This delicious recipe from Produce Made Simple features barley. Never cooked with barley? No problem, it is cooked similarly to rice!
Barley is a good source of soluble fibre which can help to lower your blood cholesterol and blood glucose levels. All types of barley are rich in soluble fibre as it is found in the entire grain and not only the outer bran layer. Feel free to try several types of barley and explore the differences while still getting great health benefits!
What are your favourite recipes that feature barley? Let us know in the comments! #halfyourplate
Barley Salad with Chickpeas and Chilean Cherries Save Recipe Print Recipe IngredientsFor the Salad1 cup hulled barley, uncooked14.5 ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed1/2 cup celery, diced1/4 cup green onion, chopped1 cup cherries, pitted and halved1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted2 ounces goat....
Soups are a great way to warm up after a long day. Try this carrot bisque recipe, packed with nutrients and flavour!
Yield: 14 cups
Ingredients: 8 cups chopped carrots (2 pounds) 1 medium onion, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped ¼ cup fresh ginger, minced ¼ Tbsp black pepper 1 Tbsp minced garlic ¼ tsp cumin 100 g crushed cashews (dust-like consistency) 400 mL can of coconut milk 354 mL can of evaporated milk 900 mL carton vegetable broth
Instructions: Combine all ingredients into a large soup pan and bring to a boil at which point reduce heat and simmer for about an hour. Then, take all of the ingredients and blend them until smooth using a blender or food processor. Return the soup to the pan and continue to simmer for around 30 minutes. ... See MoreSee Less
Sometimes vegetables are better enjoyed with a healthy and delicious dip. 🥕🥒 To liven up your midday veggie snack, try this dill dip made using cottage cheese.
Cottage cheese is a source of calcium (to support your bone health) and protein (to support muscle growth and repair).
Fill half your plate with vegetables to pair with this dip. 🥦🌶 Good "dip-able" vegetables can include carrot sticks, pepper slices, cucumber sticks, broccoli florets, or whichever vegetables you prefer!