Breakfast Barley with Banana & Sunflower Seeds

Jim Bathie
With a whopping 7.6 grams of Resistant Starch plus some metabolism-boosting fiber and MUFAs, to boot, this is an ultrasatisfying morning meal.

Resistant Starch: 7.6g


1 serving (serving size: 1 cup)
Total time: 15 Minutes

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 410
Fat 6 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 2.5 g
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrate 86 g
Fiber 14 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 15 mg


2/3 cup water
1/3 cup uncooked quick-cooking pearl barley
1 banana, sliced
1 teaspoon honey
1 tablespoon unsalted sunflower seeds


1. Combine water and barley in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 6 minutes.

2. Stir and let stand 2 minutes.

3. Top with banana slices, honey, and sunflower seeds.