Barley with Hazelnuts, Apricots, Honey and Chocolate

Whole Living
Barley has a nice, chewy texture, with grains that hold their shape. For a healthy breakfast that feels decadent, scatter bits of dark chocolate on top.
Servings 4


  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup barley
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup chopped blanched toasted hazelnuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped dark chocolate
  • 1/4 cup honey


  • Bring water and salt to a boil. Whisk in grains. Return to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, for 1 hour. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Fluff with a fork before serving and top with buttermilk, apricots, hazelnuts, chocolate, and honey.


Source: Whole Living


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