With all of the recent dog food recalls and poor quality dog food available at the supermarket, it may be time for you to learn how to make your own dog food. You can make a large batch of dog food at the beginning of the week to serve your pet all week long.
Cook a Pot of Rice to Make Your Own Dog Food
Buy any type of rice that you prefer. Brown rice is healthier, but white rice is less expensive. Make a large pot of rice at the beginning of the week. Store it in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve it.
Cook Meat to Make Your Own Dog Food
Dogs love chicken, turkey and beef. Make sure you buy boneless chicken and turkey. It is easy saute the meat in a sauce pan. Slice it up after it cools and store it in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve it.
Cook Vegetables to Make Your Own Dog Food
Boil, steam or saute vegetables for your own dog food. Carrots are the perfect vegetable for dogs. You can also cook potatoes, squash or sweet potatoes. Cut the softened vegetables up into bite size chunks and store in the refrigerator until it is time to serve it to your dog.
If it is easier for you, you can mix the rice, meat and vegetable together in one pot and store it in the refrigerator. The flavors of the meat will make it a very tasty treat for your dog.
Serve Your Dog
Serve your dog a large scoop, about one cup of rice topped with some of the cooked meat and vegetables. You may want to feed your dog half of their food at breakfast and the other half at lunch so that they do not need to go for so long without eating. Your dog will love the natural taste of the dog food. If you have recently made something savory such as bacon, ham or gravy, you can drizzle a small amount on top before serving it to your dog for extra flavor.
You will see how easy it is to make your dog healthy, safe and nutritious dog food. It is not expensive and you will have the peace of mind knowing that you made it yourself and it is not filled will meat by-products, fillers and other poor quality ingredients that are commonly found in packaged dog food.