Each fresh ingredient in this dog food recipe provides certain vitamins and minerals. Let’s break it down.
Eggs: Vitamin D, iodine, protein, vitamins A and B12, folate, iron, selenium, riboflavin, and rich in many essential amino and fatty acids.
Brown Rice: Provides magnesium, calcium, iron and riboflavin. It is full of natural fiber, which helps your doxie’s digestion. It includes vitamins D and B (for heart health). Brown rice is not artificially enriched with nutrients like white rice is and is higher in protein and fiber than white rice.
White Rice: Brown rice can be harder for a dog to digest because it is not as processed as white rice. If your dog has trouble digesting brown rice, substitute in white rice instead.
Sweet Potato: Fiber, protein, vitamin A,C,E, potassium, and B vitamins.
Turkey: Lean ground turkey provides protein, iron, vitamin D, and zinc.
Spinach: Provides iron, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, zinc, copper, vitamin K1, folic acid, iron, and calcium. Also includes potassium, magnesium, and vitamins B6, B9, and E.
Zucchini: Vitamin A, manganese, vitamin C, K, and B6, magnesium, potassium, folate, phosphorus and copper, carotenoids (antioxidant).
Carrots: Beta carotene, fiber, vitamin K1, vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, fiber, calcium, iron, potassium, and antioxidants.
Sunflower Oil: Omega 6 and Omega 3s, and lots of vitamin E.