Tasty Recipes: Mackerel And Veggies Topper | Dogalize
Eating seafood is good for dogs, since it is a source of Omega-3 and other fatty acids that are very important for their health. Mackerel can provide these substances when fed as part of your dog’s diet two or three times a week.
Whenever possible, purchase mackerel without additives. Mackerel packed in water is preferable over mackerel packed in oil, because your dog will already be receiving enough fats in his diet.
This recipe made of meckerel and vegetables is easy to prepare and beneficial for your dog. With a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, and fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids, this topper is a must for any dog. Don’t worry about those tiny mackerel bones; they’re really soft and will break down even further in the food processor.
1 (15.5-ounce) can mackerel
1 garlic clove
1 medium-size carrot
1 medium -size red bell pepper, seeded
½ cup frozen spinach, thawed
1 medium-size red apple, stemmed and cored
½ cup blueberries
1. Drain and rinse the mackerel.
2. Place the mackerel and garlic in a food processor and process until chopped finely.
3. Roughly chop the vegetables and apple, then add to the food processor.
4. Add the blueberries and pulse five or six times to chop all vegetables finely.
Nutritive facts: 133 calories per cup • Protein 42% • Carbohydrate-to-protein ratio 0.4 to 1 • Total fats 40% • Antioxidants 38%
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