Tag Archives: Barley

Mushroom Barley Soup – Comfort food at its best

When it comes to stick-to-the-ribs fare, this soup definitely fits the bill. It not only provides a bounty of health benefits but I simply love its taste – the barley-mushroom combo is one of my favourites. Barley is packed with fibre – including the soluble variety with its cholesterol-lowering and blood sugar regulating perks. Add […]

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Black Bean Barley Salad

What better time to expand your whole grain horizons than Whole Grains Month? If you tend to stick to the same offerings, why not plan to try a new whole grain each week – or at least a new whole grain dish? Go Barley, Modern Recipes for an Ancient Grain,  is a great resource to […]

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6 top reasons to love barley

It’s September and that means it’s time to celebrate Whole Grains Month. And there’s no better time to be adventurous in your whole grain eating. Including barley is a super way to start. All too often, it’s used only in soups but considering its wonderfully chewy texture, surprising versatility and nutritional perks, it’s under-utilized. Barley’s […]

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Mixed Mushroom and Arugula Barley Risotto

It may be spring on the calendar but you can certainly still feel the winter chill. It’s a perfect time for risotto but if you substitute barley for the traditional rice,   the nutritional ratings  soar.  Barley is chock full of much need fibre – especially blood cholesterol-lowering soluble fibre — along with a range of […]

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