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Homemade Dog Food Recipe

beef asparagus peas homemade dog food ingredients

Grain Free Homemade Dog Food Recipe

7 ounces (raw weight) Beef, cooked

1 cup Asparagus, cooked
1 cup Peas, cooked
1 teaspoon Sunflower oil
3 teaspoons Azestfor Vitamins

Yield: This recipe will yield approximately 3 cups of food. Equating to 850 calories (Kcals) Approximately enough servings of food for one day for an 40 lb dog to maintain weight.

Meal Prep / Batch Cooking Tip: Can be frozen for up to one year from cook date.

Ingredient quantities for batch cooking:
3 lbs (raw weight), beef, cooked

3 lbs Asparagus, cooked
2 1/3 lbs peas, cooked
7 teaspoons sunflower oil
1/2 cup Azestfor Vitamins

Batch Yield:
This recipe will yield approximately 8 1/2 lbs of food. Equating to 6,524 calories (Kcals) Approximately enough servings of food for one week for an 40 lb dog to maintain weight.

Preparation: Grain Free Dog Food Recipe

homemade dog food cooking beef

Step 1

Prepare Ground Beef For Dog Food

In a large skillet or pot place cubed or ground beef. Add just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer gently for about 30 minutes or until beef is cooked.

Remove from heat. Drain excess liquid.

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Step 2

Prepare Peas for Homemade Pet Food

Add fresh or frozen peas to the cooked meat. The heat will lightly cook the peas.

homemade dog food chopped asparagus

Step 3

Cook the Asparagus

​Rinse the asparagus under running water.
Place asparagus in a saucepan and cover with a few inches of water in a saucepan.
When the water starts to boil, cook for 5 minutes.
If you wish, use a microwave-safe cooking dish to boil asparagus in the microwave. Fill the cooking dish with 1/4 cup water, then add the spears and place the lid on the dish. Cook the asparagus on your microwave oven’s high power setting for 3 minutes, then open the door and stir. Finish cooking until the spears are just barely tender, about 3 to 4 more minutes.

​Chop asparagus to small bite sizes.

add sunflower oil to homemade dog food

Step 4

Add Sunflower Oil

Sunflower oil is added as a source of linoleic acid. If you would like a substitute oil you can add Wheat germ, Walnut or Corn oil in the amount of 1.2 teaspoons.

when cooked dog food ingredients have cooked add vitamins and minerals

Step 5

Add Vitamins & Minerals

When the meat, asparagus, and peas are cool to touch you can add the Azestfor nutritional supplements. If you are adding the Azestfor just before serving you would add 1 1/4 teaspoons Azestfor Homemade Dog Food Vitamins per 1 cup of homemade dog food.

Heat destroys the potency of vitamins.

Watch Instructional Cooking Video Homemade Dog Food:

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 2/3 cup (4.4 oz) per day

10 lbs to maintain weight 1 cups ( 7.5 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 1/2 cups (17.5 oz) per day

40 lbs to maintain weight 3 cups (20 oz) per day

50 lbs to maintain weight 3 2/3 cups (25.5 oz) per day

60 lbs to maintain weight 4 1/4 cups (29.5 oz) per day

70 lbs to maintain weight 4 3/4 cups ( 33 oz) per day

80 lbs to maintain weight 5 1/4 cups (36.5 oz) per day

90 lbs to maintain weight 5 3/4 cups ( 40 oz) per day

Beef asparagus peas dog food ingredients


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.

​Shopping Check List

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

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