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Beef Stew: Recipe for Your 4 Legged Babies!


1⁄2 tsp canola oil 2 mL

5 tbsp cubed (1⁄2 inch/1 cm) top sirloin steak 70 mL

1⁄2 cup cubed (1⁄2 inch/1 cm) peeled potatoes cubed 125 mL

1⁄2 cup water 125 mL

1⁄8 tsp minced garlic 0.5 mL

Pinch dried thyme leaves Pinch

Pinch iodized salt Pinch

2 tbsp green peas, thawed if frozen 25 mL

11⁄2 tbsp finely chopped carrot 22 mL

1 tbsp chopped celery 15 mL


Bonemeal and multivitamin-and-mineral supplements


1.  In a small saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.  Add steak and cook, stirring, until browned. Add potatoes, water, garlic, thyme and salt. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until potatoes are almost tender.

2.  Stir in peas, carrot and celery. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until vegetables are soft. Let cool until just warm to the touch.

3.  Stir in supplements.Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve immediately.


Nutritional Analysis (Per Serving)

180 kcal

19 g Carbohydrates

13.8 g Protein

5.2 g Fat


Excerpted from Better Food for Dogs by David Bastin, Jennifer Ashton and Dr. Grant Nixon, D.V.M. © 2002 Robert Rose Inc. www.robertrose.ca All rights reserved: May not be reprinted without publisher permission.

Originally posted 2013-07-06 00:01:01.

Better Food For Dogs Book Review


Better Food For Dogs is an excellent book for any dog owner.  Whether you want to switch to a custom diet or simply want to know how to make treats, they’ve got it all covered!  It goes pretty in depth about the necessary diet for our 4 legged babies, basic diet necessities, and even has the recipes divided by weight so that you can properly feed your baby without making them overweight and unhealthy!  Throughout the book, there are adorable pictures of various breeds that brings out that all necessary ‘aww’!
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Originally posted 2013-06-15 00:01:54.