Spelt

spelt flour recipes

Spelt Flour Recipes: Enjoy the Benefits of Spelt

Whether you are looking for ways to reduce or replace your wheat flour intake, or you are just looking for new grains to liven-up your kitchen, these spelt flour recipes are a great step toward a diet focused on holistic health and wellness.

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what is spelt flour

What is Spelt Flour? An Alternative to Wheat Flour

Spelt flour has also become increasingly popular because it is a good alternative to wheat flour, particularly those who cannot tolerate the gluten in wheat. Hildegard believed spelt to have healthy, even healing properties. 

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what is spelt

What is Spelt? 

You may be hearing more about spelt lately, or seeing more spelt-based products on the shelves. Or perhaps you are like many other people these days that are taking interest in alternatives to wheat. This article will give you all you need to know about spelt, starting with: what is spelt? What is Spelt? An…

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spelt bread

Spelt: Whole Grain Bread of the Year

The German Bread Institute has designated spelt whole grain bread as the bread of 2018 because “because spelt has been a triumphant success in Germany, since its humble origins in the Swabian Alps to its now ubiquitous presence in German bakeries nationwide, it satisfies through flavor and nutritionally.”

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Breaking Bread

What is Spelt Bread? Delicious.

The origins of bread (and the act of breaking bread) are traced to the first gatherings of people. Ancient clans, long before recorded history, left behind evidence of their close relationship with the precursors of this essential food.

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a healthy alternative to coffee

Healthy Alternative to Coffee

If you’re contemplating a break from caffeine, for health reasons or for a cleanse, there is a healthy alternative to coffee, it is called spelt coffee.

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hildegard and spelt

A look at Hildegard and Spelt

For centuries before the advent of modern medicine, healing practices have not been confined to curing existing diseases and ailments. Practitioners such as Hildegard of Bingen have focused on prophylaxis and preventive measures to address ailments before they arise. Diet and nutrition for the healthy and sick alike plays a central role in monastic medicine.…

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spelt coffee

Spelt Coffee

First, we’ll look at different ways to roast spelt. After our spelt is roasted, we’ll look at some different ways to prepare a cup of spelt coffee.

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spelt cake

Spelt Coffee Cake

This delicious variation of spelt coffee cake comes straight from Germany. It’s easy to make and includes a couple of healthy twists to traditional coffee cake that make it a bit healthier without compromising that familiar melt-in-your-mouth cinnamon flavor of coffee cake. Because we are using spelt flour, which is whole-grain, we get the benefit…

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spelt cookies recipe

Spelt Cookies (Vegan)

Made with whole grain spelt flour and a vegetable-based butter alternative. These quick and easy cookies contain no egg or dairy and are great for those who may have sensitivity to gluten.

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Dinkel modern uses for ancient spelt

Dinkel: Modern Uses for Ancient Spelt

What could I possibly learn from a nun who lived in solitude for the first 38 years of her life in the 12th Century?  And, could someone please tell me what’s dinkel?

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dinkel wheat

Dinkel Wheat or Spelt: Wheat alternative

We call it Spelt; Germans call it Dinkel. Call it what you want, as long as you call it from time-to-time. The advent of modern wheat cultivation crowded this ancient grain out of mainstream production.

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