Top Bird Food Recipe: Kathy? Sweet Potato Smash

A Bird Talk reader shares her birds favorite bird food recipe

Kathy Venn of Minnesota said that this recipe is a favorite in her flock. “My African grey, Canary and Spice Finches love this mix. I feed it along with fruit, veggies and seed mixed with pellets,” Venn said.

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 3 Sweet potatoes
  • 2 Ripe bananas (optional)
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter (optional)
  • 1/4 C. Peanut butter
  • 1/4 C. Frozen peas and corn mixed

Recipe Instructions: 

1. Boil sweet potatoes and peel them into a bowl.
2. Mash peeled sweet potatoes with butter.
3. Mix in the peanut butter, frozen peas and corn.

Storage:

Venn portions the Smash into freezer bags which feeds her African grey, canary and finches for about a month. This recipe freezes well and can be thawed in the microwave the morning of use.

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