🙂 I’m full Collie so I’mz totally nutz.. They call mez Scardy Cat..but don’tz tell alfie 🙂 XX00XX
    Mollie and Alfie

    • Hey Mollie, Hey Alfie, Jet here. Hi Miss Stella.

      Looks aren’t everything… taste… now you’re talking!

      Yes, it’s impawtent to get photos to remember how to make them for next time!

      So you now understand my “issues” better, collie to part collie… 🙂

      Oh Mollie, your secret is safe with me. Puffy already knows my weak spots.

  3. yummy, it’s making our mouths water! we usually are right under our mom when she’s cooking, so what ever tidbits drop, we claim them as our with or without mom’s approval, BOL!

    yuki and rocket

  4. Hi sweet Jetty – Koko sure had great taste -red peppers are one of my favorite veggies – I haven’t tried them with Cassie yet but know that I know they are ok for canines I will!

    Happy Rosh Hashashona! (sp??) Wishing you and your family so much health and happiness in the New year! Did you have a big meal? I bet your Mom can cook up some super yummy traditional foods – I bought kugel, knishes, soup and pot roast from Aroma Kosher market – David and Jacob said it was very good!

    sending peppery goodnight hugs and kisses to you, JJ, Mom, Rachel and Puffy xoxoxox

    • Hey it’s Jet here. Hi Miss Wendy.

      Oh she sure did have great taste… Mom has more stories up her sleeve. Yes, let us know if she likes them!

      Thank you so much, and thank you for the beautiful card, we loved it. We use another card service called Jaquie Lawson. We didn’t know about yours!
      May the new year bring as much sweetness and joy as you give (which would fill the world!) and health, happiness, and abundance to you and your family.

      This year Mom made salad for her friend’s small gathering. Your selection brings back lots of memories for Mom…

      Sending honey sweet Jetty kisses and JJ hugs to you, Mr. David, Jacob, Cassie, Rex and Barkley xoxoxo

  5. Hi, sweet Jet! We are so glad to meet you. We never hard of a doggie eating peppers before. We just read Savannah’s interview with you. We had both sads and happys tears. We are so happy for you that you have a loving home and family now. You sure are handsome. Hugs and nose kisses

    • Hey Chancy, Jet here. Hi Miss Mumsy.

      Our distinct pleasure. You are furriends with many of our furriends, we see you along the comment queues!

      Thanks for saying I’m handsome, makes me blush… I try not to think of the “before” time, since my life is so happy now. (with the exception of booms and streaky lights)… oh yes, we love sweet peppers here at Casa Jet. Koko taught me and I taught JJ!

      Sending Jetty kisses and JJ hugs.

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