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Breakfast Barley

Breakfast Barley Breakfast Barley Breakfast Barley

The barley gains flavor from orange juice combined with apricots and nuts. A healthy breakfast loaded with complex carbohydrates that tastes great too.













Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


1 cup orange juice
1 cup water
2 ounces apricots, dried
1 pinch cloves
1 pinch cinnamon
¼ teaspoon salt
4 ounces pearl barley
½ ounces butter
or margarine
1 ounces nuts
chopped, optional


Add the water and orange juice into a saucepan.

Cut the apricots into small pieces and add to the saucepan along with a pinch of ground cloves, cinnamon and salt.

Bring to the boil over medium heat and add the barley.

Cover, reduce heat and simmer for about 1 hour until the barley is tender and cooked to your liking.

Check and stir occasionally adding more orange juice as needed.

The liquid will be completely absorbed.

Stir in margarine (or butter) and the mixed nuts.

Serve hot as is or add a splash of soy milk as desired.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Very nice breakfast recipe!
Here is a good tip for a healthy breakfast:
"In the morning – eat like a king"
Keep up with the good recipes!

over 1 year ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 325g (11.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 36927% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 404mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 21%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars g
Protein 16g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 69%
Calcium 5% Iron 12%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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