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Zesty Barley Breakfast

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Zesty Barley Breakfast

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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almonds, barley, blueberries, cranberries, dairy free, slow cooker, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 355kcal


  • 1 cup barley, pearled, dry
  • 4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves, ground
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup cranberries, dried
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds


  • Place water and barley into a slow cooker; add cinnamon and ground cloves; cook on low for 6-8 hours (so, turn it on just before going to bed).
  • Upon serving add blueberries, dried cranberries and a small amount of sliced almonds.
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Calories: 355kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 17mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 34g

Natalie Monson

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