Friday, 24 February 2017

Recipes: Healthy and energizing

Written by Barleycup

Barleycup, Kale and Beetroot Smoothie

Serves: 1
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Difficulty level: easy

Barleycup-Kale-and-Beetroot-Smoothie

Ingredients:
20g chopped kale, washed
Half an avocado, peeled and stoned
100g cooked beetroot, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon Barleycup (6g)
200ml water
2 tablespoons honey (12g)
Tablespoon lemon juice (6g)
Half a teaspoon flax seed, roasted
A pinch of salt to taste (optional)

Method:
1: Place the kale, avocado, beetroot, Barleycup, water, honey, lemon juice into a blender and whizz until smooth.
2: Pour into a tall glass and top with the flax seed.

Avocado, Cocoa and Barleycup Spread

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Difficulty level: easy

Avocado-Cocoa-and-Barleycup-spread

Ingredients:
2 ripe avocados, peeled and stoned
50g tablespoons cocoa powder*
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon Barleycup (6g)

Method:
1: Place all the ingredients into a large bowl and beat together until smooth.
2: Serve spread onto toast or crackers or serve as a dip with fresh cucumber and peppers.

*Swap for gluten free cocoa powder

Energising Porridge

Serves: 2
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Difficulty level: easy

Energising-porridge

Ingredients:
100g rolled oats*
200ml semi skimmed milk
10g walnuts, chopped
2 tablespoons Barleycup (12g)
1 tablespoon honey (12g)
1 Apple e.g. Cox, cored and chopped
1 Ripe pear
20g goji berries

Method:
1: Place the oats and milk into a small saucepan and bring to the boil, reduce the heat and cook gently for 1-2 minutes, stirring until all the milk is absorbed. Then add the Barleycup.
2: Continue cooking over a low heat for approximately 5-8 minutes until the porridge is ready.
3: Pour the porridge into 2 bowls and serve topped with the honey, apples, pear and goji berries.

*Swap for gluten-free rolled oats

See more at barleycup.com


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