What is Spelt Bread? Delicious.

Breaking Bread

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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Popped Spelt Chocolate Bars

Popped Spelt Bar Recipe

These popped spelt and chocolate bars serve as a great snack for something sweet with dark chocolate. Hildegard von Bingen considered spelt among the healthiest grains. These spelt bars made from popped spelt, along with fine 70% dark chocolate serve as a special treat. Enjoyed in moderation, these bars are a delicious addition to a…

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Fried Spelt Recipe

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This fried spelt dish is a simple and hearty recipe that is both healthy and satisfying. An ideal dish that also works as a part of a fasting cure according to Hildegard of Bingen. Those who like it a little more grainy can use the pre-cooked dark grains. As an alternative, the dark grains are…

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Spelt Semolina Apple Casserole Recipe

Spelt Semolina Recipe

This spelt semolina apple casserole smacks of a classic cheesecake. It tastes best when cool as the batter begins to firm-up. The spelt semolina apple casserole is easily digestible and delicious. You can adjust the number of eggs. The consistency of the casserole will be slightly firmer with 3 eggs. Ingredients for a Spelt Apple…

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Spelt Pancake Recipe

Spelt Pancakes

This delicious and simple spelt pancake recipe is quickly prepared and a delicious alternative to wheat pancakes. The use of spelt flour adds a slightly nutty taste to the pancakes. As an alternative to coconut milk, soy milk or cereal milk (e.g. oat milk) can be used. Ingredients (Serves: 8-10 Spelt Pancakes): 200 gr (2 cup)…

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Spelt Semolina Cake

Spelt Semolina Cake Recipe

Spelt is a versatile ancient grain, which has become increasingly widespread in recent years. You can find out more about Hildegard’s views on spelt in our article 8 Soundbites on Spelt. Spelt Semolina Coffee Cake In our series of spelt recipes we introduce baked spelt semolina cake, a simple recipe using spelt semolina.  You can…

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Healthy Alternative to Coffee

a 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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Ancient Nutritional Treatment

nutritional treatment

Hildegard of Bingen’s Viriditas, or “life force”, lies at the heart of her nutritional treatment therapy. Food provides each organism with fundamental energy and healing power. Proper nutrition can prevent the need for pills later on.

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Spelt Summer Salad

Spelt Summer Salad

Here’s a delicious and versatile spelt summer salad recipe to add to your rotation: cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, and loads of basil are tossed with hearty and healthy spelt to create a perfect pairing for any time.

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A look at Hildegard and Spelt

Hildegard von Bingen and Benefits of Spelt

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

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Hildegard's Spelt Bread Recipe

spelt flour bread recipe

This spelt flour bread recipe has been around since antiquity. After experiencing the hearty density of good German bread, it makes sense that bread alone might actually satisfy an evening meal.

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Recipe for Spelt Pizza Dough

Spelt Pizza

This spelt flour pizza dough recipe may be of particular interest to those who are sensitive to gluten, as spelt may be easier to digest. Your body may tolerate this spelt flour pizza crust version better than the usual high-gluten, refined wheat flour that goes into the typical pizza crust.

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