Homemade dog food: easy, cheap and healthy

Homemade dog food: easy, cheap and healthy

More and more we decide to feed our dogs in a healthier way, do you want to learn too? Join us!

In this article, I bring you 5 recipes so that you feed your dog with homemade food that will make it grow strong and healthy. Besides, I will tell you some advices about canine nutrition and your dog will thank you!

1-RICE WITH VEGETABLES

Both cereals and vegetables are excellent nourishment to your dogs. To prepare this delicious recipe you will need:

  • 2 cups of whole rice
  • 500g of minced chicken or turkey
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 cup of broccoli
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • 2 potatoes
  • 4 cups of water or chicken soup

PROCEDURE:

Wash every vegetable and cut them in small pieces.

Boil the water or chicken soup and cook them for 30-40 minutes, until everything is smooth.

Apart, cook the rice.

Mix everithing. If you want, you can pass the vegetables inside the grinder so they will be smaller.

And it’s done! Did you see how easy? Besides, it’s cheap and delicious. REMEMBER: DO NOT ADD SALT TO YOUR DOG’S FOOD.

2-Tuna Roll

Fish is also a good natural food for our pets. However, ensure to not abuse of blue fish in its diet. You can vary with white fish.

To prepare this tuna roll you will need:

  • 1 can of tuna in water
  • 1 spoon of olive oil
  • 1 celery branch
  • 1 carrot (big)
  • 1 spoon of lemon juice
  • 4 spoons of Cottage cheese

PROCEDURE:

Grind all the ingredients until you get a moldable paste.

Add the lemon juice and mix.

Make a roll.

Done! Now you just have to cut the portions that you’ll need.

Ah! Take care with the cheese. It’s good in small portions but if your dog eats a lot of cheese could feel bad. Pay attention to your dog when it eats cheese to know if it is lactose intolerant and give it a lot of love if it feels bad.

3-MEATLOAF

Dogs love meat! Meat is the base of natural dogs food, it’s essential!

These are the ingredients that you’ll need:

  • 2 cups of whole rice for dogs
  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 grated potatoes
  • 4 grated carrots
  • 2 pales of minced celery
  • 2,5 kg of minced chicken
  • 8 eggs
  • 3 spoons of olive oil
  • 1 cup of oat flakes

PROCEDURE:

Cook the rice and let it chill.

Mix the vegetables with the eggs in other container.

Add olive oil, the oat flakes and the rice.

Spread the mixture on an oven tray and bake it for 30-40 minutes (200ºC).

Let it chill and it’ll be ready to cut in portions.

4-DEHYDRATED CHICKEN

With this recipe you’ll prepare delicious chicken bars to your dog!

You just need one ingredient: skinless chicken breasts.

PROCEDURE:

Cut the chicken breasts in long bands (2cm of thickness).

Bake the chicken bands for 30 minutes, until they’re dry (200ºC).

Let them chill.

You can use them to train your dog, this will be a great price!

5-BANANA ICE CREAM

The perfect dessert for your little friend! Delicious and natural.

You’ll need:

  • 2-3 spoons of peanut butter
  • 3 ripe bananas

PROCEDURE:

Grind the bananas and mix them with the peanut butter.

Divide the mixture in plastic cups or yogurt containers.

Freeze it.

Did you know that dogs love bananas? And the peanut butter too!

These recipes are very easy, cheap and delicious.

And the best of all: your dogs will love them.

So have fun cooking!

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