Barley Recipes

Barley is one of the best whole grains for blood sugar control. These 5 recipes will inspire you to add more barley to your plate.

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Barley Beef Stew

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Take the apple challenge, then enjoy a generous bowl of this soup.

75% fiber foods – onions, diced tomatoes, carrots, green beans, potatoes, peas, barley, fresh thyme
25% foods – beef

Barley Salad with Lemon Dressing

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Enjoy your salad for lunch and pack an orange for dessert.

75% fiber foods – pearled barley, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, chickpeas, fresh parsley, red onion, orange
25% foods – dressing

Mediterranean Roasted Veggies and Barley

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve your roasted veggies and barley with a side of Greek Butter Beans

75% fiber foods – barley, zucchini, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, red onion, green onion, garlic, fresh parsley, butter beans
25% foods – feta, pine nuts, olive oil

Vegetable Barley Soup

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Enjoy a bowl of barley vegetable soup with a slice of avocado toast.

75% fiber foods – onion, garlic, carrots, celery, butternut squash, tomato paste, barley, white kidney beans, spinach, avocado, fresh veggies on toast
25% foods – 100% whole wheat bread, olive oil, feta or eggs on avocado toast

Recipe Tip: To keep your 25% healthy, choose a 100% whole wheat bread - Ezekiel 4:9 is the best choice for blood sugar control.

California Barley Bowl

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve your barley bowl as directed in the recipe. Use half the yogurt and cheese recommended to keep the 25% items in their allotted space.

75% fiber foods – barley, arugula/bean sprouts, avocados, fresh chives
25% foods – yogurt, cheese

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