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.
Barley Granola

Barley Granola

Barley Granola

Barley Granola

Eat good, feel good- and start with this nutrient-dense, flavor-packed homemade barley granola!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Breakfast
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 Cup Oil
  • 3/4 Cup Honey
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Vanilla
  • 2 Cups Rolled Quick Barley
  • 6 Cups Rolled Quick Oats
  • 1 Cup Wheat Germ
  • 1 Cup Coconut
  • 1/3 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/2 Cup Raisins Optional
  • 1 Cup Nuts (combination of chopped peanuts, almonds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, etc.)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400F. Whip together oil, honey vanilla, and salt until well mixed.
  • Pour this over the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Spread ½ inch deep in shallow baking pans.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Stir and continue baking, stirring every 15 minutes until golden brown – about 1½ hours.