Vegetarian food is the best for dogs. There are advantages of a vegetarian diet over non-vegetarian diet. It is good for dogs with health concerns and allergies. Vegetarian diets are nutritious. You can also give additional supplements to add to your dog’s diet.
You can give your dog paneer, pulses, and curd rice. You can give vegetables like spinach, carrot, beans, broccoli, sweet potatoes, beetroot, and cucumber. These are a great source of vitamins, iron, and calcium. You can mash them. You can steam or cook them.
You can give them rice, quinoa, and oats. These are a source of carbohydrates. These are digestible. You can give brown rice to your pet. Quinoa is a great food for dogs. It is high in protein, antioxidants, folic acid, vitamins, and fiber. If your pet is a fussy eater, you can incorporate paneer.
You can give fruits like apples, bananas, strawberries, oranges, watermelon, and pineapple.
Benefits of the Vegetarian Diet
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It is naturally allergen-friendly. It helps with digestive issues. There are natural and inflammatory properties in it. It boosts energy levels. It helps prevent diseases like cancer or hypothyroidism. It helps in the development of a healthy heart. It supports a healthy weight. It is easy to digest.
Quinoa and Vegetable Mix
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This is a dish that has quinoa and vegetables. There are zucchini and low-fat cheese also. So, you would need black beans, quinoa, spinach, butternut squash, apple, pear, zucchini, plain yogurt, and low-fat cheese.
You need to mix black beans and quinoa. You can use canned beans or you can boil fresh beans. Cook the quinoa as per the instructions on the packet. Mix all the ingredients. After the quinoa and beans have cooled down, it is ready to serve to the pet.
You can feed half cup of food for every 20 pounds of weight. This should be served two times a day.
The leftover food can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge. This can be for 3-5 days. You can freeze it also. This recipe has no preservatives. So, it won’t last for longer like commercial dog food that can be stored for a longer time.
Brown Rice with Oats and Vegetables
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You need dry organic brown rice, dry lentils, garbanzo beans, oats, organic frozen spinach, organic frozen peas, organic frozen green beans, cauliflower, carrots, chia seeds, flax seed, water, pumpkin, and cooked sweet potatoes for this dish.
You need to shred carrots in a food processor. Or, you can dice-cut them. Put them in a pressure cooker. Then, process cooked or soaked beans in a blender and make them medium coarse. Add all beans, rice, lentils, oats, peas, cauliflower, and spinach to the pressure cooker. Add water. Cook for 12 minutes. Remove the lid. Add chia seeds and ground flax seeds. Add pumpkin and sweet potatoes. Let them cool. And put into containers.
Sweet Potatoes with Quinoa and Peanut Butter
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You need sweet potatoes, peanut butter, water, brown rice, quinoa, lentils, apple cider vinegar, cranberry juice, and coconut oil for this.
Add water to a large pot. Bring it to a boil. Then add rice, quinoa, lentils, and sweet potatoes. Lower the heat. Allow the ingredients to boil. Stir it. Remove it from the heat. Add peanut butter, apple cider vinegar, cranberry juice, and coconut oil to it. The peanut butter and coconut oil will melt. You can mix up everything. After the food gets cooler, you can serve your pet.
Vegetable Rice cooked in Olive Oil with Tofu
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You need filtered water, rice, red quinoa, frozen mixed vegetables, nutritional yeast, ground flax seed, olive oil, firm tofu, black beans, garbanzo beans, and salt.
Take a large soup pot. Add rice. Then add the red quinoa. Lower the heat. Cook the rice and quinoa. Remove the heat. Add frozen mixed vegetables. Then add the other ingredients and mix.
Soybeans with Mixed Vegetables
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You need buckwheat, barley, red lentils, quinoa, couscous, beans, carrots, sweet potatoes, parsley, soybeans, and tofu for this dish.
Boil water so that it can soak your grains and pulses. Avoid salt and rich stock. Cook rice, lentils, buckwheat, and other grains and pulses. Wait for 15 minutes. Then add the vegetables. Soften them yet keep them crunchy. These will give essential nutrients to the dish. This will be healthy for your pet. You can then add soybeans and tofu. Add some parsley. It is a good herb and adds fragrance and freshness. Wait for it to cool down.
Peanut Butter CBD Cookies
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You need mashed bananas, peanut butter, oats, coconut oil, and CBD oil for this recipe.
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. This recipe uses coconut oil infused with CBD oil. So, mix a tablespoon of coconut oil and some CBD oil. Mix oats in a blender. This is to be done until you get a flour-like consistency. Then add mashed banana, peanut butter, and infused coconut oil. Stir with oats and knead. Slightly dust some flour on a surface. Add dough and shape it into a circle. Use a cookie cutter to cut it into cookies. Place them on a non-stick cookie sheet. Bake them for 25-30 minutes. Bake until you get golden brown color.
Pumpkin and Banana Treat with Unbaked Oats
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You need a canned pumpkin, very ripe bananas, and unbaked oats for this.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place a greaseproof paper on a baking tray. Blend the oats in a blender to a fine powder. Make a paste by mashing the pumpkin and bananas. Add the oats and mix. Make a dough out of this and knead. Cut into treat shapes. Bake for 10 minutes. Allow them to cool.
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You need pulses, turmeric, carrot, spinach, paneer, coconut oil, and water for this recipe.
Put the pulses, carrot, spinach, turmeric, and coconut oil in a pressure cooker and cook with 2 glasses of water. After it cools, mash it. Add some water. Add crumbled paneer to it. This is a protein-rich veggie broth.