This grain free turkey dog food recipe is an easy and nutritious way to make your pup's mealtime more enjoyable. It has all the natural ingredients they need and is entirely grain-free and low carb.
This turkey-based dish is a great source of protein and essential vitamins and minerals, making it ideal for any pup's diet. Plus, the turkey adds a nice flavor that most dogs love!
Dogs that are suffering from diabetes can benefit from low-carb foods. Mainly because Type 2 Diabetes can be caused by excessive intake of carbs and sugars. Low-carb diets can help normalize the dog's blood sugar levels and even stimulate weight loss.
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GROUND TURKEY FOR DOGS
Feeding ground turkey to your dog can be a great way to provide them with a healthy and delicious meal. Ground turkey is packed with lean protein and essential vitamins and minerals that are essential for good canine health. It's also an excellent source of dietary fat, as well as calcium, zinc, magnesium and iron. Additionally, it contains all the essential amino acids your dog needs for a healthy and balanced diet.
DOGS WITH GRAIN-FREE ALLERGIES
Dogs can have allergies to grains, just like humans can have allergies to certain foods. Grains, such as wheat, corn, and soy, are common ingredients in many commercial dog foods. In some dogs, these grains can cause an allergic reaction, leading to symptoms such as itching, skin irritation, digestive issues, and respiratory problems.
It's important to note that not all dogs are allergic to grains, and that some dogs can tolerate grains without any problems. If you suspect your dog may have a grain allergy, it's a good idea to speak to your veterinarian to determine the best course of action. They may recommend switching to a grain-free diet or conducting allergy testing to determine the specific allergen.
There's a lot of healthy and natural ingredients in this homemade dog food recipe.
- Ground turkey - try to get lean ground turkey.
- Chicken gizzards - organ meat is a great source of nutrients for dogs.
- Chicken liver - Although very nutritious, liver should not be more than 5% of your dog's meal.
- Sardines - these oil fish are used for their anti inflammatory properties and their protein content.
- Apple - a great source of vitamin C, A and fiber. Ensure that you do not give your dog any apple seeds.
- Blueberries - a source of anti-oxidants, fiber and vitamins.
- Parsley - aids digestion and great for dogs breath.
- Chia seeds - a good source of omega 3 fatty acids.
- Ground flaxseeds - great for skin and coat health.
- Shiitake Mushrooms - great for the immune system
- Broccoli - a low carb vegetable full of vitamins
- Green Beans - great for fiber and vitamins
- Coconut oil - a healthy oil for dogs.
Remember to go slowly when introducing new foods. And we recommend checking with your veterinarian first if your dog has any digestive issues or other health concerns.
HOW TO MAKE GRAIN FREE TURKEY DOG FOOD RECIPE
Cook meat in the coconut oil
Add vegetables and berries
Cover and cook.
Feed to happy doggo!
Keep this homemade dog food in the fridge in airtight container and it should last up to 4 days.
To freeze, once cooled, spoon into either zip lock bags or airtight containers and store in the freezer. It will last up to 3 months. Defrost thoroughly before serving.
This recipe can be tweaked to what you have in your fridge and if your dog have any preferences:
- Swap the ground turkey with ground chicken but ensure that it is lean.
- Use other low carb vegetables such as kale, cauliflower and pumpkin.
- Top with a quails egg, chicken's neck or chicken's foot.
MORE GRAIN-FREE DOG FOOD RECIPES
If you are looking for grain-free dog food recipes, your dogs may enjoy these:
Fish and Sweet Potato Dog Food
Grain Free Turkey Dog Food
- 1 lb ground turkey lean
- 1 oz chicken liver
- 4 oz chicken gizzards
- 4 oz sardines
- 2 oz green beans chopped
- 2 oz broccoli chopped
- 2 oz blueberries
- 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- 2 tablespoons parsley, fresh, chopped
- 2 oz apple chopped
- 2 oz shiitake mushrooms
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- Heat the coconut oil in a large pan or skillet on a medium heat.
- Add the ground turkey, chicken liver and chicken gizzards. Cook until browned and cooked through.
- Add the vegetables, blueberries, parsley, apple, chia seeds, ground flaxseed and mushrooms. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
- Allow to cool before serving.
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