Spring Barley Risotto ~

Spring Barley Risotto ~

Spring Barley Risotto

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC loves a healthier alternative to the more traditional arborio risotto rice, barley adds iron and fiber to this fresh take on risotto. One cup of the green peas found in this dish offers more protein than a large egg.

Serves 4
2 Tablespoons oiive oil
1 cup pearled barley
2 leeks, white and green parts only, thinly sliced
½ cup white wind or water
2 cups water
Coarse salt and fresh ground pepper
14 ½ ounces vegetable broth
1 bunch of asparagus (about 1 pound) trimmed and cut in 2 inch pieces
1 box frozen peas defrosted (or fresh)
½ cup fresh grated parmesan

In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add Barley and leeks and cook until it begins to soften about 5 to 7 minutes. Add ½ cup wine or water and cook for another 5 minutes and water starts to evaporate. Add remaining 2 cups of water and bring to boil and season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat and simmer until liquid absorbs, about 10 minutes

Add broth and continue to cook , stirring occasionally until barley is tender and creamy, about 10 minutes. Add asparagus and cook until tender another 5 minutes. Stir in peas until heated through (if using fresh cook throughly), Add parmesan and mint and season with salt and pepper. Enjoy!

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health” 😊


Immediate Opportunities for Nursing Students

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Why not spend your summer making at difference in the life of a senior living at home? PLUS you’ll get hands on experience in your field.

ABC Home Healthcare has opportunities for nursing students to be senior caregivers throughout the communities we serve – including Cape Ann! You will assist our seniors living at home. Enjoy flexible schedules – full or part time. Learn more and apply visit ABC Home Healthcare online.

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Home Health Aides Certified Nursing Assistants
Nursing Students Personal Care Homemakers

ABC Home Healthcare has immediate opportunities to serve the seniors of Cape Ann living at home. Work locally with a flexible schedule that meets YOUR needs.

Excellent Pay • 401K • Medical & Dental Insurance
PLUS pay for travel time & mileage reimbursement

ABC Home Healthcare is a full service, family owned, private home care agency located in Gloucester. We are managed by a Nurse Practitioner and Certified Geriatric Case Managers.

As an ABC caregiver you will make the difference in the life of someone living at home. You’ll also be part of the ABC family; from 24-hour access to your in-office team to ongoing training in the latest home trends. We provide our caregivers with what they need so they provide great care to our clients.

Call 781-914-3283 to learn more or apply online

Community Listening Sessions: Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals are currently conducting a community health needs assessment.  

Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals are currently conducting a community health needs assessment.
This week the hospitals will host two public meetings to share preliminary data and solicit input on the findings to date. 
It is a great opportunity to share information about current and emerging health needs in the community.
If possible, can you please forward the below information.   We hope folks will be interested in attending.
Community Listening Sessions
Wednesday, May 22nd from 7-8:30 pm
Gloucester City Hall-Kyrouz Auditorium
9 Dale Ave, Gloucester

Thursday, May 23rd from 8:30-10:00 am
Beverly Council on Aging
Colon Street, Beverly
Refreshments will be served.