Dog Food Recipes – Going Beyond Kibble

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Recipes: Going Beyond Kibble
Doggy Dinner Loaf (Chicken, Beef or Fish)
From The Pet Lover’s Guide to Natural Healing for Cats & Dogs, by Barbara Fougère, BVSc (Elsevier/Saunders, 2006)

Base

Rice (brown or white), raw 1 Cup
Water 1 Quart
Pasta (whole wheat or plain), dry 1 Cup
Oats (rolled), raw 1 Cup
Eggs, raw 4 Average
Flour, whole wheat 1/2 Cup
Calcium carbonate 1 1/2 teaspoons

Vegetables

Potato, raw, chopped 1 Average
Sweet potato, raw, chopped 1/2 Cup
Carrot, raw, grated 1/4 Cup
Pumpkin, raw, chopped 1 Cup
Spinach or chard, raw 1 Cup

Meat

Chicken, raw, with skin 14 oz., plus 3 1/2 oz. chicken liver
OR
Ground beef, regular, raw 2 cups plus 3 1/2 oz. liver
OR
Fish, raw 14 oz. plus 2 tablespoons olive oil

Cook rice in boiling water; add potato, sweet potato, pumpkin and pasta and cook for 15 minutes longer. Add remaining ingredients, choosing chicken, beef or fish. The mixture should be moist, but firm (add more oats if necessary). Place mixture in oiled loaf tin and bake up to one hour at 350 degrees. Remove loaf from tin and place in oven for further 10 to 15 minutes to set.

Divide the loaf into:
6 slices (500 calories each)
10 slices (300 calories each)
20 slices (150 calories each)
Energy from protein, 25%; fat, 35%; carbohydrate, 39%.

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