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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Nutrition Month Solutions with Barley

This year’s the Dietitians of Canada Nutrition Month campaign theme is Take the Fight out of Food! It’s dedicated to helping Canadians improve their relationship with food, no matter what the concern. I will share with you why food fads like avoiding smart carbohydrates is NOT a good idea, tips ...

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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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This Month Take the Slow Cooker Challenge with Barley

When the cool weather hits, the slow cooker can be the best piece of equipment in your kitchen. For the month of November, I challenge you to embrace that fantastic timesaving appliance and make one slow cooker meal with barley per week. So without further adieu, let’s explore a few delicious ...

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The Barley Balance: Delicious High Fibre Barley Recipes for Fall

Chances are your dietitian or doctor is recommending you eat a fibre-rich diet. This is because dietary fibre is inversely associated with risk of chronic diseases, including: coronary heart disease, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome1,2. Plus dietary fibre helps ...

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