Healthy Zucchini Boats

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Jun 26, 2017 1:45:36 PM

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 Mochi Barley 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.

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Topics: Barley Recipes, Barley Side Dish, healthy eating, Vegan Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Cinco de Mayo Barley Tacos

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on May 5, 2017 6:53:05 AM
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Topics: Barley Main Course, healthy eating, Quick & Easy Recipes, Comfort Food Recipes, Seasonal Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Easy and Healthy 6ish Ingredient Granola Bar Recipe

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Apr 29, 2017 6:52:21 AM

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.

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Topics: Barley Recipes, fiber alternatives, healthy eating, Fitness food, Breakfast Recipes

Colorful Vegetarian Stuffed Tomatoes

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Mar 26, 2017 9:51:59 AM

Loaded with fiber, veggies and healthy barley these stuffed tomatoes will provide the nutrition needed for a healthy, balanced meal!

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Topics: Barley Recipes, healthy eating, Vegan Recipes, Quick & Easy Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Chicken with Dirty Pearled Barley

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Mar 15, 2017 9:35:00 AM

This flavorful chicken recipe is the perfect combination of cajun flavor and comfort. This is one of those dishes that having leftovers will become rare. But, if there are any, the flavors seem to get better and better every day!

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Topics: Barley Recipes, Main Course, healthy eating, Rainy Day Recipes, Comfort Food Recipes, Poultry Recipes

Not your average Irish Potato Recipe

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Mar 11, 2017 3:02:42 PM

These Irish Potato Candies are the all the rage around St. Patrick’s Day. They are a Philadelphian tradition dating back over 100 years, Ryans being one of the main producers of these delights. Of course here at Mochi Barley, we needed to find a way to make these treats a little healthier, and both kid and parent friendly!

So, grab your kids, spouse or friends and dive into this easy and fun dessert. 

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Topics: Barley Recipes, healthy eating, Healthy Dessert Recipes, Comfort Food Recipes, Seasonal Recipes