Healthy Spinach Millet Egg Bake
Not Just For The Birds. Introduce Your Pet To The Health Benefits Of Millet
Millet is an ancient whole grain provides a host of nutrients, a remarkable source of protein, gluten free and rich in soluble fiber. Good source of some very important nutrients, including copper, manganese, phosphorus, niacin and magnesium.
Not convinced yet? Here’s more reason’s to sprinkle a little millet in their food and our’s too!
- Heart-Protective Properties
- Development and Repair of Body Tissue
- Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk
- Millet is considered to be one of the most digestible grains available
- All millet varieties show high antioxidant activity
- Millet acts as a prebiotic feeding microflora in your pets inner ecosystem
- The serotonin in millet has a calming effect on your pets mood
- Millet is gluten-free and non-allergenic
- • 1/2 cup uncooked millet
- • 1 1/2 cups water
- • 1/2 teaspoon salt
- • 1 cup roughly chopped spinach
- • 4 eggs
- • 1 cup stock chicken or beef
- • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped thyme
- • 2 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
- • 1/8 cup of parmesan cheese
- 1. In a medium pot over low heat, add millet to lightly toast for 2-3 minutes. Pour in 1½ cups water and salt, bring to a boil, and reduce to a simmer. Cook until water is absorbed, 15-20 minutes.
- 2. Preheat oven to 375˚.
- 3. Lightly oil a loaf pan.
- 4. Toss millet and spinach together and place in loaf pan.
- 5. Whisk together eggs, stock, parsley, and thyme. Pour over spinach/millet mixture and lightly smash millet down until covered by eggs.
- 6. Sprinkle cheese on top and lightly press down again.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes until egg mixture has set and puffed up.
- Optional Ingredients
- 1 tsp. fresh Dill
- 1 tsp. Turmeric
- 1 tbsp. Broccoli
- 1/2 clove of fresh Garlic diced
- Thin sliced Shiitake mushrooms
For those health conscious pet owners making their pets food daily dont forget to include essential supplements and calcium.