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).
Roasted Ham Wasabi-Miso Marinated Flank Steak Autumn Glazed Pork Chops Blackened Catfish Swordfish with a Fennel Saffron Sauce Peanut Butter Banana Cheesecake Herbed Braised Carrots Melted Smoked Gouda Cranberry Sandwich Chilled Watermelon Soup Yogurt Dill Dressing
Apparently it’s National Drug Facts Week from January 26th to January 31st. Who knew? Personally, I didn’t but I can’t say that I’m connected to the medication world much. Yes, I rely on a prescription medication every moment of my life just to survive. But other than that, I try to steer clear of prescription medications when possible. National Drug Facts Week is about understanding your meds, feeling informed to ask the right questions, identifying side effects, and knowing...