Breakfast Barley with Banana & Sunflower Seeds

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

Yield: 1 serving (serving size: 1 cup)
Recipe from CarbLovers Diet

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Total: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 410
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.5g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Carbohydrate: 86g
  • Fiber: 14g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 15mg


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


  1. 1. Combine water and barley in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 6 minutes.
  2. 2. Stir and let stand 2 minutes.
  3. 3. Top with banana slices, honey, and sunflower seeds.
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