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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The Barley Balance: Barley Beverages Beyond Beer

Summer is here and it’s time to explore barley’s versatility for beverages beyond beer! Keeping hydrated is important year round, but especially so in hot weather, as it keeps our brains focused and prevents our bodies from overheating. So, to remain cool during the dog days of summer, here are ...

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