â€¢ Can of black beans (or Â½ cup dried black beans, soaked overnight and boiled until soft)
â€¢ Â¼ cup dried pearl barley, soaked overnight and cooked on the stove
â€¢ Â¼ green onion, chopped fine
â€¢ 1/3 cup carrots, diced fine
â€¢ Â½ cup leafy greens (tougher greens like kale work best)
â€¢ 2 tbsp bread crumbs
â€¢ 1tbsp olive oil
These nostalgic and simple corn dogs are perfect for kids (and adults!) to have as quick and tasty meal during the busy summer months. Don’t forget the mustard on top!
â€¢ Â½ cup cornmeal
â€¢ Â½ cup all-purpose flour
â€¢ Â¼ tsp salt
â€¢ 1/8 tsp black pepper
â€¢ 1/8 cup white sugar
â€¢ 2 tsp baking powder
â€¢ 1 egg
â€¢ Â½ cup milk
â€¢ Vegetable oil for frying
â€¢ 8 hot dogs or sausages of your choice
1. In a large bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, salt and pepper, sugar, and baking powder; then mix in the egg and milk;
2. Preheat oil in a deep saucepan over medium heat;
3. Insert wooden skewers into the hot dogs; roll them in the batter until they are well coated;
4. Fry two or three corn dogs at a time until lightly browned, and drain them on paper towels.
The slight chewiness of barley makes a wonderful texture for salad. A slightly nuttier flavour is apparent from toasting the barley and wild rice. A colourful and healthy grain salad to pack for lunch.
A Fresh Ontario Grain Bowl is a delicious meal in a bowl that can be enjoyed for lunch or dinner. Set-out a variety of ingredients and each family member can assemble their own bowl! Continue reading “Fresh Ontario grain bowls”