A high-fiber diet and National Diabetes Day!

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Nov 13, 2017 7:55:29 PM

Did you know that November is National Diabetes Month and November 14th is National Diabetes Day? Did you also know that all the way back in 2008, high-fiber barley (Where do I get it?) was linked to diabetes prevention?

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Topics: tips and tricks

November Family Gratitude

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Nov 7, 2017 1:14:56 PM

Now that Halloween is behind us, let's turn our focus to November. As we look forward to Thanksgiving, there is so much for our families to be grateful for in our daily lives. November is the perfect time to count our blessings as a family. As you are enjoying the last days of fall, here are a few activities for family gratitude. 

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Topics: tips and tricks

Halloween Recipe Round Up

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Oct 31, 2017 9:01:15 AM

We can't believe it's already Halloween! With fall weather here, we want to send our kids out trick or treating with warm full bellies. But.. it is Halloween... we still want to keep it festive! And it's a weeknight so we need to keep it simple and quick. So, whether your having the neighbors over or just heading out for some Halloween fun, Check out these super creative and fun ideas for kid-friendly easy Halloween recipes for dinner and snacks from around the blogosphere! They embody easy, yummy, good!

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Topics: fall, holidays

Should You Have A Nutritious Breakfast Each Day?

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Oct 26, 2017 3:02:54 PM

We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But is it really? Yes it is! Breakfast not only provides energy but important nutrients. Waking up in the morning is when your blood sugar is usually low and your body needs essential nutrients breakfast such as calcium, iron, B vitamins, protein and fiber to replenish and function optimally. A nutritious breakfast each morning helps manage both health and weight and helps with physical and mental performance each day.

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Topics: Barley Recipes, Breakfast Recipes

How do you prepare barley?

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Oct 10, 2017 9:28:21 AM

Our pearl barley is packed with benefits. Not only is it easy, yummy and good for you it's versatile too. But you may be wondering what exactly is it and how exactly do I prepare barley?  Read on to learn how it is as easy as boiling water and making pasta but with a nutritional punch.

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Topics: Barley Recipes, tips and tricks

10 Activities for Your Fall Family Fun Checklist!

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Oct 3, 2017 11:18:16 AM

It's starting to really feel like fall. The leaves are turning and the air is getting crisper, it's such a great time to get out and do some fall family fun activities. It's always fun at the beginning of October to start a fall family fun checklist for the upcoming season. We have a chalkboard in the kitchen where we sit as a family and write all the fun things we want to do together this month. Here are some of our ideas...

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Topics: Kid Friendly Recipes, fall

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