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Snacks for Your Little Vegetarian Buddy

According to the American Veterinary Association, the healthiest meals of dogs are comprised of forty percent (40%) meat, fifty percent (50%) vegetables and ten percent (10%) grain. But if you want to get him go veggie, then you can try meat substitutes without getting the nutritional requirement ratio affected. Meat substitutes you can try as follows: Beans, Dairy Products, Eggs, Soy products, and Protein supplements.

Better get your apron ready, here are some vegetarian dog food recipes you can make for your buddy:

Doggie Biscuits

Ingredients

1/2 cup shortening

3 Tbsp. honey

4 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla

1 cup whole wheat flour

1/4 cup carob powder

1/2 tsp. baking powder

Directions

  1. Cream shortening and honey together thoroughly.
  2. Add remaining ingredients.
  3. Beat well.
  4. Bake in a greased cookie sheet (10×15″) for 25 minutes at 350 degrees.
  5. Cool completely.

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Healthy vegetarian dog food Dog Bulgar Biscuits

Ingredients

3 cups flour

3 cups whole wheat flour

2 cups bulgur wheat

1 cup corn meal

3 cups chicken broth

Directions

  1. Mix flours, bulgur wheat and corn meal.
  2. Add 2 cups broth; mix well with hands until dough gets stiff. Add more broth as necessary.
  3. On lightly floured surface with floured rolling pin, roll dough to 1/4″ thickness.
  4. Cut out biscuits. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 300 for 45 minutes. Turn off oven; leave biscuits in oven overnight.

 

Oatmeal Wheat Dog Biscuit Treats

Ingredients

1 cup uncooked oatmeal

1 tablespoon bouillon granules (Beef, Chicken or vegetable)

1 egg, beaten

1 1/2 cups hot water

3/4 cups cornmeal

3 cups whole wheat flour

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  2. In a large bowl pour hot water over oatmeal and bouillon granules: let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in cornmeal and egg. Add flour, 1/2 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  4. Knead 3 to 4 minutes, adding more flour if necessary to make a very stiff dough. Pat or roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness.
  5. Cut into bone shapes and place on a greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 50 minutes. Allow to cool and dry out until hard. Store in an airtight container

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