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Low-Calorie Dinners with Whole Grains (Slide 22)

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You might think of barley as an addition to hearty, wintery soups, such as mushroom-barley or beef-barley soup, but it also works well in lighter soups like this one with chicken, asparagus and peas.

Recipe: Spring Chicken & Barley Soup

 
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Smoked Turkey, Kale & Rice Bake

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Quick Beef & Barley Soup

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Toasted Quinoa Salad with Scallops & Snow Peas

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Meatloaf

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Quinoa & Smoked Tofu Salad

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Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

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Cream of Mushroom & Barley Soup

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Neapolitan Meatballs

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A touch of cinnamon distinguishes these delicious tomato-sauced meatballs. Adding whole-grain bulgur…View slide
Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables

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Wild Mushroom & Barley Risotto

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Leek & Lemon Linguine

Leek & Lemon Linguine

This simple pasta recipe has bold lemony flavor. It’s nice with a salad for a light supper or serv…View slide
Spring Chicken & Barley Soup

Spring Chicken & Barley Soup

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Half-Hour Chili

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Skillet Tuna Noodle Casserole

Skillet Tuna Noodle Casserole

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Instead of opening a jar of sauce, try this easy spaghetti with meat sauce on a weeknight. Serve wit…View slide
Southwestern Three-Bean & Barley Soup

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