Healthy meals for your dog – learn how to cook dog food

Pet owners and vets are divided when it comes to homemade food. Some people think that food made at home lacks some essential nutrients and minerals, while others consider dogs should eat homemade food. Regardless of the stance, you take, both options are acceptable, it all depends on your four-legged friend and how it will influence his health. Imagine that you eat the same food every day. Dogs like humans need variety in their diet, so it’s useful from time to time to combine different meals and try incorporating homemade food. The dog diet is essential for his physical and emotional development. If you want to change something, then we recommend you two recipes your dogs will love.

Beef stew doggie style

This is a much better alternative to canned food. But, don’t get us wrong, canned food can be extremely nutritious, if you choose the right brand. Our recipe is packed with fresh protein and vitamins, and you can store it in a fridge for a week. In this way, you will have healthy food for your dog, and you won’t have to make it every day.

beef stew meatIngredients

One pound of beef stew meat

One small sweet potato

Half of cup of diced carrots

Half of cup of diced green beans

Half of the cup of flour

Half of cup of water or an organic vegetable oil

How to make?

First of all, put a sweet potato in a microwave and cook it up to eight minutes. Is should be firm, but tender and then set it aside. Slice the meat and fry it with one tablespoon of oil for 15 minutes. Once it’s done, remove the meat and keep the drippings. Dice the sweet potato and start heating the drippings over medium-low heat, then slowly add flour and water and whisk to create a sauce. Add meat and vegetables and stir to coat. You should cook about ten minutes and serve while it’s cold.

Turkey, Rice and Veggie Mix

This is an excellent recipe for dogs who need to reduce their weight. The meal provides a right balance of proteins, healthy carbs and veggies. You can refrigerate it up to five days.

Turkey, Rice and Veggie MixIngredients

Six cups of water

One pound of ground turkey

Two cups of uncooked brown rice

One tablespoon of dried rosemary

Half of the package of frozen broccoli, carrots, and cauliflower

How to make?

You should put water, turkey, rice, and rosemary into a large Dutch oven. Cook until the turkey is broken up and evenly distributed through the mixture. First, bring to boil and then reduce the heat. The meal should simmer for 20 minutes. Add frozen vegetables and cook everything for five minutes more. Remove the meal from the heat and serve when it’s cold. Once you make Turkey, Rice and Veggie Mix, you can store it in the fridge for five days. This meal has a perfect balance of vegetables and meat and can mix it with canned food.