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.

Barley Fruit Muffins

Barley Fruit Muffins

Barley Fruit Muffins

The perfect morning snack.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Cup barley flour
  • 2 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cup (8 ounces) low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 Cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 Cup light olive oil
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 Cup chopped dried fruit (apricots, apples, raisins, cranberries or cherries)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 F
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine flours, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together yogurt, eggs, brown sugar, olive oil, and vanilla until smooth.
  • Pour into dry ingredients, mixing until just combined.
  • Stir in dried fruit.
  • Spray a 12-cup muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Divide batter equally between muffin cups.
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  • Turn muffins out onto cooling rack.