Cooking a meal for the birds

Birdie Bread

  • 1 box cornbread mix
  • 2 eggs washed, with shells on
  • ¼ Cup Milk
  • ½ cup thawed mixed vegetables

Preheat Oven to 350 degrees

  1. Mix ingredients together
  2. Bake on a cookie sheet for 20-30 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean
  3. Cut into cubes and Freeze
  4. Feed one cub a day
  5. Birdie Bread is a good addition to a pelleted diet and for a treat.

Breakfast Parrot Bread

  • 2 boxes corn muffin mix
  • ¾ cup Kashi cereal
  • ½ cup Cheerios
  • 1 cup slow-cooking oatmeal
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups apple juice (no added sugar)
  • 2 eggs in shell
  • 1 peeled apple, diced
  • ¼ cup light corn syrup
  • ¼ cup grated zucchini
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  1. Mash all the cereal ingredients.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients.
  3. Add wet ingredients mixing well.
  4. The mixture should have the consistency of a normal batter, add more apple juice to moisten further.
  5. Line muffin tins liners.
  6. Fill cups one half full.
  7. Bake For 30 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Cool, save some for daily feeding and freeze the rest.

16 Bean Mix

  • 16 Bean Mix
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • ½ cup pasta
  • 1 cup frozen vegetables
  • Soak 16 bean mix overnight in covered pan on stove.
  • Rinse.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Cover and lower heat, slow boil for two hours.
  • Add rice, boil another ½ hour.
  • Add vegetables, boil another 15 minutes.
  • Cool.
  • Store in freezer bags containing three days worth of servings.
  • Freeze.


  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ¼ cup pecans
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mile
  • ¼ cup melted margarine
  • Preheat waffle iron
    Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, blueberries, cinnamon and salt.
  • Beat eggs until foamy then add milk and melted margarine
  • Mix wet and dry ingredients, beating until smooth
  • Pour ½ cup onto waffle iron and cook until brown.
  • Cool.
  • Serve slightly warm.
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