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Baby Food: Barley Cereal — November 7, 2013

Baby Food: Barley Cereal

Age Group: 6-8 months

Ingredients:

1/4 cup ground barley (barley ground in blender or food processor)
1 cup water

Method of cooking:

1. Bring water to a boil. Add the barley and simmer for 10 minutes, whisking constantly
2. Mix in formula or breast milk or juice and add fruits if desired
3. Serve warm

Nutritional Benefits:

Eating barley is believed to help regulate blood sugar, lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease and certain types of cancer. Interestingly, research has shown that it is also useful in protecting against childhood asthma.

It contains amino acids, lots of fibre (ounce for ounce, three times as much fibre as oatmeal), B vitamins, iron, selenium, copper, manganese and phosphorus.

Hows everyone been? :) —

Hows everyone been? :)

So, I became a mom 6 months back and life has been super duper busy since then 🙂 As things are beginning to get exciting, I feel like penning down some of my thoughts sometimes and some things I have learnt in the past 6 months…

Hopefully, I will be able to blog a little more frequently now 🙂