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Breakfast Barley with Banana & Sunflower Seeds

Jim Bathie
Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Total time 15 mins
Yield 1 serving (serving size: 1 cup)
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

Ingredients

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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