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This grain & gluten-free turkey mince dog food recipe is guaranteed to put a smile on the face of any dog. Take a look at the photo below. Couldn’t you just tuck into that right now?

The Recipe


  • 500g (1lb 2oz) Turkey Mince
  • 84g (3oz) Lentils
  • 75g (2 ½oz) Carrots (skin on, finely diced)
  • 67g (2 ¼oz) Peas (frozen)
  • 58g (2oz) Butternut Squash (peeled, finely diced)
  • 42g (1 ½oz) Kale (finely chopped)
  • 8g (¼oz) Blueberries (halved)
  • 500mg (tiny pinch) Himalayan Rose Pink Salt
  • 8g (2 heaped tablespoons) Dog Food Seasoning
  • 10g (4 level teaspoon) Essential Calcium for Dogs
  • 56ml (3 tablespoons) Salmon Oil


Add turkey mince to a pan with 285ml (½ pint) of water and the Dog Food Seasoning. Cook on a low heat until the meat turns brown and any liquid is clear. Drain any liquid into the lentil/vegetable pan and set cooked meat aside.

Add lentils to turkey water. Cook for approximately 10 minutes before adding vegetables, longest cooking times first. In this case, carrots first followed 5 minutes later by the peas and butternut squash. When cooked, turn off heat and add the kale and the blueberries. After about 5 minutes add the Essential Calcium for Dogs and salt to the lentils and vegetables and then blend all the ingredients together.

Allow mix to cool before adding the salmon oil and then apportioning and/or serving. Either freeze what you don’t immediately need or keep in the fridge for up to 4 days.

About this Recipe

With low fat succulent turkey mince and a variety of fresh fruit and vegetables, it’s a meal that would be just as nourishing for you and your family as it would be for your dog. We tried it and it tasted just great.

Add a few boiled potatoes and a flourish of broccoli. Or top it up with a ladle of green beans. Either way you have an uncomplicated but filling and nutritious meal for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Simply add the calcium supplement and the salmon oil to your dog’s portion of the meal and you’re ready to rock and roll.


Still feeding your dog commercial dog food? Then we would suggest using this turkey mince dog food recipe as a dressing or topping by combining the two over the course of three or four days. Just remember to reduce your dog’s other food accordingly so as to avoid unhealthy weight gain.

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