Barley is not only delicious but adds an excellent source of soluble fiber which reduces blood cholesterol levels. This chowder is great with cornbread–recipe link included. Recipe adapted from Dr. Neal Barnard of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
This hearty tomato-based veggie and barley soup features potatoes, celery, onions, cauliflower, carrots, and spinach for a power-punch of protein, calcium, and a plentiful host of other nutrients. Cornbread recipe link included. Soup recipe is from my sister, Drenda-Michelle Brennan, formerly a veggie hater. Yes, I’m serious. Link to her story below.