apples or another fresh fruit or veggie, chopped (about 1 1/3 medium apples [3” diameter])
red bell pepper, seeded and chopped (about 1 small pepper)
green onions, sliced thin
lemon or lime juice
Place barley and water in a 2 or 3 quart saucepan. Bring to a boil, then turn to low. Cook covered for 45 minutes.
Rinse cooked barley briefly in cold water. Drain.
Add remaining ingredients. Toss well.
Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Substitute different fruits and vegetables in season.
Add nuts or seeds for added protein.
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