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We believe every cat and dog deserves real, whole food, endless play, and all the scratches and we’re happy to announce that the Simple Food Project can offer all three come February 2020!

Dr. Bessent drew inspiration from the recipes she created for dogs and got to work. 

She took quality ingredients and crafted a raw diet balanced for the carnivore kitty. Using freeze-drying technology, she made these real, whole food diets convenient for the everyday pet parent.

Here's what kitties get

DEVELOPED BY A HOLISTIC VETERINARIAN

Dr. Bessent has over 30 years of experience in both traditional and holistic medicine. In her practice, Dr. Bessent saw time and time again that the patients who ate well, healed well. This just reaffirmed her belief in the power of whole food nutrition, solidifying the idea that all pets needed access to real, whole food diets. 

Each recipe is purposefully BALANCED FOR THE CARNIVORE

Each recipe is purposefully BALANCED FOR THE CARNIVORE

High in skeletal & organ meats 
80- 90% meat protein per recipe

Rich in omegas from wild-caught krill 
1 : 1 Ratio of Omega 3 : Omega 6

Low carbohydrate from fresh fruits, seeds, and veggies
5% – 14% depending on the recipe

Every ingredient was picked with a purpose. They all serve an integral part in a carnivore’s diet.  See our recipe breakdown below to show exactly what your kitty is getting in Simple Food. 

High in skeletal & organ meats 
80- 90% meat protein per recipe

Rich in omegas from wild-caught krill in each recipe
1 : 1 Ratio of Omega 3 : Omega 6

Low carbohydrate from fresh fruits, seeds and veggies
5% – 14% depending on the recipe

Every ingredient was picked with a purpose. They all serve an integral part in a carnivore’s diet.  See our recipe breakdown below to show exactly what your kitty is getting in Simple Food. 

Real, Whole Meats
86.8%
Seeds
9.7%
Produce
2.4%
Spices
1.1%

Thoughtfully sourced in the US and to guarantee the absolute highest-quality food we made one special exception for Norway.

The Simple Food Project practices seasonally sustainable sourcing. We prefer to source as locally as possible, but we always make our sourcing decisions based on the quality of ingredients. Every ingredient comes from the US, but we made one exception for our wild-caught krill. We source that from Norway because it promises the absolute highest quality of ingredients in our recipes.

Freeze-dried pasteurized at a low temperature to preserve the nutrients in each ingredient.

Freeze-dried pasteurized at a low temperature to preserve the nutrients in each ingredient.

The more heat processes food goes through, the less nutrients that are left in that food. (Kibble, for instance, goes through 4 different cooking processes that reach 400º F).

To avoid that antiquated method of preparation, Dr. Bessent use some advanced spaceman technology to preserve all of the nutritional value of the ingredients in a shelf-stable form.

The process is so effective in fact, that according to the American Institute of Cancer Research, freeze-drying maintains around 97% of its vitamins and minerals.

Made in Wisconsin at our state-of-the-art GMP facility using the highest food safety standards.

Dr. Bessent owns and operates these facilities and thanks to (several) decades of experience, she’s designed procedures so that we’d have the utmost control over every step in the process.

Every ingredient, each production phase, the exact batch of food that you buy is logged for complete traceability because safety and quality always remain our top priorities.  

Crafted in small batches to maintain the freshest food possible.

This isn’t meant to be a kitschy sell but rather another way we guarantee that quality and safety are at the forefront of our priorities. When food is produced in smaller quantities it allows for the freshest ingredients and a thoroughly vetted finished product before ever leaving our doors.

And, of course, there’s what you won’t EVER find in our recipes. ​

No synthetic vitamins or minerals

(No, really. The vitamins and minerals only come from whole foods.)

No high-temperature cooking process that may decrease the nutritional value of the ingredients

No processed meat meals or rendered meals of any kind

No corn, soy, or wheat

No gluten, grains, or fillers

No artificial preservatives, flavors, or dyes

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AHEM… 

Cats are carnivores, why add fruits and veggies?Great question!

As true carnivores, cats would eat the digesta of their prey, getting all of the predigested nutrients from their prey’s latest meal, including phytonutrients with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Each ingredient in every one of these recipes has its own function, its own benefit for kitties. Just look at what the carefully selected fruits and veggies offer. 

CRANBERRIES

USED IN OUR SALMON & CHICKEN RECIPE
A rich source of antioxidants including a polyphenol that’s effective in supporting bladder health – buh-bye, UTIs.

SWEET POTATO

USED IN OUR CHICKEN & TURKEY RECIPE
These root vegetables offer both fiber and antioxidants including vitamin C– the immune system thanks you.

BLUEBERRIES

USED IN OUR WHITEFISH & DUCK RECIPE
One of the most popular superfoods known for its antioxidant properties and its ability to limit oxidative stress– a process that plays a pivotal role in aging.

KELP

USED IN OUR ALL OF OUR RECIPES
Naturally high in antioxidants (you see a theme, right?), kelp not only has anti-inflammatory properties but it’s a natural form of iodine which is turned into thyroid hormones aka how metabolism is controlled.

No matter which recipe you choose the decision around how and what to feed pets is SIMPLE.

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Brain Behind the Science

Chris Bessent, DVM, MSOM, Dipl. OM, L.Ac. has over thirty years of experience in veterinary medicine including certificates in veterinary acupuncture, veterinary chiropractic and veterinary Chinese herbology. Imbued with Eastern philosophy and the knowledge that food is the foundation of health, Dr. Bessent also received her degree in veterinary nutrition and began to formulate recipes fit for a carnivore from nothing but whole foods. Currently, she divides her time between the Simple Food Project and Herbsmith, both of which are owned and operated out of her facilities in southeastern Wisconsin.

Correspondent to the Brain​

Kayla is the Content Writer for The Simple Food Project. She has a cat named Professor Cat-Faced Meowmers, who goes by Kitty, and a goof of a dog, named Duck. She stays busy biking trails, losing at board games, and searching for the next best craft beer.

Questions?

800-451-5267 | info@simplefoodproject.com

The Simple Food Project
1823 Executive Drive
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

800-451-5267

info@simplefoodproject.com

1823 Executive Drive
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

The Simple Food Project
1823 Executive Drive
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

800-451-5267

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