Thanksgiving Dinner For Your Dog
- 19 November 2019
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All of the delicious foods we enjoy during the holidays can be dangerous for your pets. Some dangers come from the food itself and some are from the seasonings we use to flavor the food. You want to treat them, they want the delicious foods you have prepared. Here is the solution! This recipe is made with the foods and flavors of the holidays.
Dogs love turkey and sweet potatoes! Cook this meal from scratch, your pups will feel the holiday spirit and chow down with gusto!
Per 1-cup serving (approximate, depending on ingredient substitutions)
Protein 44 g
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary fiber 1.9 g
Fat 7.7 g (with oil; less if omitted)
Facts (Vet’s View)
This is a moderate-carb recipe suitable for healthy adult dogs.
For small dogs, 3/4 cup; medium dogs, 1 1/2 cups; larger or more active dogs, 3 cups.
Add 400 mg calcium per 1-cup serving (600 mg if using bone meal).
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 9 1-cup servings
3 lb Fresh, Skinless Turkey pieces (light and dark meat)
1 cup Oatmeal (cooked)
1 lb Fresh Sweet Potatoes, cubed
2 tbsp unsweetened Cranberries, chopped
4 tbsp Olive Oil (optional – Reduce or omit as needed for your pet)
- Preheat oven to 350°F, Lightly oil a roasting pan.
- For boneless breast or thigh, cook 30–45 minutes; boned breast or thigh, 45–60 minutes; whole turkey, 1 1/2–2 hours or until the meat juices run clear when pierced with a skewer. Let cool.
- Remove all the bones and skin, and dice the meat into large pieces.
- Roast Sweet Potatoes (either with the turkey or alone) for about 25–30 minutes or until tender. Let cool, then peel and dice.
- Meanwhile, cook the oatmeal according to package instructions.
- Mix together the turkey meat, oatmeal, sweet potatoes, and cranberries. If using oil, add it now and mix thoroughly. (If your dog is at all prone to pancreatitis or other fat-related upsets, omit the oil)
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