Barley Buttermilk Pancakes

Making Healthy Choices

Barley Buttermilk Pancakes with Blueberry Compote, Fresh Strawberries and Maple Yogurt Barley Buttermilk Pancakes

Is your weekend morning not complete without a stack of cakes, hot off the griddle?  Here is a unique recipe using barley flakes cooked up into delicious hearty pancakes that are substantial enough for the weekend adventure ahead.  Barley flakes are made by steaming barley kernels, rolling and drying them; the same way oats are made into rolled oats.  Barley flakes can be used the same way rolled oats are typically used, has a rich nutty taste and has many health benefits.

Of all the whole grains, barley is the highest in fibre.  It is also high in protein and has many many health benefits.  Barley has been shown to have particular health benefits in diabetes, cancer, heart disease and obesity.  To get the benefits of using barley in your diet find ways to incorporate by substituting it in ways you would typically use other grains such…

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