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Barley and black bean salad

Does your stomach grumble every day at 4 p.m. on the dot? The combination of whole grains and protein in this salad will keep your energy up throughout the afternoon.
• Spice up choleterol-lowering barley with a delicious combination of lemon juice, Monterey Jack cheese, and cilantro
• Black beans are chock-full of protein and antioxidants
• Tomatoes contain lycopene, which is believed to fight cancer
• Add a dash of red pepper flakes to give it a zesty kick—and possibly boost your metabolism

Try this recipe: Barley and Black Bean Salad

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