Homemade Dog Food Recipes

The most important thing you can do for your pet is to make sure he is on a balanced diet. A healthy diet is essential to the well-being of your dog. It effects his teeth, skin, and hair coat health. Good nutrition improves muscle tone and body condition, strengthens his immunity, and aides in disease prevention.
Many dog food manufacturers work hard to make sure their products have the best balance of nutritional value and taste for pups. But if you’re interested in making some homemade food for your pet, here are some cool recipes to consider.

Plenty of Beef

Dogs love hearty meat. Here’s a fancy meal to show off your dog food chef skills and make all his k9 friends jealous.


14 oz Lean Ground Beef
2 tsp Hempseed Oil
½ tsp Carlson’s Cod Liver Oil
2 oz Sardines
½ tsp Ginger
½ tsp Kelp
1 Egg
1 oz Beef Liver
1 oz Broccoli
1 oz Red Bell Pepper
1 oz Spinach

Quick Food Bowl

This dish is chocked full of veggies like peas, spinach, and carrots. The best part is it only takes minutes to make!


1 1/2 cups brown rice
2 carrots, shredded
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 zucchini, shredded
3 pounds ground turkey
1/2 cup peas, canned or frozen
3 cups baby spinach, chopped

DIY Homemade Dog Food


Meatballs are fun and easy treats your dog will love. A great reward when behavior training your pup.


1/2 pound ground beef
1/2 cup cooked brown rice
1 carrot, shredded
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
2 tablespoons parmigiano-reggiano cheese
1 large egg
2 teaspoons ground turmeric


Easy as Pie

Here is a great dessert with no sugar added. This apple pie can be shared between dog and owner.


2 3/4 Cup Wheat Pastry Flour
1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
1/2 cup coconut cooking oil
3 cups of peeled, sliced, and cored apples
2/3 cup unsweetened apple juice
1 tablespoon of cornstarch
1/2 tablespoon cinnamon


All Natural and Delicious

Only the best ingredients for your pet, right? This flexible recipe can be modified to best fit your dog’s nutritional needs.


2.5 cups water
1 cup dry brown rice
2 cups sweet potatoes (cubed)
2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 lbs. frozen mixed vegetables