Who doesn’t love slow cookers? They are so easy to use, minimize the time you are actively cooking, and make for some scrumptious meals. We are happy to tell you that you can actually cook a simple slow cooker meal for your dog! Not only is this recipe hassle-free, but it can also be healthier for your dog than store-bought, bagged dog food. You will know every ingredient you include!
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2 lbs Ground Beef
1 cup Brown Rice
1 can of Kidney Beans (rinsed and drained)
1 cup Chopped Carrots
1/3 cup Peas (frozen or canned)
1 cup chopped Sweet Potatoes
1. Stir all ingredients into your slow cooker along with 6 cups of water.
2. Cover and cook on low heat for 6 hours or high heat for 3 hours.
3. Let cool and then serve to your pooch! Keep the rest for later in the week.
These ingredients are all healthy for your dog in different ways. Combined, they benefit your dog by providing essential nutrients. You can feel good giving your dog this delicious home-cooked, simple slow cooker meal. Beef can give your dog healthier skin and a shinier coat. Brown rice is high in fiber and can aid in stabilizing blood sugar levels. Kidney beans are considered a superfood for dogs. They have been known to boost the immune system and burn fat. Carrots can support dental health and are a great source of Vitamin A. Peas contain iron and potassium. Sweet potatoes are rich in antioxidants and are a favorite for many pups!
Yes, it is really that simple to make your dog a healthy meal! Your pup will enjoy the treat in their food bowl and you will enjoy seeing their tails wag as they scarf it down. Your dog will be thinking it is gourmet rather than a simple, healthy slow cooker meal. It’s a win-win situation!
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