Recipes your Feathered Friends will Love

A healthy diet is very important to your bird and variety in their diet is essential. These recipes offer a variety of nutritious and tasty ingredients that your bird will love. Yes, people food is acceptable!! Don't be afraid to experiment, you will be surprised at what your bird will enjoy eating.


Sweet Potato Muffins

2 boxes Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
4 eggs, plus the shell
1/4 cup fruit juice
3 tbs. oil
1 cup apple sauce
1 cup cooked sweet potatoes
1 cup cooked squash or what ever veggie is in season. You can use all sweet potatoes.

Preheat oven.  Mix first 4 ingredients together in large bowl, Add the next 3 ingredients and mix well. Pour into mini muffin pans pans or use a cake pan and cut into squares. Bake according to muffin mix directions. Freezes well.

Veggie Bread

1 pkg Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
large bunch of kale
mixed veggies.

Prepare corn muffin mix according to directions on box, using V-8 or fruit juice instead of milk and throw in the egg shells. Chop a bunch of kale and add some mixed veggies. Cook according to the directions on the box. This freezes well.

Cranberry, Orange, and Nut Delight

  • 1/2 C. Cranberries (fresh) 
  • 1 Orange (peeled and sectioned)
  • 1/4 C. Assorted Nuts (shelled) 
In food prosessor "course" chop  Cranberries, Oranges and Nuts. Spread out on cookie sheet and freeze. Once frozen, break up and put in freezer bag. Keep in freezer until ready to use. About a 1/2 tsp per bird.


CAUTION: There are many human foods that can be harmful or even fatal to your bird. Click here to read more.


Sweet Potato Balls

1 large sweet potato, cooked

½ c. raisins

1 mashed banana

1 c. mixed vegetables fresh or frozen

1 c. diced apples

1 ½ c. uncooked oatmeal, corn flakes, or granola cereal.



Mix all together and add just enough fruit or vegetable juice to make it form into "small balls". Place the balls on a cookie sheet and freeze until hard. After they are hard, transfer to a container and keep frozen. Defrost and serve individually.


Peanut Butter Bars

1 box jiffy corn muffin mix
1 egg, throw the shell in too
1/2 cup of juice (V-8 or fruit)
1 apple (cored and chopped up good)
1/2 cup quick oats
1/2 cup chopped nuts, I use almonds
1/4 cup peanut butter, creamy or chunky
1/2 cup of your birds favorite pelleted food, crushed up a bit.

Mix all ingredients together and spread in a 9" X 13" lightly greased pan.  Bake at 350 for 25-35 minutes.  Cool completely, cut into 2" squares. Freeze in baggies.


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