No-Bake Granola Bars

No-Bake Granola Bars

No-Bake Granola Bars

Packed with nutrients and no-bake make these granola bars a treat for the whole family!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 12 bars

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups barley flakes
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup nut butter of your choice
  • 1/4 cup honey

Instructions
 

  • Combine barley flakes, nuts, chocolate chips, and dried cranberries in a large bowl and mix until combined.
  • Add the nut butter and honey and stir until combined.
  • Take an 8x8 baking pan and line with aluminum foil. Spoon the mixture into the dish and flatten with the back of a spoon. Compact well, the more compact it is, the less likely it will crumble.
  • Cover and place in the freezer for one hour. Remove from the freezer, take out from the pan, remove the aluminum foil and cut into bars. Serve immediately or wrap individually and store in the fridge.
Baked Barley Flake

Baked Barley Flake

Baked Barley Flake

Simple, nutritious, and a treat the whole family will enjoy!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 9 slices

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups barley flakes
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8x8 baking dish. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, brown sugar, butter, baking powder, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt. Mix in barley flakes
  • Pour into prepared pan and spread evenly. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until set and golden on top.
  • Let cool then cut into squares and serve with your choice of toppings. Enjoy!
Berry Barley Flake Crumble Bars

Berry Barley Flake Crumble Bars

Berry Barley Flake Crumble Bars

Servings 12 bars

Ingredients
  

Crust & Crumble Topping

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 stick
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup barley flakes
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed

Berry Layer

  • 2 cups berries frozen or fresh
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp cornstarch

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line an 8x8 inch pan with aluminum foil and spray.

Crust & Crumble Topping

  • Mix together melted butter, flour, oats, and sugars until well combined, Mixture will be dry with some larger, well-formed crumble pieces.
  • Set 1 heaping cup of mixture aside to be used as crumble topping later.
  • Pour remaining mixture into prepared pan and pack to create a smooth, flat crust. Set aside.

Berry Layer

  • In a large bowl add all ingredients and toss to combine.
  • Evenly distribute berry mixture over crust in pan.
  • Evenly sprinkle with the heaping cup crumble mixture.

Baking the Bars

  • Bake for approximately 45-55 minute or until edges and center are set. If using frozen berries, baking time will be closer to 55 minutes. Monitor carefully to determine doneness.
  • Set on a wire rack and allow to cool for at least 30 minutes before cutting or they will fall apart.
No-Bake Protein Bites

No-Bake Protein Bites

No-Bake Protein Bites

Servings 12 balls

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup BARLEY flakes
  • 2/3 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter Can use any kind of nut butter
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup Honey
  • 1 tsp Vanilla

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, combine flakes, coconut, chocolate chips, and dried cranberries until well distributed. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl mix peanut butter, honey and vanilla. Pour over the dry ingredients until well combined.
  • Roll into individual balls, about 1 inch in diameter. Place on a parchment-lined cookie sheet and put in the freezer to set. Store in the refrigerator.

Barley Breakfast Bars

Barley Breakfast Bars

Make ahead and enjoy these breakfast bars all week!

Barley Breakfast Bars

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 12 slices

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 cups BARLEY flakes
  • 1 cup BARLEY flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk any kind
  • 1/2 cup mashed banana About 1 large banana
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/3 cup pecans, roughly chopped

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 8x8 baking pan with nonstick spray and set aside.
  • Add milk, mashed banana, honey, olive oil, egg, and vanilla to a large bowl then whisk to combine.
  • Add 1.5 cups of barley flakes, barley flour, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt, then stir to combine.
  • Fold in chopped pecans, then pour batter into prepared baking pan.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until edges are golden brown and an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Let cool before slicing into bars. Store in refrigerator or individually wrapped in the freezer.
Barley Banana Bread

Barley Banana Bread

Barley Banana Bread

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 1 loave

Ingredients
  

  • 3 medium bananas, very ripe
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup barley flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • In a large bowl, mash the bananas and combine with sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla
  • Mix in flours, baking soda, and salt. Stir until just blended.
  • Grease an 8 x 4 loaf pan and spread evenly. Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.