How do you think you would feel if you had to survive on the same food every day? Would you still reach for that bowl of oatmeal a month later if that’s all you have been eating the whole week? Well, then imagine how our dogs feel when you serve them the same food in the same bowl at the precise same time, day after day? Surprisingly enough, the ever-loving-ever-happy creature has no complaints.
But that does not mean that you keep serving your dog the same old bowl of kibble while you feast on your new culinary adventures. As a dog parent, you are possibly on the fence when it comes to deciding what you can serve your dog apart from their boring-but-nutrient-dense commercially-packaged food. We understand it’s a serious subject. To help you out, here are some homemade DIY dog food recipes that you can easily put together to treat your canine friend.
Birthday cakes are a must
With some tweaks to the traditional cake recipe, you can surprise your doggo with a tasty treat. For this cake, you will need the usual – flour, baking powder, honey, egg, yogurt, vegetable oil, and some cornmeal or rolled oats. Add in a few special ingredients like garlic powder, minced chicken, and some cream cheese. With these easy-to-find ingredients, you can pull off a cake that will be fit for your beloved’s birthday. To up your game, you can decorate this DIY dog food recipe product with dog biscuits.
Gotta have some calcium
Your dog depends on protein the way you depend on carbohydrates to thrive. Why not give them the best source of protein you can find tastefully with some additional benefits like calcium? To do just that, brown some minced meat of your choice in a pan, add some oatmeal or brown rice. Add to this some breadcrumbs, vegetable oil, crushed and powdered dog vitamin, bone meal, and top it off with some cheddar cheese. This healthy and delicious DIY dog food recipe will leave your dog content and nourished.
A wholesome bowl
Here’s another DIY dog food recipe you can make from scratch without any challenges. All you need is some brown rice, some veggies you know your doggo loves to munch on, some ground turkey, and a dash of olive oil. This hearty bowl of wholesome goodness will surely satiate your dog’s appetite and leave them munching on their food with enthusiasm.
This easy-to-make, zero-fuss one-pot stew is a delicious treat for your animal friend. With ingredients that you can easily find in your pantry, you will never have the problem of finding it across supermarket aisles. To a slow cooker, add some brown rice, olive oil, turkey, baby spinach, carrots, zucchini, and peas, in the specified order. Leave them be for about five to eight hours and let your dogs enjoy this nutritious meal whenever they want. Additionally, it helps aid your canine’s upset stomach.