Sunflower Barley Crackers

Spring ahead with Barley, Nuts and Seeds

Health experts have known for decades, a dietary plan of minimally processed foods, including a variety of plants, is a healthy option and promotes a healthy planet. Personally, I enjoy lean meat, fish and poultry as part my healthy diet; however, over the past five years I’ve added more ...

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Turmeric-Spiced Barley Recipes

This year turmeric is predicted to climb to the top of spice racks across Canada and USA. A relative of the ginger plant, turmeric has a distinct taste and gets its vibrant yellow colour from its active ingredient curcumin. Curcumin is known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, ...

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Under the Tuscan Sunset with Barley

When I think Italy, I envision my favourite food destination in the world. In the autumn of 2013, I traveled to Tuscany for a holiday, which included two days at a Chianti cooking school. On that trip, I fell in love with San Gimignano white wine and handmade gnocchi. For this blog I’m sharing ...

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Fall Flavoured Sweet Breads with Barley Flour

Even for those of us who aren’t heading to class this September, the busy `back-to-school` rush is underway. As autumn approaches, we seem to gravitate towards routine. To keep things fresh, I encourage people to try new recipes each season. This fall, why not fill your kitchen with delicious ...

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