How To Cook Lentils For Dogs
7 oz (raw weight), venison, cooked
1 1/2 cups lentils (293 grams), cooked (1/2 cup dry lentils)
3 teaspoonsAzestfor Vitamins
1 teaspoon Sunflower oil
Prep Time:5 minutes
Cook Time:30 minutes
This recipe will yield approximately 1 lb of food. Equating to 698 calories (Kcals) Approximately enough servings of food for 1 day for an 25 lb dog to maintain weight.
Great dog food recipe for dogs with allergies. Deer meat is considered an exotic protein as it is a meat source that your dog most likely has not had before. Lentils are high in protein and low in fat. You may choose any color lentils to use. This is a good grain free meal that will leave your dog feeling satisfied.
Cooking Venison for dogs
Place venison in a pan on top of the stove, add water to just cover meat. Cover and cook until venison is cooked throughout, about 7 minutes. Using a wide slotted spatula, remove venison from liquid.
How to prepare lentils for dogs
Cook lentils on a stove top, using 1 1/2 cups of water for the 1/2 cup of dry lentils. Be sure to use a large enough saucepan as the lentils will triple in size. Bring to a boil, cover tightly, reduce heat and simmer until they are tender. For whole lentils, cook time is typically 15-20 minutes.
Add vitamins and minerals to dog food recipe
When the venison and lentils are cool to touch you can add the Azestfor nutritional supplements and sunflower oil. Combine all ingredients and serve.
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The recipe can be prepared in large batches and frozen. It will keep for up to a year in the freezer, or one week in the fridge. Freezing vitamins preserves their potency. I would recommend portioning the food into meal size servings before freezing it. To defrost a frozen meal – put it in the fridge overnight.
We suggest dividing the daily amount into two servings, one in the morning and one in the evening. Every dog’s nutritional requirements are a little bit different due to age & amount of exercise. If your dog is losing weight, increase food by 1/4 cup a day, if they are gaining weight reduce accordingly.
Weight of Dog
5 lbs to maintain weight 3/4 cup per day
10 lbs to maintain weight 1 cup per day
15 lbs to maintain weight 1 1/2 cups per day
20 lbs to maintain weight 2 cups per day
30 lbs to maintain weight 2 3/4 cups per day
40 lbs to maintain weight 3 1/2 cups per day
50 lbs to maintain weight 4 cups per day
60 lbs to maintain weight 4 1/2 cups per day
70 lbs to maintain weight 5 1/4 cups per day
80 lbs to maintain weight 5 3/4 cups per day
90 lbs to maintain weight 6 1/3 cups per day
Shopping Check List
- Sunflower Oil
- Azestfor Homemade Dog Food Vitamins
- Freezer bags or other storage containers