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Vegan Lentils Dog food

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time1 hrCook Time30 minsTotal Time1 hr 30 mins

Lentils are edible seeds from legume family. It contains 25% proteins which makes it an excellent alternative to meat for your dog. Along with proteins, it also contains iron and minerals to greater extent which makes it perfect for your dog’s meals.

homemade vegan dog food

 1.50 cups Red lentils
 1 cup Brown lentils
 1.50 cups Millet/brown rice/quinoa/steel-cut oats (or a mix of all)
 8 cups Water
 1 tbsp Wakame seaweed, cut into small pieces
 1 qt Sweet potato or large carrots – 2 nos., grated or finely chopped
 1 tsp Turmeric
 1 g Black pepper
 4 cups Kale (finely chopped)
 1 cup Frozen peas (optional)
 1 cup Cooked chickpeas or cooked beans (optional)
 1 cup Apple sauce
 ½ cup Flax seeds (ground)
 ½ cup Nutritional yeast
 2 tbsp Coconut oil

Soak red lentils, brown lentils, millet/brown rice/quinoa/steel-cut oats in water in a large saucepan for about 10 hours. Drain out the water


Pour filtered water (8 cups) into the pan, along with wakame seaweed, sweet potato/carrot, turmeric, and black pepper


Bring the mix to a boil, simmer the heat and cook for about 30-40 minutes or until soft. Keep the lid partially covered all through


Remove the pan from heat and add kale, frozen peas, chickpeas, or beans (if using), apple sauce, flax seeds, nutritional yeast, and coconut oil. Stir well


Once fully cooked, let the dog food cool to room temperature. You can then store it in quart containers (serves 4 quarts) – 3 can be frozen and 1 in the fridge until next serve

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 157.9Calories from Fat 5.5
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5.5g9%

Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
Trans Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 43.6mg15%
Sodium 129mg6%
Total Carbohydrate 12.7g5%
Protein 15g30%

Vitamin A 1.5%
Vitamin C 0.7%
Calcium 5.6%
Vitamin B12 12.5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.