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).
Herbed Halibut and Artichokes over Potatoes Taco Rice Salad Mexicali Chicken Spiced Popcorn Quick and Hearty Brown Bread Ginger Pears Peachy Breakfast Muffins Raspberry Cheesecake Lemon Tarragon Chicken Mix-it-up Chicken Chili (Gluten Free)
Let me count the ways. Actually I can’t count the ways; there are too many. But let me begin with nasty carbohydrates and how they torture me. I’m considering making “How Do I Hate Thee?” a series of blog posts, exploring the many different things I despise about diabetes. There is so much to hate about diabetes, but this one I place high on my list. Last Wednesday, a friend offered me and...