Cooking healthy for your pug doesn’t have to be a complicated task. The key is to keep the preparation quick and simple. The easier you make things for yourself, the more likely you’ll be able to manage cooking healthy for your pug.
Here are some nutritious and easy to prepare recipes that you can regularly whip up for your lovely pet.
Healthy No Fuss Sweet Potato Dog Chew
Sweet potatoes can be a healthy alternative to rawhide dog chew. It’s rich in complex carbohydrates and fiber. It has twice the recommended daily allowance of vitamin A, and 42 percent of the recommended vitamin C intake, plus four times the RDA for beta-carotene. When eaten with skin, sweet potatoes actually have more fiber than oatmeal.
1 Large Sweet Potato cut into 1/3″ or 1/4″ slices.
Bake the sliced pieces at 250 degrees for 3 hrs, turn it half way through, and then allow it to cool completely before feeding it to your pug.
Brown Rice with Vegetables and Meat
Removing the hull of the rice kernel produces brown rice, which is as an excellent source of the minerals selenium and magnesium. When completely milled and polished, brown rice is converted into white rice, and during this process about 80% of its vitamins and minerals are eliminated. This includes vitamins B3, B1 & B6, manganese, phosphorus, iron, and most of the dietary fiber and essential fatty acids.
Brown rice is indeed a healthy carbohydrate and here’s a recipe you can easily prepare for your pug.
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup brown rice
- ½ pound ground turkey
- 8 ounce package frozen broccoli and carrots
Place ground turkey, frozen vegetables, brown rice and chicken broth into a large saucepan. Bring the mixture into a boil, while stirring constantly. Cook until the rice is tender and all if not most of the liquid has been absorbed. This should take about 30 minutes.
Cool completely before serving to your pug.
3-Steps Doggy Burger
- ½ pound hamburger meat
- 1 jar baby food green beans
- 1 jar baby food carrots
- 2 Tbsp cottage cheese
- Stir-fry the hamburger meat with canola oil
- Combine with other ingredients
- Cool and serve.