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Best Grain Free Dog Food Recipe

Venison Deer meat lentils dog food ingredients

Add Azestfor Vitamins to your home cooked dog food

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Ingredients
7 oz (raw weight), venison, cooked

1 1/2 cups lentils (293 grams), cooked (1/2 cup dry lentils)
3 teaspoons Azestfor Vitamins
1 teaspoon Sunflower oil

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 2
Recipe Yield:

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.

best grain free dog food recipe lentils and venison

Preparation

simmer venison in water

Step 1

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.

Add water and cook lentils on the stove top

Step 2

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.

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Step 3

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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Storage

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.

DIY grain free dog food venison and lentils

​Feeding Guidelines

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 (4.6 oz) per day
10 lbs to maintain weight 1 cup (7.84 oz) per day
15 lbs to maintain weight 1 1/2 cups (10.5 oz) per day
20 lbs to maintain weight 2 cups (13 oz) per day
30 lbs to maintain weight 2 3/4 cups (18 oz) per day
40 lbs to maintain weight 3 1/2 cups (22 oz) per day
50 lbs to maintain weight 4 cups (26 oz) per day
60 lbs to maintain weight 4 1/2 cups (30 oz) per day
70 lbs to maintain weight 5 1/4 cups (34 oz) per day
80 lbs to maintain weight 5 3/4 cups (37 oz) per day
90 lbs to maintain weight 6 1/3 cups (41 oz) per day

Shopping Check List

Venison
Lentils
Sunflower Oil
Azestfor Homemade Dog Food Vitamins
Freezer bags or other storage containers

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