3 Healthy Dog Food Recipes Your Dog Will Love

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Looking for healthy dog food recipes for your puppy? If you have a dog, feeding them is one of your most important jobs. Not only does it ensure your dog’s well-being, but it’s also a responsibility to keep them healthy and happy.

To do this, you’ll need to know how to make healthy dog food recipes. However, before you create recipes, it’s essential to understand what your dog needs nutritionally.

Make your dog healthier by cooking his food yourself. You can control more of the ingredients (especially the quality of the meat and veggies), save money, and even get your dog to eat the food he might not otherwise like.

3 Healthy Dog Food Recipes Your Dog Will Love

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1. Healthy Doggy Beefloaf ( hdf1 )

What you need:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 kilogram lean ground beef
  • 1 1/2 cups grated mixed vegetables
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats (preferably gluten-free)
  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese

Combine eggs, ground beef, mixed vegetables, rolled oats, and cottage cheese in a large bowl. Using clean hands, mix all ingredients together until well-blended. Press mixture into a loaf pan. Bake in a pre-heated oven (350F) for 40 minutes. Cool completely then refrigerate overnight before serving.

2. Pooch Fruit and Veggie Blend

What you need:

  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup frozen peas, cooked

Line a baking sheet with tin foil. Using a fork, pierce several holes into the sweet potato. Place sweet potato in the baking sheet and bake in a pre-heated oven for 1 hour. Cool sweet potato when ready then chop into small pieces. Mix together sweet potato, banana slices, quinoa, and peas in 3 equal servings. Store uneaten servings in the freezer.

3. Ultimate Meat Cake for Dogs

What you need:

  • 8 eggs
  • 4 large carrots, peeled and grated
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 2 large celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 3/4 kilograms ground beef
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 1/2 cups regular rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 dash salt

In a large bowl, mix together eggs, carrots, potatoes, celery, and ground beef. Stir in brown rice, rolled oats, olive oil, and salt. Divide meat mixture evenly into muffin cups, pat down with a spatula to make mixture firm.

Bake in a pre-heated oven (400F) until the surface of the cakes feels set, about 45 to 50 minutes. When ready, allow cooling completely. Turn muffin cups aside down over the dog bowl to serve. Place in resealable plastic bags and freeze to store.

Homemade Dog Food Crockpot

Most people who make homemade dog food crockpot agree that the best foods to use are pure, natural foods with no preservatives. If you include only these in your recipes, it’ll be easy for you to fit the essential nutrients your dog needs for healthy growth.

If your dog has health problems, they will usually be related to some diet deficiency, so pay special attention to the vitamins and minerals in the recipe you choose. Make your own homemade dog food crockpot with easy recipes for your pup.

Homemade Dog Food Crockpot Recipes

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1. Beef Bonanza
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours

Ingredients:

  • 2 and a half pounds of ground beef
  • 1 and a half cup of brown rice
  • 1 15-ounce can of already drained and rinsed kidney beans
  • 1 and a half cup of chopped butternut squash
  • 1 and a half cup of chopped carrots
  • Half a cup of frozen or canned peas

Instruction:

Stir the ground beef, brown rice, butternut squash, and brown rice into a standard six-quart slow cooker. Add the carrots, the peas, and four cups of water into it as well. Once everything is well mixed, cover the crockpot and cook the meal at low heat for about 6 hours.

2. The Meat Feast

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 4 hours (high); 7 hours (low)

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cups water
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 4 lbs. protein source (I used 1 lb. ground beef and 3 lbs. ground pork)
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 large apple (cubed)
  • 1 cup kale (chopped)
  • 1 large sweet potato (cubed)
  • 2 large carrots (cut into chunks)

Instruction:

This is Samantha’s recipe from here, and it’s a straightforward one to make. It takes about 10 to 20 minutes to dice the veggies and fruits, which is the only time-consuming task.

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