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).
Low Fat Raisin Bread Pita Pizzas Creamy Corn Casserole Penne with Fast and Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce Spiced Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad Low-Sodium Marinated Grilled Chicken Spinach Soup with Onions Salsa Roja Broccoli and Pepper Salad with Vinaigrette Black Bean Dip
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