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Veggie Barley
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A Type Of stir-fry recipe that includes barley and several types of vegetables.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • l 1/2 cups cooked Hulled barley
  • One Vidalia onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic,large
  • l cup Bok Choy the white part sliced thin
  • 4 large white mushrooms sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup cooked spinach
How to make it:
  1. Spray large sized frying pan with olive oil.
  2. Add the Vidalia onion,a large one sliced thin.
  3. Stir and cook on a low flame.
  4. Add the chopped garlic. Stir.
  5. Add the Bok Choy.
  6. Stir and then cook over low heat for 3 minutes.
  7. Turn up heat and stir fry, over high heat.
  8. Lower heat and let cook, covered, for 3 minutes.
  9. Add sliced mushrooms to middle of pan, allowing the rest of the veggies to stay around the outside circle.
  10. Cook over low heat 3 minutes,covered.
  11. Add cooked spinach.
  12. Add Hulled (not pearl) barley .
  13. Stir.
  14. Serves 2 amply.
  15. I have also tried it with 1/2 cup shreded broccolini flowers, regular broccoli flowers(top not the stem,)and asparagus tips. I buy the veggies fresh.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Barley3 ,4 N N N N N N A A
Bok Choy2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in glucosinolates.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 30, 2007 at 08:18 PM By: Rodney