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Slow Cooker Chicken and Barley Soup

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Slow Cooker Chicken and Barley Soup

Simple is good, especially when you can put all the ingredients for a comforting chicken soup in a slow cooker and go to bed. In the morning, shred the chicken and transfer the soup to glass containers — you can even pack some for lunch. Pearled barley is rich in beta-glucans, a special kind of starch that helps reduce cholesterol, and barley has been shown to provide satiety and a feeling of fullness.

Active time: 20 minutes Total time: 5 hours, 20 minutes

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