Healthy Vegetarian Dog Food Recipes to Keep Your Puppy In Good Health

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Hey doggie lovers, if you are looking for healthy dog food to keep your dog in good health, I have here healthy vegetarian dog food recipes and doggie treats to keep your puppy in good health.

Healthy Vegetarian Dog Food Recipes to Keep Your Puppy In Good Health

Healthy Vegetarian Dog Food Recipes

 

1. Homemade Sweet Potato–Peanut Butter Vegan-Dog Delight

Ingredients:

6 cups filtered water
1/2 cup whole-grain rice
1/2 cup black or white quinoa
1 cup lentils
3 medium sweet potatoes, cubed
3 cups or 24 oz. natural peanut butter
1 1/2 cups or 8–12 oz. apple cider vinegar, optional (Vinegar helps stop doggie gas, but if your dog doesn’t have this problem, you can omit it.)

For Each Serving:

1 Tbsp. flaxseed oil (Store in the fridge.)
200–250 mg cranberry extract (Vegan dogs, especially, can benefit from this acidifier to maintain a healthy urinary pH.)
VegeDog multivitamin powder (Follow directions on the label.)
Prozyme Plus (Follow directions on the label.)
125 mg or 1/4 pill PB8 brand probiotic

Instruction:

  • Bring the water to a boil, then add the rice, quinoa, lentils, and sweet potatoes.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 40 minutes to 1 hour, or until the rice, quinoa, lentils, and sweet potatoes are very soft and well cooked. Stir occasionally and add more water as needed. When fully cooked, remove from the heat.
  • Mash.
  • Add the peanut butter and vinegar (if using) and stir well.
  • Place 3 to 5 servings (1 serving is about 2/3 cup*) in the refrigerator and store the rest in the freezer.
  • Just before serving, mix in the flaxseed oil, cranberry extract, Vegedog, Prozyme Plus, and PB8. Serve twice daily.

* Based on the nutritional needs of a 20-lb. dog. Adjust according to your own dog’s weight.

Note: Please remember to introduce dogs to a new food gradually. This means replacing a portion of the current food with the new food and increasing the amount of new food while decreasing the amount of old food over a period of 10 days or so.

healthy vegetarian dog food recipes source: peta.org

2. Chickpea Stew

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 3 Tbsp organic oil
  • 3 Tbsp organic peanut butter
  • 2 cups water or veggie stock (salt-free or low sodium)
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 beet, sliced
  • Instruction:

Instruction:

  1. Mash the chickpeas in a large bowl.
  2. Add the oil, peanut butter, and one cup of the water or stock.
  3. In a blender, combine the remaining water, carrot, celery, and beet.
  4. Blend at medium speed for 30 seconds.
  5. Add to the chickpeas and serve warm.

3. Rice-Millet Vegetable Dish

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup cooked millet
  • 3 cups leftover vegetables
  • 3 Tbsp organic oil

Instruction:

  • 1/2 cup water or veggie stock (salt-free or low sodium)
  1. In a large pot, combine rice, millet, oil and water.
  2. Put vegetables in a blender and blend at medium speed until creamy.
  3. Add to the grains. Serve warm.

4. Lentil and Barley Loaf

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups water or veggie stock (salt-free or low sodium)
  • 1/2 cup dried lentils, washed
  • 1/3 cup barley
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 tsp sea kelp

Instruction:

  1. In a large pot, bring the water to a boil.
  2. Add the lentils and barley. Reduce heat, and cover pot.
  3. Simmer for 25 minutes, or until barley is tender.
  4. With a little water in a blender, blend celery for one minute on medium speed.
  5. Add this mixture to the cooked grains. Allow to cool slightly, but serve warm.

5. Vegetable Medley for Puppies

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup water or veggie stock (salt-free or low sodium)
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1/ medium-sized zucchini
  • 2 tsp wheat germ
  • 2 Tbsp peanut butter

Instruction:

  1. Place stock, diced carrots and zucchini in a blender, and blend at medium speed for one minute.
  2. Add the celery, wheatgerm, and peanut butter, and blend for one more minute.
  3. Transfer to a large pot and warm.

healthy vegetarian dog food recipes source: care2.com

Recommended reading: Easy Homemade Dog Treats Recipes Ideas For Your Puppy

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