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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
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Sausage Barley Gumbo

Shake On the Spice: Red Pepper Flakes

Any fans of spicy foods? January 16 is National Hot and Spicy Food Day. Red pepper flakes – or crushed red pepper – are a great way to add spice and heat to recipes. Red pepper flakes are dried hot peppers that are crushed into small pieces and served along with the seeds. Nutrition Red pepper flakes are very spicy, so the amount typically eaten is small. There...

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Barley: Oldy but Goody

I wonder how often barley ends up in meals? I see it on occasion listed as an ingredient in different ready-to-eat cereals and granola bars, usually as barley flour. Besides beef-barley soup, I rarely think about using it to cook with. For me, it is still not a common food choice, but I have a couple recipes I use it in. What do you do? Nutritionally, 1/4 cup dry pearl barley contains a...

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