Who doesn't love mushrooms? They are especially comforting in the fall. Try our teriyaki mushrooms with barley for a tasty and nutritious side dish with an asian flair or a vegetarian main course.
Barley Soup in Germany is a time old dish. It is called Graupensuppe, and is a German staple. Perfect for those cool autumn and winter days. This recipe embodies satisfying comfort food. Mochi Barley is high in fiber and protein. It has a chewy texture and nutty taste, similar to brown rice. Use this soup recipe to give barley a new spin, there is more to barley than just Beef and Barley Soup (no less delicious though).
For generations zucchini has been given a bad rap, usually it's known as the green in the mixed veggie medley at buffets or that vegetable that is shredded to make grandmas zucchini bread. A little known fact is that zucchini's are the perfect vessel to bake things in, stuffed peppers are't the only vegetable we can use to cook food in. These healthy zucchini boats will please old and young alike. The perfect way to eat vegetables, while making a fun and visually appealing meal. These zucchini boats can be made in the oven and if you are feeling super adventurous on the grill. Lemon, feta, tomatoes, onion and barley make this dish a true healthy treat. Who said eating healthy has to be boring? For another zucchini idea, check out how we used stuffing and filled zucchini for a fun appetizer.
There is an odd comforting feeling that goes along with the thought of broccoli and rice or broccoli and cheese. Finally we have the best of everything all in one dish, this broccoli salad is the best! Broccoli chopped up, seasoned lightly with garlic and red pepper flakes. Cooled off with the tang of lemon juice and the zesty flavor of the lemon skin. Finished off with the creaminess of Parmesan cheese. Risotto who? Rice bowl what? This is the ultimate summer salad, warm it's the ultimate comfort food. Either way it's bliss. And bliss that's thrown together quickly and easily!
All to often we feel the guilt of not giving a family member healthy options to grab and go. Yes, carrots sticks, grapes and apples are always great go to's but they aren't exactly exciting. Some days they find more flavor and variety in pre-wrapped snacks that contain who knows what to keep them fresh. It's never been easier to offer grab and go nutritious snacks for your family. We have the solution to a delicious easy-to-make snack option. Our granola bar recipe is packed with nutritious pearl barley which will boost your fiber intake and keep you full and satisfied. This recipe is a great foundation for you to alter to you or your family's liking simply by adding some extra mix- ins, like banana chips, shredded coconut or more nuts, the possibilities are endless.
Loaded with fiber, veggies and healthy barley these stuffed tomatoes will provide the nutrition needed for a healthy, balanced meal!