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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The Barley Balance: Be Bold with Barley this Summer

By Jane Dummer RD Summer is here! The days are longer, temperatures are rising and routines are more relaxed. And who doesn’t love the tastes of summer season? Fruits and vegetables offer beautiful colours, flavours and textures to your meals, especially when they are freshly harvested at their ...

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The Barley Balance: Celebrate Salad Month with Barley

By Jane Dummer RD May is national salad month! Getting the recommended seven to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables per day can be simple when you include salads. Eating a salad daily packed with antioxidants, fibre, vitamins, minerals and smart carbohydrates can have a positive impact on your ...

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The Barley Balance: A Spring Menu with Barley and Veggies

By Jane Dummer RD Welcome spring! The days are getting longer, the temperatures are rising and we are tired of winter comfort foods. Enter spring vegetables. Asparagus, artichokes, fiddleheads, peas, rhubarb and spinach are some of my favourites. Spring crops provide a wealth of nutrition plus ...

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