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10 Best Homemade Dog Food Recipes 27 October, 2020   

Are you concern about what to feed your pet dog? What is delicious and healthy for him? This article will provide you the exact answer to your questions. It is packed with the best ideas for healthy dog food recipes cooked at home for your dear pet. 

Homemade dog food has lots of benefits over artificial dog food. It is rich in fresh and healthy ingredients with less possibility of losing nutrients by cooking procedures to avoid preservatives. Cooking at home nullify the bad effects of artificial food, increasing the shelf life of food loaded with essential nutrition for your pet.

These natural dog food recipes contain meat, required vegetables, fats, oil, and limited carbs to fulfill protein, vitamins, minerals, fat, and energy requirements, respectively, healthily and safely for your dear pup.

10 Homemade dog food


01. The Old Standard

Ingredients

  • Brown rice -1 ½ cups

  • Shredded carrots- 2

  • Olive oil -1 tablespoon

  • Shredded zucchini- 1

  • Ground turkey -3 pounds

  • Peas, canned or frozen- 1 ½ cups

  • Chopped baby spinach- 3 cups

Cooking procedures

  • According to the pack's instructions, cook brown rice in a large cooker or saucepan; keep aside.

  • Cook turkey in a saucepan with the olive oil until it turns brown for about 3-5 minutes. Keep crumbling the turkey while cooking.

  • Stir above stated vegetables with rice until spinach is blanched for about 3-5 minutes. Cool it and serve.

This recipe is one of the oldest natural dog food option to ensure all the nutrients for your four-leg companion.


02. Doggie Beef Stew

Ingredients

  • Beef stew meat- 1lb

  • Small potato- 1 

  • Small sweet potato- 1

  • Chopped carrots- 1

  • Water – ½ cup

  • White flour- ½ cup

  • Olive oil or canola- 1 tablespoon

Cooking procedures

  • Peel off the potato, carrot, and sweet potato and cut into small pieces and bake for 8 minutes or until done

  • Sauté beef pieces in a frying pan until cooked.

  • Remove beef and add water and flour slowly in the pan till the gravy gets thicker and add vegetables and cook them for 10 minutes.

It is a nutrient and energy-packed healthy dog food. Your pet will love it.


03. Scooby’s Stew

Ingredients

  • brown rice 1- ½ cups

  • Shredded carrots- 2

  • Olive oil- 1 tablespoon

  • Shredded zucchini -1

  • Ground turkey- 3 pounds

  • Peas, canned or frozen -1 ½ cups

  • Chopped baby spinach -3 cups

Cooking procedures

  • Place all the ingredients in the slow cooker, covering the chicken with the vegetables

  • Allow cooking for 5 hours on high or 8 hours on low

  • Stir shredded chicken into rice and vegetables until they are evenly mixed.

This recipe is colorful and one of the best homemade dog food that will make your pup hang around you to grab it.


04. Veggie Meat Loaf

Ingredients

  • Meat – 3cups

  • Eggs- 2 whole

  • Grated or chopped veggies- ½ cup

  • Cottage cheese- ½ cup

  • Oats – ½ cup

Cooking Procedures

  • In a bowl, mix all the ingredients.

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F

  • Place them in an oven pan in the oven for 35- 40 minutes.

  • When it is cooked, cut them into any desired shapes.

This yum recipe is the natural source of protein, vitamins, and minerals for the pet. He or she will go crazy to have a bite of it.


05. Beef & Veggie Crockpot Creation

Ingredients 

  • Beef grounded- 2 ½ pounds

  • Chopped Butternut squash- 1 ½ cups

  • Brown rice – 1 ½ cups

  • Chopped carrots- 1 ½ cups

  • Kidney beans drained and rinsed- 1 (15 ounce)

  • Peas, frozen or canned- ½ cups

Cooking procedures

  • Mix all the ingredients in 4 cups of water.

  • Stir them in a slow cooker.

  • Cover and cook them for 5-6 hours or heat on high for 2- 3 hours with needed stirring at times

This protein and nutrients loaded recipe is the best natural dog food. 


06. Peanut Butter and Banana Dog Biscuits

Ingredients

  • Egg whole – 1

  • Peanut butter- 1/3 cup

  • Mashed banana-  ½ cup

  • Whole Wheat flour- 1 cup

  • Honey- 1 tablespoon

  • Wheat germ- ½ cup

  • Egg white slightly beaten- 1

Cooking procedures

  • Adjust the oven to 300 degrees F and preheat.

  • Grease the baking sheet.

  • Blend egg, peanut butter, banana, and honey in a bowl

  • Add wheat flour and wheat germ to the blended mixture and stir and mix them well. 

  • Neat the above mixture in the dough and roll it to ¼ inches thick. 

  • Give them desired shapes with a cookie cutter and place them on the greased baking sheet with final touch by egg white.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, according to size.

If you are thinking of occasional treats for your four-leg companion, go for this recipe. This homemade dog food is the love of the pets; they go crazy about it.


07. Spinach and Salmon Scramble

Ingredients

  • Olive oil -1 teaspoon 

  • Skinless and boneless salmon –1/2 can

  •  Frozen chopped spinach- ½ cup

  • Egg whole- 2

Cooking procedures

  • Heat oil in a nonstick pan over medium flames.

  • Put the salmon and spinach in the pan and cook until done.

  • Pour whole egg and stir continuously until cooked well for about 2 minutes.

  • Allow it to cool and serve.

This healthy dog food recipe has good benefits of eggs, salmon, and spinach for the pet. 


08. Meatballs

Ingredients

  • Lean ground beef- 10lbs

  • Cubed bread - 3 slices

  • Oat bran- 2 cups

  • Eggs- 4

  • Pumpkin puree- 3 cans

  • A pinch of salt

  • Boiled and mashed carrots- 4

  • Flour

  • Leaves of 4 kale stalk

Cooking procedures

  • Collect all the ingredients in a bowl and mix them well.

  • Craft them in desired sizes of balls.

  • Wrap the balls slightly in flour. Remove the excess ones.

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and bake them depending on the size for about 25 minutes.

Rich in the goodness of pumpkin, kale, and carrots, this healthy dog food will satisfy your pet’s cravings for meat.


09. Mini omelets

Ingredients

  • Eggs- 2

  • Green pepper- 1

  • Smoked salmon- 1 thin sliced piece

  • Ramekin – 1 oven-safe

  • Olive oil

Cooking procedures

  • Slightly drizzle olive oil on the ramekin and grease it.

  • Add eggs to it.

  • Stir and mix other two-ingredient in it until mixed well

  • Bake in a preheated oven of 350 F for 10- 12 minutes

  • Let it cool and serve.

This natural dog food is a great healthy option for your four-leg friend.


10. Gourmet Dog Biscuits

Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour- 3 cups

  • Whole wheat flour- 3 cups

  • Cornmeal- 1cup

  • Garlic powder- 1 tablespoon

  • Brewers’ yeast- 1 tablespoon

  • Dry milk powder-1/2 cup

  • Beef broth- 3 cups

  • Milk- 1/8 cup

Cooking procedures

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Grease the baking sheet with a drizzle of oil

  • Mix all the ingredients except broth in a large bowl and stir them in 2 cups of broth to make the dough stiff.

  • Use remaining broth to maintain dough-bread consistency.

  • On a flouring board, roll the dough (1/4 to ½ inch thick)

  • Put them on a greased sheet after cutting them into desired shapes. 

  • Slightly brush their tops with milk.

  • Bake them for about 45 minutes.

  • Let the biscuits remain in the oven for 10 hours and keep them in airtight jars.

This homemade dog food is the love of your pet for occasional treats.



The above-stated recipes are natural dog food that will relieve you from meal planning stress for your dear pet. Homemade dog food is the best medium to provide essential nutrition to the pet without compromising his health. These healthy dog food recipes are easy to cook, and your pet will go crazy for these nutrients loaded delights. 

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