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12 Human Food Recipes for Dogs

  • Cooked Chicken with Brown Rice

    This protein and fiber rich meal is nutritious and healthy. Make sure you start out with a very small portion to test for allergies and to see if your dog's stomach can handle it. Some dogs get itchy and have diarrhea from poultry, so a test sample is very important. Be sure to boil the chicken thoroughly and then season with very little salt and pepper. Raw chicken can be deadly and avoid toxic seasoning like onions and garlic powder. Cook brown rice with lots of water to ensure it is moist and soft

  • Goulosh

    Goulosh is a stew with protein and other goodies. This version is healthy and highly palatable for your dog. Grind 3 cups of fresh vegetables, such as, broccoli, asparagus, spinach, kale, carrots, green beans and sweet potatoes in a blender or food processor. Mix vegetable medley with 1 pound of ground meat like turkey, beef or venison. Add in 2 cups of cooked brown rice along with two hardboiled eggs. For more flavor you can add 1 can of mackerel and chopped chicken livers or gizzards. Once all these ingredients are mixed together simmer with water in a covered pot for 2 hours. After cooking is complete, set aside to cool and place into separate portioned containers.

  • Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

    Your dog will love you and these healthy treats. Combine all-natural plain peanut butter with unflavored and unsweetened rolled oats. Do not add raisins since they are toxic to dogs. Bake the protein and fiber packed cookie mixture until it is crisp. Your dog will beg you for more.

  • Fruit Salad

    Fruits are filled with nutrients such as vitamin c and fiber. This will support your dog's immunity and digestive system. Make a fruit salad consisting of whole cut up fruit with melons and berries, however, avoid grapes since they are toxic to dogs. You can also add cottage cheese to the fruit salad to provide your dog with some protein and calcium.

  • Peas, Carrots & Pasta

    Boil up to 1 cup of dry pasta. The pasta has be plain, so this means no sauces, garlic or onions. To avoid gluten allergies boil a gluten-free pasta. Then add in some frozen peas and carrots to the pasta. It's that simple! The vegetables are great for your dog's skin and coat while supporting their metabolism.

  • Popcorn (Unsalted & Butter-Free)

    Popcorn is so simple, but it has to be plain. No salt, butter or other seasoning. Keep it natural. Also, you don't want your dog to choke, so be sure to take out the leftover un-popped kernels. Plain popcorn supports developing your dog's bones with minerals such as phosphorous, magnesium and calcium. Try to limit a large dog with up to 2 cup servings of popcorn.

  • Casserole

    Just take 1 pound of any type of meat and place into a large casserole dish. Add 1 finely chopped carrot, potato and celery. Then add a half cup of sliced green beans. However, make sure the stems are pulled from the green beans. When all the ingredients are inside the dish, cover it with water and mix. Microwave on high for 10 minutes with a lid over the casserole dish and then add 10 more minutes on medium. Once cooked, let it cool down for 1 hour. Separate into smaller portions and refrigerate the rest for other meal times. This casserole does not have to be fancy, just simple and easy which will give your dog plenty of protein and vitamins.

  • Steak and Sweet Potatoes

    This recipe is simple and easy. Get 1 ounce of lean beef with the fat trimmed off. This will provide your dog with the proper nutrients to build muscle and support their metabolism. Do not smoke or grill the red meat, instead bake or boil it. Then, boil some sweet potatoes until their soft enough to mash and provide your dog with a side dish. Avoid the full human version that involves butter and brown sugar. You want to make this side dish as nutritious as possible since sweet potatoes are filled with fiber, vitamin C and beta carotene.

  • Apples with Peanut Butter

    This is a great snack that will provide protein for strong muscles and fiber for better digestion. Cut a few slices from an apple, but take out the core to prevent choking and the seeds are toxic to dogs. Leaving the skin on is okay for more nutrients. Then add 1 to 2 teaspoons of peanut butter. This makes a quick, simple and nutritious snack for your dog.

  • Cooked Eggs with Spinach

    Cooked eggs are a great protein source for your dog. Avoid raw eggs to prevent your pet from getting sick. When you add spinach with the cooked eggs you provide fiber, vitamins A and K which supports their metabolism, weight control and keeps their skin and coat healthy. You can make this spinach omelet with one egg or two egg whites. This recipe should be fed in a small portion to supplement their normal dog food.

  • Cooked Salmon with Green Beans

    Salmon is good source for omega 3s which make can help your dog's coat become shiny and joints healthy. However, the salmon has be cooked well to avoid making your dog sick. For a large dog you can give them up to a 2 ounce portion and 1 ounce portion for smaller dogs. For something high in fiber that will also make them feel full, add in 1 cup of green beans. If you're trying to control your dog's weight, this recipe is perfect since it's low in calories with healthy fats.

  • Yogurt Parfait with Bananas

    This tasty treat for your dog is filled with all kinds of nutrients like protein, calcium, electrolytes, potassium and fiber. Your dog will get a healthy dose of fluids while boosting their energy and building muscle. You can use plain, low fat or Greek yogurt. Recommended portions for a large dog is 6 ounces and no more than 3 ounces for smaller dogs. Then just add in sliced bananas. Easy, fun and declicious!

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