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Homemade Dog Food

Learn how to make nutritious dog food at home. Your furbaby will love their meals, and you'll love that this recipe for homemade dog food is easy and made with whole-food ingredients you recognize!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: DINNER
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 cups
Calories:
Author: Dani Spies

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 large zucchini shredded
  • 1 cup baby spinach finely chopped
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups cooked rice (I like using frozen brown rice)

Instructions

  • Heat a large skillet or pot over a medium-high heat. Add in the coconut oil and turkey and sauté until it is browned and cooked through, about 10 minutes.
    browning ground turkey in a pot
  • Reduce the heat to medium and stir in the zucchini, spinach, carrots and turmeric. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5-7 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.
    adding veggies to ground turkey
  • Turn off the heat and and crack in the egg. Let the egg cook in the hot food, mix it around to ensure it mixed through and cooked through.
  • Stir in the rice until everything is well combined. Cool and serve!
    stir in rice with veggies and ground turkey

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Notes

*Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Makes 6-7 cups.