A terrific source of beta-glucans. A tasty easy way to start the day, or a quick energy high fibre snack to keep you going!

Have cooked barley in the freezer, ready for smoothies, or to add to soups and salads for fibre, and staying power.


  • 1 cup (250 mL) no sugar added almond milk
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) cooked pot or pearl barley
  • 2 pitted dates
  • 1 tsp (5mL) vanilla
  • Dash cinnamon
  • Ice to chill, if desired

Add all ingredients to a blender. Pulse for 1 minute, until creamy and smooth. Mixture will be bubbly in texture.

Makes 1 serving.