The Low GI Grain
Nutty in flavor, springy and slightly chewy in texture, barley is an ancient grain that's new again. Get a load of its nutritional content and glycemic index ranking (the lowest!), and you'll want to have some on hand at all times. Different barley preparations can have a delicious place at breakfast, lunch, dinner, and, surprise, even dessert (just swap out half of a recipe's regular flour for the same amount of barley flour).
Asparagus & Ham Tarts Mexican Style Skillet Casserole Crab Filled Cherry Tomatoes Broccoli Raisin Onion Salad Lemon & Ricotta Cheese Crepes Cucumber Soup Three Sausage Appetizer Wild Rice Seafood Salad Artichoke-Stuffed Bread Lemon Tarragon Veal and Artichokes
One of the "parents' business" items on our current trip to Virginia was a visit by a case nurse from an agency that is trying to get the Out-Laws additional personal and health assistance. While the old folk found her questions intrusive, they were reasonable follow-ons based on the OutLaws' current states of cognitive and physical health. One of the sets of questions was about their medications. A list of them was posted on the door to the den. The case nurse assumed...