My latest tryout is Polenta and to my surprise both human and poodles were delighted, with licked plates each time. (Yes humans too). And most importantly for me it fits with the ‘easy peasy’ philosophy for fast, delicious and nutritious dinners. In case you didn’t know, Polenta is from maize (which is dried corn) and I used the instant version; cooking from scratch would be better but I don’t take 45mins to stir something through the week. I will try it sometime though. Polenta is a northern Italian staple, and used in place of pasta frequently.
There is much talk on the internet about corn being bad for dogs, and this stems from the Petfood industry relying on cheap calories. (more…)