Do you want to give your pup the best nutrition possible? Are you looking for vet-approved recipes that are healthy and easy to make? Look no further – we’ve rounded up our favorite homemade dog food recipes that are sure to please even the pickiest of pups!
In this post we will take a look at the ingredients you will need to make homemade dog food recipes. Depending on which recipe you choose, you will need between 8 ounces and 2 pounds of ground organic turkey thigh (boneless), 3 ounces of a cooked protein source (dark chicken, turkey, lamb, pork, beef or eggs), 2 1/2 cups gluten-free flour, 3/4 to 1 pound cubed, skinless, boneless chicken breast or thighs, lean beef, turkey or fish, 6 cups cooked organic brown rice (3 cups uncooked rice) and other ingredients such as sweet potatoes and vegetables. With these ingredients in hand, you can now proceed to the next section where we discuss the methods for making these homemade dog food recipes.
With the ingredients listed above, it’s now time to start cooking. All recipes are simple and require minimal preparation. The turkey thigh and rice recipe is especially easy – just add the ingredients to a slow cooker and let it do the work. For the other recipes, you will need to pre-cook the protein source and mix in the other ingredients before transferring to a slow cooker. Be sure to follow the instructions for each recipe, as all slow cookers vary in temperature and cooking times. Once everything is cooked, you can serve your pup their homemade vet-approved meals!
Turkey Thigh and Rice
The turkey thigh and rice recipe is a great option for those seeking a vet-approved homemade dog food. This recipe is simple to prepare and can be easily customized to your pup’s preferences. Start by heating two tablespoons of coconut oil in a pan over medium heat. Once heated, add two pounds of ground white meat turkey and cook until the turkey is browned and cooked thoroughly. Drain the meat from the water and set aside. Now add 6 cups of cooked brown rice (white rice if your dog has allergies) to the pan and stir until combined. Lastly, add the cooked turkey back into the pan with the rice and stir until everything is evenly distributed. Serve your pup a warm bowl of this delicious homemade dog food, they will love it!
Chopped Beef and Rice
For a protein-packed option that’s sure to please, try this Chopped Beef and Rice recipe. This tasty dish uses lean ground beef and nutritious brown rice as its base, with a medley of vegetables like green beans, sweet potatoes, carrots, and peas adding even more flavor and nutrition. With all the flavor and convenience of a homemade meal, this is sure to become a regular in your pup’s dinner rotation. When it comes to homemade dog food recipes vet approved, this one is sure to be a hit.
Fish and Rice
The Fish and Rice Dog Food Recipe is a great option for those looking for a nutritious meal for their pup. This recipe includes cod, salmon, rice, spinach, tomatoes, pumpkin, and supplements. It contains up to 50% carbohydrates like rice and pasta. It also contains essential proteins such as pink salmon and ground beef. This easy-to-make recipe is perfect for busy pet owners who want to provide their furry companion with delicious and healthy meals. It’s also a vet-approved recipe, so you can rest assured that your pup will be getting all the nutrients they need. Serve this up with some of the other delicious homemade dog food recipes featured in this blog post for an extra tasty meal your pup will love!
Chicken and Sweet Potato
This delicious and nutritious homemade dog food recipe is perfect for your pup who loves chicken! It is made with two chicken breasts, a sweet potato, and a few other ingredients. The combination of these ingredients provides complete and balanced nutrition for your pup. Start by cutting the chicken breasts into small cubes and sautéing them in olive oil until they are golden brown. Then add the sweet potato, carrots, and brown rice to the pan. Simmer for about 15 minutes until the sweet potato and rice are cooked through. Serve this meal to your pup warm and garnish with parsley or cilantro for extra flavor. Not only is this meal vet-approved, but it is sure to be a hit with your picky pup!
Beef, Peas and Carrot
This recipe is a great option for those looking for a healthy and nutritious homemade dog food recipe that their pup will love. This recipe combines ground beef, peas and carrots, making it a hearty and flavorful meal. The beef is a great source of protein, while the peas and carrots provide essential vitamins and minerals. You can also add in other vegetables to this dish as well such as sweet potatoes or peppers. This dish can be served as-is or with some cooked rice or quinoa for an added boost of energy. When preparing this meal, make sure that all ingredients are cooked through for optimal safety and nutritional value.
Pork and Pumpkin Stew
The next delicious and vet approved homemade dog food recipe is pork and pumpkin stew. This dish is an excellent source of protein and vitamins, with the pork providing the protein and the pumpkin adding in valuable vitamins and minerals. To make this dish, you’ll need to cook some ground pork in a pan, before adding in some cooked pumpkin, diced tomatoes, onion, garlic, and vegetable broth. Simmer until everything is cooked through before serving your pup this nutritious meal. With its high protein content and low fat content, this is an excellent dish to add to your pup’s regular diet.
Lamb, Spinach and Tomato Stew
This delicious and nutritious Lamb, Spinach and Tomato Stew is the perfect meal for any pup. It’s loaded with protein from the lamb, fiber from the vegetables, and complex carbohydrates from the rice. Plus, it’s easy to make and cost-effective. To make this vet-approved recipe, start by browning the lamb in a large pan over medium heat. Once cooked through, add in the spinach, tomatoes, garlic and herbs. Stir in some cooked brown rice and simmer until all veggies are cooked through. Serve with a sprinkle of your pup’s favorite cheese for a tasty and nutritious meal your pup will love!