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homemade vegan dog food

How To Make Vegan Lentils Dog food

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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.
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Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Recipe
Servings 4
Calories 157.9 kcal


  • 1.5 cup Red lentils
  • 1 cup Brown lentils
  • 1.5 cup Millet/brown rice/quinoa/steel-cut oats (or a mix of all)
  • 8 cup 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 cup Kale (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup Frozen peas (optional)
  • 1 cup Cooked chickpeas or cooked beans (optional)
  • 1 cup Apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup Flax seeds (ground)
  • 1/2 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 (pinto or black or kidney), 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


Serving: 1gSodium: 129mgCalcium: 0mgVitamin C: 0mgVitamin A: 0IUCholesterol: 43.6mgCalories: 157.9kcalTrans Fat: 1.5gSaturated Fat: 0.5gFat: 5.5gProtein: 15gCarbohydrates: 12.7g
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