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).
Scallops with Parsley Thyme Relish Tossed Greens with Rice Noodles and Vegetables Lasagna Roll-Ups Pasta e Fagioli Iced Latte Roasted Root Vegetables Blackened Catfish Grilled Red Onion and Tomato Salad Broiled Caribbean Sea Bass with Mango Salsa Grilled Veggie Wraps
Under New Jersey's sanitation laws, syringe needles (sharps) need to be treated as hazardous biological waste. Lancets, like the straight pins and needles we use for garment sewing, do not. Still, the potential for secondary damage (to bathroom attendants, cleaning personnel, and sanitation workers) from these small sharps is non-neglible. While there's no "prick-safe" method of disposing of the needles I break sewing an average costume, standard lancets...