Breakfast Barley with Banana & Sunflower Seeds

barley-banana-sunflower RecipeJim Bathie


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


1. Combine 2/3 cup water and barley in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH 6 minutes.

2. Stir and let stand 2 minutes.

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

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  • Yield: Makes: 1 serving

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:410
Fat per serving:6g
Saturated fat per serving:.5g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:2.5g
Protein per serving:10g
Carbohydrates per serving:86g
Fiber per serving:14g
Cholesterol per serving:0mg
Sodium per serving:15mg
Resistant starch per serving:7.6g

Good to Know

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

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