saute shallot in olive oil until soft. Add in barley and saute barley with shallot for a couple minutes until you can smell a nuttiness. Lastly add in sage and saute another minute. Add in chicken stock, and cook by directions on grain packaging.
Roast veggies chopped up in similar sizes sizes tossed with olive oil and salt and pepper in 425* oven until soft and golden. To assemble, put Barley mixture in a bowl, top with roasted veggies. Finished with freshly grated parmesan cheese and lots of toasted walnuts. Yum!