Delightful Doggie Dinner

2 cups brown rice (cooked)

8 ounces ground beef (substitute chicken or turkey if preferred)

1 cup mixed frozen vegetables (choose veggies your dog likes such as cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, spinach or kale)

2 tablespoons bone meal *

4 tablespoons ground flax seed or flax oil *

½ cup grated raw apple (or blueberries)


Cook brown rice according to package directions and cool. Place mixed vegetables into food processor and pulse until vegetables are chopped, but not mushy. Steam mixed vegetables for 3 minutes; cool. Cook meat until medium rare; cool.

In large bowl, mix together cooked rice, steamed vegetables, cooked meat, bone meal, ground flax seed (or flax oil) and fruit. Serve.

Yield: Enough to feed a 50-pound dog for one day. You can double, triple or even quadruple the ingredients and have dog food for a few days! Be sure to freeze what won't be eaten within 2-3 day.

* Available in health food stores.

Before feeding your pug any "human" food, check with your local vet to make sure your pug is not allergic to any of the ingredients.

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KatB (about 8 years ago)

All the ingredients in this are ok for dogs. It is not really considered table food. Feeding scrapes from the table is not good for your dog, as some fruits and vegetables are bad. Alot of people cook for their pets, and that's ok as long as the ingredients are right for them. Flax seed oil is good for the coat. Beef, rice, meal, are all things you can find in dog food. It all depends on the ingredents and how it is prepared.

Tammy (over 4 years ago)

Yea what is bone meal? Iam looking for a natural human foods to feed our pug.She had bladder stones 100 caused from a uti and had surgery is on an RX med now Hills. but we want to go natural have no clue what bone meal is?