Sweet Breakfast Barley Bowl with Pear and Walnuts

A white bowl of barley topped with pears and walnuts on a blue tablecoth

Frances Largeman-Roth, RDN, bestselling author and nutrition expert www.franceslargemanroth.com; @FrancesLRothRD As a parent and professional, I’m always looking for easy, yet flavorful and delicious recipes that can be prepped ahead of time and taken on-the-go. With the warmer weather and longer daylight, it’s all the more important to be satisfied so I can seize the day. Enter one of my go-to breakfasts bowls. Both the barley and pear are high in fiber (this recipe has 17g per serving!), to keep you feeling full until lunch. Instead of making the individual servings, you could use the whole batch of barley at once and top it with the sliced pears and walnuts to bring to a picnic or other summertime gathering. Bosc and Red and Green Anjou, so called “winter pears” are in season at the moment, and only ripen evenly to Continue reading

Double Delight Pear Waffles

‪Double Delight Pear Waffles with Warm Marmalade Maple Pears The Bite reader (and pear enthusiast) Merry Graham sent us her recipe for pear waffles, and we knew we had to share it! Not only are these waffles fluffy and crisp and sweet, they’re also beautiful. Impress your next houseguests—or your sleepy family—with this brunch dish. Ingredients 1 ¾ cup unbleached flour 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg 1 ¾ cups buttermilk ½ cup unsalted melted butter ¼ cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 large eggs, separated ½ cup chopped peeled pear 3 pears, peeled and sliced ½ cup pure maple syrup ¼ cup orange marmalade Directions Preheat waffle iron on medium high heat. Preheat oven to 200 degrees. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, soda, Continue reading