Puppy Pumpkin Soup!
This year has been FREEZING in the city so it is time to whip up some pumpkin soup for the pups!
- 1 C pumpkin puree
- 1 Tsp bone broth (Natures Diet Pet Bone Broth Protein Powder)
- 1 C water
- 1 Tsp Fresh ginger
- 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
- Pumpkin seeds for garnish
What to do:
- In a blender add your pumpkin, bone broth powder, cinnamon, ginger, olive oil, water and a pinch of cinnamon.
- Once fully blended move over to a sauce pan and warm up.
- When it gets to a warm temperature, place it in your pups bowl and add crushed unseasoned peeled pumpkin seeds and a pinch of cinnamon.
It is a very simple recipe but very beneficial.
- Bone broth is rich in collagen and amino acids.
- It is known to benefit joints and digestive issues as well as other things.
- Its best if it is home made but if you cant, check the label to make sure their are no ingredients that are NOT dog friendly.
- Cinnamon contains antioxidants that fight disease throughout the body.
- It’s also good for joints and muscle soreness, regulating blood sugar, and fighting yeast infections.
- Contains phytonutrients, vitamin E, and omega fatty acids.
- It helps keeps your dogs skin moisturized and well moisturized.
- Pumpkin is a great source of antioxidants including beta-carotene and zeaxanthin compounds.
- It is also a great source of fiber.
- Contains minerals such as potassium, copper, manganese, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus; vitamins A, C, B, E, and enzymes.
- Fresh ginger in small quantities can be beneficial.
- It contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that can promote healthy blood circulation, ease bloating, and increase heart health.
- Pumpkin seeds are a popular remedy for intestinal parasite, especially tapeworm.
I like to make this for the pups because it get’s cold in San Francisco and I know I enjoy something warm on a cold day because it warms me from the inside out so I figured they would love something warm too.