For generations zucchini has been given a bad rap, usually it's known as the green in the mixed veggie medley at buffets or that vegetable that is shredded to make grandmas zucchini bread. A little known fact is that zucchini's are the perfect vessel to bake things in, stuffed peppers are't the only vegetable we can use to cook food in. These healthy zucchini boats will please old and young alike. The perfect way to eat vegetables, while making a fun and visually appealing meal. These zucchini boats can be made in the oven and if you are feeling super adventurous on the grill. Lemon, feta, tomatoes, onion and barley make this dish a true healthy treat. Who said eating healthy has to be boring? For another zucchini idea, check out how we used stuffing and filled zucchini for a fun appetizer.
There is an odd comforting feeling that goes along with the thought of broccoli and rice or broccoli and cheese. Finally we have the best of everything all in one dish, this broccoli salad is the best! Broccoli chopped up, seasoned lightly with garlic and red pepper flakes. Cooled off with the tang of lemon juice and the zesty flavor of the lemon skin. Finished off with the creaminess of Parmesan cheese. Risotto who? Rice bowl what? This is the ultimate summer salad, warm it's the ultimate comfort food. Either way it's bliss. And bliss that's thrown together quickly and easily!
Who ever needs a reason to justify their love for fried rice? Especially if it’s a delicious mix of ginger, ginger and onions? What if we told you there is a way to have Chinese food but with added goodness, little guilt and even more flavor? How about with the nutritional benefits of barley? Try our twist on a classic recipe for healthy fried rice!
Loaded with fiber, veggies and healthy barley these stuffed tomatoes will provide the nutrition needed for a healthy, balanced meal!
When it's cold and dreary out there, we all crave a bit of comfort. Our Crusty Cauliflower Barley Bake is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters (that means your KIDS too!).
This baked cauliflower recipe is so good that we're sure you'll bring it out for all your special occasions as well as everyday dinners. The pearled barley gives it a delicious nutty undertone and adds significant health benefits you probably weren't even concerned about.
But who wouldn't want more soluble fiber and beta glucans in their everyday eating?