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

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

Super EASY Barley Water Recipe using Mochi Mugi

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Sep 12, 2016 10:33:25 AM

What is your water missing?

What if drinking barley water every day could help you fight off disease and improve your wellbeing? What if your WATER was full of soluble and insoluble fiber?... or Beta Glucans?

We have a recipe that you're going to LOVE! We use quick-cooking Mochi Pearl Barley, which is jam packed with nutrients that your other grains (including your other go-to barley brands) can't hold a candle to.

Come check it out, and let us know what you think!

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Topics: fiber alternatives, healthy eating, Vegan Recipes, Fitness food, Vegetarian Recipes

The Perfect End of Summer Pearled Barley Salad Recipe

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Sep 8, 2016 3:03:12 PM

The mornings start off cool but by the end of the day you find yourself in need of the air conditioner. You know that time of the year "fallish",  It’s not quite fall yet but you can feel it coming in the air.

(Like barley salad? Try this recipe too!)

Pumpkin everything is starting to get rolled out and cardigans are being pulled out of the closet. You're not ready to give up on summer yet, in comes this salad. It is the perfect dish to serve as a side dish or to take to your next party. It has the coolness that you look for in a typical summer salad but all the flavors of fall.

This barley salad recipe whips together quickly and is bound to please everyone with its sweet and yet very savory flavor. Pearled barley gives it an added boost of healthy fiber. 

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Topics: Barley Recipes, healthy eating, Vegan Recipes, Salad Recipes, Seasonal Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Asian Cuisine Recipe Roundup from Top Asian Food Bloggers

Posted by Tomohiro Matano on Jun 22, 2016 8:02:46 AM

If you're looking for cooking inspiration, amazing Asian recipes, and healthy dinner ideas, you've come to the right place. After pouring over countless blogs looking for the best recipes we’ve put together a roundup of the top 13 recipes featuring Asian cuisine. These are from the cream-of-the-crop, the best of the best, must read blogs on the web. Whether you’re looking for a perfect Korean BBQ recipe, a mouth-watering Japanese dish, or a spicy Indian curry recipe, this list of blogs won’t disappoint!

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Topics: Vegan Recipes, Asian Recipes, Seafood Recipes, Beef Recipes, Slow Cooker Recipes, Poultry Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes