Ketogenic Balanced Recipe
Many pet parents who are familiar with raw ketogenic diets often associate the diet with metabolic diseases such as cancer or epilepsy. However there are many forms of ketogenic diets and the differences lie within the diet’s fat to protein ratio. For very active dogs, a 1:1 keto diet provides a calorie dense food to help sustain high activity and/or work. A 1:1 ketogenic diet is higher in fat than traditional raw diets it aims to provide equal amounts of calories from fat in comparison to the calories from protein and carbohydrates combines.
This free recipe is focused on providing a 1:1 raw ketogenic diet using the National Research Council’s (NRC) recommended allowances for essential nutrients to ensure the recipe is nutritionally sufficient. The ingredients within this recipe are common ingredients carried in local supermarkets and the supplements can be purchased online.
The recipe is made balanced as is and any ingredient substitutions will affect nutritional balance. This recipe is made to be fed as is without ingredient substitutions. Be sure to use basic food handling and safety practices when preparing raw food.
Chicken Thigh, bone-in
Raw Ground Pork, 84% Lean / 16% Fat
Raw Beef Heart
Mackerel, Canned in water
Raw Beef Liver
Raw Beef Kidney
Oysters, Canned in water
KAL Bone Meal
0.25 tsp (1.5g)
Solgar Chelated Manganese 8mg
NOW E Oil
0.5 scoop (0.05g)
Iodine content varies greatly in kelp products. NOW Kelp Pure Powder 450mcg iodine formula was used when formulating the recipe.
The macronutrients of this recipe demonstrates the amount of calories, protein, fat, carbohydrates, and ash present in the recipe: