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Looking for a healthy breakfast for weight loss to start your day? Tired of oatmeal?
Switch things up with this crunchy breakfast bowl. The combination of barley and apple provides nearly 8 grams of resistant starch, plus metabolism-boosting fiber, making this an ultra-satisfying morning meal.
Recipe 1: Breakfast Barley with Apple and Almond
1/3 cup quick-cooking pearl barley
2/3 cup water
half apple sliced
1 tablespoon almond chopped
1 teaspoon honey
1. Combine 2/3 cup water and barley in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on hight 6 minutes.
2. Stir and let stand 2 minutes.
3. Top with apple slices, almond, and honey.
Recipe 2: Banana And Almond Butter Toast
2 tablespoon almond butter
2 slice whole-wheat bread
2 banana, sliced
1. Spread almond butter on toast slices.
2. Top with one banana slices on each toast slice.
Did you know!
It’s not only good for your health, but also a killer appetite suppressant that can help keep your six-pack diet on track all day. Barley contains a whopping 6 grams of belly-filling, mostly soluble fiber that has been linked to lowered cholesterol, decreased blood sugars and increased satiety, It also has tons of health benefits like decreased inflammation and stabilized blood sugar levels.
And: you’ll immediately feel lighter. Barley acts as a bulking agent, which can help push waste through the digestive tract.
Whole-wheat bread is rich in fiber — containing more than double the amount in white bread — which may help keep your diet on track, The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends eating 14 grams of fiber for every 1,000 calories you consume. Whole-wheat bread typically contains 1.5 grams of fiber per slice. Get the rest from fruits, vegetables and other whole grains such as barley and oatmeal.