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barley with roasted vegetables

Roasted Vegetable Barley Salad

August 30

I eat all day long. Before, when I used to work out of an office I would want to eat all the time but was restricted by whatever I brought for lunch that day. Now that I work from home, I don’t tend to make myself lunch for the week because I just snack on whatever is available and easy to throw together. This usually results in me eating constantly, all day, but my food never actually resembles a meal. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing but this past week I decided that I wanted to have something substantial and meal-like to have on hand.

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mushroom, bean and barley soup

Mushroom, Bean and Barley Soup

February 5

The other week I had my friend over for dinner. I knew her boyfriend was out of town and I was throwing together some soup. I figured she may want some company so I invited her up even though I knew dinner wasn’t anything special. It was bean and barley soup but I hadn’t really planned on making it. I just threw some onion, barley and carrots in some stock and it was fine. We all gave it a 6/10. It was definitely edible but nothing special. In the end, it really didn’t satisfy my craving for good bean and barley soup, so I decided to make it again with intention this time.

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